English Page website Excelsior

With 15% of their members being non-Dutch, Excelsior can be regarded as an international wind band. Wassenaar, the home of Excelsior, boasts an extensive expat community where they have developed a very close relationship with the American School of The Hague.

The wind orchestra

To give an impression of Excelsior, a few facts:

 -  There are approximately 45 members;

 -  All ages are represented, a substantial part is between 25 and 40 years old;

-  The orchestra performs 5-10 times a year, no marching appearances;


-  It has received the highest ratings within the Dutch Wind Band Federation;


-  Diversified and attractive repertoire;


-  A very pleasant atmosphere: a balance is struck between ambition and fun.


Whether you are in the Netherlands for only a short period or for a longer period of time, you are most welcome to join us. You can visit a rehearsal unannounced (to listen or to play).

Contact details: Dit e-mailadres wordt beveiligd tegen spambots. JavaScript dient ingeschakeld te zijn om het te bekijken., (+ 31) (0) 6 2052 88 46 (Fiona Harten).


Excelsior rehearses every Thursday from 20h to 22.15h in its own building at the Schoolstraat 9 in Wassenaar.

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