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4 tone and intonation exercises to practise while you #StayAtHome

4 tone and intonation exercises to practise while you #StayAtHome

6th April 2020

Looking for new ways to keep up your music practise while you’re staying at home during the Coronavirus outbreak? Look...

100+ musicians rehearse for massed bands concert in March

100+ musicians rehearse for massed bands concert in March

5th March 2020

On Saturday 29 February, more than 100 local musicians got up bright and early to rehearse for our Massed Bands Celebration...

£1,245.11 raised for Parkinson’s UK over Christmas

£1,245.11 raised for Parkinson’s UK over Christmas

14th January 2020

Thanks to generous donators around Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch over the Christmas period, we raised £1,245.11 for Parkinson’s UK.  Saxophonist,...

Band performing at Highcliffe Castle

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas concert at Highcliffe Castle

15th December 2019

Our Christmas concert at Highcliffe Castle on 4 December was full of festivities. There were Christmas tunes, readings and carols,...

Audience listening to band play at autumn concert

Autumn concert at St Thomas’ Church was a hit

2nd November 2019

Following on from our Sunday workshop, Bournemouth and District Concert Band were ready for our autumn concert at St Thomas’...

Our brass and percussion section at band rehearsal in school hall

Sunday afternoon band rehearsal for our Autumn concert

8th October 2019

We all came together for a band rehearsal on Sunday 29 September to practise for our upcoming Autumn concert. One...

Exclusive interview with band conductor Simon Nicholls

Exclusive interview with band conductor Simon Nicholls

9th August 2019

Simon Nicholls joined the Bournemouth and District Concert Band (BDCB) in September 2018. Nearly one year on, he looks back...

Sizzling Bournemouth bandstand concerts were a hit

Sizzling Bournemouth bandstand concerts were a hit

30th July 2019

Lizzie and Tracey who play alto saxophone, take us back to our hot, sunny concerts in Bournemouth bandstand… On Sunday...

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