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About Us

Cantatio is a specialist publisher of high quality compositions and arrangements for brass band, brass ensemble and wind band.  The company is run by Mark Quinn and Adam Taylor who are passionate about creating new and innovative works for a broad range of ensembles and audiences. 

Our catalogue features high quality works, specially selected to capture the imagination of both players and audiences alike.

Our aim is simple; to provide a high quality product with a first-class, ultra-attentive customer service.  

Please use the contact page if you have any questions - both Adam and Mark are available to answer your queries. 


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 (, for over thirty years and has been the musical director for the last 10 years. In addition to his musical successes, Mark has run his own finance company for over 10 years. Mark handles the commercial side of Cantatio.


Adam D J Taylor 

A Foundation Scholar graduate of the Royal College of Music in London; Adam is a works as a professional trombone player, composer, arranger, and band conductor.

Fast emerging one of the countries leading composers and arrangers of brass and wind band music, Adam is composer in residence at the Wingates Band and Haydock Band and is also the Musical Director of newly formed 'Allerton Brass' in Liverpool. Adam handles the catalogue and music content here at Cantatio.