Welcome to the website of Iain Masson - British composer, conductor and music educator. Winner of the RNCM Alan Rawsthorne Composition Prize 2005. Iain's music has been broadcast on BBC Radio 3. Performances have taken place in cities including London, Manchester, Stockholm and Sydney.
Visiting the West Midlands Concertina Group as visiting conductor in autumn 2017.
Two and a bit happy years as Principal Conductor of the New Streetly Youth Orchestra while I was a Conservatoire student! 2000 - 2002.
Out and about seeking musicians for the Alveley Village Band as their Musical Director! 2006-2014
With the West Midlands Concert Band in the gardens of Bantock House.
With members of the Alveley Village Band on the bandstand in Mary Stevens Park, Stourbridge.
With the Alveley Village Band at the beautiful Birmingham Botanical Gardens, everyone looking very happy! Some were away on holiday but we still had a big team!
A small ensemble from The People's Orchestra outside Birmingham Council House after a Rotary Conference performance in the company of the Lord Mayor of Birmingham.
Conducting The People's Orchestra's 2nd Birthday Concert. TPO at West Bromwich Town Hall.
On the Victorian bandstand with the Alveley Village Band at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses.
With the City of Birmingham Brass Band, October 2014. I stepped in when asked after their newly appointed Musical Director withdrew, the band facing relegation to the 4th Section! We avoided it!
A 'Love Concert' with The People's Orchestra for Valentine's Day in Lichfield Guildhall with rain and floods outside. We almost had to sail there!
Open rehearsal with the City of Birmingham Brass Band
Outside Maxstoke Castle for a WW1 concert
Leading an open rehearsal with the City of Birmingham Brass Band, 2015.
With Royal Spa Brass conducting the band at 'Carols at Warwick Castle'
Conducting The People's Orchestra at Lichfield Guildhall
A sketch drawn by the Birmingham Concert Orchestra percussionist, Jessica, when I was 20!
With the West Midlands Concert Band at Bantock House