September 2007, Joanne has always enjoyed singing. She has
been a member of Chelmsford Corps her whole life, and has
always played a full and active part in the corps, through
being a member of the Singing Company and YP Band, and later
the Corps Cadets, and the senior sections. On leaving
school, she studied at the Colchester Institute to attain a
BA(Hons) in music, and then trained to be a primary school
teacher. Jo now teaches in a primary school in
was the Singing Company Leader at
2003-2007, until agreeing to a "career move" to
Songster Leader. She was also a member of the
International Staff Songsters from January 2000 until
December 2008. Jo is married to Richard, who is also a primary school
teacher, and they have two very cute and smiley sons
(Benjamin & Oliver). With parents like these,
they're bound to
have a great set of lungs, and a wonderful smile.
E-mail Joanne: Joanne@chelmsfordsongsters.org.uk
Elizabeth Holden is the brigade's
She is responsible for the logistics and finances of the brigade.
Please contact her if you would
like to find out more about arranging a visit by the brigade.
E-mail them firstname.lastname@example.org
Phil Drake is the brigade librarian, and
unenviable task of maintaining our huge library of music in order, so that
it is available at call.
musicians who accompany the brigade, vary with the music, but will
generally include, piano, percussion, string bass or electric bass and sometimes
keyboards, and trumpet.