Mark Rossall, the longest serving member of the band was born in 1945 and started playing in 1955. His first band was Freckleton and has had spells at Dutton Forshaw and Poulton–le-Fylde bands.
He has played Principal Cornet, Solo Euphonium, Solo Horn, 1st Baritone and EEb Bass, all at Freckleton Band!
Mark’s whole family have been associated with the band, starting with his great-grandfather who was one of the band’s founder players. His grandfather and great uncle (Tom), both played trombone with the band and each completed 50 years of service. Mark’s father was a non-player but contributed as the bands secretary for 25 years, he was the bands Life President. Mark’s late brother John used to play Solo trombone before he moved away to Sussex.
Mark was appointed Freckleton Band Chairman in July 2014
Mark’s contact details:
E-Mail: Mark Rossall
Tel: 07947 992241