The band were formed in January of 2019, the brainchild of our musical director John Bryce & his fiancee Pamela Mackin. based in Carluke, Scotland, it has it's roots firmly in the Clydesdale area, The membership, currently standing in the 50s, ranges in age from 9 - 70 years of age & is drawn from all walks of life. Some of our players are in the early stages of their musical journeys & some are accomplished musicians with many years experience. In addition, we have a number of players, who have returned to playing after long breaks, some over 30 years!
THE TEAM BEHIND THE DREAM
John Bryce & Pamela Mackin
The band is honoured to have Mr John Bryce as their Musical Director. John who is currently a Music Instructor within a local authority has had success throughout his musical career both as an Instructor and Conductor. He has conducted various school concert bands, orchestras and ensembles as well as all three concert bands within the South Lanarkshire Orchestral Society. He was also extremely successful within Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes, winning various conducting awards both nationally and internationally.
We are also privileged to have John's fiance Pamela Mackin as the band's Administrator on a part-time basis. She will be responsible for the day to day running of the band and all administrative duties. Mum of five Pamela is very excited about the launch of CCCB and we are delighted to have her on board and wish her all the best in this role.