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Southdowns Concert Band aims to be a highly competent band, attracting the more proficient instrumentalists in the area to perform to a very high standard. We therefore welcome interest from wind players typically above Grade 6 or with equivalent experience and capability, and expect a strong commitment. Please contact us if you are interested in joining and think you may be suitable. Please e-mail all membership queries to: Our current vacancies are listed below.

Rehearsal venue

We rehearse at Arundel Church of England Primary School, Jarvis Road, Arundel, BN18 9HT. We meet every Wednesday evening during the academic year and rehearsals start promptly at 7:30pm and finish at 9:30pm. As our base is in the heart of West Sussex, this gives us the scope to perform all over the area and we regularly perform in Chichester, Arundel, Worthing, Brighton and Eastbourne.


Our repertoire of music is very wide and includes everything from classical arrangements, big band, new original works, film and popular show music. We also like to include works that will both challenge and stretch our members, which is why so many experienced musicians like to play with us. Our concerts naturally include a variety of this music which is not only great fun to play but also exciting to listen to.


As with most bands there is a small subscription, payable termly. Among other things, this charge covers rent of the rehearsal venue and insurance costs. The cost is currently £20 per term, per person.


Currently we have vacancies for:

  • Trumpet
  • Trombone
  • French Horn

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