JOHNSTONE Band is on the hunt for talented cornet players.

Members of the band have a busy programme of contests, workshops and concerts planned for the year ahead.

With this in mind, rehearsals will be taking place on Tuesdays and Sundays, from 7.30pm to 9.30pm.

The band is also on the lookout for a principal cornet player.

If you are interested in auditioning for that position or would like more information about this successful group of musicians, contact Louise Clark via the website at or call Clare Thomas on 0797 657 2666.

Renfrew Burgh Band, which competes in the second section, is also looking for solo cornets and percussionists.

Rehearsals take place at the William McMaster Centre, in Donaldson Drive, Renfrew, on Tuesdays, from 7.30pm to 9.30pm, and Thursdays, from 8pm to 10pm.

To get involved, call George Mullin on 0748 725 2128.