Emily first started playing percussion at the age of nine and was brought up with brass banding through

her family. She joined the rest of her family in the Hatherleigh Silver Band in 2011, with her first

contest being The National finals of Great Britain in the fourth section. In 2013 she joined Bodmin Town

Band where she enjoyed many contests, a highlight - winning the Second Section Regional Qualifiers and

gaining promotion to the first section in 2017. She joined The Cornwall Youth Brass Band in 2013

where she was a member for five years. In 2017 she joined The National Youth Brass Band of Great

Britain, becoming the Principal Percussionist, Female Band Representative, Mentor, and receiving the

Con Buckley Percussion award in 2018. Emily joined The Flowers band in summer 2018 before

starting at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in the September where she will study for four


Emily Quick

Principal Percussion