A widely popular, entertaining and award winning ‘Championship Section’ musical ensemble, equally at home in all venues from private functions to large concert halls. The band regularly perform to local capacity audiences and have represented Derbyshire in both concerts and contests further afield in the UK and internationally.
Derwent Brass are always in demand and pride themselves on delivering eclectic musical programmes combined with professional, modern and often choreographed stage presentation. As a very versatile group their vast repertoire ranges from traditional brass band music, through to classical transcriptions, movie scores, big band sets and even contemporary works. All of this, combined with working alongside some of the very best award winning brass composers, helps them to lead the way in brass band music and entertainment.
Looking for something special at a particular event? Derwent Brass boast a comprehensive history of delighted customers who have the option of the smaller 10pc ensemble to perform at celebrations, weddings, etc. or the power of the full band for fund raising concerts, popular ‘Last Night of the Proms’ gigs, shows and other large events. As a not-for-profit organisation they also offer support and enjoyment to the local community largely through the promotion of brass music, not only in the form of varied performance repetiore, but through workshops, tuition, charitable donations and more.
Derwent Brass have brought the brass band into the 21st century with wide ranging repertoire, slick presentation, talented soloists and featured performers and have truly earned themselves the title of Derbyshire’s Premier Brass Band.