Bournemouth Youth Marching Band

Amici Per Musicam - Friends Through Music

The Academy is our own programme for new members of the Band.

It comprises of 4 sections:

1. Welcome and Induction

2. Understanding Music - an introduction to reading music and music theory - using 

small glockenspiels for practical exercises

3. Playing an Instrument - starting on cornets / trumpets. clarinets or bell lyres. (Drums

currently have a waiting list)

4. Band Drill - marching and display skills

Leading to:

Playing an instrument in the main band.

Participation in the Band's Youth Awards programme.