Many Cadets around the Wing are involved in Band, from playing Solo at a Remembrance Parade, to being part of a concert band, playing to an audience of hundreds. Music and bands form part of the Air Cadet Experience.
Many of Squadrons have their own bands or groups, who play a variety of musical instruments. Some Squadrons may have a Corps. of Drums, others a full marching band, others may have an ensemble group, made up of various instruments. Either way, there are many ways you can get involved in music with in the Air Cadets.
You may already be good at an instrument, but don't worry if you're new to playing music - if you have talent we'll help you make the most of it. Here are some standard band instruments (but we cater for other instruments too):
- Cornets & Trumpets
- Snare & Tenor drum
- Bass drum