Lucy Cutt, Ben Godfrey and Jack Wilson will be leading a free masterclass morning ahead of a great evening of charity music making.
August 17 • A new season and hopefully lots of new recruits as Foden's Youth and Junior Bands look forward to an exciting 12 months.
August 17 • Brett Baker has just come back from Argentina after playing a rhapsodic role in Sante Fe low brass festival.
August 17 • The talented youngsters of the Cornish Youth Band will be working with world class talent over the next 12 months — starting with a double helping of Cobb excellence.
August 17 • Financial support from a local pharmacy has helped boost the entertainment contest prospects of Redruth Town Band.
August 17 • Organisers are hoping to keep attracting bands to their annual South West Brass Band Association Championships in Torquay in November.
August 16 • World Champions Brass Band Willebroek seal top 6 spot with recent win in Kekrade.
August 16 • Frank Renton features the soloists and bands performing at the Brass Band Gala Concert the day after the 165th British Open Championships.
August 16 • The Musical Arts Programme at the University of Salford has gained a 100% satisfaction rating from the influential National Student Survey.
August 16 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox wonders if a combination of more thoughtful composition and flexible players with open minds could lead to an exciting new future for the soprano cornet in top level banding.
August 11 • Allan Littlemore recalls the tale of a missing Fred Mortimer statuette and his hopes of finding one more...
June 30 • Black Dyke's Heritage Lottery Funded project will see some of its greatest musical treasures enjoy the long awaited light of day.
June 8 • 4BR's Malcolm Wood looks ahead to the Whit Friday contests and wonders what would happen if there was no brass band magic money tree to sprout prizes each year?
August 8 • Legends in Brass. Conductors: Stan Lippeatt, Jo Sykes. Featuring: Alan Morrison, Steve Sykes, Stephen Sykes, Kevin Holdgate, Mark Walters . Saturday 22nd July
August 5 • Conductor: Prof Nicholas Childs. Soloists: Gary Curtin, Richard Marshall. Fulton House. Swansea University . Friday 4th August
August 4 • Winter Jazz. Conductor: Tyme Marsters. Sunday 30th July. Charles Luney Auditorium
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April 8 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to a tuba player with a very specific ambition.
January 8 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to IBBSS Course Director, Prof Nicholas Childs
January 8 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to a trio of Norwegians with plenty to celebrate...
January 8 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to three brothers bringing a taste of Switzerland to the IBBSS in Swansea
Friday 18 August • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. opp. BHS. London. W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ
Friday 18 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London. SE7 8RE SE7 8RE
Saturday 26 August • Scarborough Spa South Bay Scarborough Y011 2HD
Saturday 26 August • 159 Fairlee Rd, Newport P030 2EW
Saturday 26 August • Snape Maltings, Snape IP17 1SR
August 17 • Rhyl Silver Band a friendly 2nd Section band under the baton of our new Musical Director Alan Milnes are looking to recruit new players to swell our numbers, i.e front and back row cornets, solo trombone, horn and basses. . .
August 17 • Under the baton of Brett Baker, after a busy summer of signing new players, RBTB are looking to recruit percussion players to complete its line up.
August 17 • Stannington Brass Band, Sheffield. 2nd Section National Champions, now 1st section. Ambitious and sociable band. MD Derek Renshaw. Due to our current player leaving for music college we now require a Solo EEb bass player
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