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Spirit of Celebration - 2015 Festival of Brass

Paul Hindmarsh, Artistic Director of the RNCM Festival of Brass, introduces the themes, music and musicians who will be performing at the brass band world's leading spotlight event in January

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5 minute spotlight - 4BR talks to Helen Williams

4BR's Malcolm Wood talks to Foden's flugel star Helen Williams about her decision to start taking up the conductor's baton.

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  • Concert: Foden's Band
    Featuring: Foden's Youth Band, Halifax Choral Society. Conductors: John Pryce-Jones, Mark Bousie. Soloist: Jens Lindemann. Manchester Cathedral. Saturday 29th November
  • Concert: Brass in Concert Gala Concert
    Grimethorpe Colliery & Cory Band. Conductors: Dr Robert Childs & Philip Harper. The Sage . Gateshead. Saturday 15th November
  • Concert: Clarence Adoo Band
    Conductor: Dr Howard Evans . Bromley Temple . Saturday 8th November

"To suggest that a judge would knowingly pick poor bands to qualify is outrageous. To have a judge who knows the piece really well is surely to the benefit of all competing bands."

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Cubbington Silver Band
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Rainford Slow Melody Contest
Date: 15-Feb-2015
Venue: Rainford Village Hall, Church Road,. Rainford, St Helens WA11 8HB


Lofthouse Brass Band Christmas Concert
Date: 6-Dec-2014
Venue: Outwood & District WMC, 62 Ledger La, Wakefield WF1 2NS WF1 2NS

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