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tYRFING

Saga gets extra shine

24-Oct-2014

Jacob Vilhelm Larsen's 'The Saga of Tyrfing' gets a shine ahead of championship challenge.


Young trombonist

Youth focus gains financial boost at BiC

24-Oct-2014

The popular series of Brass in Concert workshops and taster sessions gains a financial boost thanks from Arts Council England.


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BBE resets for the future

24-Oct-2014

Brass Bands England finally gets the support to officially plan ahead at their reconvened AGM.


wYCHAVON fESTIVAL OF bRASS

Wychavon set for entertainment

24-Oct-2014

Hefty prizes, a warm well welcome and the added bonus of an automatic qualification spot at the Spring Festival has given the Wychavon Festival of Brass a great boost.


St Andrews Festival

Big hitters tee up at St Andrews

24-Oct-2014

There are some big hitting brass performers on show at the forthcoming St Andrews Brass Festival.


Black Dyke celebrate

Dyke gain double Euro boost

23-Oct-2014

A retrospective qualification change by Brass Bands England means Black Dyke has booked its place at the European Championships of 2015 and 2016...


David Thornton

Thornton leads Salford Saturday attractions

23-Oct-2014

Euphonium virtuoso David Thornton leads the exciting line up of musical attractions at this weekend's Salford Saturday Music School.


Strata Brass

Strata adds extra levels of experience for 2015

23-Oct-2014

A new principal cornet and flugel horn sets up Strata Brass for the 2015 contest season.


Trevada

Trevada in the Pink

23-Oct-2014

It's all going to be slightly different at Trevada Music on Friday - but all for a great cause...


CORNETS

Temporary contact change in North West

23-Oct-2014

North West Area Brass Band Association member bands need to be aware of a temporary contact change.


Brass in the Blood

Foden's set for silver screen

23-Oct-2014

A film about the history of one of the world's most famous bands is set for a local premiere in their home town of Sandbach.


Yorkshire Youth Brass Band

Yorkshire Youth look for double boost in 2015

22-Oct-2014

A new generation of Yorkshire Youth Brass Band players are to be inspired by the Black Dyke 'Double'...


Cornets

Report & Results: Oldham MBBBA Slow Melody & Quartet

22-Oct-2014

There was plenty of great musical talent taking to the crease at Austerlands Cricket Club on the weekend.


NWYBB

Leyland stars set to tutor young musical talent

22-Oct-2014

Star players from the Leyland Band will help the new generation of north west musical talent.


Music study

Final reminder for Salford Composers Competition

22-Oct-2014

A final reminder has been released for composers wishing to enter the University of Salford International Composers Competition.


Shrewsbury

Bugles, choirs and premieres help Shrewsbury raise charity cash

22-Oct-2014

There was certainly something for everyone to enjoy at a packed Shrewsbury Band Charity Concert.


Foden coach

A band bus with a difference...

22-Oct-2014

If you going to help a great band servant celebrate a special occasion then why not do it in style...


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National Youth auditions announced

22-Oct-2014

The dates and venues for auditions to the National Youth and National Children's Bands have been announced.


Pemberton Old

New signings at Pemberton Old B

22-Oct-2014

There have been new, old and some very young signings at Pemberton Old B Band in the last few months.


Fishburn

Report & Results: 2014 Wansbeck Entertainment Contest

22-Oct-2014

Fishburn and Joseph Cook notch up first victory in entertaining style.


Elland Silver logo

Report & Results: 2014 Pogson Bray Trust Contest

22-Oct-2014

Elland Silver 'Go Home' as they round off their contest season on a local ET high...


Butlins

Two spots to fill for Butlins top section contest

22-Oct-2014

Butlins announce two places up for grabs if bands want to compete for the £10,000 top section first prize in January.


yOUNG COMPOSERS

Talented composer trio shortlisted for Brit Award

22-Oct-2014

The compositional trio of Simon Dobson, Lucy Pankhurst and Paul McGhee have been shortlisted for a 2014 British Composer Award.


On air

Radio: Listen to the Band

22-Oct-2014

Plenty of music to listen to with Frank in the run up to Christmas...


sWISS nATIONALS

Five new set works at 40th Swiss Nationals

19-Oct-2014

Works inspired by the poetic beauty of the force of nature to a red headed pig riding Brazilian dwarf have been commissioned for the Swiss National Championships...


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