Alan Duguid is confirmed as the new Musical Director of Regent Brass with immediate effect. Alan is a Scottish conductor and composer, based in London. A native of Aberdeen, Alan attended the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.
Alan has worked with a number of bands in the UK and overseas, including the Aveley and Newham Band, Bon-Accord Silver Band, Redbridge Brass, Aarhus Brass Band and Tokyo Brass Accord.
From 2006-2013, Alan was the Musical Director of Regent Brass, presiding over a very successful period which saw the band rise to the Championship Section, being crowned Champions of London and Southern Counties in 2013 and representing the London and Southern Counties at the Royal Albert Hall.
In 2014, Alan was accepted as a member of the Association of Brass Band Adjudicators (AoBBA) following accreditation. He is also currently Director of Music at St. Ignatius College, Enfield and is Musical Director of Enfield Brass Band and the City of London Symphonic Winds.
Alan said, ‘I’m delighted to be rekindling my association with Regent Brass, a band with which I hold fond memories. I am looking forward to working with the players in developing the organisation going forward.’
Neil Rossiter, Chairman of Regent Brass, said ‘We welcome Alan back to Regent Brass. He is well known to the band and is the perfect choice to develop the band after an unprecedented break in rehearsals.’
Welcome back to the hot seat, Alan!