Collingham Band performing at Wetherby Golf Club
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OPPORTUNITIES

FOR WIND & BRASS PLAYERS

for

Grade 4+ players

Collingham Band
Wind band in Collingham village between Wetherby and Leeds

Collingham Band is a friendly community wind band of woodwind and brass players. Our members are from all points on the age range spectrum from school students to retired adults.

Collingham Band performs at local events in the Wetherby area throughout the year, raising money for charities. Some of these events include the Great Yorkshire Show in Harrogate, Collingham Gala and in 2014 the Grand Départ of the Tour de France at Harewood House, Leeds.

Collingham Band performing in Wetherby

Each Christmas, Collingham Band performs festive music outside Morrisons in the Horsefair Centre at Wetherby.

 

Donations to the charities supported by Collingham Band total several hundred pounds each year.  Some of the recent charities which have benefited include British Red Cross, CRUK (Cancer Research UK) and WiSE (Wetherby in Support of the Elderly).

Hiring Collingham Band

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Joining Collingham Band

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In July 2016, the combined players of Collingham Band and Collingham Training Band took part in the Commemoration of the Battle of the Somme, which was held in woodland by the banks of the River Wharfe in Collingham.  

Collingham Band playing at Wetherby Golf Club's St George's Day Dinner, 2019

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See Collingham Band's lockdown Easter video - music recorded individually and assembled digitally, then compiled into this inspiring springtime video  

For all Collingham Band's lockdown videos, go to Collingham Band's YouTube channel

Collingham Band Easter 2021 video

The rehearsal venue for Collingham Band is within easy reach of players in the Wetherby and north Leeds area. We welcome new members and if you play a woodwind or brass instrument, please do contact us to ask about vacancies - more details are at Join Collingham Band.

The founder and leader of Collingham Band is brass and woodwind teacher Diana Lee. Organisations which are interested in hiring Collingham Band for a concert or other event will find initial information on the Hire the Band page and are invited to discuss their proposition with Diana.