Join the band

We are a hard-working, positive and (most importantly) welcoming brass band that has a balanced approach to the number of concert and competition performances it commits to each year.

Our rehearsals are held on Thursday evenings at 8pm to 10pm in Coronation Hall on the Headley Road, Woodley, Reading RG5 4JB.

Additional rehearsals are held in the two weeks preceding all public performances on Tuesday evenings.

If you would like to come along to a rehearsal, or interested in joining the band in one of the vacancies outlined below, please contact us.

All enquiries welcome in strict confidence by e-mail to contact@readingband.com


Current vacancies


We welcome interest from both the experienced player and those looking for a new musical challenge and opportunity to grow into one of the following roles in an environment where their playing will be encouraged and supported.

Front Row / Back Row Cornet

Euphonium / Baritone

EEb & BBb Bass

Kit Percussionist

Please note that in the interest of the band, prospective new members may be invited by the secretary to attend a rehearsal or two in order to determine whether both band and player are mutually compatible.