1. 1st Baritone – Jeremy Gilbert

    Jeremy started playing at the age of 9 on cornet with the Penryn School Band under the direction of Howard Barnes. Once at Penryn Comprehensive School, he progressed into the senior band known as Saracen Brass. He soon changed instrument to Baritone then Euphonium. During his time with the bands he took part in the National Festival of Youth in London and Toured Germany. Jeremy then moved to Redruth Town Band on Baritone under the direction of Derek Johnston. In January 1990 he left Redruth to join Lanner and has remained here ever since even though work commitments meant a move to Taunton and Plymouth he remained a keen member when his shifts allowed. During his time with Lanner he has played Baritone, Euphonium, Horn and Cornet and is currently our 1st Baritone player.

    Jeremy has been Senior band secretary for many years and general secretary. He is currently Chairman of the organisation, senior band secretary and booking coordinator for Lanner Band Centre.

    During the day Jeremy works for the NHS at the Royal Cornwall Hospital as the Specialist Nurse for weight loss surgery.

  2. 2nd Baritone – Aldene Button

    Aldene began playing at the age of 12 with Illogan Sparnon Band, and was the principal Cornet player. After playing in both Redruth and St Dennis, a move was made to St Austell in 1996 and a move in instrument, the Baritone.

    Playing for Camborne Town Band from 1999-2004, she was part of the hat trick of wins at Bugle. She has played at the National Finals at the Albert Hall with both Camborne and Mt Charles on 6 occasions and many other prestigious contests with Mt Charles, including the English Nationals, Grand Shield, Butlins, Entertainment contest in Norway, plus many others.

    Aldene re-joined Lanner Band after playing for them previously in 2016 for after leaving Pendennis Brass. During the day she is the Administration Manager for Cornwall College.

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