Welcome to Leyland Band


Leyland Band brings quality performance, innovative programming and engaging style to audiences the world over.


One of the finest brass ensembles in the world, Leyland Band has earned a reputation for delivering professional standard music making, whatever the occasion, for over half a century. 




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Leyland Band is is one of the most professional and entertaining concert bands around, performing concerts throughout the United Kingdom and beyond.

From specialist brass festivals to high profile music and arts festivals, Leyland Band has a long and successful tradition of delivering first rate and engaging performances, reaching out to lovers of all types of fine music.

With over 40 commercial recordings to its name, Leyland Band has a proven track record in presenting the very best brass playing and repertoire to the listener, and goes beyond that with innovative collaborations.

Leyland Band has an unrivalled level of experience in delivering custom musical services and experiences to enhance corporate events and marketing.

Regular appearances on national and local radio, both through the broadcast of commercial recordings as well as bespoke recording sessions, are supplemented with occasional television appearances.

Leyland Band boasts a number of trained music teaching professionals, providing workshops, training days, tuition and demonstrations to develop and encourage players of all ages. Working with its partners, the University of Central Lancashire, the band has developed a range of educational services for the brass literate, to those experiencing brass for the first time.

Where To See Us

American Salute - 21/09/14

Concert 3 of the 2014 Matinee series brings you a wonderful mix of classic American themes

Fermanagh/Tyrone Brass Band Summer School - 25/07/14

Tutors from Leyland Band will work alongside tuba virtuoso Les Neish at the popular summer school in Northern Ireland.

Last Night of the Chatburn Proms - 19/09/14

Leyland Band are joined by a guest soprano voice to bring a rousing program of muisc to the Proms in Chatburn

Brass Attack III - 14/07/14

Leyland Band join forces for round 3 of the now established Brass Attack series supporting local bands including school ensembles

City of Preston WW1 Memorial Service - 04/08/14

Leyland Band ensemble will provide the musical backdrop to the special service commemorating the 100th anniversary of the start of the 1st World War

Latest News

Gareth makes it five through the transfer window! - 25/07/14

Leyland Band is pleased to announce the appointment of Gareth Wynne as repiano cornet.

New partnership heralds support for next generation of banding talent! - 20/07/14

Leyland Band, Blackpool Music Education Hub, NABBC and Yamaha are pleased to announce the launch of the North West Youth Brass Band

A Fanfare For 10,000 - 20/07/14

Leyland's Fanfare Team entertain ten thousand students and guests at city graduation ceremonies

More summer signings! - 10/07/14

Leyland Band are pleased to announce the appointments of Tom Challinor (principal trombone) and Steve Taylor (third cornet).

New faces at Leyland for summer! - 01/06/14

Leyland Band are pleased to extend a warm summer's welcome to Ashley Jeffers (solo baritone) and Darren Wood (second cornet).

Music Marathon - 20/05/14

Leyland Band successfully complete a veritable musical marathon in recording highlights of over 60 new brass compositions and arrangements.



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The Age of Chivalry

Age of Chivalry


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