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Stephen Wick and Steven Mead

Mead becomes Denis Wick International Ambassador


Euphonium star Steven Mead takes on new international role with world famous brand.

Black Dyke in action

Dyke open up on Muckle Flugga


Black Dyke will be holding an open rehearsal on their European set work and own choice before they set off to Perth.


Children's band gains Paris reward


A hard working London children's band will head to Paris in 2015

Philip Harper

Harper and Gilje set for Aalborg Festival


Philip Harper and Reid GIlje will be the men to impress at the Aalborg Music Festival in Denmark in May.

Youth banner

Euro Youth set for Highland fling


The European Youth Band will make its first concert appearance in Scotland with a Highland fling...


North American Brass Band Summer School launched


A major international summer school has been launched in Canada, with the added attraction of an audience of 60,000 music lovers...

Youth player

EBBA announces Euro Youth contest line ups


Eight bands from five different nations will compete for the two European Youth titles up for grabs in Perth next month.

euro youth

European Youth Band set to entertain


The 35 talented players of the 2014 European Youth Band will be busy under the baton of Russell Gray.

Flemish OPen

Bands set for Flemish Open


There is a fine line up of bands ready to take part in the Flemish Open in Mechelen this weekend.

The Sage, Gateshead

International line up confirmed for Brass in Concert


Brass Band Schoonhoven and Brass Band of Central Florida join top UK bands for the 2014 Brass in Concert title challenge.

Fairey Band

World Rankings: March Update


Fairey’s recent Regional victory moves the North West band up to seventh in the latest release of the rankings.


33 soloists set for European challenge


33 soloists from twelve nations will battle it out to become the 6th European Soloist Champion in Perth.

Ebba Trophy

EBBA sends brand new Muckle Flugga to European bands


Intensive debate and concerns sees EBBA bow to pressure to ask composer to substantially revise European test piece.

Zoltan Kiss

Kiss takes trombone role at RNCM


Mnozil Brass star Zoltan Kiss becomes new International Tutor of Trombone at the Royal Northern College of Music.

Phone deals

A Mad March Sale - with a difference


There is a Mad March Sale at John Packer - and one with a brilliant give us a ring!


Utrecht to become new home for Dutch Nationals


The venue for the 2018 European Championships will also become the new home of the Dutch National Championship.

Cory in action

Cory set to go Dutch


European champion set to make short concert tour to Netherlands later in the year.

Bamboo mallets

New timpani mallets offer superb variation


New bamboo timpani mallets from Centre Stage Percussion offer a superb sound impact.

on air

Radio: World of Brass


More great music from John Maines at World of Brass

On air

Radio: Listen to the Band


More music from Frank at the BBC.

Empty stage

2014 Masters postponed


Unexpected problems leading from change of contest date sees 2014 All England Masters International Championship postponed until next year.

Cory win 2013 Euro

Euro judges announced


The international panel of judges who will decide the destination of the European titles in Perth have been announced.

Ebba Trophy

Euro test pieces announced


The set works to be used at the European Championships in Perth have been announced.


Centre Stage Percussion unveils stunning mallets


A brand new range of stunning marimba and vibraphone mallets have been unveiled by Centre Stage Percussion.

Birgitte in action

Open champs make Nordic signing


Manger Musikklag star trombone player Birgitte Bjornsdatter Bruget to play with Tredegar at Welsh Area Championship.

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38th European Brass Band Championships
Date: 2-May-2015
Venue: Konrad-Adenauer-Platz 1, 79098 Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany 79098