Mark Good enjoys a busy career as a musician, writer and presenter.
He previously served as Musical Director of Renfrew Burgh Band from 2012-2019. Successes during his tenure included victories in the Scottish Championships (Third Section), Scottish Challenge Cup and Fife Brass Band Festival, Best Band in Section Awards at the Northern Counties and Borders Entertainment competitions and a top six finish at the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain.
Mark is an instructor at Inverclyde Music Centre and served as musical director of Johnstone Band, leading the organisation to a podium place in the First Section at the 2020 Scottish Championships.
Since 2015, Mark has been Musical Director of Riverside Youth Band in Inverclyde. He has led the band to four victories in four appearances at the Scottish Youth Brass Band Championships, as well as multiple wins at Inverclyde Music Festival and the Greenock Telegraph Community Champion Live Music Award.
Under Mark’s guidance, Riverside has commissioned new music and enjoyed regular educational workshops from leading musicians.
His musical career has been underpinned by studies at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, where he was awarded a scholarship to study bass trombone under Chris Stearn (Orchestra, Scottish Opera) and conducting under Dr Alasdair Mitchell and Nigel Boddice MBE.
With a background in journalism and public relations, Mark is a former editor of British Bandsman magazine. For nearly 20 years, he has presented a weekly brass music programme on Argyll FM and has hosted live coverage of major brass events for the likes of BrassPass.tv and the Scottish Brass Band Association.