Brass & Woodwind Players

Brass & Woodwind Players

This is for players of clarinet, fife, flute, saxophone, bassoon, oboe, cornet, baritone, euphonium, trombone, trumpet, tuba.

Foundation Band
Tuesdays or Wednesdays 4pm to 4.45pm

  • All pupils in their second year of lessons, or teacher recommendation.
  • to be working towards an IPE examination on a brass or woodwind instrument.
    Members of Foundation band have the opportunity to play in a large band with a variety of instrumental sounds playing music of differing styles; classical, pop, musicals etc

Intermediate Band
Wednesdays 4:45pm to 5.30pm

  • all pupils in their third year of lessons and beyond, or teacher recommendation
  • to have passed ABRSM brass/woodwind grade 2-5 examination
  • members of Intermediate band have the opportunity to play in a large band with a variety of instrumental sounds playing music of differing styles; classical, pop, musicals etc

Symphonic Wind Band
Mondays 6.30pm to 8pm

  • teacher recommendation
  • to have passed ABRSM grades 5-8 woodwind, brass and percussion practical examinations
  • members of Symphonic wind band will have the opportunity to play a variety of music of differing genres and styles including popular, classical and contemporary film scores

Jazz Band
Wednesdays 4.45pm to 5.30pm

  • open to all pupils on teacher recommendation – brass and woodwind pupils
  • members of Jazz band have the opportunity to play jazz, pop and funk tunes and be introduced to improvisation