26th November 2017
Max has released a number of new Christmas pieces, arranged for Piano, Brass Quintet and Brass Band. The works are as varied as traditional carols, All I Want for Christmas and The Nutcracker Suite. They are available through Sheet Music Plus and can be purchased through this link
MAX CELEBRATES YEAR AT FRIEZLAND
18th September 2018
Max has enjoyed a very successful year as musical director of Friezland Band. Max took over a band struggling for players and now leads an ensemble of 25 players. Over the year, the band have played a wide variety of concerts and successfully took part in the Whit Friday marches, winning four prizes.
MAX SUPPORTS BRASS FOR AFRICA
30 July 2017
Alex Parker has taken on the 2017 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 to raise money for the brass band charity, Brass for Africa. As part of his fundraising, Max was commissioned to arrange a piece of traditional African music, Shosholoza, to promote the event. To support Alex, click here.
HORWICH RMI'S NEW HORIZONS
16th July 2017
Max was asked to compose a piece to celebrate the first anniversary of the reforming of Horwich RMI Band. The composition, New Horizons, was also dedicated to the memory of a former percussionist of the band, Matthew Densfield, who passed away earlier in the year. The driving rhythms and optomistic feel of the music summed up Matthew and the composition got the concert off to a rousing opening