Gordon Jenkins

Musical Director

Date joined the band: Aug 2023

Previous bands:
Whitburn, Scottish Coop, Kirkintilloch, Newton Grange, Langley, Cowdeneth (Now Kingdom Brass)

Player history:
Pershore High School Band 1968-1975, Royal Marines Band (including School of Music) 1978-1988

Best brass band moment:
Winning the best soloist award Stanley Wainwright Trophy at the British Open 2003. Whitburn coming 2nd, coming 3rd at British
Open 2004 with Scottish Coop and winning the All England Masters 2005, Scottish Coop

Favourite brass band piece (to play or to hear):
Year of the Dragon by Philip Sparke

Interesting fact (not necessarily to do with brass bands):
I have travelled all over the world with the Royal Marines Band, visiting Australia, America, Singapore, West Indies, Bahamas and Malaysia