2017 All England Masters International Champions
Natalie began her playing career on cornet at the age of 6 with Boarshurst Training Band. progressing to the “B” Band and subsequently Greenfield Band.
After a few years on cornet, Natalie joined United Norwest Co-Op Rochdale Band (now Milnrow Band) at the age of 11 and moved onto Flugelhorn shortly after. Natalie enjoyed a string of successes with the Band over the next 6 years, including winning the North West Area First Section in 1993 and 1995.
During her time with the Band, Natalie also held the position of Principal Flugelhorn at the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain.
In 1995 Natalie joined Besses o’th Barn and competed at her first British Open Championship. Natalie was then part of the Todmorden Band for many years, where the Band won the Grand Shield and competed at the British Open.
Before returning to Milnrow Band in 2012, Natalie also enjoyed playing with Sellers International and Hepworth Band. Outside of banding, Natalie is a Senior Consultant for a technology company, as well as being a Mum to Lucy.