Both Gravesham Borough Band ensembles are concert bands, that is bands comprising woodwind, brass, percussion and string bass. The full range of instruments in a concert band includes:
- Woodwind: Piccolo, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet Eb, Clarinet Bb, Bass Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Bassoon
- Brass: Cornet, Trumpet, Flugel Horn, Tenor Horn, French Horn, Tenor Trombone, Bass Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba Eb/EEb, Tuba Bb/BBb
- Percussion: Drum Kit, Timpani, Tuned Percussion, Auxillary Percussion
- Strings: String Bass
Gravesend Borough Band is formed of two ensembles.
- Training Band comprises mostly children and those working towards Grade 5 standard.
- Concert Band comprises mostly adults and those of Grade 5 standard or above.
New players of all ages and abilities are always welcomed!