Band of the Royal Corps of Signals
Based in Cosford
Begone Dull Care
HRH The Princess Royal
The Band of The Royal Corps of Signals is based at RAF Cosford in The Midlands and performs extensively both in the UK and worldwide. The band undertake state and ceremonial duties including events at Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and Stirling Castle, perform at recruiting events, Tattoos and concerts – both military and civilian as well as providing entertainment for Officers and Soldiers. They have made numerous recordings and their talents are in high-demand.
Band members work as a professional musicians and gain all the benefits of being a member of HM Forces, including the opportunity to participate in sports and adventure training – working with colleagues and testing ones limits in exciting and often exotic locations. They play regularly both at home and overseas.
A career in the Army?
Up-to-date information and more details on insight courses and how to apply to be a professional musician (as well as other roles) in The Royal Corps of Signals can be found via:www.army.mod.uk/rolefinder/
The Corps has two Marches – a quick march ‘Begone Dull Care’, and a slow march ‘HRH The Princess Royal’