Marc Richardson was born into Birmingham Citadel Corps and progressed to the Senior Band through the Junior Band. 

He studied here in Birmingham, at Aston University, graduating with a BSc(Hons) in Maths and Business.  He went on to gain a PGCE in Primary Education from Birmingham University and became a Primary School Teacher before moving to Walsall Council, where he currently works as a Primary Computing Advisor.  


He is also a keen sportsman and for a great number of years played for and managed Birmingham Citadel F.C. each Saturday in the Birmingham A.F.A. League.

Family: Wife (Rebecca), Daughter (Chloe)

Current Employment: Primary Computing Advisor

Hobbies: Football (Aston Villa) and watching movies

Favourite Food: Curry

Favourite Film: Star Wars

Favourite Band Piece: All that I am

Paul Meredith transferred to Birmingham Citadel in July 2006 from the Staines corps.  As well as playing horn in the Birmingham Citadel Band since January 2007, Paul was also recently made Corps Secretary at Birmingham Citadel having previously been Band Sergeant for the Junior Band.


Professionally Paul works for HSBC as a Sales Manager within the Structured Asset Finance business.


Family: Wife (Jo), Step Sons (John, James and Joseph)

Current Employment: Sales Manager within HSBC’s Structured Asset Finance Business

Hobbies: Walking, Cycling, Gardening, Supporting Tottenham Hotspur

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Favourite Film: Ben-Hur

Favourite Band Piece: Songs in Exile