Buckinghamshire County Concert Band

The Buckinghamshire County Concert Band (BCCB) has been created to give our wind, brass and percussion players from across the county a chance to play in a large wind ensemble enabling them to play a wide range of repertoire.

The ensemble is for performers who are grade 3 and above (exams need not to have been taken) and play one of the following instruments - Piccolo, Flute, Oboe, Cor Anglais, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, French Horn, Trumpet, Cornet, Trombone, Bass Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba, Percussion

This band will eventually perform alongside the Buckinghamshire Youth Wind Ensemble, a group for our County’s senior players at the fantastic facilities at Stowe School.

The fee for the Spring/Summer season is £65 for all sessions, with invoice for payment emailed to the parent's contact email address.

17th April 2020 - 11am-4pm - Rehearsal Day Aylesbury Music Centre
24th July 2020 - 11am-4pm - Rehearsal Day Aylesbury Music Centre
25th July 2020 - 4pm - Rehearsal/6pm Concert st Stowe School

This group is a great way to meet like-minded musicians from across the County whilst making high quality music with guidance from our fantastic Buckinghamshire Music Trust team.  We hope you are able to join us - have a look at the information leaflets and register your interest below...

Conudctor - David Batsman

David Batsman

David Batsman is a teacher, brass musician, and conductor based in Buckinghamshire. He is a former student of Amersham Music Centre, where he currently directs the Concert Band and Youth Orchestra and co-directs the Prep Wind Band. More recently, he has also worked with the Bucks County Youth Orchestra (BCYO) as a brass and wind tutor. During the week, David teaches music at Langley Grammar School.

He is actively involved in the local community as a musician and was Assistant Director of Music at Chalfont Wind Band from March 2015 to March 2019. He is also a member of Maidenhead Operatic Society and is currently acting as MD for their upcoming May 2020 production of ‘Oklahoma!’.

David is a graduate of the University of Bristol, where he studied Music from 2010 to 2013, during this time, he developed extensive conducting experience including directing both the University Wind Orchestra and University Brass Band. 

David was delighted to be approached to lead the Bucks Country Concert Band (BCCB). He is thoroughly looking forward to working with the students on this exciting project!

Apply to join BCCB here...

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