Our Training Band is primarily a feeder band for the main Brixham Town Band. As such it welcomes anyone interested in learning an instrument, particularly those still at school and those that can read music. All ages and abilities are welcomed. The Band has always considered that the recruiting and training of new players is one of the most important things we can do. To this end we run a training band on Thursdays 6.30 – 7.30pm at Brixham Community College when the young people who play in the main band along with learners of any age can meet and play less complicated pieces of music together.
David Phillips (our Deputy MD) leads the group with the help of one or two of our more established players [Contact Dave Phillips if interested on 01803 853539]. Beginners are given a 30 minute lesson whilst the other more able players rehearse our music. It gives our beginners and learners a chance to play some simpler training pieces together in a group. We happily welcome complete beginners to pop along for a no-commitment “taster session”.
The relaxed atmosphere allows complete beginners to join in and improve rapidly. The band occasionally performs in public, either on their own or in conjunction with the main band.
We will always welcome new members and are able to offer free tuition and in most cases a free use of an instrument and music. If you are interested in learning please contact us via comment section on our Contact or Guestbook Pages, send us an email, give Dave Phillips a ring on 01803 853539 or pop in and see us at a training session sometime.