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Recent DVWB Concert


The band meets at 6:45 - 8:30 p.m. on Monday evenings in the Concert Hall at the Ecclesbourne School Duffield, Derby. New members are welcome.

You are welcome to come and listen to a couple of practices or to bring along an instrument and join in to see how you like it - then if you enjoy playing with us, join the band.

We have played at many locations including Pavilion Gardens Buxton, Riverside Festival in Nottingham, Chatsworth, Sudbury Hall, Kedleston Hall, Nottingham Castle to name a few! You can see a list of recent and forthcoming concerts on the Events page.

Summer Concert 17th July 2017

The band will be holding its annual Summer Concert at Ecclesbourne School at 7:30pm on Monday 17th July.

Many of our supporters will remember that for our Christmas concert we were joined by a children's choir conducted by the very gifted and generous Chris Toon. Chris is a local musician who is an inspirational saxophone teacher and has done a huge amount of work to promote love of music for young people.

Sadly Chris was involved in a serious mortobike accident recently and has been laft paralysed. Instead of having the usual charity raffle at the Summer concert, the band requests that people consider donating to a crowd funding group which hopes to provide Chris with a specialist wheelchair.

The crowd funding site for Chris Toon is

Chris Toon wheelchair funding.

Concert entry is free.

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