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Tom Rumbold
 Musical Director
 
 

Tom is an Ipswich-based freelance musician and music teacher. He was educated at Chantry High School in Ipswich and went on to read music at Colchester Institute. When he was younger Tom played percussion in the Suffolk Youth Orchestra for several years during which time the orchestra played at both the Royal Festival and Royal Albert Halls in London as well as many concerts at Snape Maltings and other Suffolk venues. The orchestra also undertook concert tours to Spain, Poland, France and Italy.

 

Tom has been the Musical Director of the Ipswich Community Wind Band since 2006. As well as conducting the ICWB he is also part of a rota of conductors who work with the Suffolk Concert Band. Tom also occasionally works as a stand-in conductor for rehearsals of the Ipswich Orchestral Society.

 

Tom is also a private instrumental tutor, teaching Percussion, Piano and Clarinet on a one-to-one basis. When not conducting or teaching Tom enjoys performing as a percussionist in various local orchestras and other music societies.