A Banding Together weekend provides advanced and fluent English concertina players with the opportunity to join with others of similar proficiency to play as a big concertina band. The music is varied and intended to challenge but help with preparation is provided. The result is an electrifying big band sound.
Who’s it For?
The course is open to advanced concertina players of the English system. Players must be fluent and confident on their instrument and read notation accurately. Preparation is essential. Music, together with audio files and practice guidance, is provided in advance. It is open to any member ofthe public who meets these criterial, you don’t need to be a member of J25!
About the Team
The course is organised by J25. Music for Banding Together is sourced and arranged by J25 director Claire Wren and led by a different guest conductor each year.