Image Alt

About Us

  >  About Us

Who are we?

Watkins Brass is an initiative of the Reading Spring Gardens Brass Band supported by Bandmaster Limited. The purpose of Watkins Brass is to promote and support brass music education and music making opportunities for young people in Reading, Berkshire and the surrounding area.

Our Aim

Watkins Brass is proud to share its passion for music, advocate for young people and, within safe learning environments, inspire the highest standards in brass music making.

Our work is dedicated to the memory of legendary trumpeter Derek Watkins.

Our Safeguarding Policy

Watkins Brass is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all participants in our face-to-face and online activities to share in this commitment and to adhere to the provisions of our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy.