Bournemouth and District Concert Band
Hello, we're the Bournemouth and District Concert Band

We’re a community concert band and perform across Dorset including Bournemouth, Poole, Christchurch, Wimborne and Ferndown. We’re one of the area’s largest concert bands with more than 60 musicians of all ages, playing wind band instruments of all shapes and sizes.

We’re looking for a bassoonist, percussion and brass players:

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Band composer conducting at concert

Upcoming concerts

We’re playing in the bandstand in Bournemouth gardens on 30 June and 7 July. Come and listen – there’ll be music for everyone.

Concerts >

Band on Highcliffe Castle steps

About BDCB

We rehearse every Thursday from 7:30-9:30pm at Queen’s Park Infant Academy. We play everything from Abba to Orpheus in the Underworld.

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Clarinets in Bournemouth Gardens

Join us

We’re always happy to see new faces. Join us if you’re 14 years +. Ideally you’ll be around Grade 5+ standard and have some band experience.

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๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽต๐ŸŽถ Come and join us! Weโ€™re looking for new players, particularly those who play bassoon or brass. If you are interested please get in touch via FB or our website. ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽต๐ŸŽถ Please share to help us spread the word! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ ... See moreSee less

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๐ŸŽถ Come and listen to free live music from us - the Bournemouth and District Concert Band.
Pink Panther meets The Wizard of Oz; The Greatest Showman will make an appearance and Shostakovich will get us all swaying to a waltz. There's something for everyone!
Bring a picnic, your singing voice and dancing feet as we play lots of tunes while you relax in Bournemouth gardens. ๐ŸŽถ
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Saxophones, do you think you could do this too?! ๐ŸŽท๐Ÿฎ Credit: @erinmhermann @coachrickh dad started teaching himself saxophone 7 months ago by watching YouTube videos. Him and my mom decided to take the backroads out to the local cows so he c... ... See moreSee less

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