Gavin Saynor

Gavin started playing brass at the age of 7 in the Deiniolen Youth Band. He moved to tuba at the age of 10, and started taking brass playing seriously following a lesson with Black Dyke legend Colin Aspinall. He quickly progressed to county groups and the North Wales Youth Orchestra. He became a member of the National Youth Brass Band of Wales, leading the tuba section for several courses. During his school days Gavin won several prestigious awards for his playing and developed into an accomplished soloist as well as an ensemble player.