CENTRE OPENING TIMES

Colwell Arts Centre is currently closed due to National Lockdown restrictions due to COVID19. Please contact us at glosmusic@gloucestershire.gov.uk for further information.

Whilst we are unable to provide you with our normal music lessons, music centres, county music groups and events due to Government restrictions we are putting our efforts into providing you with some educational, fun, inspiring links to enable you to keep your music making going! Click here for more information.

 

NEW ONLINE ENSEMBLE SESSIONS

Please note that all face-to-face rehearsals and concerts have been cancelled until further notice, keeping in line with the Government’s direction on COVID-19. However, we are delighted to announce the launch of our online ensemble sessions, open to anyone in Gloucestershire. Please click here for more details.

About Gloucestershire Symphonic Wind Band

Gloucestershire Symphonic Wind Orchestra is aimed at advanced wind, brass and percussion players.  it provides an opportunity to tackle advanced repertoire and perform at a high level.

The orchestra has a well stocked library and plays a wide variety of music, including original 20th century wind band scores through to arrangements of popular and classical music.   

The orchestra gives four or five public performances a year in concert halls, churches and outdoor venues. Auditions are required.  These are achieved within two full rehearsals to ensure members rehearse and perform to a required level.  As a guide, a minimum Associated Board Grade 7 equivalent, or above, is required.

Rehearsals take place at Colwell Arts Centre, 7pm-9pm on Monday evenings, term time only. Please see the calendar for further rehearsal information.

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