Richard is the current principal cornet player of the band. He has been in the band since March 2002, having re-starting playing after a 22 year absence. His former positions in the band have been Repiano and 2nd Cornet. Richard is married with two children. In the past, Richard has played with Camborne Junior Band, St.Keverne Band, Redruth Town Band and Camborne Town Band. He gave up playing due to other commitments at the age of 17. In 2008, he contested with Mount Charles band on tutti solo cornet at the Regionals, the Grand Shield, Bugle, the English National championship in Preston and the national finals at the Royal Albert Hall, which he rates as one of his most memorable banding moments. He enjoys DIY and watercolour painting in his spare time. In the future, he would like to continue to be involved in the re-building and development of the band.
Ian is 2nd man down in the band. He has previously played Soprano, Euphonium, Baritone and Principal Cornet for us. As well as playing for Lanner, he has also played for Redruth and Camborne band respectively. His most memorable experience is playing at the Albert Hall where he has previously made 7 appearances. He has achieved 3 Hat Tricks at Bugle contest with Camborne.
Sharon joined the band in 2003 after a 5 year break from banding. She had previously played for Stythians, Redruth, Camborne and the Cornwall Youth Brass Band. By day, Sharon works for the Cornwall Council as a Licensing officer. Sharon says that she is still waiting for her most memorable banding moment although Max 'the 2nd Cornet' Wall reckons it is when she first met him. As Sharon said, she is still waiting!! Other hobbies include going for the occasional run and has even been known to complete a whole 3 miles without stopping. She also has a fondness for the odd glass/bottle of red wine
Sharon currently plays 4th man (or woman!) down on the front row. She has appeared with Camborne town band in the national finals at the Royal Albert Hall four times and has won the Royal Trophy at the Bugle contest six times. Her favourite test piece is Pagannini Variations. She is married with a son. In the past she has played for the City of Truro band and the St Agnes band. She then joined Lanner for eight years before joining Camborne in 1999. Sharon then had a brief spell out of banding before rejoining Lanner earlier this year.