Training with the Corps of Army Music - Exclusive Offer for BYBA members

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Kneller Hall

65 Kneller Road

Twickenham

TW2 7DN

United Kingdom

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BYBA member bands! Sign your members up for a FREE training day with the Corps of Army Music at the historic Kneller Hall!

About this Event

WHAT IS IT?

A day with professional Army musicians to include:

  • A drill session with an Army Drum Major in the forecourt of Kneller Hall
  • A band session with up to eight instructors from the Corps of Army Music
  • A tour of the museum which hosts fascinating exhibits such as bugles that were used at the Battle of Waterloo

Suitable for all styles of band - traditional, showband or drum corps.

WHO IS IT FOR?

Teenagers and younger adults (13-35 years) with some playing and marching experience. You don't need to be able to read music. You don't need to have taken any grades or had any formal music training.

Instructors and band masters are welcome to attend even if not taking part in the training sessions.

WHO ISN'T IT FOR?

Complete novices

Under 13s

Non-marching instruments (e.g. marimbas), dancers/colourguard and non-valved brass (e.g. bugles).

WHAT WILL I NEED TO BRING?

One of the following marching instruments:

  • Brass (unfortunately we are unable to accommodate bugles in the band session)
  • Woodwind
  • Marching percussion (e.g. bell lyre, snare drum, tenor drum(s), bass drum, cymbals)

Lunch

Wet weather gear

THE SMALL PRINT

This offer is only open to bona fide members of BYBA member bands. If you wish to join BYBA in order to take advantage of this offer, please visit www.byba.org.uk/2019-membership/

The lower age limit is strictly 13; please do not book in younger children. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult band leader. Band leaders and other accompanying adults should NOT book a place - places are only for participants.

If you have any questions, please contact events@byba.org.uk or call Barbara Leach on 07810 334056.

Places will be allocated to eligible participants strictly on a first-come-first served basis. Initially a maximum of 10 places have been made available to each band. If there are spare places by mid January then they will be opened up to all.

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Kneller Hall

65 Kneller Road

Twickenham

TW2 7DN

United Kingdom

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