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Musical Director

Ian Harby started playing the clarinet at school, and gained broad experience by taking the opportunity to join a number of local musical groups. After University Ian joined the Band of the Welsh Guards as a clarinet and saxophone player, where he became Co-principal Clarinet. As well as playing for major ceremonial occasions, during his time in the Army he toured in America, Canada, Europe and Egypt.

Ian has directed bands in Kent since 1993, and was appointed as Musical Director of the Sevenoaks and Tonbridge Concert Band in November 2005. He has also conducted for a variety of musical productions including Oklahoma!, Copacabana, Oliver!, Fiddler on the Roof and West Side Story.

Ian is based in Tonbridge. As well as conducting, he teaches clarinet and saxophone and runs a music distribution business specialising in the wind band repertoire.
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