Meaning of wind band in English:

wind band


  • A group of musicians playing mainly woodwind instruments.

    ‘John of Gaunt entered five groups in this year's regional festival including its wind band, low brass ensemble and trombone octet.’
    • ‘He set up a wind band and then a brass band for his mature students and helped disabled groups in their musical productions.’
    • ‘The final disc includes some wonderful arrangements for wind band that include a rip-roaring account of Walton's ‘Crown Imperial’ march.’
    • ‘Ulverston Victoria High School's wind band is going on tour in Italy next year.’
    • ‘Gymnasts and rhythm machines, silent stagehands and circus artists, inflatable plastic animals and marching wind bands - there seemed to be nothing that he dared not touch.’