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ybb

German youth band aims for more success

22-Jul-2014

Youth Brass Band North Rhine-Westphalia has already enjoyed a great 2014, but is hungry for more success.


NWYBB

New North West Youth Band takes four way lead

22-Jul-2014

Four leading partners link to form new North West Youth Band.


Tredegar in action

Tredegar to link up with Besson

22-Jul-2014

Besson Musical Instruments announce partnership with British Open champion.


Mutes

Which mute?

22-Jul-2014

If you need to make yourself heard not too loudly this summer then John Packer is the place to have a quiet look...


Rod Franks

Death of Rod Franks

21-Jul-2014

The death has been announced of Rod Franks - trumpet player with the London Symphony Orchestra.


Yorkshire Prom

Dyke take tour lead with baton jaune

21-Jul-2014

Black Dyke and the Yorkshire Youth Band help lead the Tour de France on its way....


David Roberts in action

Rothwell celebrate Roberts 20th anniversary

21-Jul-2014

David Roberts has just notched up 20 years at the helm with Rothwell Temperance Band.


Wingates

Death of Stanley Whiteman

21-Jul-2014

The death has been reported of former Wingates conductor and CWS (Manchester) player Stanley Whiteman.


Radio: World of Brass

20-Jul-2014

More music to enjoy in the sun with John Maines


Simon Dobson and Withington

Withington explores French connection with Dobson

18-Jul-2014

Allan Withington and composer Simon Dobson inspired by French connection for Siddis hat-trick assault.


Skelmanthorpe

Skelmanthorpe sign new solo euph

18-Jul-2014

Adam Turner has been announced as the new solo euphonium player of Skelmanthorpe Band.


Brasstermind

I've started, but I'll finish....

18-Jul-2014

If you want to become something of a brass band mastermind then get along to Lofthouse Band's latest brain teaser evening...


Top secret

Pssssst! I will only say this once....

18-Jul-2014

Young composers with an appetite to try something a little daring need to get in touch with a certain Jonny Midnight...


Easington

Report & Results: 2014 DCBBA Entertainment

18-Jul-2014

There was plenty of fine music making and two successful title defences for Easington and Houghton at the recent Durham CBBA Entertainment contest.


Stale Sleire Johansen

Global impact felt from Oz

17-Jul-2014

The National Australia Brass Festival gains acclaim for its global AMP educational work.


Dewi Griffiths

Griffiths joins Besson stable

17-Jul-2014

Besson announce signing of Tredegar principal cornet player Dewi Griffiths.


British Sea Power

The FT index recognises banding innovation

16-Jul-2014

An on-line article in the Financial Times has shone a positive light on the innovative partnerships between well known artists and brass bands.


Wingates plaque

Plaque to the future for Wingates

16-Jul-2014

Wingates Band birthplace is commemorated for future generations to glance up on and admire in their home town of Westhoughton.


EYMS logo

EYMS boost ranks as they set sights on Albert Hall

16-Jul-2014

North of England qualifiers East Yorkshire Motor Services have added strength to their ranks ahead of Albert Hall return.


Ireland Colliery Chesterfield

Ireland just about complete for Cheltenham

16-Jul-2014

Ireland Colliery Chesterfield are just about full as they prepare for their National Finals appearance in Cheltenham.


Jim Cant

Death of Jim Cant

16-Jul-2014

4BR has been informed of the death of the popular conductor and trombonist Jim Cant.


On air

Radio: Listen to the Band

16-Jul-2014

More music from Frank Renton at the BBC.


Andrew Duncan

Duncan departs SBBA Development role

15-Jul-2014

Andrew Duncan departure leaves question marks over the Scottish Brass Band Association's funding of future youth development.


Wardle Academy

Family fortunes give Wardle prize boosts

15-Jul-2014

A musical family link giives Wardle Academy a great boost in fortunes at the recent Music for Youth Festival in Birmingham.


Rover

Sonic euph takes lead in Aussie film

15-Jul-2014

The sonic euphonium playing of Thom Kellar will provide the musical background to a new Aussie film featuring Hollywood star Guy Pearce.


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