Norfolk Music Hub are offering a fantastic opportunity for young people across Norfolk to rehearse and play with the British Army Band Colchester on the 3rd October 2021 in Holt.

We are delighted to welcome the British Army Band Colchester to Holt and offer any student in Norfolk working at grade 5 standard and above on a woodwind, brass or percussion instrument the opportunity to join us for a play day.

Date: Sunday 3rd October 2021

Venue: Gresham’s School, Cromer Road, Holt NR25 6EA

Cost: Free of charge to young people residing in Norfolk

Timings and schedule:

  • 10.30am arrive
  • 10:30 – 12:30 Initial rehearsals- Full band
  • 12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
  • 13:30 – 14:30 Sectional Rehearsals
  • 14:30 – 15:30 Final rehearsal – Full Band
  • 15:45 – 16:30 Careers Brief and 15 -20 minute performance to parents ( if no restrictions on numbers are in place)
  • 16:30 – Pick up

Further information

Norfolk Music Staff and Colchester Army Band will work with you on new material and celebrate playing live together again. This is an amazing opportunity to play alongside professionals.

Closing Date for Registration: Wednesday 15th September at 12pm.

Due to possible restrictions on numbers still being in place we will offer this opportunity in order of sign up with a reserve list being implemented if necessary.

Media statement for this event:

Rehearse and Play with the British Army Band Colchester – 3rd October 2021 Media Statement (.pdf)


Registration closed

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