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2011 European Brass Band Championships — Timetable of events

There is plenty going on this week in Montreux...

EBBASaturday 23rd April – Sunday 1st May
St. Maurice Foyer Franciscain
European Youth Brass Band (EYBB)
Chief conductor: Philippe E. Bach


Sunday 24th April


13.00

Nottwil Lu Aula
European Conductors’ Competition
1st round of European Conductors’ Competition
Accompanied by Brass Band Kirchenmusik Flühli & Brass Band Rickenbach


Monday 25th April


13.00

Bern, Saal der Hoch- schule der Künste
2nd round of European Conductors’ Competition 
Accompanied by Chamber Orchestra of the Berne University of Arts


Tuesday 26th April


14.30
Düdingen Podium Saal
Semifinal of European Conductors' Competition 
Accompanied by Swiss Army Symphonic Wind Orchestra

20.30
Düdingen Podium Saal
Gala Concert
Swiss Army Symphonic Wind Orchestra


Wednesday 27th April


20.00
Gossau SG Fürstenlandsaal

Gala Concert
European Youth Brass Band & Duo Synthesis


Thursday 28th April

19.30
Montreux
Auditorium Stravinski


Final European Conductors’ Competition
Accompanied by Brass Band Fribourg

Gala Concert
European Youth Brass Band & Duo Synthesis

Friday 29th April

10.00
Montreux
Auditorium Stravinski

European Forum
’Quo Vadis’ – Brass Band
Podium discussion with well known Brass Band legends

11.30
Montreux
2m2c

Opening Ceremony and official Reception EBBC 2011
including the official draw for the Championship Section/test piece and B Section


16.00

Montreux
2m2c / B3

Composers' talk
with Oliver Waespi (Championship Section) & Stephan Hodel (B Section)

17.00
Montreux
Auditorium Stravinski

European Brass Band Championships
Championship section
Test piece: Audivi Media Nocte by Oliver Waespi


Saturday 30th April

08.00
Montreux
2m2c / B3

Draw for Championship Section own choice test pieces

09.00
Montreux
Auditorium  Stravinski

European Brass Band Championships
B-section
Own choice program & test piece: Vertex by Stephan Hodel, CH


13.00
Montreux
Auditorium Stravinski

European Brass Band Championships
Championship section
own choice pieces


20.00
Montreux
Auditorium Stravinski

SWISSNESS!
Gala Concert Eurofestival 2011
Featuring defending European Champion Band, Cory Band
Swiss Brass Consort | Various Swiss Folk Artists


22.00
Auditorium Stravinski
Award Ceremony EBBC 2011


21.30
Montreux
Miles Davis Hall

European Brass Band Party
with Partyband Spinning Wheel


Sunday 1st May

9.00
Montreux
2m2c / B3

General Meeting EBBA


11.00
Montreux
Auditorium Stravinski

Farewell Concert
European Youth Brass Band
Featuring Brass Band Bürgermusik Luzern
Duo Synthesis & Tobias Lang



Walsall Brass Band - Willenhall Singers

Saturday 18 November • Sneyd Communnity Centre, Vernon Way, Bloxwich, Walsall. WS3 2PA


Rushden Town Band -

Saturday 18 November • Park Rd Baptist Church, Rushden, Northamptonshire NN10 0RW


Contest: Brass in Concert

Saturday 18 November • Sage Gateshead, St Mary's Square, Gateshead NE28 2JR


Foden's Band - Morley Town Hall

Saturday 18 November • Queen Street, Morley LS27 9DY


Black Dyke Band - Waterford, Ireland

Saturday 18 November • Carriganore Arena, Waterford Institute of Technology Sports Campus tbc


Newstead Brass

November 18 • Bb Cornet (position negotiable). . Newstead Brass, established Midlands Championship section, have opportunity for an additional cornet player. Suitable for experienced player or someone looking to take the next step in their development.


Wakefield Metropolitan Brass Band

November 17 • FRONT ROW CORNET. SOLO TROMBONE. . The band have an exciting concert/contest/marching schedule ahead. We are looking for a committed front row cornet and solo trombone player to come and join us in the Yorkshire 1st Section! MD: Richard Larder.


Glossop Old Band

November 17 • SOLO TROMBONE. The Glossop Old Band Welcomes applications for the Solo Trombone Chair. The Band will be competing in the First Section as of 2018 and are looking to continue its progression back to the top levels of performance


Gary Davies


Conductor, Band Trainer, Adjudicator