The Bury St Edmunds Concert Band is delighted to announce the appointment of Rob Wicks as their new Director of Music. Rob was born in Northamptonshire and is moving with his family to Suffolk in 2023. He has worked in many areas of the country working with a wide range of performers, from professional companies to award winning amateur societies. He has worked as a conductor, singing coach, musical director and a musician, including in several regional premieres. As a musician, Rob played with many of the local concert bands and orchestras in Northamptonshire and Buckinghamshire. In 2013, Rob toured with Talkwood Productions working as Musical Director for a production of A Christmas Carol, The Musical which finished with a 3 week run at The Charing Cross Theatre in London. He brings a wealth of experience having been the musical director for many shows and musicals, and a conductor of other wind bands. He is currently the conductor of the Vale Symphonic Wind Band in Buckinghamshire. He is also an accomplished pianist and accompanist and plays the clarinet. The Band are really excited about working with Rob and are looking forward to what the future brings. One thing is for sure, our concerts will continue to entertain and raise the roof!