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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



Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Wind Soloists

Friday 19 January • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London. SE7 8RE SE7 8RE


Black Dyke Band - Morley Town Hall

Saturday 20 January • Morley Town Hall, Morley, Leeds LS27 8DX


Wantage Silver - Gary Curtin

Saturday 20 January • Reading Central Salvation Army RG1 7JR


The Brighouse & Rastrick Band - EYMS Brass Band at Hull City Hall

Saturday 20 January • Hull City Hall. 67 Carr Lane,. Kingston upon Hull HU1 3RQ


The Hepworth Band - Soprano Sarah Ogden

Sunday 21 January • Christ Church, Sude Hill, New Mill, Holmfirth HD9 7BL


Milnrow Band

January 17 • *PRINCIPAL TROMBONE*. The Milnrow Band has a vacancy for Principal trombone.. Our own Bandroom is easily accessible by car (J21 M62) or by the Manchester Metrolink.


Milnrow Band

January 17 • *Cornet Vacancies* Due to maternity leave and work commitments, The Milnrow Band has immediate vacancies for 2 FIRST CLASS CORNET PLAYERS (positions negotiable). Our own Bandroom is easily accessible by car (J21 M62) or by the Manchester Metrolink.


Rhyl Silver Band

January 16 • Rhyl Silver Training Band seeks players in all sections but particularly cornets, trombones and basses. All ages and abilities accepted in this easy going friendly band.. . We rehearse Fridays 6.00 - 7.30pm in our purpose built premises.


Craig Roberts

BA (Hons), MA
Conductor / Adjudicator