Beckley joins Kapitol Music Panel


Kapitol Promotions Music Panel has announced the appointment of Duncan Beckley. The panel is responsible for selecting the test-pieces for the Regional Championships and National Championship Finals of Great Britain. 

Duncan holds a degree in Music from Sheffield University, a PGC from Leeds University, and a MA in Education from Leeds University. The vastly experienced conductor, band trainer, adjudicator and educator is a member of The Royal College of Music and a Fellow of Trinity College of Music. He was awarded the 2022 Mortimer Medal in recognition of his pioneering work in promoting social inclusion in the brass band movement.

Commenting on the appointment, Music Panel Chairman, Philip Morris stated, "Duncan's musical experience will be a great asset to the Panel, and we look forward to working with him". He joins Brian Buckley, Dr Robert Childs, Samantha Harrison, John Maines and Sandy Smith. 

In response Duncan said, "I'm delighted to have been given the opportunity to work with this Panel of experienced musicians, and I look forward to using my knowledge from the band room in a whole new context."


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