Brett Baker becomes Geneva Group Education Consultant

Dr Brett Baker will step down as Programme Leader and lecturer at the University of Salford at the end of the academic year to become the Education Consultant at Geneva Group. He will continue as a brass instructor at the higher education institution during non office hours. The Black Dyke trombonist will play a vital role in looking at a range of new initiatives for the company to support the brass band movement. CEO Tim Oldroyd told 4BR: "I'm delighted to welcome Brett on board with his experience in many aspects of instrument design, teaching, conducting, playing as well as marketing, promotion, strategy and management." This is an exciting new chapter for me to look at expanding the Geneva Group of brands as well as continuing to encourage and develop youth bands and young players throughout the UK with Geneva's assistance replied Brett Baker