Youth Brass 2000 retains its Championship Section National crown in Warwickshire.
April 23 • Band Jazz Ysgol Tryfan , a remarkable jazz ensemble from a single secondary school in North Wales has won the televised Band Ieuenctid Cymru competition for youth bands
April 22 • It's a winning 'Blast' from Wardle as they retain the Beginners Section title in Warwick.
April 22 • Wardle Academy takes the Intermediate Section honours in Warwick and receives an invitation to compete at the European Youth Championships in Montreaux in 2019.
April 22 • Wardle Academy Juniors takes the Junior Section honours in Warwick.
April 22 • Band Beaumaris, BTM, Cory and Northop Silver will compete live on air for the 2018 Band Cymru title in Swansea this evening.
April 22 • The talented young musicians of the Manger Folkehogskule Band from Norway have been enjoying their latest trip to the UK.
April 22 • The National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain take place today at Warwick Arts Centre — so why not take a trip along and enjoy the action. (Make sure you bring plenty of pop and crisps though)
April 21 • Make sure you get along and see the brilliant deals that can be bagged on student and intermediate instruments at the National Youth Championships of Great Britain.
April 21 • An early barometer test at Warwicks Arts Centre shows signs of encouragement for the incoming CEO of Brass Bands England...
April 19 • Colin Bowman is a respected local sports journalist but a novice to the world of brass banding — so this is what he thought about his experiences of a Regional contest day at Stevenage following his band Brighton & Hove City.
April 14 • Cornet player Liv Appleton recalls her battle to understand and then overcome the crippling effects of anxiety, stress and self doubt.
April 10 • The countdown is on for 2020, but a new sense of musical optimism and organisational detente could well inform the green or red light decision of EBBA.
April 12 • Conductor: Tom Davoren. Soloist: Brett Baker. Lithuanian Wind & Brass Band Championship Gala Concert. Palanga Concert Hall. Saturday 7th April
April 11 • The National Youth Band of Scotland & Cory Band. Conductors: Russell Gray, Richard Evans, Philip Harper. Perth Concert Hall. Wednesday 4th April
April 6 • Massed Bands of the Royal Air Force. Conductor: Wing Commander Piers Morrell. Royal Albert Hall. Saturday 31st March
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August 4 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Tom Davoren to find out more about his trip to Palanga with Filton Concert Band - and about the venue that may host the 2020 European Champinships.
February 21 • Highlights from the 2017 Allan Withington Conducting Course.
February 10 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Viggo Bjorge of Eikanger Band
January 27 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks about the future of brass band broadcasting with Tim Mutum and Philip Hunt
Monday 23 April • Ossett Town Hall, Market Place, Ossett WF5 8BE WF5 8BE
Friday 27 April • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London. SE7 8RE SE7 8RE
Friday 27 April • Workington CA14 3AW
Saturday 28 April • St Mary's Church, Wotton Under Edge, Gloucestershire GL12 7LS
Saturday 28 April • Minster Yard, Lincoln LN2 1PX
April 23 • Hathern Band are looking for a PRINCIPAL EUPHONIUM to join their Championship Section Band. This position has become vacant because the present player wishes to retire. We are looking for a committed player to fill this key seat. www.hathernband.co.uk.
April 23 • Lofthouse Brass Band require a DRUMMER to complete their line up. We are a friendly 3rd section band who rehearse on Thursday evenings 7.30pm - 9pm and Saturday mornings 10am - 12noon at Outwood WMC.
April 22 • TUTTI CORNET required to join friendly team who enjoy a sensible balance of contests and high quality engagements under the direction of our new MD Rob Westacott. We rehearse Monday and Wednesday evenings in our own bandroom just 1 mile from M62 Jcn 24.
Conductor, Brass teacher, Adjudicator (ABBA)