This category is for concert bands, symphonic wind bands and larger wind ensembles in Europe. A concert band typically consists of a mixture of woodwind, brass and percussion instruments, with possibly the addition of a string bass. A symphonic wind band, symphonic winds, wind symphony or wind band generally consists of similar instrumentation to a concert band, but with normally only one player per part. A wind ensemble is any group composed of only wind instruments, with usually one player per part and possibly percussion and/or keyboard instruments.

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Abington Wind Band
Northampton, UK: Rehearsal, concerts and repertoire details. Contact and subscription information.
AD Concert Band
Solihull, UK: Includes history, current concerts and social events.
Adamson Military Band
Dunkinfield, UK: Events diary and recordings information. History of the band, news and picture gallery.
Adur Concert Band
West Sussex, UK: Forthcoming events, bookings and membership information. Press archives and photo gallery.
Ardee Concert Band
Co. Louth, Ireland: Includes photos, history, and latest news.
Ashby Concert Band
Ashby de la Zouche, UK: Details of the band and its activities, engagements, events, history and contacts.
Aylesbury Concert Band
Bucks, UK: Future engagements, newsletter, a history of the band and rehearsal details. Biography of the musical director.
Bacchus Wind Orchestra
Tonbridge, UK: Membership and rehearsal details, events, soundclips and player vacancies.
Bagshot Concert Band
Surrey, UK: Engagements, history, conductor and player pen pictures, contact details and vacancies.
Band of the Hampshire Constabulary
Southampton, UK: Concert dates, CD details and soundclips, contact information and guestbook. A History of the band, press and photo archives.
Band of the Surrey Yeomanry
Reigate, UK: Concert diary, photo gallery and information about the band. MP3 soundclips.
Banda La Guineu
Barcelona, Spain: History, members, concerts and photos. [English and Spanish]
Barnes Concert Band
London, UK: Events, repertoire and vacancies lists. Photo gallery and booking information.
Barnsley Co-operative Concert Band
South Yorkshire, UK: Rehearsal, concert dates and booking information.
Basingstoke Concert Band
Hampshire, UK: Engagements, vacancies and members list. Photo galleries and contact details.
Beckenham Concert Band
Kent, UK: Schedule, history, and links. Repertoire list and some brief biographies of composers/arrangers for concert band.
Beland Band Club
Zejtun, Malta: News, band history, online CD store, events and photo gallery.
Belvedere Concert Band
Bexley, UK: Description, conductor biography, information about charities supported, information for prospective members.
Bicester Concert Band
Oxfordshire, UK: Site features information about the band, player and repertoire lists, photographs and concert details.
Birmingham Symphonic Winds
Midlands, UK: Band, director, player, and soloist information, concert listings.
Bisham Concert Band
Buckinghamshire, UK; Information about the band and its activities, diary and contact details.
Blackwell Concert Band
Worcestershire, UK: Concerts, contact information and rehearsal details. Player profiles and booking information.
Blarney Brass and Reed Band
Cork, Ireland: Photo gallery, concert, repertoire and contact details.
Bognor Regis Concert Band
West Sussex, UK: Concert diary and events, history and contact details. Rehearsal dates and information for prospective members.
Boherbuoy Brass and Reed Band
Limeric, Ireland: Information about the band and its history, photo gallery. Details of the junior band and booking information.
Bournemouth and District Concert Band
Dorset, UK: Rehearsal and concert details, information for new members and photo gallery.
Brecon Town Concert Band
Powys, UK: Concert listings, members list and a biography of the musical director. Photo gallery, music samples and contact details.
Bristol Concert Wind Band
Bristol, UK: Concerts diary, membership information for main and training bands. Rehearsal information, vacancies and repertoire list.
Bromley Concert Band
Kent, UK: Describes the band, concert and rehearsal schedule, and membership information. Includes a photo gallery and band history.
Brussels Concertband
Haren, Belgium: Features information about the band, sound clips and concert dates.
Buckrose Concert Band
East Yorkshire, UK: Presents information about the band including rehearsal and concert details, news and video gallery.
Burnham Concert Band
Berks, UK: Events, membership and contact information.
Bury St. Edmunds Concert Band
Suffolk, UK: Features: History, news, photographs, mailing list, engagements, contact details, booking details, repertoire.
