RAF Cosford Voluntary Band - About Us

Based just outside Wolverhampton, this versatile Band provides musical support for ceremonial and social occasions at RAF Cosford and at other RAF Stations throughout the UK and abroad. They are also a popular attraction at events in the local community.

VolBand-ConcertBody The Band plays in an assortment of musical styles that reflect the diversity of their engagements. These range from full band events such as concerts and parades, to more intimate occasions like receptions and awards dinners. Several woodwind and brass ensembles have been formed to ensure that band members and their audiences enjoy plenty of variety. This also means that potential clients benefit from an excellent musical mixture from which to choose.

Membership and many other benefits are free and open to all experienced amateur musicians from throughout the Midlands whether or not you have RAF links. In return, we ask you to bring lots of enthusiasm and commitment to attend a good number of rehearsals and performances.

There are plenty of opportunities for adventure too. In recent years the Band has participated in concerts in Symphony Hall, Birmingham, together with tours to the Falkland Islands and Cyprus and performances for Her Majesty the Queen and The Princess Royal.

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