Meet the bandmaster

Yvonne is a fourth generation Salvationist and was appointed as Bandmaster in January 2013, following ten years as Young People’s Band Leader. She has been a member of the Band for eighteen years and was Principal Cornet for eleven years prior to assuming leadership of the Band.

She is a music teacher by profession and is currently a Principal Teacher of Pupil Support. Yvonne studied Trumpet and Piano and is a Licentiate of the London College of Music, Guildhall School of Music as well as holding a Fellowship from you Trinity College of Music, London.

She is also the accompanist for the Corps Songster Brigade, Dunfermline Choral Society and pianist for the East & West Scotland Summer School.

Yvonne worships at the Corps with her husband David, who is a member of the Band’s Bass section.

Yvonne thanks God for her musical gifts and the opportunity to express her faith through the medium of Army music.