Loughborough based, we are three friendly community wind bands welcoming players of all ages and abilities.

Maybe you have started or resumed playing a wind instrument recently.  We have three bands, one of which is sure to be just what you are looking for. Why not contact us using the button at the bottom of the page and find out all you need

Charnwood Symphonic Wind Orchestra

“Music Through the Decades” Concert

June 2024

Popular classics from the last 8 decades were squeezed into 90 entertaining minutes by the orchestra, with the enthusiastic audience adding their voices to the well-known lyrics.

The top photo shows our conductor Andrea Allen enjoying her interpretation of “New York, New York”.

If you would like to have fun and enjoyment playing interesting music regularly, click on your choice of bands below, there’s sure to be one to match your abilities

Charnwood Symphonic Wind Orchestra (CSWO)

The CSWO performs for concerts, private engagements and special events.

Charnwood Concert Band (CCB)

The CCB performs mainly for bandstands, fetes and occasional concerts with the training band.

Charnwood Training Band

The Training Band, under the musical direction of  Penny Tolley and Sarah Brown is a safe haven for inexperienced players to find their feet musically.

“No Strings Attached”

A smaller group of players from the Symphonic Wind Orchestra will perform at private engagements on request.


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