Bakewell Beginner Wind

BKWB Rehearsals

Friday, 15 December, 2017 -
17:30 to 18:15
Friday, 12 January, 2018 -
17:30 to 18:15
Friday, 19 January, 2018 -
17:30 to 18:15
Friday, 26 January, 2018 -
17:30 to 18:15
Friday, 2 February, 2018 -
17:30 to 18:15

BKWB Events

Saturday, 16 December, 2017 -
19:00 to 21:00

This group is for beginner wind and brass players. An excellent, fun and accessible introduction to playing with other young players.

Ensemble Director: Jane Taylor

Venue: Lady Manners School

Day & Time: Fridays, 17:30-18:15


Buxton Community School will open for us tonight, and LMS is open as normal, so all rehearsals will be on as usual. Please make your decisions about travelling tonight, and take care. 

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Matinee Gala Concert


Sunday, 18 June, 2017 -
14:00 to 15:10


Violins (header)

Celebrate a year of music making in the Peak District with our annual Gala concerts. The Matinnee concert will feature our Beginner Winds, Preparatory Strings, Training Strings and Wind, the Peak District String Orchestra, and children from local primary schools who have been participating in the Wider Opportunities String Programme. 

PDMC Matinee Gala Concert, Buxton Opera House


Sunday, 19 June, 2016 -
14:00 to 15:00


Hope Valley Prep Strings

PDMC's annual matinee Gala Concert featuring the Bakewell, Buxton and Hope Valley Beginner Winds, Buxton and Hope Valley Preparatory Strings, the Intermediate Wind Band, Intermediate String Orchestra and the Peak District Big Band. 

Tickets available from Buxton Opera House: or 01298 71290 

Wind Groups Christmas Concert


Friday, 11 December, 2015 -
19:15 to 20:30


Parents and Friends are invited to join the Wind Ensembles for their Christmas Concert at Lady Manners School, Bakewell on Friday 11th December from 7.30pm. 

Rehearsal for all Beginner groups is 5.45-6.15pm - please arrive for 5.30pm. 

Rehearsal for Training, Intermediate and Peak District Wind Band is 6.30-7.15pm - please arrive for 6.15pm. 

Wind and Choir Christmas Concert


Friday, 5 December, 2014 -
19:30 to 21:30


Christmas Gala Concert 2014

PDMC will be hosting their annual Christmas Gala Concert at the Octagon, Pavilion Gardens in Buxton. The concert will feature all our wind bands, including the Peak District Wind Band, and also the Peak District Big Band and both the Peak District Youth Choir and the Peak District Junior Choir.