Previous Conductor - Major David Barringer BMus(Hons)

Professional Conductor - Major David BarringerDavid enlisted in the army in 1989. studied music at Pirbright and then at Kneller Hall and was runner up in the 1998 Young Conductor of the Year competition going on to represent Great Britain in the 2000 European competition. Continued personal development resulted in a Bachelor of Music Hons. degree. David instigated the British Army brass band in 2007. In 2008 he was appointed to Kneller Hall's Directorate of Corps Army Music, Royal Signals based in Blandford.

David's association with BCB started in 2009 since when the band has been successful both in the area and National Finals resulting in the bands Championship status for 2012. The latest qualification for the Championship National finals at the Albert Hall in October in 2012 is a tribute to David's relationship, training and commitment to BCB.