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Summer School

Bolsover Summer School comes to a musical climax

29-Jul-2016

The Bolsover Summer School will come to a triumphant climax this evening - so why not go along and enjoy the music making.


nybbs

Scottish Youth to display talents in Perth

29-Jul-2016

The very best young brass band players in Scotland will be showcasing their talents in Perth tonight - so make sure you get along for a fantastic musical treat.


Tom Davoren

Davoren to lead cream of Welsh talent in Aberystwyth and Monmouth

29-Jul-2016

Tom Davoren will be leading the National Youth Brass Band of Wales in its end of course concerts this weekend alongside Belgian euph star Glenn Van Looy.


Beer

Opening time for new march and hymn tune contest

29-Jul-2016

A brand new march and hymn tune contest will take place in Crooke later this year - with great prizes and a special beer on tap to enjoy...


Rooms 4 groups

Great group hotel deals still available for National Finals

28-Jul-2016

rooms4groups has some fantastic group deals on special offer for the National Finals weekend in London.


Pennine Music

Pennine Music leading Christmas composer call

28-Jul-2016

Pennine Music is looking to give composers a head start for the festive season.


Joseph Cook

Cook to enjoy extended musical visit

28-Jul-2016

Geneva Instruments artist Joseph Cook is set to enjoy an extended musical visit to the UK.


welsh

Death of Jim Hartley

28-Jul-2016

The death has been announced of Thurcroft Band player


Buffet

Besson - the New Standard of exceptional brass

27-Jul-2016

Besson New Standard instruments offer exceptional levels of performance based on years of ground breaking experience.


Haslingden

Thomas leads rejuvenation process at Haslingden & Helmshore

26-Jul-2016

The never say die attitude of the Haslingden & Helmshore Band has paid off - with another boost to their future plans with the appointment of Huw Thomas as MD.


Brian Elliott

South West BBA seeks Association Secretary

26-Jul-2016

If bands in the South West region want to have the support they need, its time for someone to come forward and offer their help...


John Packer

Fantastic second hand cornet deals at John Packer

26-Jul-2016

There is a great cornet trio to get your hands on from John Packer - including a classic roundstamp cornet.


Philip Smith

Tovey and Smith ready to lead National Youth

26-Jul-2016

Bramwell Tovey and Philip Smith set to lead National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain.


Paul Mealor

New Mealor work set for NYBBS premiere

26-Jul-2016

A major new work by composer Paul Mealor will be premiered by the National Youth Band of Scotland this Friday.


Black Dyke Bandroom

audio icon Black Dyke heritage gains film addition

26-Jul-2016

Black Dyke's plans to curate and celebrate its unique heritage has been made into a short film with a familiar accompanying tune...


Amati USA

Geneva Group purchase Amati USA

26-Jul-2016

The Geneva Group has added an American arm to its growing portfolio.


Dark Arteries

Dark Arteries to gain Nordic premiere

26-Jul-2016

The brass band ballet score to 'Dark Arteries' will be premiered by Manger Musikklag at the prestigious BrassWind Festival in Bergen in September.


Cory stars

Cory boosted by additional grey matter

26-Jul-2016

Two of Cory's brightest young stars have shown that their academic musical skills are every bit as good as their playing ones.


James Hall

St Helen's Youth to be led by home grown talent

26-Jul-2016

A local lad made good returns to lead St Helen's Youth Band as James Hall takes up MD role.


Gavin Saynor

Saynor returns to boost Fairey major assault

26-Jul-2016

Tuba star Gavin Saynor returns to Fairey to boost their hopes of claiming major title silverware in Birmingham and London.


BUTLINS

New judging format for top section at Butlins

26-Jul-2016

There will be a new adjudication format for bands to take into account at next year's top section Butlins Mineworkers Championship - spiced up with extra cash.


Rainford Slow Melody

Rainford looking for entrants

26-Jul-2016

Now's your chance to get your entries in for the popular Rainford Slow Melody contest.


Drummer

It's official: Drumming benefits your health!

24-Jul-2016

A new study has found that drumming can benefit your health - although perhaps not your hearing...


Sheet music

Has the age of great composers passed us by?

24-Jul-2016

A powerfully argued article by Susanna Eastburn in The Guardian newspaper certainly has a connection to the brass band movement...


Stomvi

Get in touch with a Titan at Band Supplies

24-Jul-2016

Band Supplies now has the brilliant Stomvi soprano cornet in store.


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