Every adult involved with the Orchestra has undergone DBS checks. Our "Nominated Person" for Safeguarding and Protecting Children is Vicky Mercer, with Allan Wright being the "Deputy Nominated Person"
Chairperson - Vicky Mercer
Vicky is a keen musician. She enjoys playing both the piano and flute, and is an active member of local bands and orchestras. Having undertaking a BA Honours degree in Music at the University of Leeds, she is set to embark upon a Masters degree in Music at the University of Liverpool. Vicky is passionate about music and music making, and is eager to provide opportunities for others to have the joy and experiences she has had through music.
Treasurer - Allan Wright
Allan is also an experienced amateur musician, playing violin, saxophone and clarinet in several locally based ensembles. He came to music quite late in life and, having realised the wonderful experiences that accrue from music, is determined to encourage as many people as possible to take the opportunity from a young age. In his previous careers, he has been used to achieving high standards and has lots of experience of working with not-for-profit groups, holding a variety of different roles including that of Treasurer.