Beatty joins The Fairey Band
The Fairey Band has announced the appointment of Jonathan Beatty as their new Musical Director. Jonathan is a lecturer in performance at the University of Huddersfield and directs both its brass band and Symphonic Wind Ensemble, playing a key role in the continued development of brass musicianship at the university as well as having played with some of the country's leading ensembles, including the Orchestra of Opera North, the Royal Ballet, Royal Northern Sinfonia and Grimethorpe Colliery Band.
Commenting on the appointment Garry Cutt said, "This is a great appointment for the band. I have the highest regard for Jonathan as a musician and he has so much to offer Fairey."
In response Jonathan said, "It's a fantastic opportunity to work with one of the country's most successful bands and especially with Garry Cutt. To be able to have an input into their future musical development is a huge privilege. They have a fantastic work ethic and a team of excellent players."
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