Bournemouth Youth Marching Band

Amici Per Musicam - Friends Through Music


The Bournemouth Youth Marching Band is a traditional style youth band based close to the boundary between Bournemouth and Poole in Dorset.

The Bandmaster is Andrew Kinch and the Asst Bandmasters are Jenny Gerrard, Blake Harmer, Jane Kinch and Michael Baker.  Together they have well over 150 years experience of music and youth bands.

As a wind band we have the full range of brass and woodwind instruments. The 'Corps of Drums' comprises of drums and percussion with the snare drummers also playing bugles.

The Band holds regular concerts and also performs in musical displays, carnivals, parades and ceremonial events.

BYMB meet on Wednesday evenings from 6:30pm till 8.45pm at Howe Croft Community Centre in Turnbull Lane which is off Holloway Ave.

As a Band we are passionate about our members making music and furthering their musical ability. Our members develop and practice their musical skills in a fun and supportive environment.

We play a wide variety of music from different genres including modern pop, film and show music, traditional marches and the classics. Our repertoire is regularly updated for the various events.

We are a registered charity.

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