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City of Norwich School

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Rehearsal day & time

Mondays, 7.25 – 8.45pm

Playing level

Grade 6-8+*
This ensemble is for advanced woodwind, brass and percussion players.

* Grade 7 for Flutes

Conductor & coaching staff

David Stowell (conductor)
Robert Dockray

Quotes or recent highlights

The Symphonic Wind Band was started over 35 years ago. Throughout that time a vast number of pupils from Norfolk schools have had the opportunity to develop their musical ability and collective music making with the ensemble.

The ensemble has achieved Outstanding at the Norfolk County Music Festival 5 years in a row! The band also reached the Music For Youth National Festival in Birmingham, July 2017 and the Music For Youth Proms at Royal Albert Hall, November 2017 & 2019. The ensemble also has the opportunity to go on tour each summer.

Listen to the BBC Radio Norfolk feature on the ensemble, broadcast on 18th May 2017.

How to join

New players welcome throughout the year however places are auditioned. Advanced saxophones especially welcome.


Contact music.service@norfolk.gov.uk, 01603 303351

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