2017 European Brass Band Championships
Eikanger-Bjorsvik Mussiklaag takes the European crown in Oostende in convincing style as they win the set test and own choice contests.
April 29 • It's Challenge Section joy for Italian Brass Band in Kursall Concert Hall, Oostende.
April 28 • Spain comes out on top of the brass band conducting honours as Carlos Alberto Ramon Perez takes the European title in Oostende
April 28 • Brassbanned.com will be live streaming the action from the major contest of the European Championships this weekend — so log in and enjoy it all from the comfort of your own home.
April 27 • With the banding weather warming up, it's just the right time for a new set of springs for your instrument from euphoniumstore.net
April 26 • Band Supplies now has a stock of instruments owned and played by Brighouse & Rastrick Band at brilliant second hand prices.
April 26 • The great Argentinian trombone star Lito Fontana will have something extra to celebrate at the European Championships in Oostende this weekend.
April 26 • A new instrument link through Band Supplies Ltd sees Brighouse & Rastrick head to the European Championships with top of the range Besson instruments in their bags.
April 26 • Jon Hammond take over the principal cornet role at one of Yorkshire's top bands.
April 25 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox looks forward to what should be a memorable battle for the European title in Oostende.
April 25 • Despite the fraying at the European edges, EBBA's flagship event still remains an Article 50, WTO rules free zone for now...
April 25 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox finds out more about the Championship Section set-work 'Where Angels Fly' — written by composer Kevin Houben and inspired by the father of Belgian wind music Paul Gilson.
April 25 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox finds out a little more about each of the top flight own-choice selections being played at this year's event in Oostende.
April 12 • Conductor: Paul Andrews. Bolton Little Theatre. Saturday 1st April
April 8 • 4BR gave three Alliance Brass mouthpieces to our tame soprano cornet test driver to see what he thought.
April 6 • 40th Floral Dance Anniversary Concert. Conductor: Derek Broadbent. Huddersfield Town Hall. Saturday 25th March
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August 4 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the conductors of Llanrug and Tysnes Musikklag Bands as they join forces for a special concert in North Wales
February 26 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Kevin Holdgate and Lisa Nugent of the Blood Cancer Charity DKMS at the North West Regional Championships
January 28 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to RNCM Brass Band Festival Director, Paul Hindmarsh
January 28 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to composer Edward Gregson at the RNCM Brass Band Festival.
Sunday 30 April • The Hawth Theatre, Hawth Ave, Crawley, West Sussex RH10 6YZ
Sunday 7 May • St Andrew's Hall, Norwich NR3 1AU
Sunday 7 May • All Saints Academy. Blaisdon Way. Cheltenham GL51 0WH
Tuesday 9 May • Kensington Gore, Kensington, London SW7 2AP
Thursday 11 May • The John Godber Theatre. Pontefract New College. Park Lane. Pontefract. West Yorkshire. WF8 4QR WF8 4QR
April 29 • Players and beginners of any standard are always welcomed. We urgently need a few more solo cornets, Bb bass and a spare percussionists to help out existing players. Feel free to drop in even if you just fancy a blow or want to try another instrument
April 29 • We are advertising the following vacancies and invite players on the following instruments to join our friendly team. TUTTI CORNET, BACKROW CORNET HORN & Bb BASS.
April 28 • Chelmsford Silver Band requires a new bandmaster to lead us into the next phase of our development. A non-contesting band, established for over 50 years and enjoy a good reputation performing at local and regional events plus organizing our own concerts.
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