Includes flyers, poster, guidelines, promotional brochure and CD-ROM. Produced in 2002 with the support of 'Youth Music' the Federation still has a few copies of this resource available.
- Use this material to influence your local 'decision makers'
- Use it to impress local music teachers
- Use it to involve parents
- Use it to impress the public
- This material will only influence people if you use it!
If you have not received these publications, email us for your copies now!
Publication date – February 2009. Order copies using our FREEPOST address.
A 20 page full colour magazine with news and lots of photos. Features have been written by International Percussionist Dame Evelynn Glennie DBE and Cultural Olympiad Supremo Bill Morris. Also included are results of our 2008 national survey and an introduction to the whole activity’s four year development strategy – Marching2012: More kids in more bands, bigger and better for 2012
The Federation’s aim is that bands can use this publication to publicise the activity locally, gaining additional support and new members. Bands can purchase copies at a heavily discounted price, add a flyer, and then distribute this magazine to anywhere young people and their relatives gather – schools, libraries, community centres, medical waiting rooms etc. Single Copies £2.50; 5 Copy packs £6.50; 6-24 copies £1.00 each; 25 plus copies 75p each. E mail orders not accepted. Send details of the number of copies required and a cheque payable to ‘BFYMBO’, to ‘Marching Youth Music’, Freepost RRXK-EXHB-LHYR, 11 Shaftesbury Avenue, Chandler’s Ford, EASTLEIGH, SO53 3BR.
National Survey results - Download PDF
More Kids in more bands – bigger and better for 2012 - Download PDF
Gift Aid. An accountant’s advice - Download PDF
With images of all performance styles and ‘vox pops’ of Nottingham’s Trinity Show Band members explaining why they enjoy being in the band, this short DVD will be useful when bands are giving presentations to support and develop their membership. Copies can be purchased for £10 from the Federation Office (cheques payable to BFYMBO). Available now.
Introduced by 16 times champion snare drummer Jim Kilpatrick MBE, this is a new two hour training resource produced by the Federation with funding from Awards for All and the Nautical Training Corps. Aimed at traditional bands, show bands and drum corps, it will be particularly useful for units that don’t have a full complement of specialist staff. The DVD will be useful for instructors and members, and covers basic techniques with snare, brass, woodwind, guard and marching. £8.50 incl p&p. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Federation negotiated a ‘fast track’ constitution with the Charity Commission several years ago. Whilst some aspects of the registration requirements have changed, the constitution remains valid. Send a large SAE to The Federation Office.