Both groups rehearse on a Sunday morning between 9.30 and 12.30 am at The Blue coats School, Aspley Lane, Nottingham. All members play an active part in supporting the group in a practical way as well as through their musicianship. Both groups have a busy and varied concert schedule you will need to be able to commit to our rehearsal schedule and concerts during the Nottinghamshire Schools term time.

Nottingham Symphonic Winds Player Vacancies

The Nottingham Symphonic Wind Orchestra has the following vacancies:

  • Percussion – we are currently seeking a percussionist to work with our three percussionists. The group has a wide range of percussion instruments both tuned and non-tuned. The section is an integral to the success of our music. If you are interested please contact us at
  • The entry level is around Grade 8 standard or above – although you don’t need to have passed any exams.

Nottingham Wind Ensemble Player Vacancies

If you are learning an instrument, are a lapsed musician wanting to get back into playing with a group or just looking for somewhere to play regularly, we’d love to hear from you. The ethos of the group is friendly and inclusive – a great environment to develop ensemble-playing skills. We are currently looking for committed players in all sections.

The entry level is around Grade 5 standard – although you don’t need to have passed any exams. Email Us at or fill in our contact form for more information.