St Peter’s Band Musical Director

Vince Taber

Vince Taber took over the role as Musical Director of St Peter’s Band on 27th September 2021 and conducted the band for his first concert at their festive concert on the 4th December 2021.

Vince started to learn to play the cornet at the age of 7 and thereafter followed an interesting and successful career. After studying at the Guildhall School of Music, London and the Birmingham School of Music, his work as a freelance trumpeter took him to many parts of Europe including the Symphony Orchestra of Tenerife. He then worked as a peripatetic Brass teacher becoming the Senior Brass tutor for the Suffolk County Music Service in 2002.

Recently Vince has retired as a co-conductor of the Suffolk Youth Orchestra, where key highlights included performances at Snape and Framlingham Castle and a tour in Italy. He has been conducting the Suffolk Concert Band for the last 20 months.