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Carlton Main Frickley

Carlton Main kitted out for possible Triumph

September 9, 2016
Grand Shield champion Carlton Main Frickley will certainly look the triumphant part as they make their way to the Symphony Hall stage on the weekend.

Steven and Misa Mead

Mead duo to take workshop and concert lead in Fermanagh

September 9, 2016
Steven Mead and his wife Misa will lead a youth workshop day and concert performances in Fermanagh, Northern Ireland later this month.


Bright new future beckons in Stranraer

September 9, 2016
A great starter kit boost from the Scottish Brass Band Association will see a new brass band kick off in Stranraer.


Blaenavon gain new lead with Turner appointment

September 9, 2016
Blaenavon Town Band has announced the appointment of Lynne Turner as their new MD.


Campbeltown set for 1,000 mile round trip to Finals

September 9, 2016
No other band will quite be making the same fund raising trek to Cheltenham next weekend as Campbeltown Brass.


Last call for Leicester Open entries

September 9, 2016
The closing date for entries to the popular Leicestershire Brass Band Association Open Contest has been announced — so be quick.

Richard Dickins

Dickins becomes new Boz at Coleshill

September 9, 2016
The experienced Richard Dickins has taken over as MD at Coleshill Town Band

A full bandroom

Baritone boost for Haslingden & Helmshore

September 9, 2016
A talented local signing for a rejuvenated local band shows that Haslingden & Helmshore is heading in the right musical direction.

Grenville Moore in action

Moore the merrier at Dobcross return

September 9, 2016
Dobcross Silver Band is certainly looking forward to the return of its former MD Grenville Morre.

Symphony Hall

Sterling unveils Rosehill link at Symphony Hall

September 9, 2016
The full range of Sterling instruments will now be available from leading retailer Rosehill Instruments — starting at Symphony Hall.

Black Dyke and banners

Dyke stand banners on high

September 9, 2016
Black Dyke unveiled their brand new stand banners at a concert in Ripon as ongoing partnership with Centre Stage continues to prosper.


Marzella steps down from residency

September 9, 2016
Mike Marzella steps down from his role as resident conductor at Newtongrange Band.

Brass instrument

Downton start new future investment

September 9, 2016
The Downton Band is starting a new investment in their future prosperity.

Brass Band Insurance Services

Get your insurance in order at Symphony Hall

September 9, 2016
Make sure you see the experts at Brass Band Insurance Services at Symphony Hall this weekend — it may help you avoid disaster.

Brass Bands England logo

BBE to host Conference

September 9, 2016
Brass Bands England to seek 'common vision' at a Brass Band Conference to form basis of new four year strategic plan.

World of Brass

World of Brass launch new website

September 8, 2016
Our friends at World of Brass have launched their brand new website with plenty of great features and goodies for customers to enjoy. And they will be at Symphony Hall on Saturday as well just in case you need something extra!

cheltenham centaur

Final reminder: National Finals information required

September 8, 2016
If you're competing at Cheltenham the weekend after next, 4BR would like to hear from you.

Brass for Africa

Brass for Africa set to change lives at British Open

September 8, 2016
You can help the brilliant Brass for Africa Charity by bringing along just about anything musical to Symphony Hall on the weekend — from mouthpieces and mutes to massive tubas!

Wellington Jackets

Wellington enhance their British Open Centre Stage presence

September 8, 2016
The New Zealand champion will certainly look the part as they take to the stage at Symphony Hall on the weekend thanks to Centre Stage Uniforms.

British Open

4BR set for 164th British Open Championship

September 8, 2016
4BR will be at the British Open in Birmingham on Saturday — with plenty of brilliant coverage and the chance to use Steven Mead's adjudication criteria to pick your own winner.

Black Dyke Band - St Helens

Thursday 29 September • St Helens Town Hall, Victoria Square St Helens. WA10 1PH.

Black Dyke Band - Moldgreen United Reformed Church

Saturday 1 October • Wakefield Road, Moldgreen , Huddersfield HD5 8AA

Enfield Citadel Band -

Saturday 1 October • Holy Trinity church, . Long Melford. Suffolk

Contest: Bolsover Festival of Brass

Sunday 2 October • Heritage High School, Boughton Lane,Clowne, Chesterfield S43 4QG

Regent Hall Concerts - Regent Hall Band

Thursday 6 October • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street — opp. BHS. London. W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ

Blackpool Brass

September 27 • 6th Place National Finals 3rd Section, promotion to 2nd Section wef 2017, require solo euph/solo trom/percussion . We are a friendly, sociable band with a mix of concerts and contests. Anyone welcome short or long term. Rehearsals Tues/Fri 8.00-9.45 pm.

Test Valley Brass

September 27 • Test Valley Brass is looking for additional cornet players to join their committed team, with positions available on front and back row. If you are grade 5 standard or above and looking for a friendly band with a range of engagements, please get in touch.

Jackfield Band

September 27 • Invite applications for the position of Euphonium, seat negotiable, to join a hard working and focused band of players. With a balanced contesting and concert season ahead including promotion to the Champion Section & Senior Cup in 2017

Alan Duguid

BA (Hons), PGDipMus, PGCE
Conductor, Composer, Adjudicator (ABBA)