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The Regimental Band

The Band of The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment is based at Battalion HQ in Canterbury and is the only Army Reserve Band in Kent. The Regimental Band is an important part of Regimental life serving all three Battalions. As a multi capability Band we able to currently offer the following groups and combinations:

• Marching Band
• Concert Band
• Brass Quintet
• Clarinet Choir
• Corps of Drums
• Fifes, Bugles
• Fanfare Team
• Saxophone Quartet
• Dixie Band

The Band provides musicians to various military, corporate and civil occasions including Royal Garden Parties, Military Tattoos, Mess Functions, Parades and Public Concerts. The Band has also travelled widely representing the Regiment at home in the UK and aboard in Belgium, Denmark, France, Gibraltar, Malta and the Falkland Islands.


Applicants should be a minimum of Grade 6 or equivalent for the Band. The Band is comprised of both Ex-Regular personnel and civilian musicians. As with all Army Reserve personnel there is a minimum annual training requirement. This is 27 days for the Bands musicians and will entitle the individual to a scaled Tax-Free Bounty payment.


The Regiment Band is continuously recruiting and currently has vacancies within the Band and Corps of Drums. The Band is in a position to offer work experience opportunities and holds regular Open Day rehearsals in the practice room at Canterbury.

Contact information

The Regimental Band Recruiting Team,
Leros Barracks.
Army Reserve Centre,
Sturry Road,
CT1 1HR.

Tel: 07527240974

Bandmaster: WO1 I Collin BMus (Hons)
Tel: 01227 817964
Email: 3PWRR-HQ-Bandmaster@mod.uk

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