Our Orchestra Membership

We are a happy bunch of musicians who enjoy making music in a Big Band ensemble.

Our Community Orchestra is open to musicians of all ages who are keen to play great music, and the only way to improve is to come along regularly.
Jazz Band It's advisable for prospective new members to be grade 6 ABRSM or similar exam board. Guitarists should be able to follow a chord sheet and drummers need to be able to read drum notation, although not all percussionists need to be readers.


  • Soprano Saxophone
  • Alto Saxophone
  • Tenor Saxophone
  • Baritone Saxophone


  • Trumpet
  • Cornet
  • Flugelhorn
  • Trombone
  • Tuba


  • Keyboards
  • Electric Guitar
  • Bass (Electric and Double)
  • Drum Kit
  • Congas/Timbales and other auxiliary percussion
  • Vocalists
Jazz Band Prospective new members are very welcome to contact us to see if we can accommodate you.

If we can’t we’ll put you on our waiting list and let you know when a position becomes available.

To cover our hire costs there is a nominal fee of £2 for each rehearsal our regular members attend.


We rehearse between 10:30-12:30 on Saturday mornings at The Sacred Heart Hall, Middlesbrough.

See our Contact Page for further details.