The Brass Band of Charente was created in January 2010 under the umbrella association of ‘Brass in Charente’. The association aims to promote brass music playing through teaching projects, concerts, competitions and music exchanges. The association directly runs the brass band. Francis Chiché (professional Trumpet teacher in the Departmental School of Music of the Charente) is the creator as well as the artistic and musical director. The Brass Band of Charente has 28 musicians.

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Coming soon – the Brass Band de Charente will be in concert with the children of Bourg Charente primary school…!!

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Find out what we’ve been up to in our latest concerts and teaching projects.

Nicolas Chatenet inspires the next generation

Nicolas Chatenet can normally be found playing principal trumpet in the great operas of Verdi, Puccini, Mozart and Bizet with the Paris Opera. This weekend he took the time to spend two days inspiring the young brass players of the Charente.

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