Our mantra: spread the joy of music

Be it within our school, in the streets or at your event, we're here to spread our joy and our boundless energy through our varied music repertoire,
ranging from pop songs to pieces for brass bands.

The Ernestophone in a nutshell

The Ernestophone is Ecole normale superieure's marching band, (re)created in September of 2011, for the joy of all the kids, including the grown-up ones.

Our current repertoire :

Score Composer
A Klezmer Karnival Philip Sparke
Billie Jean Michael Jackson
Can't Stop Red Hot Chili Peppers
Can you Dig It Bryan Tyler
Coco Lucky Chops
Come On Eileen Dexy's Midnight Runners
Doubidou R. Sherman
Hips Don't Lie Shakira
Killing Me Softly YBB
Let's Bang Shaka Ponk
Lollipop MIKA
Moliendo Café Hugo Blanco
Score Composer
Monody The Fat Rat
New Blood YBBB
Pressure Muse
Problem Lucky Chops
Sing Sing Sing Benny Goodman
Stand on the World Various
Sweet Dreams Soul Rebels
Take on me A-ha
The Bare - màj Balou
Thrift shop Macklemore et Ryan Lewis
Treasure Bruno Mars
Show current and past repertoire

A marching band is a skillful blend of crisp trumpet, hefty trombone, the saxophone family (the Baritone i.e. the grandfather, the wacky uncle Ténor, and last but not least, the Alto), dashing clarinet, exuberant piccolo, honourable euphonium, mighty drums, and the famous sousaphone!!
Our rehearsals are every Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 20h to 22h in the NIR basement at the ENS.
Whether you're just beginning or fully trained on your instrument, don't hesitate to come and join us!
We would be happy to have you in our ranks!
We lend instruments to any COF member wishing to discover the joy of playing music in our band!

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You are preparing an event and searching for a dynamic marching band ? Don't hesitate to send us a message, we would be glad to come play for you! Check out our schedule.
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