Formby Choral Society


The men with the little white stick
and so far, it just happens that they have all been men

ConductorFirst concertLast concertNumber of concerts
Roger Golder9th December 19667th February 19694
James Eastham12th June 197018th December 197625
Robert Hull18th November 197719th May 19799
Martin Merry24th November 19799th May 19818
Martin Bussey14th November 198119th June 198934
Stephen Threlfall4th October 19899th March 19918
David Holroyd18th May 1991lots … and counting (<110)

It was quite something to realise that the March concert at The Phil (2015?) was probably my 100th with FCS. And that I have now conducted more concerts than all my predecessors put together. Also a bit scary.
I guess there’s two ways of looking at this: it’s time for a change, OR, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!
And for what it’s worth – these days I don’t bother with a baton, or even a little white stick …