Archive for the Guest Artists Category

Rob Richardson

Robert RichardsonBaritone Soloist Rob Richardson grew up in Lenzie, near Glasgow, and started his musical career on piano and cornet at the age of 10, changing from cornet to baritone at the age of 13. Initially learning with William Tennant, Rob played for the then-named Kirkintilloch Junior BandRead more

Lars-Otto Ljungholm

Cornet Soloist ## As a member of the Southern Territory Band of the Salvation Army (Georgia), Lars-Otto Ljungholm performed in a joint concert with the BBC in 1996 with NABBA hosted in Dublin, OH.Read more

Chris Jaudes

Chris JaudesTrumpet Soloist Professional Trumpet Player Chris Jaudes of New York City is one of the most highly regarded and versatile professional trumpet players in New York City. Chris Jaudes was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. Chris's parents played in the Salvation Army Band (Mother playedRead more

John Harner

John HarnerTrumpet Soloist John Harner is a freelance trumpet player, music educator, clinician, and conductor that performs at clinics and concerts throughout the United States, including performances with The Ohio State University Marching Band, as well as the Purdue and University of Tennessee Marching Bands, and the British Brass BandRead more

William Broughton

William "Bill" BroughtonTrombone Soloist As a resident of Adelaide and citizen of Australia, William Broughton (composer/artist/conductor/producer, author and motivational speaker) spends his time composing and arranging commissions for various genres in Orchestra, Concert Band, Brass Band, Big band and other musical groups. He was, from 2003-2007, part-time lecturer atRead more

Mark Baker

Vocal Soloist Mark Baker holds degrees from Eastern Florida State College (A.A.), and Indiana University (BM and MS). A singer with an international career, Mr. Baker has participated in nearly 250 performances at the Metropolitan Opera alone. He has also sung many times in other major AmericanRead more

Robert Childs

Bob ChildsEuphonium Soloist Robert was born in the small Welsh village of Crickhowell on 5th of April 1957. He is one of four children; Sandra, Robert, Nicholas and Melanie, born to parents Richard John and Morfydd Myfanwy Childs. Robert’s playing career began with a very brief spell onRead more

Nicholas Childs

Nick ChildsEuphonium Soloist Dr. Nicholas J. Childs DMA, MA, FLCM, ARCM (Hons) Heralded as a leading figure in the worldwide brass community, Professor Nicholas Childs (DMA—Conducting, University of Salford) has rightfully achieved the highest international reputation as a performer, teacher-clinician, conductor, interpreter and advocate of new music, and producerRead more

John Stark

John StarkEuphonium Soloist Guest artist for the BBC Concert held at Westerville Central High School on October 17, 2006 was euphonium soloist John Stark from Glasgow, Scotland. “Starky” was the International Euphonium Player of the Year in 1989. He also played two solos and a duet with BBCRead more

Geoffrey Brand

Geoffrey BrandGuest Conductor This great musician joined the BBC for our "British Invasion" Concert held at The Southern Theatre on May 15, 2005. During several visits to Columbus, Mr. Brand has not only conducted the BBC, but held clinics and master classes with several local Central Ohio schoolRead more