Co-curricular

Music

Monmouth School Boys’ Prep Band

Monmouth School Boys’ Prep Band is part of a pattern of symphonic wind band activity that runs across all ages at Monmouth School for Boys involving some 140 players. There are currently 24 boys in Monmouth School Boys’ Prep Band which rehearses weekly at Monmouth Boys Prep and has access to the school’s impressive range of orchestral percussion instruments. The band performs regularly in parallel with Monmouth School Boys’ Prep Orchestra at the Carol Service, at Speech Day and in assembly. Repertoire is varied and includes pieces of a jazzy and bluesy nature as well as film music.

The band has performed at The Wales Millenium Centre and performs regularly at Christmas celebrations, School Concerts and Prize Giving events. Members of the band join the Junior Wind Band when they progress on to Monmouth School for Boys.