Baritones and euphoniums

Despite looking similar and being of the same pitch, Baritones and Euphoniums belong to two different families of instruments. The Baritone being part of the smaller horn family while the Euphonium is part of the larger tuba (bass) family

 

Christian Chadwick - Principal Euphonium

Christian joined us soon after finishing University when he started working at Worthing hospital as a pharmacist in the children's wards. He comes from a family of brass-banders and previously played for Wantage band. When not playing Christian is part of the unofficial band pub quiz team and is the band's Contest Secretary.

 

Kevin O'Shea - 2nd Euphonium

Kevin has been playing brass since the age of 8. He spent most of his banding life in Hangleton Band playing cornet, tenor horn and baritone, but joined Brighton in 2018 to take up the vacant 2nd Euphonium seat. He also now runs the band website.

 

Jenny Ranger - 1st Baritone

Jenny started playing Tenor Horn at the age of 8 through lessons provided in primary school. After moving to Derbyshire when 10 she played for a short time for Ireland Colliery B band before joining the school senior band when she started secondary school. She then played for Darley Dale band for a few years before taking a break while at University. She moved to Brighton in 2001 and joined the band on 2nd Horn. Since then she has worked up to Solo Horn and then moved to Baritone in 2012. As a day job Jenny works for American Express as a Senior Business Analyst.