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Easinton Colliery

Report & Results: 2015 DLI Contest


Easington Colliery enjoy the open air to record a hat trick of wins at the DLI Museum contest.


Report & Results: 2015 Ohio Brass Arts Festival


Brass Band of Columbus take the honours at the Ohio event by impressing adjudicator David Thornton.

New Zealand

Rotorua set for New Zealand National Championship


The oldest National Brass Band Championship in the world will be held in Rotorua this coming week with 27 bands battling for glory.

Folwers in action

Flowers draw acclaim for artistic exhibition


The Flowers Band has gained widespread critical acclaim for its musical contribution to the renowned Cheltenham Music Festival.

Hilary Tann

Neath Cardiff skies for Welsh Youth Band...


The National Youth Brass Band of Wales will perform in Neath and Cardiff to round off this year's summer course under Philip Harper.

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Rewards for Bone Idol teachers...


Great, inspirational music teachers can gain plenty of reward thanks to a new competition...


Foden's welcome Swiss principal


The departure of cornet player Andrew Stevenson to the RAF, sees Foden's gain a Swiss replacement.


New duo at Skelmanthorpe


Two new players join the ranks of the Skelmanthorpe Band.

Geneva cornets

Geneva pass the Duchy to the south west side


The respected retailer Duchy Brass will become the exclusive port of call for Geneva Instruments in the Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Devon areas.

Bolsover Festival to be broadcast live


There will be 10 hours of live performances, interviews and opinions broadcast to the world at this year's Bolsover Festival of Brass.

Centre stage

Briliant 50% off showroom stock at Centre Stage


There is a brilliant 50% off showroom display at Centre Stage in preparation for new coming stock - so don't miss out.


Adjudication Association extremely disappointed over SBBA Passport scheme


The Association of Brass Band Adjudicators says it is extremely disappointed not have been involved in further agreed consultation over SBBA's Passport to Adjudication scheme.

New Parliamentary Brass Bands Group set up


A brand new Parliamentary Brass Bands Group has been set up with the aim of helping bands throughout the UK.

Coalburn Silver

Coalburn make an eight player mark at NYBBS


Eight talented young players will represent the Coalburn Band at the summer course of the National Youth Band of Scotland this year.


Fireworks at the Royal Opera House over William Tell


It's not just brass band audiences who show their displeasure at someone giving tradition a new modern look and feel then...


New app looking for march content


A brand new innovative app from artist Haroon Mirza could offer bands an unique chance to be heard on the march...


30 year test piece vinyl first for Dobson?


Composer Simon Dobson may have created a something of a long awaited test piece first with the release of a vinyl version of his CD, Euneirophrenia.


The lure of the Lur inspires Walkley


An ancient Nordic horn has inspired Nick Walkley and the Aedelfrith Brass Quintet for their performances at the forthcoming Ryedale Festival.

Josh Hughes

Sale ends for Hughes


The successful partnership between Sale Brass and conductor Josh Hughes has come to an end.

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Postcode pounds set to help Downton future


An award from the People's Postcode Lottery Trust will help the Downton Band secure their playing future - hopefully for another 140 years...

Hill family

Hill side welcome at Shipston


The Shipston Band has welcomed the Hill family from Singapore - just in time to fill a few seats in their busy concert diary...

Blackburn and Darwen

Blackburn & Darwen to host new march & hymn tune event


To help celebrate their 175th anniversary, the Blackburn & Darwen Band will host a brand new march & hymn tune contest.


Renovation discounts at London Fohqudill Instruments


With years of market leading service in the aviation industry to fall back on, London Fohqudill Instruments now offers an unrivalled repairs and renovation service with great discounts for band owned instruments.


National Youth Bands set for exciting new challenges


Both the National Childrens Band and the National Youth Band of Great Britain will have plenty to look forward to on their forthcoming residential courses and concerts - with new works from the likes of composer Paul Mealor. .

Shri Sriram

Good Vibrations for Hammonds


Hammonds Saltaire will premiere a new work in collaboration with renowned Indian musician Shri Sriram at Durham BRASS next month.

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