Iain McDonald, conductor of London Metropolitan Brass Training Band

Iain McDonald - Beginners Band

Iain McDonald is a musician, conductor and teacher based in London, England.

Originally from Perthshire, Scotland, Iain obtained his degree in Applied Music at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, moving on to become a part of the eclectic music scene of the British capital.

He currently plays the tuba in a diverse array of ensembles, including the Army Medical Services Band, City of London Brass Band, London Euphonia Orchestra and Help for Heroes Band, just to name few.

Iain regularly conducts, plays and trains with the Scarsdale High School Wind Band (based in New York) on their international tours, and performs on several recording projects as a session musician and as a stage performer, showcasing a high degree of flexibility and musicianship.

Other collectives Iain has worked with include The West of Scotland Schools Orchestra Trust and the Co-operative Funeral Care Brass Band.


After several years under the batons of John Campbell and James Owen, we are currently auditioning for Musical Directors for the Senior Band and Community Band. The new Musical Directors will be announced here soon.

Page updated 05/02/2018