Silver Spectrum

Wind Band
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Welcome to Silver Spectrum Wind Band

Silver Spectrum Wind Orchestra is an adult ensemble based in Crookes, Sheffield .

It was originally formed in the summer of 2005, to give former members of Sheffield Music Services an outlet to perform following the completion of full time education. However, in recent years the band has established itself within the wider community and now has a much wider age range. Older players were encouraged to become members to provide the band with a greater range of abilities and experience.

The band now has around 30 regular members with ages ranging from 18-70.

A wide range of music, including Classical, Film, Swing, Jazz and Contemporary pieces by composers such a Gustav Holst, John Williams, Duke Ellington and Philip Sparke are performed at a variety of venues.

The Band competes at the National Concert Band Festival most years and usually gains a Gold or Silver award.

Our best results was in November 2014 when we were thrilled with the result of a Platinum Award. This means that we were invited to play in the 30th anniversary National Festival at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, where we gained a Gold award.

Rehearsals are held during Sheffield term time only, making it accessible for students or members with children.