Max Stannard is a composer and arranger, primarily for brass band, whose music has been published across Europe. He studied music at Lancaster University and gained a First Class Honours Degree, specialising in conducting. Max has conducted a range of ensembles from Brass Band and Wind Band to Orchestras and Choirs. He has performed on trombone with brass bands and big bands across England. Max began writing and arranging music whilst at university and has completed works for a wide variety of ensembles. His pieces have featured in the Composers Voice concert series, and his work, the Kraken, was performed as part of their 15 Year Anniversary Concert. Max has also had work commissioned for performances at the UniBrass Championships and the University of Lancaster Music Society Alumni Concert.