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The heritage and success of Welsh banding will be celebrated by a day long series of features on the national radio station of Wales on December 18th.
Alan Duguid has been appointed the new MD at Redbridge Brass.
The Usk band has celebrated their return to banding after 25 years by claiming some appropriate silverware
The latest Yorkshire & Humberside Brass & Percussion workshop provided a great day of music making for 53 lucky delegates thanks to star players
British Open champion Tredegar has been making sure radio listeners in Wales have been getting into the festive spirit.
Frank is by himself reviewing the CDs of the year on Boxing Day....
The death has been announced of the respected conductor Graham O'Connor.
Nigel Clarke's scintillating Cornet Concerto - Mysteries of the Horizon has won a prestigious 2013 British Composers Award.
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Dr Robert Childs has been helping Brass Band Schoonhoven with their National preparations.
The rich and and successful history of the Wingates Band has been reaching all parts of the banding globe.
Star cornet player James Fountain opts for Geneva - and starts on a real high.
The second Jaguar Land Rover Day of Brass has been hailed as a great success - even with a Clint Eastwood shoot out!
Virtuosi GUS MD Adam Cooke is set for musical exploration in South Africa and Norway over the coming months.
Alan Hobbins has stepped down from the role of MD with Hebden Bridge Band.
Matt Whitfield has joined Blackburn & Darwen Band as their new Associate Conductor.
Iain Culross has been appointed as the new principal cornet at Grimethorpe Colliery Band.
Woodfalls recall some not so distant memories to retain Wessex title as new adjudication system is hailed a success.
A catchy new Christmas pop song is aimed at the top of pop charts from Brighouse & Rastrick.
Smithills School Senior Band help the local branch of the Bolton RNLI with their fund raising efforts.
Glenn Birks has become the new principal cornet at Unite the Union Band.
Strata Brass has announced a number of new signings ahead of the 2014 contesting season in the First Section.
There was a great turn out both young and old at Long Eaton recently.
More New Year music from Frank at the BBC...
Mid Sussex Brass Band
We are a friendly band based in Burgess Hill in West Sussex. We play a range of engagements across Sussex, performing a selec...
Butlins Mineworkers Championships
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