Band History:

Barnsley Concert Band, Barnsleyís premier woodwind, brass and percussion ensemble, has been entertaining audiences of all ages for over 40 years at numerous concerts locally, nationwide and across Europe.

The bandís repertoire covers all major genres of music; Pop, Rock, Film, Theatre, Jazz, Marches, Light Classical and even Folk. The combination of instrument types within the group creates an exciting musical palette and delivers a vibrant listening experience.

As an experienced ensemble the band is always focused on delivering a high standard of concert performance and ensuring its members enjoy making good music for its audiences. Off stage the groupís strong team spirit and family atmosphere, developed over many years, continues to be nurtured by regular social events and activities.

Band members range in age from 13 to nearly 80. Some are still studying music at school or college and a few are professional musicians; however the majority are highly capable, enthusiastic amateurs who welcome this opportunity to have fun refining their playing skills in their spare time.


Rehearsals take place on a Thursday evening from 7.30pm - 9.30pm at:

Monk Bretton Methodist Church
High Street
Monk Bretton
S71 2EL

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Website design copyright © 2009 Blake Hemingway                                      The Barnsley Concert Band is based in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, UK