Major Evin Frost joined the British Army in 1998, he completed his studies as a flute, saxophone and piano player at The Royal Military School of Music (RMSM) and was awarded prizes in performance and academic studies, including the Worshipful Company of Musicians’ silver medal as the best overall musician of his year.
In 1999 he was assigned to The Band of the Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. He was then selected to attend the Student Bandmaster course at RMSM in 2003 and became a member of the Roger Swift Class. He completed the course in 2006 and was awarded the Worshipful Company of Musicians’ silver medal as the best overall graduating Bandmaster.
Major Frost’s first role as a Warrant Officer Class One Bandmaster was with The Band of The Prince of Wales’s Division in 2006 and he then assigned as Bandmaster of the Band of the Welsh Guards in 2009. He became the School Bandmaster at RMSM in 2011 before being selected for a Late Entry commission in 2012.
His first commissioned appointment was as Director of Music of The Band of The Parachute Regiment before being assigned back to RMSM in 2015 as the Deputy Chief Instructor. He was promoted to Acting Major in 2017 to fulfil the role of Chief Instructor RMSM.
Major Frost was promoted to substantive Major and selected to attend the Intermediate Command Staff Course (Land) in 2018. On completion of this seven-month course he was assigned to The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst as Directing Staff on the Late Entry Officers’ Course for two years.
He was appointed Director of Music and Officer Commanding of The Band of The Royal Regiment of Scotland in June 2021 and in June 2023 assigned as Director of Music of the Band of the Scots Guards.