Calling all aspiring brass players and percussionists!

Saturday 1 July 2017, Perins Community School

Jul 1 2017

Brass players and percussionists

The Hampshire County Youth Bands are seeking new members to boost their ranks for September 2017. Brass and percussion players are warmly invited to come along to a rehearsal to get a feel for what we are about. With this in mind we are opening up two of our rehearsals at which guest musicians are invited to sit in and rehearse with the band of your choice. We are particularly keen to hear from students who play the following instruments (We will happily accommodate brass music readers of bass or treble clef):

  • Cornet
  • Trumpet
  • Flugel Horn
  • E flat Tenor Horn
  • Baritone
  • Euphonium
  • Tenor Trombone
  • Bass Trombone
  • Tuba
  • Percussionists (drum kit and tuned percussion)

Open rehearsal times (Saturday 24 June and 1 July only):

  • Hampshire County Junior Band – Stage / Grade 3 +
    (Rehearsal 10am – 12 noon)
  • Hampshire County Training Band – Stage / Grade 5 +
    (Rehearsal 10am – 12 noon)
  • Hampshire County Youth Band – Stage / Grade 7 +
    (Rehearsal 10am – 12.15pm)

Parents are welcome to stay on site while rehearsals are in progress. A coffee shop facility is also available.

If you would like to come along and join us for one of our two open rehearsal dates, please contact providing the following :
Student name, age, instrument, standard, contact information.

For more information about the Hampshire County Youth Bands please visit