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Report & Results: 2018 Yorkshire Regional Championships: First Section

March 4, 2018
Consistency was the key to Strata Brass ending a 40 year Yorkshire title drought to head to Cheltenham with qualifiers Skelmanthorpe.


Harper set for World Tour to Abingdon

March 4, 2018
The Cory MD may fly all around the banding world, but he is going on a short world tour to Abbey Brass (Abingdon) next week.

York Minster

Roberts set for new stained glass triptych

March 4, 2018
A major new work by composer Stephen Roberts will be given a world premiere in Birmingham next weekend — inspired by a trio of the greatest stained glass windows of worship.


How to impress a future King...

March 4, 2018
The forerunner of the Lewis Merthyr Band certainly knew how to impress a future King...


Competitive focus on Huddersfield

March 4, 2018
The epi-centre of competitive world banding this weekend is at Huddersfield Town Hall.


Strong line-up for Dublin Festival of Brass

March 4, 2018
Nine bands from across the eastern United States will be in Ohio later this month for the second Dublin Festival of Brass.


Bates sheds light in composition workshop

March 4, 2018
The man behind the Second Section Area test piece recently shone more light of composing with GCSE and A level students in Towcester.


Report & Results: 2018 ODBBA (Oxford) contest

March 4, 2018
Brunel Brass leads the way on a cracking day of detailed pre-Area contesting — with section wins for AW Parker (Drybrook), Horsham, Towcester Studio, Gosport Solent and Watership Brass.

Shepherd Youth

Shepherd Youth enjoy gift aid tour

March 4, 2018
The talented youngsters of the Shepherd Group Youth Band recently enjoyed a great tour to Wiltshire where they helped a wonderful charity.


Radio: Sounds of Brass

March 4, 2018
More music over the airwaves from Philip Hunt

YorkShire Regional Championships

Report & Results: 2018 Yorkshire Regional Championships: Second Section

March 3, 2018
Crofton Silver makes light of the opposition to claim the Second Section title and head to Cheltenham with fellow qualifiers South Yorkshire Police.


Report & Results: 2018 Yorkshire Regional Championships: Third Section

March 3, 2018
Barnsley Brass lead the title winning march over the Alps to Cheltenham with a bravura portrait painting victory led by William Rushworth.


Never mind the weather — its all about the delivery at the Brass Band Music Shop

March 3, 2018
Why not just sit back snugly your home and browse through some great music for those warm summer days ahead...


Top 20 European soloist contenders announced

March 3, 2018
The 20 brass and percussion performers who will battle it out for the 2018 European Solo Competition title have been announced.


Roche welcome Arnold to the helm

March 3, 2018
Roche Brass has welcomed the new appointment as MD of the experienced Mark Arnold


Forest of Dean youngsters get ready for debut appearance

March 3, 2018
The new Forest of Dean Brass Training Band to make debut on a playful stage...


Report & Results: 2018 Yorkshire Regional Championships: Fourth Section

March 3, 2018
An outstanding Gawthorpe Brass 85 claim the first title of the weekend in Huddersfield to be joined at the National Final by Garforth


Porthouse gets a 200 mile rehearsal lift

March 2, 2018
Carlton Main Frickley was determined to get their conductor to band — even if it meant giving him a 200 mile lift in the snow...

YorkShire Regional Championships

Yorkshire Championships ready for action — but check travel and weather

March 2, 2018
The Yorkshire Regional Championships take place this weekend as planned — but please take time to check your travel plans and the weather forecasts.


European judges announced

March 2, 2018
The line-up of judges that will decide the destination of the 2018 European titles have been revealed.

Contest: London & SC Regional Championships

Saturday 17 March • Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Lytton Way, Stevenage SG1 1LZ

Contest: Welsh Regional Championships

Saturday 17 March • Brangwyn Hall, The Guildhall, Swansea SA1 4PE

Contest: North of England Regional Championships

Saturday 17 March • The Gala Theatre, 1 Millennium Place, Durham DH1 1WA

Black Dyke Band - Victoria Hall, Bolton

Saturday 17 March • 37 Knowsley St, Bolton BL1 2AS

Contest: London & SC REgional Championships

Sunday 18 March • Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Lytton Way, Stevenage SG1 1LZ

Wakefield Metropolitan Brass Band

March 17 • Musical Director due to work commitments, the Wakefield Metropolitan Band seeks applications for this position. 1st section band with a 5th place at the areas. We require someone with the drive and ambition to take us to the next level is this you ?

Walsall Brass Band

March 17 • WALSALL BRASS BAND are looking for Cornets, 1st Baritone, 2nd Euphonium, Bb Bass and Percusion.

Cheshire Constabulary Band

March 17 • We are urgently looking for a Tenor Horn, Cornet and snare drummers (for our Corps of drums). Smart friendly well run band with varied engagements, just one rehearsal a week. Open to all walks of life ( you do not need to work for the Police!)

Sandy Smith

Conductor, teacher, adjudicator and arranger