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Besson New Standard instruments offer exceptional levels of performance based on years of ground breaking experience.
There is a great cornet trio to get your hands on from John Packer - including a classic roundstamp cornet.
Black Dyke's plans to curate and celebrate its unique heritage has been made into a short film with a familiar accompanying tune...
The Geneva Group has added an American arm to its growing portfolio.
The brass band ballet score to 'Dark Arteries' will be premiered by Manger Musikklag at the prestigious BrassWind Festival in Bergen in September.
A new study has found that drumming can benefit your health - although perhaps not your hearing...
A powerfully argued article by Susanna Eastburn in The Guardian newspaper certainly has a connection to the brass band movement...
Band Supplies now has the brilliant Stomvi soprano cornet in store.
One of the most exciting musical partnerships in the banding world will be renewed at the Norwegian National Championships next February.
The Royal Northern College of Music has announced further details of its annual conducting courses.
Brassband Willebroek will perform in another iconic venue as they prepare for the British Open in September.
If you are looking for a brilliant way to spend a summer night in The Netherlands, then make sure you make the trip to Brassband Feest 2016.
The National Youth Band of Scotland has just returned home after a memorable annual course with a great difference....
The extensive percussion requirements that will be provided by the British Open contest organisers on the day has been announced to help bands - and to make the contest flow a little bit quicker.
4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Belgain cornet star Harmen Vanhoorne in Napier
4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the solo euphonium and conductor of Wellington Brass to ask how they are looking forward to their appearance at the British Open.
A ground breaking musical collaboration is set to bring the importance of educational play in children's lives to a worldwide audience - starting in Shirebrook.
4BR is heading on a long haul flight to find out more about the state of New Zealand banding play at their National Championships in Napier.
The 25th anniversary of Illinois Brass Band is marked by a remarkable resolution declaration by their State Legislature.
The iconic Bette Midler classic is now available for all aspiring euphonium ballad performers...
The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) has launched its exciting new syllabuses for trumpet and trombone.
The team from Your Logo Here has come up with a brilliant deal for bands on a budget - and no minimum order required either.
Steven Mead has linked up with conductor Luc Vertommen and Brass Band Buizingen for his latest CD release.
The Brass in Concert Festival weekend has a great focus on youth and education - and you can be a part of it too...
4BR Editor Iwan Fox gets his comeuppance in trying to teach modern media interview techniques to one delegate on the Allan Withington Conducting Course in Leeuwarden
Dutch National Championships
Venue: Music Centre Tivoli Vredenburg (Main Hall), Vredenburgkade 11, 3511 WC Utrecht, Netherlands 11, 3511
Black Dyke Band Swiss Open Gala Concert
Venue: KKL Luzern, Concert Hall tbc