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Two rivers concert band

The Concert Band is a large wind orchestra. Its director is the trumpet player and music educator Mike O'Farrell. Its repertoire includes orchestral arrangements, music from stage and screen and original compositions for wind orchestra. The Band performs two or three formal concerts each year, and on local bandstands during the summer. It was delighted to be one of six ensembles chosen for the Making Music 'Adopt a Composer Project' for 2018-19.

Two rivers swing band

The Swing Band is directed by the trumpet player and jazz arranger Trevor Vincent. It plays classic big band and jazz numbers along with some Latin and Rock ’n Roll. Many of these are Trevor's own arrangements for the Band. The Swing Band holds at least two dances each year, which are the highlight of its calendar. It also plays on local bandstands, at concerts, festivals and other community events.

Upcoming Events

  • Swing Band @ Golden Acre Park

    Swing Band @ Golden Acre Park

    Sun, 28 Aug 2022
    Two Rivers Swing Band will be delighted to be back for another performance in Golden Acre Park. Let's hope for a sunny afternoon. Our usual mix of Big Band intrumental ... more
  • Swing Band Dance - Chapel Allerton Arts Festival

    Swing Band Dance - Chapel Allerton Arts Festival

    Thu, 1 Sep 2022
    We're thrilled to be playing at this year's Chapel Allerton Arts Festival. Three sets of Big Band Dance favourites, new arrangements by our leader Trevor Vincent and some sparkling ... more
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