The cross-genre Band Cymru band and ensemble competitions will take place for a third time in 2018 — with a hefty prize to be won alongside plenty of television exposure .
July 18 • 100 years of Guards music making has been celebrated in all sorts of ways of late — all with a touch of Pride too...
July 18 • Tom Davoren will fly to the USA next month to lead the annual Gramercy Brass Orchestra of New York course.
July 18 • Three decades of inspirational music making comes to an end at Smithills Schools as Chris Wormald puts down the baton.
July 18 • David Gilson becomes the new principal cornet at Open and National contenders Milnrow
July 18 • A great act of generosity will see the music and the memory of the popular composer and conductor Bruce Fraser live on at the National Youth Brass Bands of Scotland.
July 18 • Four fashion conscious golfers will once again tee off to try and sink putts and pounds for two great causes close to their hearts...
July 18 • There is a great Swiss summer break to enjoy for the players and supporters of the top flight north-west band.
July 16 • Images of refugees seeking a new life in America has inspired the latest musical collaboration between cornet soloist Harmen Vanhoorne and composer Stan Nieuwenhuis.
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?
May 31 • Malcolm Wood talks to James Fountain, Principal Trumpet of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra — who remains a proud bandsman at heart.
May 28 • All the action from the 2017 All England Masters International — As it happened
July 17 • Heritage Centre Project Launch . Conductor: Prof Nicholas Childs. Holy Trinity Church. Queensbury. Wednesday 13th July
July 16 • Love Music Trust Big Band. Sandbach School. Sandbach. Monday 3rd July
July 15 • Conductor: Chris Howley. Abbey Park. Evesham. Sunday 2nd July
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September 7 • There was a wonderful display of friendship and celebration from the members and supporters of the National Band of New Zealand in Kerkrade
September 7 • 4BR talks to Oliver Waespi to find out a little bit more about his new World Championship work, 'Tracing Time'...
September 7 • 4BR catches up with the English representatives of Carlton Main Frickley.
September 7 • 4BR catches up with the New Zealand National Band after they come off stage on the Sunday in Kerkrade.
Saturday 22 July • Walsall Cricket Club WS1 3BE
Wednesday 26 July • The Hayes, Cardiff CF10 1AH
Saturday 29 July • Byrkley Park Garden Centre. Byrkley Drive, . Burton Upon Trent . DE13 9RN
Sunday 30 July • Byrkley Drive, . Burton Upon Trent DE13 9RN
Saturday 5 August • Glastonbury Abbey, Abbey Gatehouse Magdalene Street Glastonbury Somerset BA6 9EL
July 22 • Championship Section (Midlands) Blidworth Welfare Band are inviting applications for the position of Musical Director for our friendly, ambitious, hard working and forward looking band.
July 22 • Walsall Brass Band are seeking Solo Cornets, 1-3rd Cornet, Solo or 1st Horn,2nd Baritone,Euphonium, 2nd Trombone, Eb or Bb Bass and Drummer.
July 21 • Stamford Brass are looking for a committed new Musical Director to lead them back into the 3rd section and beyond.. We are a friendly, sociable, contesting band with a sensible calendar of varied concerts and engagements.
GGSM, ARCM, PGCE
Conductor, Adjudicator, Educationalist