the cooperation band

Thank you for visiting the website of the cooperation band, Scotlands most successful band . Formed in 1918 as the Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society Band by the workers in the Shieldhall factories in Glasgow (please visit the about us pages to see the full band history and awards etc). A major change in Jan 2019 seen a name change for the band to ”the cooperation band” after support was received from the Scotmid Co-operative.

The website gives you the opportunity to learn about the band, stay up to date with what the band are doing as well as helping the band  by becoming ”A Friend of the Band” or ”A Patron of the Band” Click on the Support us link to see the various ways you can help the band as well as details of the benefits you will receive.

If you would like to book the band for any event where you need live quality music, please get in touch via our contact page, where a member of the management team will be back in touch with you.

In both concert and competition, the cooperation band has been making music for over a century. During that time, it has become the most successful band in Scottish brass band history. The band has won the Scottish Championships 35 times and, during the 1990s, twice brought the National Champion Band of Great Britain title back to Scotland – the only Scottish band ever to win this prestigious competition.

Latest News

Exclusive content for Patrons & Friends of the band

The Patrons and the Friends of the Band pages are now live and showing exclusive TV recordings as well... read more

Consolidation for the cooperation band at the Open

The cooperation band took part in the 137th British Open at the magnificent Symphony Hall in Birmingham on Sat... read more

Pride for the cooperation band.

Members of the cooperation band took part in the Glasgow Pride parade on Saturday 17th August. The band all... read more

Summer break over

The bands summer break is now over and the band are back to the hard work of preparing for... read more

McCann to lead Open cooperation

Phillip McCann will spearhead the British Open challenge of the cooperation band.  It marks a first musical partnership between the... read more

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