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Brass Band Ferwent

Bugle call gets orange connection

May 25
The famous Bugle Contest will welcome Brassband Excelsior Ferwert from the Netherlands this year for what promises to be another wonderful open air event.


Melvin White

Report & Results: 2017 scaba Entertainment

May 25 • Two form bands in Otterbourne and Amersham lead the way in the entertainment stakes at The Hawth in Crawley.


Gustav Holst

Butlins clarify Fourth Section test piece

May 25 • Bultins make sure the Fourth Section bands know exactly what bit of Holst they have to play in Skegness next January.


Thomas Fountain

Fountain to feature with Hade Edge

May 25 • Geneva cornet star Thomas Fountain can be heard in action with Hade Edge Band next month in Yorkshire.


Frank Renton

Radio: Listen to the Band

May 25 • Music from the 1970s pop world plus some new releases for Frank to play and chat about.


Give your instrument a Summer polish from John Packer

May 24 • If you want to be super smart and shiny in your performances this summer then John Packer can help you polish up brilliantly.


Kevin Crockford steps down from Grimethorpe

May 22 • Soprano star Kevin Crockford has announced that he has relinquished his role with the Yorkshire Band.


Adjudication line-ups announced for London and Cheltenham

May 22 • The adjudication teams for the National Finals have been announced by Kapitol Promotions.


Wareham plays his cards right to claim Cory composer prize

May 21 • A work inspired by the dark mysteries of Tarot Card reading brings success for young composer Andy Wareham at the RWCMD /Cory Composition Competition.


Brass for Africa Blog: No 2: Comments on Culture

Brass for Africa Blog: No 2: Comments on Culture

May 25 • In the second of her blogs in her Brass Development Fellowship role with the Brass for Africa Charity, Dr. Taylor Hughey talks about the cultural differences and challenges in teaching and inspiring young musicians in Uganda.


2017 Spring Festival: Grand Shield - As it happened

May 13 • All the action from the 2017 Spring Festival Grand Shield — As it happened


2017 Spring Festival: Senior Cup - As it happened

May 13 • All the action from the 2017 Spring Festival Senior Cup — As it happened


2017 Spring Festival: Senior Trophy - As it happened

May 13 • All the action from the 2017 Spring Festival Senior Trophy — As it happened

Concert: Cory Band

May 25 • Conductor: Philip Harper. RWCMD. Cardiff. Saturday 20th May


Concert: Brighouse & Rastrick

May 24 • Conductor: David Thornton. St Andrew's Hall. Norwich. Saturday 7th May


Concert: Grimethorpe Colliery Band

May 24 • Conductor: Brian Grant. Theatre Hafren. Newtown. Saturday 13th May


# Band Points
1Cory2,321.53
2Brighouse and Rastrick989.94
3Black Dyke985.57
4Eikanger-Bjørsvik902.43
5Grimethorpe Colliery618.91
6Valaisia Brass Band574.77
7Tredegar479.70
8Brass Band Willebroek430.30
9Flowers412.98
10Fairey390.79
Interview with the Conductor Competition finalists

Interview with the Conductor Competition finalists

April 27 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the finalists at the 7th European Conductors Competition.


Interview with Young Brass Band Willebroek

Interview with Young Brass Band Willebroek

February 5 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Premier Section Winners - Young Brass Band Willebroek


Interview with Elland Silver Youth

Interview with Elland Silver Youth

February 5 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Development Section Winners - Elland Silver Youth


Iwan fox speaks to the Challenge Section Winners - Italian Brass Band

Iwan fox speaks to the Challenge Section Winners - Italian Brass Band

April 30 • Iwan fox speaks to the Challenge Section Winners - Italian Brass Band


Concert - Grimethorpe Colliery: Bury St Edmunds Festival

Saturday 27 May • The Apex, Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3FD


Middleton Youth Band - Middleton Band & The Houghton Weavers

Saturday 27 May • St Michael's Church. Townley Street. Middleton. M24 1BT M24 1BT


Hitchin Band - Hitchin Band at Abington Bandstand

Sunday 28 May • Abingdon Park Bandstand NN3 3HN


Contest: All England International Masters

Sunday 28 May • Kettering Conference Centre, Thurston Dr, Kettering NN15 6PB


Concert - Grimethorpe Colliery: Forum Theatre

Saturday 3 June • Forum Theatre, Barrow, Duke St, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 1HH


Chinnor Silver

May 25 • We need a Bb BASS player to complete our happy line up. Good book of concerts and contests planned by this 2nd section band.. We have well attended rehearsals in our own bandroom on a wednesday evening


The Corsham Band

May 25 • Having secured a place in the National Finals at Cheltenham in September along with promotion to the 2nd Section from January 2018 the band are now looking to fill a couple of vacancies. One front row and one back row cornet plus an EEb Bass. .


Rhyl Silver Band

May 24 • Rhyl Silver Band is a North Wales competing band in the process of rebuilding requiring:. Solo Cornet, Repiano Cornet, Solo Horn, Eb and Bb Bass.. . If interested please contact the band via the website.


Howard J Evans

MA (Dist), Mus.B (hons), ARCM (hons), LRAM, LTCL, PGCE
Conductor, composer, arranger, tutor and pianist