This is a windband made up of students with the age range 10 to 18 years. Players are Grade 3 plus standard with many attaining Grade 8.
The instrumental make up of the group, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxes, horn, trumpets, trombones, euphonium, tuba and percussion means that we can play a great variety of music in many different styles.
The band is conducted by David Milner, assisted by Tony Wilson and Angela MacDonald. We also have some parents playing with the band so if you want to dust off that old clarinet come along and have a try, you will be made most welcome.
Rehearsals are very relaxed, enjoyment of making music together is our main aim. We play a number of concerts throughout the year at various locations in the area.
Rehearsal time: every Tuesday evening, 4.30pm – 6.30pm during term time.
Venue: Dryden Centre, Gateshead.
If you are interested in joining the band or would just like to give it a try please contact Gateshead Music Service admin office on 0191 4338685.