• John Shaw

    John Shaw

    I started playing mountain dulcimer in 1972 (just as a second instrument: I was mainly a bass guitarist at the time). About a decade later I got more serious about it and it became my main instrument. I’m a singer, of mainly English traditional songs, and I find the MD a glorious instrument for accompaniment. ...

  • Hilary Davies

    Hilary Davies

    I have been playing the hammered dulcimer since 2005, and enjoy many types of music – especially early English dance music, but also Celtic, Appalachian, French and other styles. I enjoy arranging music for the dulcimer, and also the freedom of playing by ear. I qualified as a Certified Music Practitioner in 2013, and have played ...

  • Sally Whytehead

    Sally Whytehead

    I recently retired and now my life is busier than ever! I have been playing the hammered dulcimer as an enthusiastic amateur since 1989, and have been a member of Nonsuch since its inception. Early on I developed an interest in all the wonderful versions of the dulcimer world-wide and have attended most of the ...

Job Description

The role of a charity trustee is to:

  1. Ensure the charity is carrying out its purposes for the public benefit
  2. Comply with the charity’s governing document and the law
  3. Act in the charity’s best interests
  4. Manage the charity’s resources responsibly
  5. Act with reasonable care and skill
  6. Ensure the charity is accountable

The trustees may delegate authority to the committee or other volunteers to carry out aspects of their role, however the trustees remain ultimately responsible for ensuring the charity is run properly.