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Introduction to Cadet Forces Music in Humberside and South…

Find out more about Cadet Forces Music i Humberside and South Yorkshire ACF, develop in your existing instrument or learn something new!

Introduction to Cadet Forces Music in Humberside and South Yorkshire

12 January 2024 - 14 January 2024

CTC Driffield

  • Humberside And South Yorkshire ACF

ACF Music can offer the opportunity to learn an instrument or develop with one you already play. Free music tuition and instrument loans available. There are numerous opportunities to play and perform.

If this has captured your interest and you would like to find out more talk with your Detachment Commander to book a place on the Music Training weekend.

All cadets are welcome no experience necessary.

The weekend has the following activities running for beginners:

Basic Corps of Drums - for the beginner who has no previous musical skills and
would just like to have a go. This course should get you up to 1 star standard and allow you to
attend a national music camp to achieve this goal.

Instruments on offer:
• Side drum
• B-flat flute
• Bugle

This course will include:
• Basic Drum Major Skills
• Basic music theory
• Music drill
• Instrument maintenance

Beginner Band - for the beginner who has no previous musical skills. Who would just like to
have a go. This course should get you up to 1 star standard and allow you to attend a national music
camp to achieve this goal.

Instruments on offer:
• A range of brass instruments.
• A range Woodwind instruments.
• A range of percussion instruments

This course will include:
• Learning your instrument of your choice
• Basic music theory - ABRSM Grade 1
• Basic conducting skills / stand discipline
• Instrument maintenance
• Music Drill


For more Experienced cadets (musically speaking) there is:

Intermediate/senior Band - This course is designed for the those who already can play a musical
instrument at grade levels. This will allow you to develop and use the skills you have already obtained
to play a musical instrument as part of the county band.

Benefits:
• A chance to be picked for County and national music events.
• Develop your musical skills.
• Music skill badges.

2 Star / 3 Star Corps of Drums - This course is designed for those who have already obtained
one star music and would like to develop their skill levels.

Benefits:
• A chance to be picked for County and national music events.
• Develop your musical skills.
• Music skill badges.
• Train to be a member of the black light display team.

County Cadet Drum Major - We are looking for cadets who love drill. We are really looking for cadets
who have minimum of 3-star standard drill. This course will allow you to learn and develop drum major
skills working alongside our drill wing, learning, and developing your skills on the drill square.

If you would like to attend talk to your Detachment Commander as soon as possible. The closing date for bids to County is the 10th December.