Howard Knuckey

Bass Trombone

Howard attends the Morriston Citadel Corps where he is a bandsman, a songster and a member of the Corps Council.

He previously w
orked as a Director of Purchasing for a Medical Laser Manufacturer.

Howards is married and has 
two sons, a daughter, and grandsons and grand-daughters.

He previously played
with Skewen Salvation Army band and lists his favourite Pieces as:
"Divine Communion" (Gullidge)

"Hyfrydol" (Blomberg)
and "
Light of the World" (Dean Goffin)

Howard also remembers a fun piece played by the Young People's Band when he was the band leader -  "Duet for Two Cats" with Adam Knuckey
(cornet) and Gareth Halfpenny (trombone) as soloists with the band and soloists suitably disguised as cats.

Howard says of his motivation: "This is and always has been my Christian service to God and the Salvation Army".

As far as advice to younger players is concerned; Practice,Practice , Practice. and enjoy making music, because you will enjoy it for a lifetime.