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Norfolk Schools’ Training Wind Band


St Francis of Assisi Primary School, Norwich

Rehearsal day & time

Mondays, 4.30 – 5.30pm

Click here for Ensemble Rehearsal Dates 2017-18

Playing level

Grade 0-3
This ensemble is for learner grades of woodwind, brass and percussion.

Conductor & coaching staff

Geraldine Evans (conductor)
Martin Eaton, Andrew Gibson, Tim Corfield


Pop arrangements to traditional wind band music

Quotes or recent highlights

Highlights include collaborating with other wind bands and seeing more experienced players perform.

The ensemble was awarded Commended Plus at the Norfolk County Music Festival in 2016.

“The best thing about the ensemble is making friends!” – Sophie, clarinet

My part is just right – not just a backing part or difficult main part” – Sophie, saxophone

“If they come along and play together they can be the best they can be regardless of starting point” Geraldine Evans (conductor)

Watch the band perform Bernstein’s Mambo as part of the Massed Bands Extravaganza (11th June 2017):

How to join

New players welcome throughout the year. Low brass especially welcome.
Contact, 01603 303345

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