Brass & Woodwind

From Training to Intermediate then Senior Wind Band, these sessions offer something for everyone, playing together while learning a variety of musical styles and genres.

Teacher and student stand at front of training wind band playing a duet on stage

Training Wind Band

A relaxed and fun group for beginner brass and wind players to enjoy playing together as a group.

Tutor: Dave Collis
Beginner to Grade 1
Saturdays 10:15am – 11:45am

  • Introduction to ensemble playing.
  • Developing performing skills.
  • Playing a range of musical styles.
  • Recent repertoire includes Chariots of Fire, Morning in Moscow, Brass Pop, Pantha Tango.

Intermediate Wind Band

Exploring a wide variety of musical styles as your child progresses, with more complex rhythms, key changes and speeds.

Tutor: Nick Stacey
Saturdays 9.00am – 10.15am
Grades 2 to 5

  • Exploring pieces with more complex rhythms and keys and changes in speed.
  • Developing playing with sensitivity to other parts.
  • Continued attention to performing skills.
  • Recent repertoire includes Latin American Connection, Themes from Star Wars, Sound of Music, Wallace & Gromit, Raiders March

Senior Wind Band

Music for our most experienced wind players, playing a wide range of music ranging from classical to show tunes. There are also opportunities to play solos in our concerts.

Tutor: Nick Stacey
Saturdays 10.15am-11.45am
Grade 5 upwards

  • Brass, woodwind, drum-kit & percussion.
  • A wide range of light and serious music.
  • We try to develop the talents of all our members and provide solo opportunities.
  • Recent repertoire includes themes from “Phantom of the Opera”, “Chess” and “Pirates of the Caribbean”, a James Bond collection and a variety of folk songs.

Interested in joining?

We are always welcoming new members to our groups. If your child is interested in joining us, please get in touch.