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Craig is one of the most well-known and widely respected brass band conductors in Wales. He has worked with and conducted the majority of the top bands in the nation, including the world number one brass band Cory, who Craig guest conducted for the Golden Jubilee procession through London of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 2002. Craig has been successful in competition at the highest level, winning the Welsh League Championship on three occasions with three different bands; the North Wales Championships on two occasions, and every individual contest in the Welsh League Championships series. In 2004 he was named Conductor of the Year by SEWBBA and WWBBA for his achievements. Craig studied music at the University of Salford, gaining first his B.A. (Hons) and M.A. Masters degree there, studying with Dr Roy Newsome and Prof David King. Whilst at university, in his final year he was awarded the Roy Newsome Conducting Prize as the outstanding undergraduate conductor of the academic year 2000. Within the UK he has performed in most of the country’s finest concert halls, and abroad has toured to Australia, Canada, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Libya, Russia, Ukraine and the United States of America. Both at home and abroad Craig has worked on a wide variety of large scale and innovative concert projects with numerous leading artists and ensembles, further details of which can be found at his website www.croberts100.com Within the world of brass, Craig has worked with a number of the world’s leading bands including Black Dyke, Brighouse & Rastrick, Grimethorpe Colliery & more.