United Kingdom: The Royal Air Force Military College Cranwell, or RAF College Cranwell, shared about the hard work of the Royal Air Force Cadets‘ Music Services even during the Easter holidays with their annual Easter training camps on Tuesday, April 18, 2023. they also expressed their gratitude by sharing the information.
The Royal Air Force Military College Cranwell reached out to their social media on Tuesday, April 18, 2023, and shared an update on the Royal Air Force Cadets Music Services, who did a commendable job and worked hard with their annual Easter training camps. The RAF also expressed their gratitude and praised the cadets by sharing this information.
The RAF College Cranwell shared that Royal Air Force Air Cadets Music Services worked hard with their annual Easter training camps over the Easter holidays. Approximately 175 cadets from across the United Kingdom formed the four National Ensembles: The National Concert Band, The National Marching Band, The National String Ensemble and The National Choir.
The National Concert Band and National Choir were based at RAF College Cranwell, whilst the National Marching Band were at RAF Halton and the National String Ensemble at Prince William of Gloucester Barracks in Grantham.
The RAF College Cranvell also shared that during the weeklong camps, the cadets underwent intense musical training, ably assisted by musicians and support staff from the RAFAC and Service Instructors drawn from the Royal Marines Band Service, The Royal Corps of Army Music, and RAF Music Services. The cadets learnt a great deal quickly, had a tremendous amount of fun, and had the opportunity during the week to visit sections across the stations, participate in leadership tasks, and play sports.
The National Concert Band and the National String Ensemble put on an incredible concert in Whittle Hall at RAF College Cranwell on Friday night with Commandant Air Cadets in attendance, whilst the National Marching Band got to spend a day at Wellington Barracks with the Grenadier Guards Band. An authentic experience in military music for all involved. Cadets from the National Concert Band even formed a ‘Mess Band’ during the week to provide music for the QAIC Graduation Dinner at RAF Wittering.