Cadbury Wind Band
North Somerset, UK: Description, concert details and contact information.
Capital Concert Band
Leith, UK: Band information, rehearsal details, forthcoming concerts and vacancies.
Celebration Reed and Brass Band
Evesham, UK: Information on band members and vacancies, history, picture gallery, and concert dates.
Central Band of The Royal British Legion
London, UK: Information about the band, news and a biography of the Director of music. History, engagements and membership information. Details of CD recordings and band contact details.
Chalfont Wind Band
Buckinghamshire, UK: Concerts, history, entry requirements and contact information.
Challney Concert Band
Luton, UK: Concerts, repertoire, contact details and picture gallery.
Charnwood Concert Bands
Loughborough, UK: Rehearsal schedules, events diary and photo gallery. Details of instrument loan scheme, press cuttings and contact information.
Chiltern Concert Band
High Wycombe, UK: Features information about the band, rehearsal details, concert dates, repertoire and contact information.
Christchurch Royal British Legion Band
Dorset, UK: Events listing, news, photo galleries and information about the band and its activities.
City of Swansea Concert Band
UK: Events calendar, members lists and photos, music library catalogue. Rehearsal details and sound clips.
Cleveland Concert Band
Middlesbrough, UK. Concert details, biographies of members and news pages.
Crawley Millennium Concert Band
West Sussex, UK: Engagements, members list, musical director biography and photo gallery.
Crumpsall Concert Band
Manchester, UK: Describes the band and includes concert schedule and photo gallery.
Danish Concert Band
Bronshoj, Denmark: Concerts, recordings, and photos. Archives of news items, tours undertaken and press reviews.[English, Danish, French and German]
Derby Concert Band
Derby, UK: Concert dates, membership information and history. Conductor biography and contact details.
Derwent Valley Wind Band
Duffield, UK: History, news, forthcoming events and contact.
Devizes Town Band
Wiltshire, UK: Events, rehearsals, contacts and historical information. Gallery, concert programmes and band roster.
Doncaster Concert Band
Doncaster, UK: Concert listings, photo galleries, vacancies and contacts.
Drietomanka Brass Band
Drietoma, Slovak Republic: Performance schedule, photo gallery, discography (including sound clips), history and members information.[German, English and Slovak]
Dublin Concert Band
Dublin, Ireland: History, members list, events and biographies of musical directors. Details of recordings, photo gallery and forum.
Dunstable Town Band
Beds.,UK: Concert, rehearsal and membership information. Photo gallery and contact details.
East Sussex Concert Band
Chailey, UK: Concerts, repertoire and membership information. Photo gallery, conductor biography and sound clips. Also includes a brief history of the band.
Edinburgh Concert Band
UK: Concert and rehearsal diary, sound clips and photo gallery.
Essex Concert Band
Rowhedge, UK: Performance, rehearsal and membership information, band history, photo gallery and contact details.
Essex Yeomanry Band
Chelmsford, UK: History, photo galleries, details of sound recording and extracts. Repertoire list and concert dates.
Exmouth Town Concert Band
Devon, UK: Band history, engagements, photo gallery and members. Contact details and biographies of some band officers.
Eynsford Concert Band
Kent, UK: Concerts, biographies of band office holders, CD recording details, information for prospective members and photo galleries.
Farnborough Concert Band of The Royal British Legion
Aldershot, UK: Engagements, news and contact information. Details of the band's annual Proms concert.
Filarmonica Mousiké Wind and Percussion Orchestra
Gazzaniga, Italy: Contact information and conductor biography. Membership list, repertoire and competition rankings. [English and Italian]
Glasgow Wind Band
Glasgow, UK: Concerts, photo galleries and contact details.
Gravesend Borough Band
Kent, UK: History, concerts and photo gallery. Details rehearsal venue and times for main and training bands. Contact details and information for prospective members.
Great Wyrley Community Band
South Staffordshire, UK: Band members, repertoire, concert dates, social events and ticket information.
Greenwich Concert Band
London, UK: Introduction to the band, concert listings, photo galleries and sound clips.
Guardian Concert Band
Lytham, UK: Membership, concert and rehearsal information and a photo gallery.
Halifax Concert Band
Yorkshire, UK: Concert listings, sound clips and repertoire information. CD details, history and contact and booking information.
