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Chris Brammeld

My first memories of my long involvement with CMS began when I was about 9 years old, when I joined the wind band of...

Marc Dunleavy

I feel privileged to have received so much support from Stoke-on-Trent CMS when I was a child. I discovered a love of...

Laura Farrington

I took an interest in music from an early age.I was inspired by my uncle, Arthur Wood who regularly performed...

Shaun Farrington

My musical journey began at 11 at a Stoke-on-Trent High School. I was encouraged to take up the trombone by my head of...

Caroline Ferry

My first experience with CMS was joining the City Youth Training Choir around the age of 7.Shortly after, I had the...

Charlotte Ferry

I was heavily involved with CMS from age 8 – 18, starting off in the Training Choir and Training Wind Orchestra and...

Greg Hallam

I have so many fond memories of CMS! I was involved from 1997 to 2001, singing in the Youth Choir and playing…

Sam O’Rourke

I was heavily involved with the Stoke-on-Trent City Music Service from a very young age, right up until I left school....

Chris Steele

Since joining the Youth Wind Orchestra on solo triangle in 1983 at age 6, the City Music Service has been at the heart...