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Hitchin

Hitchin up the funds

December 27, 2006
The Hitchin Band recently did their bit for a fantastic cause by helping to raise £5000 for Macmillan Cancer Support


Summer School heads for a posh venue

December 27, 2006
The longest running brass band summer school is set for a new home to celebrate its 25th anniverary — Uppingham — a real top school for toffs!


Eikanger

Eikanger celebrate Xmas in music

December 27, 2006
The Eikanger Band has had a busy time celebrating Christmas in a most musical fashion.


Band of the Year 2006

4BRDU Band of the Year

December 25, 2006
Who are the players (and conductor) we have chosen as the 4BRDU Band of the Year for 2006? There are some great performers chosen but do you agree with our choices?


Russell Gray

Russell Gray sends festive good wishes

December 22, 2006
Russell Gray, currently down under, sends his festive good wishes as he settles into a quiet Christmas


BRASS BAND AID

Final 24 hours for Grimethorpe auction

December 22, 2006
If you've not put your bid in yet on ebay for that chance to play with Grimethorpe, you've got just over 24 hours to do it as bidding stops at 9pm on Saturday. £340 is the highest bid at the moment.


CARLTON MAIN

Hadfield heads for Carlton Main

December 22, 2006
After a lengthy search looking for the right person to fill the Resident Conductor's role, Carlton Main are delighted to confirm to 4BR that they've finally got the right man, Denis Hadfield.


dave danford

Danford records solo album

December 22, 2006
The percussionist Dave Danford has been busy in the studio recording his debut solo album


Irwin says thanks

December 22, 2006
Martin Irwin from Brighouse and Rastrick wants to say thank you Matthews Norfolk Brass who he's played with recently whilst working in the area; he even managed to play with them for the tv.


BECONTREE

Hectic times at Becontree

December 22, 2006
It's been a hectic time on the run up to Christmas for Becontree Band including a 5pm job in Trafalgar Square, London.


norfolk wherry

Youth band's debut performance

December 22, 2006
The Norfolk Wherry Band continues to develop with the first performance of its Youth Band and receives two new instruments as well.


Great 12 months for Windcorp

December 21, 2006
The Windcorp Brass Band might just be over 12 months old, but it's already making great strides and looking forward to a healthy future.


john maines

Maines reconnected to airwaves

December 21, 2006
The popular John Maines is back on the airwaves as World of Brass launches a new weekly one hour programme from Friday 22nd December.


BFBB

BFBB Chairman's thanks

December 21, 2006
The BFBB Chairman, Robert Morgan passes on his thanks for all its member bands efforts in 2006 and tells 4BR about a very busy and exciting 2007.


RICHARD MARSHALL

Marshall shines in Wardle Christmas extravaganza

December 21, 2006
Black Dyke's Richard Marshall was the star turn at Wardle High School's Christmas Concert last weekend, where the British Open Shield was on display for all to see.


Busy time for Torbay

December 21, 2006
The Christmas season has been a busy one for Torbay.


tylorstown arriva

Tylorstown happy with 2006

December 21, 2006
The Tylorstown Band Arriva Trains Wales Band is delighted at the way 2006 has gone and looks forward to 2007.


New principal for Newhall

December 21, 2006
The Newhall Band has announced to 4BR that it has a new principal cornet as the previous incumbent of the seat retires after 11 years service.


Wilsden celebrates the season in aid of hospice

December 21, 2006
The Wilsden Band held its successful Annual Christmas Concert last weekend raising money for the local hospice at the same time.


Shepherd's seasonal delight

December 21, 2006
The Shepherd Building Group Brass Band played to a packed house for their Annual Christmas concert last Friday at the Rowntree theatre in York.




Foden's Band - Matt Ford - Lichfield Cathedral

Friday 24 November • 19A The Close, Lichfield WS13 7LD


Lofthouse Brass Band - Pudsey Churches Together Christmas Concert

Saturday 25 November • Pudsey Parish Church, Church Lane, Pudsey, LS28 7BD LS28 7BD


Lofthouse Brass Band - Lofthouse Christmas Fair

Saturday 25 November • Lofthouse Methodist Church, Leeds Road, Lofthouse, Wakefield WF3 3NE


Enfield Citadel Band -

Saturday 25 November • The Salvation Army. 42 Clarence Road. Southend. SS1 1AN SS1 1AN


Newstead Brass -

Saturday 25 November • John Godber Centre. Ogle Street. Hucknall. Nottingham NG15 7FQ


Thoresby Colliery Band

November 22 • Sadly due to work commitments we are looking for an experienced Percussionist to join our friendly and progressive Band. The Band has experienced a recent run of good form and is currently enjoying a sensible mix of contests, concerts and recordings.


Thoresby Colliery Band

November 22 • Sadly due to work commitments we are looking for an experienced BBb Bass player to join our friendly and progressive Band. The Band has experienced a recent run of good form and is currently enjoying a sensible mix of contests, concerts and recordings.


Hitchin Band

November 21 • Due to a re-shuffle in our cornet section we are now looking for a REPIANO or FRONT ROW cornet player. We are a busy band currently at the top of the 1st section in the London and Southern Counties area. We rehearse Mon + Thurs - 7.45-9.45pm.


Stan Lippeatt

BA, LRSM
Conductor, adjudicator, tutor