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Brass Band World

Brass Band World September Edition now out

September 22, 2017
The banding world's top magazine is out now — and packed to the gunnels with news, views, opinions, reviews, articles, features, spotlights, ranking and fun...


Bolsover Festival ready for worldwide broadcast

September 21, 2017
48 bands will be able to perform to the world at the Bolsover Festival of Brass this year — and you can enjoy it by just one click of your mouse...


Flemish Open — open for entries

September 21, 2017
The 2018 Flemish Open is offering a warm welcome, great organisation and a generous prize pot for bands wishing to showcase their entertainment.


St Austell welcomes new resident

September 21, 2017
The St Austell Band in Cornwall has welcomed the experienced David Nicholson as its new resident conductor.


Ratby welcome new soprano

September 21, 2017
The talented Richard Bates has joined Ratby Band on soprano alongside a few more talented signings.

Maestro cornet

Great cornet trio at John Packer

September 21, 2017
There is a trio of fantastic secondhand cornets for sale at John Packers at the moment — so be quick


Death of Roy Bennett

September 21, 2017
The death has been reported of former Penclawdd and National Youth Brass Band of Wales Chairman, Roy Bennett

Peter Wright

All judges great and small

September 21, 2017
Competing bands at Brass Factor will be given the once over by one of Yorkshire's most famous vets.


Haverhill to premier new Falklands work

September 20, 2017
Haverhill Silver Band is to feature a brand new work inspired by the Falklands Conflict as well as welcoming Cory's Tom Hutchinson as a guest soloist.

Sam Fisher

Fisher takes lead at Chapeltown

September 20, 2017
Sam Fisher will become the new Musical Director of Chapeltown Band in Yorkshire.


A week to remember for Scotland

September 20, 2017
Scottish banding is on a high after a week to remember in Birmingham and Cheltenham.


Irish bands set for 100th NIBA Championships

September 20, 2017
There will be a fine line-up of bands taking part in the 100th NIBA Championships in Armagh next month.

Frank Renton

Radio: Listen to the Band

September 20, 2017
Frank Renton is joined by guests Steve Stewart and Tim Mutum later this October.


Report & Results: 2017 National Championships of Great Britain: First Section

September 17, 2017
Pemberton Old Wigan DW is the new champion as Eric Ball emerges as the overall winner in a disappointing First Section tournament battle.


Report & Results: 2017 National Championships of Great Britain: Third Section

September 17, 2017
BD1 emulate their siblings to become National Champions with a clear cut Maori love story triumph under inspirational MD Lee Skipsey.


Report & Results: 2017 National Championships of Great Britain: Fourth Section

September 16, 2017
Mary Shelley may well be inspired by the title winning story of Newmains & District as they claimed the first Scottish Fourth Section title successes since 1973 under Mike Marzella.

Cheltenham Centaur

Report & Results: 2017 National Championships of Great Britain: Second Section

September 16, 2017
A performance inspired by untimely loss as well as timely good fortune saw Boarshurst Silver claim the Second Section National title

Royal Albert Hall

2018 Regional tests announced

September 16, 2017
The five test pieces for the 2018 Regional Championships have been announced by Kapitol Promotions.


Band Supplies showcase Besson limited edition stock

September 15, 2017
Some of the special limited edition 180th anniversary Besson instruments are on display with Band Supplies this weekend — so be quick to get your hands on them before they go for good...

Cheltenham 2017

Focus on Cheltenham for National title weekend

September 15, 2017
There are four National titles up for grabs in Cheltenham this weekend — so why not join 4BR and enjoy the action.

Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Symphonic Brass

Friday 22 September • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. opp. Reserved. London. W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ

Severn Tunnel Band -

Friday 22 September • Caldicot Choir Hall NP26 5DD

Concert - Grimethorpe Colliery: Wakefield Cathedral

Saturday 23 September • Westmorland St, Wakefield WF1 1PJ

Black Dyke Band - Lucerne Switzerland

Saturday 23 September • KKL, Europaplatz 1, 6005 Luzern, Switzerland 6002

East Anglian Brass Band Association - Fodens

Sunday 24 September • Hewett Academy, Norwich NR1 2PL

Bedford Town Band

September 22 • Bedford Town Band (London and SC) a friendly, ambitious and sociable 1st section band with a varied programme of concerts, events, and contests planned; currently have a vacancy for a B flat Bass player.

Chelmsford Silver Band

September 22 • Chelmsford Silver Band requires a Bb bass player and a Solo Cornet player. A non-contesting band, established for over 50 years and enjoy a good reputation performing at local and regional events plus organizing our own concerts.

West Yorkshire Police Band

September 22 • We require Basses both Eb and Bb to strengthen the section ready for the move to 2nd Section in 2018. Many prestigious engagements planned. Rehearsals are Monday and Thursdays just off Jct 41 M1 from 8pm.

Howard J Evans

MA (Dist), Mus.B (hons), ARCM (hons), LRAM, LTCL, PGCE
Conductor, composer, arranger, tutor and pianist