The St Albans City Band Brass in the Park event – our three Bands play together for the first time!

What a carnival of Brass Band music we had at the weekend! A big crowd in Clarence Park loved our Brass in the Park Clarence Park concert, the first time all three of our bands have played in public together. The Adult Training Band opened the show with some superbly performed numbers, followed by our …

Our Youth Band wow the crowds at Primary School fete

Big shout out to our Youth Band who absolutely nailed their performance at Birchwood Avenue Primary School today! A few clips for you to enjoy below. View this post on Instagram A post shared by St Albans City Band (@stalbansbrass) View this post on Instagram A post shared by St Albans City Band (@stalbansbrass) View …

Our free adult complete beginner course with Beth is packed out!

We were so delighted that nine adult players attended week one of Beth’s free absolute beginners brass course this week, with more to come next week! It’s an absolute joy to see. Our Adult Training Band, under the leadership of Beth, is open to all aspiring adult musicians, regardless of ability or prior experience. Complete beginners …

Three bands entertain the crowd in our 2024 Spring Brass Concert!

What a huge success our Spring Concert was! We were delighted to be able to feature three brass bands, with St Albans City Band’s Community Band joined by our Adult Training Band and Welwyn Garden City Band for an evening of great music following a “Song and Dance” theme. There are a few clips and …

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Announcing Nicholas Garman as our new Musical Director

We are thrilled to confirm that, after a successful period as Interim Musical Director, Nicholas Garman will be joining us from the 1st of May 2024 as our Musical Director. Nicholas has a deep connection with St Albans City Band having played cornet with us and conducted us many times over several decades. He has also …

Our Adult Training Band get ready for the Spring Concert

Our Adult Training Band have been playing hard and having fun in preparation for our 27th April Spring concert. Please show your appreciation in particular to baritone player, Patrick, who will be the recently established band’s first ever soloist, playing ‘A Whole New World’ from Aladdin! If you would like to join in the fun, …

Our youth band have been sounding awesome this term

Our Youth band goes from strength to strength, under the leadership of Simon and Deirdre, and have been making some great music this term. All details on how to join and to sign up are here: St Albans City Youth Band – St Albans City Band (stalbansband.co.uk)

Our Training Band leader Beth features on CBeebies!

Our very own Adult Training Band leader Beth featured on CBeebies Musical Storyland with the BBC Philharmonic, playing the trombone! ALWAYS WANTED TO PLAY A BRASS INSTRUMENT? Learn from an inspiring TV-famous brass player for free for a term, including the loan of an instrument if you need one. There is no catch! Sign up …