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Wiltshire ACF Corps of Drums and Bugles

Corps of Drums and Bugles returned from National Music Concentration

Wiltshire ACF Corps of Drums and Bugles

6 December 2021

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Our Corps of Drums have recently attended The ACF Music Concentration Week in Longmoor. Over 200 cadets attended the National event.

The following Wiltshire ACF Cadets are to be congratulated on the achievements listed below:

Cdt Cpl Blackburn A (Ferozeshah) Coy - Swindon Academy, Best Drummer in 3* Cadre

Cdt L/Cpl Newbury A (Ferozeshah) Coy - Dorcan, Best Flute in 2* Cadre

Cdt L/Cpl M Stewart A (Ferozeshah) Coy - Dorcan, Best Bugler in 2* Cadre

Cdt A Nichols A (Ferozeshah) Coy - Swindon Academy, Best Drummer in Basic Cadre

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The following cadets are also congratulated on passing their Cadre courses in Music:

Cdt Cpl L Blackburn A (Ferozeshah) Coy - Swindon Academy, Passed 3* Drummer

Cdt Cpl A Cullingford A (Ferozeshah) Coy - Swindon Academy, Passed 3* Drummer

Cdt L/Cpl L Bowker A (Ferozeshah) Coy - Church Place, Passed 2* Bugle

Cdt L/Cpl M Newbury A (Ferozeshah) Coy - Dorcan Academy, Passed 2* Flute

Cdt L/Cpl M Stewart A (Ferozeshah) Coy - Dorcan Academy, Passed 2* Bugle

Cdt L/Cpl R Weis A (Ferozeshah) Coy - Swindon Academy, Passed 2* Flute

Cdt M Mapplethorpe A (Ferozeshah) Coy - Swindon Academy, Passed 3* Flute

Cdt A Nichols A (Ferozeshah) Coy - Swindon Academy, Passed Basic Drummer

Cdt O Williams A (Ferozeshah) Coy - Church Place, Passed Basic Drummer

Interested in joining the Corps of Drums?

Cadets interested in joining the Wilts ACF Corps of Drums and Bugles (CoD&B) should ask their DC or supporting CFAV to contact Lt Mike Coombs.

No previous musical experience is required and cadets will be taught how to play instruments, read music for the following instruments: side drum, bugle, and/or flute – all instruments will be provided.

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