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The Barnsley Town Concert Band is the senior wind band that work in partnership with Barnsley Music Services. They rehearse every Monday night, 6.15pm - 8.15pm and perform concerts as much as possible.
The band consists of both school pupils and adults.
New brass, woodwind, and percussion members are always welcome as long as they are Grade 3 standard or above, and are committed to attend concerts and rehearsals on a regular basis.
Barnsley Intermediate Band
As children progress they are given the opportunity to join the Intermediate Band to develop their musical interests and knowledge. Rehearsal times are 4.45pm - 5.45pm on a Tuesday evening. The music performed is similar to that of the Junior Bands but a little more technical.
Most members of this band have progressed through the Junior Bands which allows them to maintain the friendships they may already have established.
Barnsley Junior Band
Penistone Junior Band
Barnsley Junior Band has existed for over 20 years and rehearse weekly at music centre on Wednesdays 4.45pm – 5.45pm.
Penistone Junior Band is some what younger and was formed in 2008.The band rehearse weekly at Penistone St. John's Primary School on Tuesdays 3.45pm – 4.45pm..
Both bands are aimed at pupils of a beginner standard and performs a mixture of music from well-known junior band books and original compositions.
These bands often provide the first opportunity for pupils to perform in public. An experience they always enjoy and rarely forget...