Adult Beginner Courses

Adult Beginners Brass Course

Egham Band is providing an exciting opportunity to explore the world of brass banding. This 8-week course for adults is suitable for those with no prior musical experience or those who would like to return to music.

The course will allow you to discover a new hobby, learn to play an instrument and read music notation. At the end of the course, participants will be invited to join the first Egham Community Band.


Course Information

8 sessions*

1. Sunday 8th September

5. Sunday 6th October

2. Sunday 15th September 

6. Sunday 13th October

3. Sunday 22nd September 

7. Sunday 20th October

4. Sunday 29th September 

8. Sunday 27th October

*This course will only run if there is enough interest; confirmation will be provided on Monday, 12th August.

Time: Sundays 4-5pm

Location: The course will take place in The Egham Band Hall, Wasp Farm Car Park, Station Road, Egham, TW20 9LF.

The sessions will be run by Hannah Griffin, an experienced brass tutor and Music Education Lead of the Egham Band, supported by Laura Kee, a graduate of Royal Holloway University, and members of the Egham Band. All tutors are DBS checked, please look at our Safeguarding Policy for more information.

Course fee: £40 (full payment to be made before the first session on Sunday 8th September).

We are passionate about ensuring that those who are keen to explore brass banding are not prevented by financial barriers. Please do not hesitate to contact the Egham Band Committee should you require further information.

Sign-up: Sign up form can be found here (Please sign up by Sunday 11th August).

Instruments available include cornet, tenor horn, baritone, trombone, and bass (tuba).

Instrument hire: £18/month starting September.

If you would like to hire an instrument, please indicate this on the Sign-Up form.

If you would like to purchase your own instrument, please let us know on the sign-up form so we can advise you of a suitable instrument to learn on.


Tenor Horn


Is This Course Right for Me?

Our beginner course includes how to play an instrument, keep it in working order and an introduction to reading music.
Please consider the physical challenges of lifting, holding and transportation of the instrument.

I have a few more questions

Please contact the course leader, Hannah Griffin by email here.

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