The band currently compete in the Third 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 Senior Section of the Scottish Youth Brass Band Championships in November 2019
The new musical director of the band since March 2020 is Audrey Bird. Audrey is a brass teacher with Dundee City Council and has been a band member for several years.
Band practices are currently suspended due to the current Covid 19 crisis but normal practices take place in the Newton of Panbride Church Hall in Carnoustie (8 Arbroath Rd, Carnoustie DD7 6BL) on Mondays from 7.30 to 9.30 and every second Thursday 7.30 to 9pm. The Youth Band practice is from 6.15 to 7.15 on a Monday during term time.
We are currently looking for players across all sections of the band.