Hallamshire Military Concert Band
Yorkshire, UK: Concerts, photo galleries and a history of the band.
Harlow Concert Band
Essex, UK: Concert dates, repertoire, player vacancies and contact details.
Harmonie - The South Essex Symphonic Wind Band
Rayleigh, UK: Concert dates, rehearsal information and picture gallery. Details, including soundclips, of the band's CD, contact information and a picture gallery.
Harmonie des chemins de fer d'Epernay
Epernay, France: Concert dates and programmes, CD details and sound clips, members list, photo album and contact details. [English and French]
Harmonie Municipale de Dudelange
Features events news, a discussion forum, photos, sound clips and member information.
Harrow Concert Band
London, UK: History, forthcoming concerts, conductor biography and details about the band.
Hitchin Concert Band
Hertfordshire, UK: Information about the band, conductor biography and repertoire list. Rehearsal and concert details, photo gallery and player vacancies.
Ipswich Hospital Band
Suffolk, UK: Concerts, contact details and photo gallery. Describes the training band and plans for the development of a community arts centre in Ipswich.
Kew Wind Orchestra
London, UK: Concerts, rehearsal and contact details.
Lewisham Concert Band
London, UK: Concert and rehearsal schedules, and photo gallery.
Littlehampton Concert Band
West Sussex, UK: Concert details, history, contacts and sound recordings of the band.
Malmesbury Concert Band
Wiltshire, UK: Information about the band, engagements and photo galleries. Band roster, information for prospective members and contact details.
Meridian Winds
Hampshire, UK: Concert diary, rehearsal schedules and contacts. Details of band recordings and biographies of conductors.
Nantwich Concert Band
Cheshire, UK: Information about the band, engagements, contact details and members list. Details of recordings, including MP3 sound clips.
National Concert Band Festival
Organises non-competitive wind band festivals. Site contains details of local and national festivals, entry forms, news items and forums.
New Harmonie
Horsham, UK: Wind decet/octet/quintet/trio. Describes the aims of the ensemble, provides repertoire lists, sound clips and concert schedule.
New Redbridge Wind Orchestra
Essex, UK: Rehearsal and events listing, repertoire list and contact details.
Newark and Sherwood Concert Band
Nottinghamshire, UK: Concert dates, members list and information for prospective members.
North Cheshire Wind Orchestra
Warrington, UK: Concerts, history and conductor biographies. Details of wind orchestra and conducting courses, commissions, news and contact details.
Northampton Concert Band
Northampton, UK: Engagements, player vacancies and rehearsal details. Contact information and a biography of the musical director.
Northamptonshire Orchestral Winds
Wellingborough, UK: Information about the band and associated starter and intermediate ensembles. Workshop and tuition information, events, photographs, purchasing details of CD recordings.
Northbrook Community Concert Band
Worthing, UK: Describes the band and includes repertoire lists, MP3 sound clips, band members and concert details.
Norwich City Concert Band
Norfolk, UK: History, engagements, photo gallery and players list. Vacancies and contact details.
Nottingham Concert Band
Notts, UK: Concert details, player vacancies and photo galleries.
Nottingham Symphonic Wind Orchestra
Notts, UK: Concert diary, player vacancies and conductor biography. Details of CD recordings and contact information.
Phoenix Concert Band
Leeds, UK; Conductor biography, rehearsal and concert details.
Phoenix Concert Band
Radlett, UK: Concert listings, history, press cuttings and photo gallery. Also contact details, rehearsal and repertoire.
Poynton Royal British Legion Concert Band
Poynton, Cheshire: Concert and rehearsal details, conductor biography, band history and vacancies.
Preston Concert Band
Lancashire, UK: History, contact details and photo gallery. Events calendar, repertoire and sound clips.
Redland Wind Band
Bristol, UK: Engagements, photo gallery and contact details.
Restormel Concert Band
Cornwall, UK: Concert dates, repertoire, history and photo album.
Reynish, Tim
Includes biography, articles, CD reviews, contact and engagement information. Descriptions and critiques of pieces for wind ensemble, a history of the wind orchestra.
Richmond Symphonic Concert Band
London, UK: Conductor biography, concert dates, gallery. Also rehearsal details and player vacancy information.
