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The Players

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A “Wind Band” or “Concert Band” is normally made up of three sections, “Woodwind” “Brass” and “Percussion”.


The Woodwind section is made up of Piccolos, Flutes, Oboes, Clarinets, Saxophones, Bassoons and Bass Clarinets.

Piccolos & Flutes

The Brass section of a wind band normally comprises of Trumpets/Cornets, French Horns, Trombones, Euphoniums and Basses/Tubas and String or Electric Bass.

The Percussion section is often referred to as the Rhythm section and is made up of Drum Kit, Timpani and various tuned percussion instruments such as Glockenspiel and Vibraphone.