ABOUT WESTERLY SHOWBAND

THE BAND'S AIMS

Our aims are to enable music enthusiasts to meet in a congenial atmosphere where they can explore, rehearse and play music, and to provide audiences with music they can both enjoy and relate to. MORE

THE MUSIC WE PLAY

The music we play offers challenges, music experience and playing pleasure to the players while at the same time answers the description " Timeless and much loved by audiences". The repertoire is a varied as we dare make it!MORE

OUR MEMBERS

The Band Members could fairly be described as enthusiastic and suitably skilful. They are of a wide age-range and are from varied backgrounds. What they have in common is their love of music-making. Newcomers will find them welcoming and helpful. MORE

You are reading this page so you must be considering joining us! To help you I have done my best to set out all the information you might require.

However, the only way to find out really what you need to know is to visit us at rehearsal. That way you can determine for yourself: what the band sounds like, how efficient are the players, what the conductor is like, what the rehearsals are like and - most important - are the interval biscuits as good as they say!

When you have read as much as you want don't just leave it until later, get in touch and arrange a visit! While you are at it you can ask any questions you might have and seek advice too.

Let's hear from you!

Chris

THE CONDUCTOR ACTIVITIES TO APPLY
Band Members - MADDY AND LOUISE
MADDY AND LOUISE

NOT PLAYED FOR A FEW YEARS!

Don't worry, we can offer you specialised help. Several of our leading players have returned to playing after a lengthy gap and so are proof that it can be done! READ MORE

EX-SERVICE MUSICIANS

We could use your experience! Why not give us a try? "Civvy" bands are a lot more fun - and there's no marching!

THINKING OF CHANGING STYLES?

If you are in an orchestra, a brass band or a swing/pop band etc. you might just find a wind band interesting and fun. Read our special page for details.

DO YOU WANT TO PLAY SWING?

We can offer opportunities and specialised help. In particular we can help people who have never played in this exciting style of music. You might even get to play in a "band within a band". READ MORE

THE TRAINING BAND

For players of middle ability and less experience we provide a training band. This group offers expert tuition as well as the chance to play in a band. It boasts a supportive ambience in which members are comfortable and able to progress.

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