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Alex McGee


Alex McGee is a composer and conductor from Pembrokeshire, Wales. A member of numerous brass bands since his youth, he trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and Cardiff University, where he was appointed principal trumpet of the Cardiff University Symphony Orchestra.

It was while at Cardiff that he signed for Burry Port Brass Band just before they qualified for their first ever National Brass Band Championships final at the Royal Albert Hall.

Alex is currently musical director of two brass bands - Seindorf Arian Crwbin (who in 2024 he lead to promotion to the Second Section) and The Band of the South Wales Police.

He is also musical director of the National Police Memorial Service, a position he is honoured to hold.
This service honours fallen police officers from across the UK and it has recently been confirmed that his Majesty King Charles III will be the patron of the service. Alex is already working on fanfares to announce the monarch's arrival at future services!

As a composer, Alex has over 30 works published, predominantly for brass band. Recent commissions include 'Y Barchud Coch' (The Red Kite) which premiered on national television at the 2022 National Eisteddfod, numerous other works for first and championship section brass bands and a major commission from the town of his brith, Haverfordwest, to celebrate the history of the town in a new cantata for youth choir, youth orchestra and brass band.

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