The Stan Hacking Concert Band
The Stan Hacking Concert Band is a local band of enthusiastic amateur and semi-professional musicians. The band performs in concerts in and around Exeter, Devon.
The band was formed by Stan Hacking, an ex-Royal Marines Band Colour Sergeant. Starting with 12 musicians it has since grown to over 60 plus with ages ranging from 12 years upwards. The band contains several music teachers and requires all musicians to be at least grade 5 standard or above.
The band plays a wide variety of music including military marches, classical overtures, musicals, film themes, swing and jazz.
The band was founded to raise money for charity and over the years has raised over £320,000 for local and national charities. The band's aim is to continue to raise money for charity over the coming years.