Norfolk Schools’ Training Wind Band
St Francis of Assisi Primary School, Norwich
Rehearsal day & time
Mondays, 4.30 – 5.30pm
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 email@example.com, 01603 303345