About Us

Cantatio is a business specializing in publishing high quality compositions and arrangements for Brass band and Wind band.  Its run by Mark and Adam who are passionate about creating fantastic works of music and making these available for bands to play.

Our publications are composed by a small number of outstanding musicians.  We only provide works that are of a very high quality musical content, which captures the imagination of both players and audiences alike.

Establish by Mark Quinn and Adam DJ Taylor we aim to provide you with a fantastic product and a brilliant piece of music that you will relish performing for years to come.

If you have any questions at all we are both available, please feel free to drop us a line and we would be delighted to help in anyway we can. 


Please use the contact us page to get in touch


Mark Quinn

Mark has been a musician since picking up the Tuba at the age of ten.  He has been a member of his local brass band (The Haydock Band www.haydockband.com) for over thirty years now and for the last ten being the Musical Director.  Highly successful in music and business Mark has run his own finance company for over ten years and handles the commercial side of Cantatio.

Adam DJ Taylor 

Adam is a trombone player, educated at The Royal School of Music working with Linsay Shilling, Roger Harvey.

He is fast becoming one of the countries leading composers and arrangers of Brass and Wind Band music.  Adam is composer in residence at Wingates and Haydock Band and also Musical Director of the newly formed Allerton Brass in Liverpool.

Adam handles the catalogue and musical quality side of Cantatio.