Achievements

The following is a list of Iain’s most noteable achievements and milestones to date:

  • 1998 – British Open Junior (Slow Melody) Champion
  • 1998 – Grade 5 General Musicianship ABRSM (Merit)
  • 1999 – Scottish Schools’ under 12’s Solo Champion
  • 1999 – Trinity College Grade 8 Cornet (Distinction)
  • 2000 – Perth Festival: Open Cornet Solo Winner and Thomas Stewart Memorial Trophy (highest scoring brass player in advanced and open classes)
  • 2001 – Perth Festival: Open Cornet Solo Winner, Open Trumpet Solo Winner and Thomas Stewart Memorial Trophy
  • 2001 – Scottish Schools’ 12-15’s Solo Champion
  • 2002 – Perth Festival: Open Cornet Solo Winner and Open Trumpet Solo Winner
  • 2003 – Perth Festival: Open Cornet Solo Winner, Open Trumpet Solo Winner, Thomas Stewart Memorial Trophy and Premier Class Winner (Trumpet)
  • 2003 – ATCL Recital Diploma (Trumpet)
  • 2003 – Fife Charities Band Association – winner slow melody contest and runner up adult solo contest
  • 2004 – Perth Festival: Open Cornet Solo Winner, Open Trumpet Solo Winner and Thomas Stewart Memorial Trophy
  • 2004 – LTCL Recital Diploma (Trumpet) – with distinction
  • 2006 – Semi finalist, BBC Radio 2 Young Brass Soloist Competition
  • 2006 – Best Principal Cornet award at Brass in Concert Championship
  • 2008 – BA (Hons) Degree in Music from University of Salford
  • 2008 – Received Dewar Arts Award to further Master’s Degree Studies
  • 2008 – Placed third (highest placed UK entry) in British Open Solo Championship
  • 2010 – MA (with Merit) in Music Performance from University of Salford
  • 2015 – Best Cornet – Yorkshire Area Championship (with Grimethorpe Band)
  • 2017 – Best Soloist – Brass at the Guild (guesting with Milnrow Band)