Learning to play

The Ipswich Hospital Band periodically start a new Beginners Group.

For further information email training@ipswichhospitalband.org.uk

About the Beginners Group sessions

Beginners sessions are held at St Peter’s by the Waterfront, College Street, Ipswich, IP1 1XF each Monday from 6 to 7pm. Regular attendance is essential and a certain amount of home practice is required.

Who can join?

Applications are welcomed from all members of the community, including children.

How much does it cost?

Tuition is given free of charge, although there is an annual membership fee payable. There is an additional charge if you wish to take internal practical examinations.

Instrument availability

The instrumentation of the band is as follows: flutes, oboes, clarinets, saxophones, bassoons, cornets and trumpets, french horns, trombones, euphoniums, tubas and percussion.

We can offer tuition in most of these instruments and there are a number of band instruments available on loan for a nominal fee.