Would you like to Learn a Brass Instrument?

Training Band

Our training band gives new-comers or ‘returners’ the opportunity to play together to improve their skills and gain confidence.

Venue and timings

Training band runs from 18:30 to 19:00 every Monday in term time and recommences on 5th September in the Chase School Annexe off Geraldine Close. The 'what3words' address of the entrance is ⁄⁄⁄labs.chat.youth. The main band rehearsals commence at 19:00 throughout the year.

Become part of it

We offer free loan instruments so you can find out what suits you, and basic tuition to get you started. We welcome beginners of all ages. Participation is free for children attending full-time education.
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The joy of brass

Playing music in a brass band is a fantastic experience. Very many great orchestral and solo performers started their musical careers in brass bands and many periodically return to their original bands just for the fun of it. Find out what it's all about!