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SOUTH and MID WALES
FELLOWSHIP BAND

Mark Symonds

Soprano Cornet Eb


Mark attends the Pentre Corps where he plays in the band and sings with the songsters.

He has worked  for The Salvation Army since 2009 initially as a Strategic Development Officer with ALOVE and subsequently in Research and Development.   He is about to start work as the Divisional Director for Community Services with the South and Mid Wales Division.

He is married to Karen and they have four children. At the time of writing all four of them are in higher education! with one child finishing a Masters Degree, two children finishing Bachelor’s Degree and the final one finishing the first year of their degree.

Mark has played with the Divisional youth band 
and has also played with several contesting bands in
cluding Newtown Silver Band, Llwydcoed Band and Melingriffith 2 Band in Tongynlais.

Mark lists his favourite pieces as:-
"The Kingdom Triumphant"
(Eric Ball),
"
The Prodigal" (Ray Bowes),

"Faith is the Victory" (James Curnow),
and 
"Just as I am" (Wilfred Heaton).