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National premieres in Derby and Neath


The National Childrens Band of Great Britain and the National Youth Band of Wales are in concert action this weekend - so get along and support them if you can...

Michael Thorne

Dynamic duo to lead Burry Port


Burry Port announce the musical partnership of Tom Davoren and Michael Thorne will lead the west walians on the contest and concert stage.

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Brilliant big brass bash for Consett Juniors


The great young players of Consett Junior Brass make the Durham Brass Festival go with bash...


No more waiting list delays for Deepcar


Long term investment in youth development ends three decade contesting drought for Deepcar.

Old Silkstone

Old Silkstone enjoy the craics in their line up


The Old Silkstone Band certainly enjoyed themselves on their first musical trip to Ireland...

Alison Balsom

Balsom inspires high tide in Bristol


A brand new fanfare to herald the start of the Bristol Prom season has been picked by a panel of musical experts including Alison Balsom and Philip Harper.


Elland set to stump rivals


If you fancy your chances with a crimson warbler and a bit of willow to beat the players of Elland Silver then now's your chance...


Jupiter obit for trombone star Reeder


Jupiter Instruments has linked up with trombone star Kris Reeder.

Tredegar at Monnow Studios

Bucket list completed for Tredegar


An ensemble from Tredegar has just completed its 3 Bucket Jones recording stint following in the rock footsteps of some famous bands...

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Revitalised Glossop Old looks to new contesting return


Plenty of hard work and some inspirational leadership could see Glossop Old return to the contesting scene after four year break.

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Cornish youth stop HRH on Padstow trip


The talented young players of the Cornish Youth Band recently stopped Price Charles in his tracks on his visit to Padstow.

Peter Davis and son Meirion

Death of Peter Davies


The death has been announced of the highly respected south Wales bandsman and conductor Peter Davies.

Michael Dodd at Band Supplies

Band Supplies add Prestige to Dodd


Band Supplies has delivered Michael Dodd's new Prestige euphonium to the Grimethorpe star - and in plenty of time for the trip to Oz.

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New trustees take on roles at BBE


Roy Terry and Max Stannard will take on trustee roles with Brass Bands England.

Bradford box

Yorkshire announces 2016 adjudication line up


The list of men who will need to be impressed in the Area box at St George's Hall in Bradford next March have been announced.

Christer Aberg

Fond farewell to inspirational MD


There was a fond farewell in Folkestone recently as the inspirational conductor Christer Aberg directed the Shepway Brass Academy for the last time.

Geneva Symphony cornets

Top cornets come to Duchy Brass


A quintet of Geneva Symphony cornets are up for grabs at Duchy Brass - so make sure you get in touch - fast!


Yet more awards for Wardle Academy Youth


The Grand Slam winning Wardle Academy Youth Band has picked up yet another award for their superb playing...

Blue tromba cornet

The Tromba cornet is here at PJS Music


The fantastic new Tromba cornet is ready and waiting to be played....


Fantastically stylish Elland Youth claim festival award


The wonderful young musicians of Elland Youth have picked up yet another award for their brilliant musical efforts - this time at the Music for Youth festival in Birmingham.


Dyke cornets up for grabs at Band Supplies


The cornets that won the historic 2015 'Treble' for Black Dyke are up for grabs at Band Supplies.


Halle lead the way with 'pay as you go' concert goers...


Will the brass band world follow suit after the Halle Orchestra places their faith in pay as you go concert audiences...


Test Valley extend musical links


A short mini tour sees Test Valley Brass extend its musical links to Worcester under the new new MD...


Australia eagerly awaits Grimethorpe tour


The brass band public of Australia is looking forward to hearing the Brass in Concert champions in the next few weeks...

Edward Gregson

Welsh youth set for tangos and test pieces


The National Youth Band of Wales is currently in Malvern under the baton of Philip Harper with eyes set on concert performances in Neath and Cardiff.

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