The band currently compete in the Second Section. Arbroath Instrumental Band is a member of the the Northern Counties Brass Band Association and the associated youth band recently won a Gold award in the Development Section of the Scottish Youth Brass Band Championships in November 2018.
The new musical director of the band since April 2019 is Bruce Wallace. Bruce is a renowned conductor and arranger based in Aberdeen and has a long standing relationship with the band, having begun his playing career with us in the 1980s.
The band practices in the Newton of Panbride Church Hall in Carnoustie (8 Arbroath Rd, Carnoustie DD7 6BL) on Mondays from 7.30 to 9.30 and Thursday 7.30 to 9pm. The Youth Band practice is from 6.15 to 7.15 on a Monday during term time.