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WO2 Freddie Lomas, RM

Director of Music

Education:

Bachelor of Music, Portsmouth University
Royal Marines Bandmaster Course
LRSM Diploma in Wind Band Conducting
AMusTCL Theory Diploma
Clarinet Performance Diploma, Trinity College, London

Biography:

Freddie grew up in Cornwall, England where he started playing the violin at the age of 8. He joined The Royal Marines Band Service as a clarinet and violin player in September 1989 and passed for duty in April 1992. Freddie traveled extensively with the Royal Marine Band and visited many countries including South Africa, Australia, Bermuda, USA, Falkland Islands, Dubai and much of Europe. He saw active duty in 2003 in Iraq as part of Op Telic.

Freddie was selected to attend the year-long intensive Royal Marines bandmaster course in 2005 and with it gaining the LRSM diploma in wind band conducting, he also passed the AMusTCL theory diploma. He also holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Portsmouth University and has a clarinet performance diploma from Trinity College, London. In 2009 Freddie was a team member of Khumbu Challenge, this involved supporting injured service personnel trek to Everest Base Camp in Nepal. Freddie completed 25 years in the Royal Marines Band in August 2014 where he retired from his appointment as Warrant Officer Training at The Royal Marines School of Music. Freddie has two sons Finley and Oliver.
 
Committees:
 
Accreditation and Continuous Improvement Committee
Academic (Block) Scheduling Committee