Principal Cornet - Andy Mitchell
Andrew’s musical career began with Carharrack & St Day in 1988 at the age of six from where he moved to Camborne Youth and
then to Redruth Town where he was Principal Cornet.
He joined Camborne Town Band in 1998, initially playing cornet, taking the Principal role for a while, but now has a reputation as a fine flugel player and soloist.
After many successful and happy years with Camborne, 2012 saw Andrew relinquish his position to take up a new challenge with Roche Brass.
Solo Cornet - Rob Commons
Rob is a bit of a legend in the Cornish Brass Band scene (so he says), and started playing at a very early age with the St.
Dennis Youth Band. He has moved around a bit, having also played with the St. Austell Youth Band, St. Austell, Camborne, Bodmin, and St. Dennis Bands and won many solo prizes in his younger
Having had a short break from brass band playing, Rob decided to pick up his cornet again at the beginning of 2013 to join Roche Brass.