An ensemble of the finest musicians offering class, quality and versatility

Education Programmes

SBOL can provide a wide range of ensembles to work with your students and teachers. This includes: Trumpet /Trombone Duo, Brass Quintet, Brass Dectet, Inspire Wind Ensemble and Big Band. You see more details on our programmes below. The key to a successful programme is flexibility and understanding of your context. If you are interested in any of these programmes, please contact Ian Rowe (Director of Education) for further information. [email protected]

• Inspire – Concert Performance

You can simply book one of our ensembles to do an educational concert – this could be either an assembly style performance or a traditional evening concert performance.

• Inspire – Side by Side

We would work on repertoire that is set by you or indeed we could offer appropriate arrangements and rehearse with your ensemble with a side-by-side performance, a truly inspiring way to raise standards in any ensemble.

• Inspire – Workshops

Working on repertoire, technique and performance practice with advanced students. Aimed at Grade 6+ students who wish to really raise their level. Detailed coaching given by music college standard tutors.

• The Band Time Method

This is aimed at absolute beginners in Wind, Brass and Percussion. The Band Time Method closely follows the “American Band Method” working on core instrument technique and basic notation supported by small group lessons and most importantly, large ensemble sessions. Creation of the Band. Training will be given to your instrumental teachers with support materials provided.

• Bespoke CPD for Teachers

Whatever your instrumental coaching needs, we aim to support high quality instrumental teaching as well as the set – up and musical direction of bands, from beginner to advanced ensembles.

Contact us

For further details or to arrange a planning session

Email [email protected]
Phone +44 7380 521187

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