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4BR Interview - Gavin Higgins

Just days before his new work 'Velocity' opens the Last Night of the Proms', Chris Thomas talks to composer Gavin Higgins.

Postcard from Symphony Hall

It seems that the brass band general public has fallen in love again with major contesting at the British Open after a memorable day in Birmingham

The Hidden Star - Look who's talking?

Rhetorician Mette Hojen, an expert in executive performance, gives a fascinating insight into why the gaps between music making in a concert are just as important as the playing itself.

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Arnfield Brass
Arnfield Brass need Eb Bass & Bb bass players & Bass Trombone. We practice every Wednesday 8-00pm untill 10-00pm at H...


Lower Section National Finals
Date: 21-Sep-2014
Venue: The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse. GL50 4SH


Sherborne Town Band Sherborne Youth Band
Date: 20-Sep-2014
Venue: Digby Hall, Sherborne DT93AA

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