Ricmanje Wind Orchestra
Slovenia: Historical information and events, performances and achievements of the orchestra. Details of music school and youth band, photo gallery. [English, Italian and Slovenian]
Rushmoor Concert Band
Aldershot, UK: Information about the main and training bands, concerts and biography of the musical director.
Second Wind
Sevenoaks, UK: Presents information about the band, its repertoire, members and concert listings.
Sheffield Concert Band
Yorkshire, UK: History, concerts and contact details.
Sleaford Concert Band
Lincolnshire, UK: Introduction, concerts and vacancies. Details of e-mail newsletter.
Slinfold Concert Band
Horsham, UK: Concert engagements, history, and contact information. Also some details of the band's recordings.
South Beds Concert Band
Dunstable, UK: Describes the band and includes rehearsal details, concert dates and a photo gallery.
South Berks Concert Band
Englefield, UK: Concerts, rehearsal and contact information. Also history, social events and committee members.
South Downs Concert Band
West Sussex, UK: Concert dates, conductor biography, contact details and sound clips.
South Norfolk Youth Symphonic Band
Diss, UK: Provides history, engagements past and present, a monthly newsletter, and sponsors of the band.
South Ulster Concert Band
Portadown, NI: Describes the band, and includes events lists, members and contact details and photo gallery.
South West Surrey Concert Band
Guildford, UK: Events, repertoire and merchandise information.
Southampton Concert Wind Band
Hampshire, UK: Performance dates, repertoire list and conductor biography. Details of recordings and photo archive.
Southend Wind Orchestra
South Essex, UK: Concert listings, events, repertoire and rehearsal information.
Southwark Concert Band
London, UK: Details of concerts, programme notes archive and newsletter articles.
St. Helens Concert Band
Merseyside, UK: Events, history and photo galleries. Music library listing and contact details.
St.Ives Concert Band
Cornwall, UK: News, concert dates and photo gallery.
Stratford Concert Band
Warwickshire, UK: Engagements, history, members and vacancy details.
Suffolk Concert Band
Ipswich, UK: Ensemble history, past and future concerts, and directions.
Sussex Band of the Royal British Legion
Horsham, UK: Events diary, history and photo galleries. Contact information and details of associated dance band.
Symphonic Wind Orchestra of North London
Muswell Hill, UK: Repertoire details, photo gallery, sound clips, rehearsal dates and vacancies list.
Taunton Concert Band
Somerset, UK: Engagement and rehearsal details, photo gallery. Details of the training band, CD recording, members and vacancies lists.
Tenbury Town Band
Worcestershire, UK: History, events listing and rehearsal and contact details.
Thame Concert Band
Kent, UK: Events list, photo gallery, contact information and information for those wishing to hire or join the band.
Thanet Concert Band
Kent, UK: Contact, recruitment and concert details. Descriptions of the main and junior bands.
Trinity Concert Band
Reading, UK: Features event listings, photo gallery and concert details.
Valley Winds Band
Jerusalem, Israel: Conductor biography, band history, concert schedule and band roster. Photo gallery and concert program.
Wakefield Orchestral Wind
West Yorkshire, UK: Features information about the band, repertoire, news, player vacancies and rehearsal information.
Warwick Orchestral Winds
Coventry, UK: Concert dates and rehearsal schedule.
Werneth Concert Band
Stockport, UK: News, events and diaries of overseas tours.
West Bergholt Concert Band
Essex, UK: Events, sound files and information about both the concert and training bands.
White Rose Concert Band
Yorkshire, UK: Concerts, news, soundclips. Events and contact details.
Wind Band Directory
UK: Directory of adult wind bands. Free listing service. Aims to help musicians locate bands and promote contact between bands.
Winslow Concert Band
Buckinghamshire, UK: Engagements, band history, members lists and rehearsal details.
Wirral Community Wind Band
Moreton, UK: History, members and musical director, engagements, a photo gallery, sound files and links to other bands.
Woodley Concert Band
Berks, UK: Presents information about the band, photo galleries and concert listings. Also includes news items and video clips .
XBY Concert Band
Bromley, UK: Concert dates, news and information about the band.
Yorkshire Wind Orchestra
Yorkshire, UK: Events, news and contact details, and information about the band.
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