Colin has been passionate about brass banding and playing Trombone since age 8 when his father was on Euphonium in the Swan Hill Brass band. He has played with many Brass Bands in Melbourne through all levels. He has been awarded the VBL 30 Year Badge of Merit.
For the past 10 years he has been with Goldfields Brass Band (Kalgoorlie WA) on Euphonium and Trombone and has tasted success with back-to-back D Grade National Championship victories.
Brass Bands have been an integral part of Colin’s personal life and he is a proud parent of 3 Brass Band musicians and Grandfather of 2 Brass Band Juniors in a Regional Victorian Band.