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Cornets

Dean Rusling - Soprano Cornet

Dean Rusling

Married with two children, Jessica and Corey

Self employed

Home corps: Camberwell, bandsman; originally from Hamilton New Zealand

First joined MSB 1995-96 on cornet. Rejoined 2010, currently plays soprano

Garry Todd - Solo Cornet

Garry Todd

Married to Linda, two boys Bradley and Matthew

Employed in sales and installation of x-ray equipment
Corps bandmaster at Waverley Temple for last 15 years. (Ex Chalk Farm UK),

Joined MSB in October 1991; has played cornet and flugelhorn - principal cornet since 2008

Son Bradley plays cornet

John Collinson - Solo Cornet (Deputy Bandmaster)

John Collinson

Married to Denise, 3 children: Samuel, Jonah & Riley

Employed as S.A. Territorial Just Brass consultant

Home corps: South Barwon, Bandmaster, Just Brass Coordinator

Joined MSB: 1986 – 1993; 2013 -  played solo cornet & Soprano

John‘s brother, David, played trombone. Uncle William Philpot played trombone also and cousin David Philpot was Principal cornet

Brad Todd - Solo Cornet

Brad Todd

Employed as a brass tutor at St. Andrews Christian College. Brass tutor for Ringwood Just Brass and a private trumpet teacher. 

Home corps:   Box Hill Citadel, bandsman

Joined MSB in 2013, plays cornet

Father, Garry, is MSB principal cornet

Elisha van Gaalen - First Cornet

Elisha van Gaalen

Is a small retail business owner/manager

Corps: Waverley Temple, band member

Joined MSB in January 2011 on cornet 

Mother, Gail, was in the band for 11 years, played cornet and horn.

Brother Ryan currently plays Bb tuba and cousin, Yasmin, horn.

Stephen Creek - First Cornet

Stephen Creek

Music Instrumental teacher and Just Brass Tutor 

Home corps: Ringwood, Just Brass Tutor, Bandsman, Vocal Praise, Worship band

Joined MSB:  June 2014,   plays cornet

Stephen’s second cousin, Michael Agnew, plays percussion currently and another second cousin, Gavin Ferrier formerly played trombone. 

Britteny Ling - Second Cornet

Brittney Ling

Brass Instrumental Teacher, Just Brass tutor

Home corps: South Barwon; Bandsman, Just Brass Leader, worship team member

Joined MSB August 2012 on cornet

Uncle, Peter Wood, played trombone in the MSB before going to training college.

Gordon Moore - Second Cornet

Married to Nancy, have two children, Amanda and Johnathon 

National Account Manager for multi State Workers Compensation Programs at Allianz Australia Ltd

Home corps: Brimbank City, plays trumpet in the Worship Band

First joined MSB in 1981, again in 1996 and currently from July 2014.