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Besses Boys

Final coda for Besses trio


Besses Boys lose a trio of experienced players following Buxton victory.


Beamish already gets pencilled in for 2017


The success of the inaugural Brass@Beamish event in County Durham has meant that the 2017 event has already been pencilled into the diaries...

Chiltern and Egham Bands

Joint forces make 70's impression for Queen's 90th celebrations


The joint musical forces of Chiltern Hills Brass and Egham Band certainly made an impression on the patron's celebrating the Queen's 90th birthday in London on the weekend.

Tuba Smarites

Top brass deals on low brass brilliance at Band Supplies


Band Supplies has special 'Tuba Smartie' finance deals available on tubas, euphoniums and baritones - so don't miss out on the chance to get the instrument to meet your needs.

Deiniolen Youth

Hard work pays off for Deiniolen Youth


Hard work and plenty of support sees the talented youngsters of Deiniolen gain contesting success.

Poynton Youth

Floods devastate Poynton Youth


Torrential weekend rain has devastated the chances of Poynton Youth Band competing at the Kirby Lonsdale contest.


Compositional milestones to be celebrated by ELB


East London Brass will celebrate the compositional lives of Joseph Horovitz and Derek Bourgeois at a special concert at Cadogan Hall next month.


Unibrass unveils exciting new chapter for 2017


The Unibrass Championships will take place on Saturday 18th February next year at the University of York.


Foden's provide the inspiration for Coleshill success


It seems a little bit of sparkling Foden's virtuosity rubbed off on the brilliant young players of Coleshill Youth Brass as they claim Battle of the Bands title.

Brass Compass

Brass Compass claims a brace of prestigious titles


The RNCM Brass Compass quartet has added a brace of titles to their name - on either side of the Atlantic Ocean.


Gourlay links up with NABBSS Course


James Gourlay will be joining the team of tutors and staff at the North American Brass Band Summer School in Nova Scotia next month.

Paul Hughes

Report & Results: 2016 Newtown March & Hymn Tune contest


Llanrug march away with the silverware despite the rain in mid-Wales on the weekend.

Simon Cowen

Cowen to take Cory Open trom role


Simon Cowen, principal trombone of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra will join Cory for their British Open assault.

Iain Culross

Culross returns to top role at Leyland


Iain Culross returns to Leyland Band as principal cornet.

Dutch Open

Report & Results: 2016 Dutch Open Championships


The Dutch Open Championships has been taking place in Drachten with Brass Band Rijnmond, Pro Rege Heerenveen and Brass Band Schoonhoven B claiming the sections titles.

Alison Balsom

Balsom awarded OBE


Trumpet soloist Alison Balsom has been awarded the OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

Dutch Open

Bands ready for Dutch Open


The Dutch Open will take place in Drachten on Saturday - with the 4BR Editor taking the early morning flight from Cardiff to enjoy the action.

James Morrison

Get a fiver off at Morrisons


The chance to see the great Wizard of Oz now comes with an extra fiver off


Foden's to give Shirebrook musical aperitif


Foden's will provide the brilliant concert aperitif to the Shirebrook Festival next month.

Funeralcare Band

Scottish champion unwrap classics on radio


Co-operative Funeralcare Band will be helping to bring brass band classics to a new audience in Scotland.


Cory set for first Home Nation appearance


Cory will head to North Wales this weekend on the first leg of their Home Nation tour...

Grant Jameson

Jameson hits targets with £10,000 award


American euphonium star Grant Jameson claims the £10,000 top prize package after being selected as the winner of a Musicians Company Award.

Black Dyke troms

Blidworth welcomes Dyke troms and new principal


A community trombone day led by Black Dyke stars proves to be a huge success as Blidworth Band also adds a new principal cornet to their ranks.

Andover Town in Rome

Veni, Vidi, Brassi!


When in Rome for Andover Band as they treat the residents of the eternal city to a taste of brass.

Murray Stuart

McCann Award claimed by young tuba star


The 2016 Philip McCann Award has been won by 17 year old tuba player Murray Stuart.

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