Hazel Wilson (tenor horn)

Hazel followed in the Wilson family footsteps and began playing the tenor torn at the age of seven. She began her playing career with Newtownards Silver Band and later joined Festival Brass.  Hazel then moved to England where she had a short spell with the Wessex Military Band. Hazel then returned to Northern Ireland and joined Downshire Brass in December 2011.

Highlights of her playing career have included multiple opportunities to travel and play abroad.  These included participating in an International Music Festival in Spain, a Beer Festival in Germany, a Military Tattoo in Malta and most recently, on a Mediterranean Cruise. 

Hazel is currently studying to become an accountant and enjoys reading and baking in her spare time.