Featured band members
Bernard Tupman – Trumpet and Cornet
Bernard Tupman Bernard has been playing with Greater Manchester Police band for almost 30 years.
Carol Jason – bass guitar and vocals
Carol is a talented professional musician whose long, varied career has seen her perform and collaborate with world-renowned musicians.
Mike Thomas – french horn
Mike started his musical career in 1969 by learning to play the cornet in the school Brass Band.
Rachael Binder – Clarinet
Rachael is originally from Bolton, and started volunteering with GMP band on clarinet in 2012.
George Pinnington – bass clarinet and vocals
George is something of a legend within GMP band: without him we might not be in existence today, celebrating 140 years.
Meet our new conductor – Alexander Webb
It’s with great delight that we welcome Alexander Webb to the ranks of the Greater Manchester Police Band volunteers.
Martin Howarth – trumpet
Martin has been performing with GMP Band since 2013. He is a multi-instrumentalist playing trumpet, guitar, bass guitar and percussion.
Lisa Howarth – Clarinet and saxophone
Lisa plays clarinet with the wind band and dixie band, and the sax with the big band and sax quartet.
Tim Paton – Trombone
Tim’s first ever performance was at the age of two, shaking bells with his Dad’s harmonica band.
Andrew Broome – Clarinet
Hi there! I’m currently a student in my second year studying at the Royal Northern College of Music.