Welcome

Welcome

The Beckenham Concert Band is a woodwind, brass and percussion ensemble who perform regularly in the Beckenham and Bromley area of London and further afield. We perform a wide range of music including scores from stage and screen, popular music from a variety of genres, music especially composed for concert band as well as the odd march or two. Many performances are for local charities as well as park and seaside bandstand events. If you would like to hear us, please see our Concerts page for details of all our forthcoming appearances. If you would like to book the band for an event or concert please see our Bookings page for further information

Looking for somewhere to play?

Starting to play again after a break? Looking for a new challenge?

If you are a Woodwind, Brass or Percussion player why not come along and sit in on a few rehearsals with us, we would love to see you.

We rehearse on Tuesday evenings at St Barnabas Church Hall, Perth Road, Beckenham, BR3 6PP at 8pm.

Contact our Membership Secretary for more details at: membership@beckenhamconcertband.com

Concerts coming up

Broadstairs Bandstand: EVENT CANCELLED

Broadstairs Bandstand: A popular visitor resort, Broadstairs is a charming seaside and town for a fun day out. Sadly because of the Covid-19 pandemic Broadstairs and St Peter’s Town Council have been obliged to cancel this event.

Eastbourne Bandstand: EVENT CANCELLED

Eastbourne Bandstand: A performance at the Eastbourne Bandstand.  Come along for an afternoon of music, sea and sun! Sadly because of the Covid-19 pandemic Eastbourne Borough Council have been obliged to cancel this event.

The Band during “Lock Down”

Because of the Covid-19 Pandemic, the band is unable to meet for rehearsals currently. But, we are very happy to hear from players who might like to join when we are able to restart rehearsals.

Contact our Membership Secretary for more details at: membership@beckenhamconcertband.com

Meanwhile, the band members are engaging in an online collaboration recording which you can listen to below.  Also band members have been sharing their Lock Down experiences and their musical backgrounds through the You and Your Instrument questionnaire.  You can see the results by following this link:

We’re on social media…

 

 

The “Dance No. 4” Project

The band have released a recording, created through online collaboration during lock down, of them performing Dance No. 4 from Dvorak’s Slavonic Dances.

The performance is dedicated to the memory of David Mansfield, long serving Tuba Player and Treasurer to the band who was taken from us too early.  He will be very missed.

You can listen to it here:

The Blaze Away Project

The band released a recording in May, created through online collaboration during lock down, of them performing the iconic march Blaze Away by Abe Holzmann.  You can listen to it here:

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