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Composer Ed De Boer has told 4BR that he has been humbled by the responses he has received to his British Open test piece.
Preparations are well in hand for the first Austrian National Brass Band Championship.
Black Dyke's seven year wait ends as they claim a classic British Open success under the baton of Prof Nicholas Childs.
The youngsters of the Camborne Youth Band have just returned from a memorable visit to the Menin Gate Memorial in Belgium.
4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Steven Mead and Karl Geroldinger, conductor of the Youth Brass Band of Upper Austria on their visit to Tredegar
4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the young players of the Youth Brass Band of Upper Austria as they stop off at Tredegar on their UK tour.
The Scots even managed to get the sun to shine as the talented players of the Youth Brass Band of Upper Austria enjoy their visit to Whitburn.
Fairlop Brass has just returned from a fantastic mini tour to the great Catalan city of Barcelona...
The Youth Brass Band of Upper Austria has already made a great musical mark on their UK Tour - with more to come alongside Steven Mead and friends...
Latest rankings update before contesting returns in a fortnight’s time with the British Open in Birmingham. Can top Welsh band Tredegar repeat last year's successful mission.
Russell Gray is to lead Oberaargauer Brass Band's assault on both the Swiss Open and Swiss National Championships this year.
Jamie Lawson becomes the first high profile Australian cornet star to join the Geneva Instruments stable.
There was a superb week of music making on the recent Wessex Band Summer School - especially enjoyed by young Ratby Band players.
Bands from Scotland, England and Norway will battle it out for the Scottish Open title in Perth in November.
Former Black Dyke solo horn player Arfon Owen has joined the stable of world class Yamaha Neo performers.
There will be a number of additional attractions to enjoy at the Brass in Concert Championship this year.
If you are looking for an award winning student trumpet then look no further than Trevada Music...
Not that they need much more to be smiling about after the World Cup, but Besses Boys certainly made their German hosts even more Happy...
4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to IBBSS Course Director Prof Nicholas Childs in Swansea
4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Ignatius Wang from Singapore via the Royal Marines, on his trip to the IBBSS in Swansea
4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to euphonium player Haskell Johnson from Barbados who is making his first trip to the IBBSS in Swansea
4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the wonderful Dutch delegates at the International Brass Band Summer School in Swansea
The growing demand for Geneva Instruments has been down to hard work from Henk van Loon and some brilliant instruments...
The top men of Fairey and Tredegar can be seen in slightly different playing action this week....
No wonder Brass Band World Magazine is leading the way in the publication stakes - so check it out for yourselves..
Swiss National Brass Band Championships
Venue: Montreux Music & Convention Centre, Grand-Rue 95,, tel. +41 21 962 20 00, fax +41 21 962 20 20 CH-1820
Black Dyke Band Swiss Nationals Championships Gala Concert
Venue: Lucerne tbc