Bill Buffam, Music Résumé

Instructor in Classical Music Appreciation, Chester County Night School, 2005-present.

Main Line Symphony Orchestra (Wayne, Pennsylvania). 1985 - 1997. Trumpet.

Atlantic Brass Band (Glassboro, New Jersey) 1994. Flugel.

Cumbernauld Band (Cumbernauld, Scotland). 1973-1978. Flugel. Career interrupted by demolition of front teeth by high speed squash racquet. How I overcame the squash racquet and got back into playing is a story in itself. If you're interested, here it is.

North Staffs Concert Band (Stoke on Trent). 1971-1973. Flugel. North Staffs became the Royal Doulton Band, and went on to great things, but disbanded in 1995.

Mirrlees Works Band (Hazel Grove, Cheshire, England). 1970-1971. Flugel. More stuff.

Rists Wires and Cables Band (Stoke on Trent, England). 1969-1970. Flugel.

National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain. 1960-1966. Here is a blow by blow (well, not literally) account.

Grimsby, Cleethorpes and District Youth Orchestra. Founder member in 1959. Retired to enter university in 1966, following the orchestra's first trip to Bremerhaven, Germany. Bremerhaven and Grimsby are "twin towns".

Ransome and Marles Band (Newark, England). 1964-1965. Tutti cornet. More stuff.

Cleethorpes Borough Band (Cleethorpes, England). 1955-1964. Principal cornet 1963-1964,


Bill Buffam, musician