Sunday 29th March 2020 - Play Day

Single Reed Play Day 2023

Join us for a day of playing, technique workshops, composition workshops, for all ages and all abilities! Bring an instrument (saxophone or clarinet or both, and any range you like) and a music stand.    Sunday, 26 March 2023 at 10:00 at Hurworth Grange

To register your interest follow this link.  For more information email



Christmas Magic with the Darlington Concert Band

All Saints Church
Thursday 19th December at 7:30pm
Ravensdale Rd, Darlington

An evening of music and festivities to raise money for charity. Wine and pies in the interval.  Join us for and evening of festivities and carols.

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Sunday 7th October 2018, Play Day

Single Reed Play Day

Join us for a day of playing, technique workshops, composition workshops, for all ages and all abilities! Bring an instrument (saxophone or clarinet or both, and any range you like) and a music stand.

We are very excited to have saxophone and clarinet specialists
and members of the Delta Saxophone Quartet joining us on the day, along with composer and conductor Dr David Lancaster.

Download the application form Play Day Application Form 2018 OCTOBER.

For more information email  

We have on-line payment available for those would prefer to pay this way.  Just go to there you will see a form which allows you to send money to us through PayPal.  When you use this form, make sure you use a debit card as this should not incur any additional charges.

Wednesday 2nd May 2018, Rule Brittania

We are delighted to be performing a Proms style evening at Beamish Hall Hotel, DH2 1EH with the Durham County Wind Band. The evening is to raise funds for Veterans at Ease, a Durham-based charity who do fantastic work supporting veterans and those suffering with PTSD.

We would love you to come along and wave some flags, sing along and help us raise the roof for such a fantastic cause.  The evening starts at 7pm on 2nd May 2019.

December 20th 2017, Darlington Christmas Concert with DCE

The 2017 Darlington Christmas concert with the DCE will be on the 20th December at 7:30pom in All Saints Church, Blackwell, Darlington.

April 1st 2017, Joining up the dots, A Joint Concert with Clarinetix!

Joining up the dots

We are proud to be hosting another concert with Durham Music Service's student clarinet ensemble Clarinetix! After such a fantastic response to the concert last year we have decided to organise another collaborative concert.
With music from both ensembles before joining together for the big finale there will be music to satisfy all musical tastes. Please come along to support local musicians and our stars of the future! 

Hurworth Grange Community Centre
41 Hurworth Rd, DL2 2 Darlington, Co Durham

Doors 7pm
Tickets available on the door. Adults £5, Concessions £3

April 6th 2017, Cool Britannia Charity Music Concert

Thurs 19:00 · Veterans at Ease
Alington House, 4 North Bailey,, DH1 3ET Durham, Durham

Sunday April 23rd 2017, Single Reed Play Day

On April 23rd it is our Single Reed play day for clarinettists and saxophonists grade 4 and above.  This will be at the Hurworth Grange.

14th May, 2016 Play Day

Clarinet and Saxophone playday will be Sunday 15th May at Hurworth Grange.  Application forms are available Play Day Application Form.

Ian Mitchell will be helping to lead the day in coaching and teaching.  More details of Ian's experience can be found on the 

09:30 Welcome, registration and coffee
10:00 Warm ups/tone exercises
10:30 Specialist group ensembles
12:00 Lunch
12:45 Professional workshop and demonstration
13:45 Coffee break
14:00 Ensemble rehearsals
15:30 Showcase
16:30 Close


Concert 27th Feb, 2016 with Clarinetx

DCE_ClarineticsSaturday 27th February, DARLINGTON CLARINET ENSEMBLE
presents an evening of music with special guests
Durham Music Service’s Clarinetix at
St Thomas Aquinas Church Hall, North Road,
Darlington, DL1 2PU
Tickets available on door.
£5 adults, £3 concessions, children under 10yrs free. Facebooktwitterpinterest

22 December, 2015, Christmas Magic

Christmas Magic
Christmas Magic

Christmas Magic, Tuesday 22 December at 7:30pm
All Saints Church, Ravensdale Rd, Darlington