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Love Music actually for Foden's

December 4
Foden's Band has announced a formal partnership with The Love Music Trust.

Luke Jenkins

Jenkins wins Welsh Conductor of the Year award

December 4 • Luke Jenkins of Phoenix (Goodwick) follows in his brother's musical footsteps by becoming 'Welsh Conductor of the Year'.


Report & Results: 2016 Wessex Open Contest

December 4 • There was a great deal of good music to enjoy in Bournemouth recently — led by Verwood Concert Brass.

Ela Haf Williams

Twinkle, Twinkle, Rising Star...

December 4 • One of the rising stars of Welsh banding has plenty to celebrate this Christmas...

Christmas entertainment

A little bit of early Christmas cheer

December 4 • Why not enjoy a little bit of Christmas cheer with the great brass band entertainer Simon Wood...

Geneva relaunches new Cardinal horn

December 4 • Geneva Instruments has launched its new Cardinal tenor horn, endorsed and developed alongside star player Jonathan Bates.

Vale of Glamorgan build with new principal

December 4 • The Vale of Glamorgan Band has announced the appointment of their new principal cornet player, Geraint Barnes.

Enderby delight at securing Cutt above the rest

December 4 • Yamaha flugel star Lucy Cutt will be the featured soloist with Enderby Band later this month.

World Rankings — December update

December 4 • Masterful Cory dominate rankings with recent win at Brass in Concert.

Bastien Baumet

4BR Interview: Bastien Baumet

November 25 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox catches up with French star Bastien Baumet to find out more about his new CD release and where his passion for playing the euphonium comes from.

2016 Swiss Nationals: As it happened

November 27 • All the action from 2016 Swiss National Champioships - as it happened

Brass in Concert: Gallery

November 22 • Gallery of images capturing an atmosphere of the 2016 Brass in Concert

2016 Siddis Brass: As it happened

November 5 • All the action from the 2016 Siddis Brass — As it happened where Eikanger claimed the title for a record 16th time

Concert: West Calder Public Band

November 15 • 150th Anniversary Concert. Conductor: John Cunningham. West Calder High School. Saturday 8th October

Concert: Symphonic Brass Concert

November 14 • Central Band of the Royal Air Force . Wg Cdr Duncan Stubbs and Sqn Ldr Matt Little. Regent Hall. Friday 4th November

CD Review: Homeland - Original Australian Euphonium Repertoire

November 3 • Dr. Matthew van Emmerik . Potenza Music. Featuring: Peter Baker (Piano); Tim Buzbee (Tuba); Ensemble Urbane; Strings and Amir Farid (Piano);. Broden Ford (Percussion); The Australian Tuba Quartet

# Band Points
2Black Dyke1,206.04
3Brighouse and Rastrick1,168.16
4Grimethorpe Colliery578.75
9Brass Band Willebroek308.95
10Carlton Main Frickley Colliery220.92
Interview with Filippo Cangiamila

Interview with Filippo Cangiamila

October 30 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Filippo Cangiamila, the conductor of the Italian Brass Band following their victory at the Italian National Championship.

Interview with Ulf Rosenberg

Interview with Ulf Rosenberg

October 29 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to EBBA President Ulf Rosenberg at the first Italian National Championship

Interview with Ensemble de Cuivres Melodia

Interview with Ensemble de Cuivres Melodia

October 29 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the Swiss visitors to Ascoli Piceno who will perform at the Gala Concert

Interview with Lito Fontana

Interview with Lito Fontana

October 29 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the man who has been the driving force behind the first Italian Championship.

Skipton Brass -

Saturday 3 December • Malham Cove BD23 4DB

Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Brass Band -

Saturday 3 December • Crooked spire. Church of St Mary and All Saints . Chesterfield S40 1XL

Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Brass Band -

Saturday 3 December • The Crooked Spire, Church of St Mary and All Saints, Chesterfield S40 1XL

Barnsley Brass - Lauren Koerner

Sunday 4 December • The Academy Theatre, Take2 Centre, Birdwell, Barnsley S70 5TU

Shipston Town band -

Sunday 4 December • Townsend Hall Sheep Street, Shipston on Stour, Warwickshire. CV364EL CV364EL

Lindley Band

December 1 • Front row cornet required from January 2017. Fancy a new challenge in an ambitious 1st section band? Want to perform at the Yorkshire Area? If so, contact us!. Reheharsals in our own band room Mon/Wed 8.00PM - 10.00PM. Bandroom located 2 mins from J24 M62

Strata Brass

December 1 • Eb BASS required to complete the section in this Yorkshire Championship Band,under new MD Alan Hobbins.. Rehearsals SUN/WED,bandroom 5 mins from J35/36 M1 (Hoyland).. Sensible concert/contest schedule.. Front Row Cornet also welcome.

Stannington Brass Band

December 1 • Stannington Brass Band, Sheffield. 2nd Section National Champions, 1st section from 2017. Ambitious, sociable band. MD Derek Renshaw. Due to changing work and personal circumstances we require: EEb bass or BBb bass. Current players flexible

Derek Renshaw

ABBA Member
Conductor, Band Trainer and Adjudicator.