Tromba Cornet

4BR Roadtest: Tromba Bb Cornet

Has the plastic revolution of Tomorrow's World finally arrived with the new Tromba cornet?

Soapbox opinion - Heading into a musical cul-de-sac?

Sandy Smith argues our increasing reliance on Test Piece Check Lists is in real danger of leaving a musical legacy that is both false and mediocre.

4BR Spotlight interview - 5 minutes with Christian Overhead

4BR catches up with Christian Overhead - an Englishman abroad who is making a name for himself with his inventive compositions.

Comments ~ 2015: August

Prescription pads and Proms, competitive fairness and looking for the sun as we delve into the 4BR postbag.

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"I read with great interest the recent article by Sandy Smith - and oh boy, how right he is."

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Hungerford Town Band
Hungerford Town Band require front and back row cornet players. We are a hard working happy group with ambitions to improve t...


Blackburn & Darwen March & Hymn Tune Contest
Date: 13-Sep-2015
Venue: Darwen Town Centre Square, Croft Street. Darwen, Lancashire BB3 1BH


Diggle Band New Mill Male Choir
Date: 5-Sep-2015
Venue: Uppermill Civic Hall OL3 6AE

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Conductor, Brass teacher, Adjudicator (ABBA)