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.