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Brass Band World

Brass Band World September Edition now out

September 22
The banding world's top magazine is out now — and packed to the gunnels with news, views, opinions, reviews, articles, features, spotlights, ranking and fun...


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Bolsover Festival ready for worldwide broadcast

September 21 • 48 bands will be able to perform to the world at the Bolsover Festival of Brass this year — and you can enjoy it by just one click of your mouse...


fLEMISH oPEN

Flemish Open — open for entries

September 21 • The 2018 Flemish Open is offering a warm welcome, great organisation and a generous prize pot for bands wishing to showcase their entertainment.


Hands

St Austell welcomes new resident

September 21 • The St Austell Band in Cornwall has welcomed the experienced David Nicholson as its new resident conductor.


Signing

Ratby welcome new soprano

September 21 • The talented Richard Bates has joined Ratby Band on soprano alongside a few more talented signings.


Great cornet trio at John Packer

September 21 • There is a trio of fantastic secondhand cornets for sale at John Packers at the moment — so be quick


Death of Roy Bennett

September 21 • The death has been reported of former Penclawdd and National Youth Brass Band of Wales Chairman, Roy Bennett


All judges great and small

September 21 • Competing bands at Brass Factor will be given the once over by one of Yorkshire's most famous vets.


Haverhill to premier new Falklands work

September 20 • Haverhill Silver Band is to feature a brand new work inspired by the Falklands Conflict as well as welcoming Cory's Tom Hutchinson as a guest soloist.


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2017 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 1 - As it happened

2017 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 1 - As it happened

September 17 • All the action from the 2017 National Championships of Great Britain — Section 1 — As it happened.


2017 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 2 - As it happened

September 17 • All the action from the 2017 National Championships of Great Britain — Section 2 — As it happened.


2017 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 3 - As it happened

September 17 • All the action from the 2017 National Championships of Great Britain — Section 3 — As it happened.


2017 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 4 - As it happened

September 17 • All the action from the 2017 National Championships of Great Britain — Section 4 — As it happened.

Concert: Hatfield Band

August 8 • Legends in Brass. Conductors: Stan Lippeatt, Jo Sykes. Featuring: Alan Morrison, Steve Sykes, Stephen Sykes, Kevin Holdgate, Mark Walters . Saturday 22nd July


Concert: International Brass Band Summer School

August 5 • Conductor: Prof Nicholas Childs. Soloists: Gary Curtin, Richard Marshall. Fulton House. Swansea University . Friday 4th August


Concert: Woolston Brass

August 4 • Winter Jazz. Conductor: Tyme Marsters. Sunday 30th July. Charles Luney Auditorium


# Band Points
1Cory1,939.60
2Brighouse and Rastrick835.47
3Black Dyke820.14
4Eikanger-Bjørsvik722.82
5Grimethorpe Colliery516.92
6Brass Band Willebroek481.84
7Valaisia Brass Band468.80
8Tredegar396.59
9Flowers358.93
10Fairey337.73
Interview with Arsene Duc

Interview with Arsene Duc

September 9 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Arsene Duc - the conductor of the new British Open Champion Valaisia Brass Band.


Interview with Ceri Parry Morgan

Interview with Ceri Parry Morgan

April 8 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to a tuba player with a very specific ambition.


Interview with Prof Nicholas Childs

Interview with Prof Nicholas Childs

January 8 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to IBBSS Course Director, Prof Nicholas Childs


Interview with a trio of Norwegians

Interview with a trio of Norwegians

January 8 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to a trio of Norwegians with plenty to celebrate...


Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Symphonic Brass

Friday 22 September • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. opp. Reserved. London. W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ


Severn Tunnel Band -

Friday 22 September • Caldicot Choir Hall NP26 5DD


Concert - Grimethorpe Colliery: Wakefield Cathedral

Saturday 23 September • Westmorland St, Wakefield WF1 1PJ


Black Dyke Band - Lucerne Switzerland

Saturday 23 September • KKL, Europaplatz 1, 6005 Luzern, Switzerland 6002


East Anglian Brass Band Association - Fodens

Sunday 24 September • Hewett Academy, Norwich NR1 2PL


Bedford Town Band

September 22 • Bedford Town Band (London and SC) a friendly, ambitious and sociable 1st section band with a varied programme of concerts, events, and contests planned; currently have a vacancy for a B flat Bass player.


Chelmsford Silver Band

September 22 • Chelmsford Silver Band requires a Bb bass player and a Solo Cornet player. 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.


West Yorkshire Police Band

September 22 • We require Basses both Eb and Bb to strengthen the section ready for the move to 2nd Section in 2018. Many prestigious engagements planned. Rehearsals are Monday and Thursdays just off Jct 41 M1 from 8pm.


James McLeod

BMus (hons)
Euphonium Soloist, Teacher and Conductor