Skegness Silver Band is truly blessed in having Steve Walker as its Music Director! Steve has enjoyed a long, varied and successful career as a freelance musician, conductor, arranger and Musical Director. He has appeared internationally with recording artists such as The Commodores, Martha Reeves and The Vandellas, The Miracles, Elvis In Concert, The British Philharmonic Orchestra and The Nelson Riddle Orchestra. Much in demand as a session musician he can also be heard on the new Rock School syllabus. Steve is a published music arranger, brass band adjudicator and works part-time as a peripatetic brass teacher for the Lincolnshire Music Service.
Steve was the driving force behind The Butlins Mineworkers Open National Brass Band Festival and he continues as its overall Director. Under his guidance the Festival has become one of the largest and most important weekends in the banding calendar.
As well as being the MD of Skegness Silver Band and the North East Lincolnshire Youth Jazz Orchestra, Steve has his own Big Swing Band.