Les Neish - tuba
As a tuba soloist, Les is known for his musicianship, artistry and high level of communication.
His three solo releases, Salt of the Earth, Shine and Affinity have won numerous awards including Brass Band World, British Bandsman, and the prestigious Roger Bobo Award in Recording Excellence.
Les is also part of the tuba section of the Brass Band of Battle Creek and as a chamber musician is a member of the Fine Arts Brass Ensemble. He has also performed with orchestras throughout the UK, including the Hallé, RTE Concert Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra and London Symphony Orchestra.
Les teaches at the RNCM, RNCM Junior School, Salford University and Birmingham Conservatoire.