About the band

Wrentham Band is a friendly and progressive brass band that welcomes new players. We are a non-contesting band of 3-4th section standard (Class A locally) with a diary of diverse engagements at various venues in the Suffolk and Norfolk area. Our concerts are interesting and challenging and are enjoyed by our audiences and members.

Instruments are usually available on loan and there are no subscriptions to pay.

The Band was formed in 1919 and to date has had thirteen different conductors, including some well-known names:

< 1969 W. Chatfield
Bill Chatfield
D. Cone
1969 - 1970 F. Cockcroft
1972 R. Eglington
1974 T. E. Samways
1975 N. Wright
1977/8 - 1980 M. Zipfel
1980 T. Gomersall
1982 D. Cone
1983
1992
P. Harrold
M. Zipfel
1997 R. Pearcey
2007 Cliff Maddox
2008 Chris Robinson
2009 - 2013 Ian Bauers
2013- P.Harrold
   
   
   

For more information on the Band's current Musical Director, please click here.
 

The Band are always pleased to see visitors in the Band Room. If you would like to see the Band in action or come along for a blow, the Band Room can be found at:

Monday Evening, 7.30PM
Kessingland Working Mens Club
Kessingland, Suffolk

 

 

 

 

Bookings and membership enquiries

bookings@wrenthamband.org

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Sites of Interest

The Oggenhausen band

MyArea for the NR34 area

Blythweb for the Southwold area

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The Brass Band Portal

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Current Player Vacancies

Eb Soprano

Players of all abilities welcome. We look forward to seeing you at rehearsals - monday's at 7.30pm, Kessingland Working Mens Club, Kessingland,Suffolk.

Media and selected clips


Our latest CD "Wrentham Band Live" at Framlingham is now available.
Listen to a sample track.

Please Note:Clicking Play buttons uses Yahoo Player. Clicking the link opens new window to play the file which may take some time to load.

To further promote the sound of brass the following links are made to material that is freely available on the world wide web.No copyright infringement is intended.

"Russlan and Ludmilla" - Cory Band

"Journey into Freedom" - Black Dyke

"Pavane" - Grimethorpe

"Abide with me" - Grimethorpe

"Act 3, Lohengrin" - Black Dyke

"Flowerdale" - Soprano Solo

"The pines of Rome"- Andre Rieu

Widor's Toccata - Black Dyke

"Nearer My God To Thee"

..not to mention the percussionists!