Ipswich Community Wind Band


ICWB Musical Director

Tom Rumbold is an Ipswich-based freelance musician and music teacher. He was educated at Chantry High School in Ipswich and went on to read music at Colchester Institute. When he was younger Tom played percussion in the Suffolk Youth Orchestra for several years during which time the orchestra played at both the Royal Festival and Royal Albert Halls in London as well as many concerts at Snape Maltings and other Suffolk venues. The orchestra also undertook concert tours to Spain, Poland, France and Italy.

Tom has been the Musical Director of the Ipswich Community Wind Band since 2006. In the past he has conducted the Suffolk Concert Band and he continues to occasionally work as a stand-in conductor for rehearsals of the Ipswich Symphony Orchestra.

Tom is also a private instrumental tutor, teaching Percussion, Piano and Clarinet on a one-to-one basis. When not conducting or teaching Tom enjoys performing as a percussionist in various local orchestras and other music societies.