Youth Big Bands

Information about the Oxfordshire Youth Big Bands I, II and III.

When and where

Tuesdays 7pm - 9pm (Big Bands I, II, III)

Centre for Music
Bayswater Road


Contact Charles Lloyd via the Music Service.

What is available

You can find:

  • two Oxfordshire Senior Schools' Big Bands (OYBB II, III)
  • the Oxfordshire Youth Big Band (Auditioned through membership of the two senior schools' big bands).

We play music ranging from the big band sounds of Glenn Miller and Stan Kenton to the more modern arrangements of the National Jazz Orchestra. We aim to encourage jazz at all levels.

Who can join

If you are above Grade 3 standard on any of the following instruments we should be happy to welcome you to one of the four bands: piano, drum kit, bass guitar, electric guitar, trumpet/cornet, trombone, saxophone.

Come along on a Tuesday and see if you like it!

How much does it costs

£87 per term (Big Bands I, II, III)

This charge is for 30 sessions across the academic year. Charges will be added to invoices on a half-termly basis, that is, across six invoices in the academic year.

More information

Direct debit mandate form (pdf format, 137Kb)