St Francis of Assisi Primary School

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Rehearsal day & time

Mondays, 7.30 – 9pm

Click here for Ensemble Rehearsal Dates 2018-19

Playing level

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

Conductor & coaching staff

David Stowell (conductor)
Colin Brady, Robert Dockray & Geraldine Evans


This is a dynamic group of young musicians, playing advanced wind band repertoire.

Current players – click here to access your resources page.

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 4 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 – Read more here.

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

Upcoming concerts

24 April / 29 April / 1 May: CASMA
13 July: 12 Towers Festival, Aylsham
13 November: Music for Youth Proms, Royal Albert Hall

How to join

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

Register online

Contact, 01603 307710

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