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£20,000 brass boost for Foresters

January 8, 2009
Big cash boost helps worn out Foresters gain new lease of instrument life.


Thoresby get 'big end' replacements

January 8, 2009
The Thoresby Band has just received a total tuba replacement — all for £10,000.

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State Youth Brass Band all set

January 8, 2009
The Victorian Youth Brass Band assembles this weekend.


 Webster talks about Grimey departure

January 7, 2009
Roger Webster talks exclusively to 4BR about his departure from Grimethorpe Colliery Band.


Cory set for World assault

January 7, 2009
European champions set their eyes on World domination in Kerkrade in 2009.


Busy Baker

January 7, 2009
Composer Leigh Baker has a busy year ahead — right through to 2010.

Upper Rhondda Solo & Quartet Contest

January 7, 2009
Entrants are required for the first Upper Rhondda Solo & Quartet Competition.


Imps up for Butlins

January 7, 2009
Yorkshire Imps will be opening the doors ahead of their Butlins Mineworkers Challenge.


4BR Bookies

January 7, 2009
4BR has teamed up with the local branch of 'Honest Ted Bookmakers' and has come up with the definitive odds on all the big races in the next few months...


4BR Best Sellers

January 7, 2009
What were the best selling CDs and DVDs this Christmas from 4BR?


New signings at Boarshurst

January 7, 2009
Someone has been busy making sure the Christmas wish list came true...

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Rankings: End of year/January update

January 6, 2009
The final World of Brass—4barsrest Rankings for 2008 confirm Cory as the world’s leading band, following a year that saw it win the European Championship for the first time in 28 years.


 PLC reveals his Sleepless inspirations

January 6, 2009
Composer Paul Lovatt-Cooper talks to 4BR about his latest major commission and the worldwide musical inspiration behind ‘Sleepless Cities’.


Advert: Virtuosi Instruments

January 6, 2009
If you are looking for a new mute for the New Year then Virtuosi dealer First Brass is the place to go and visit at Butlins.


Harper in a hurry

January 6, 2009
Philip Harper has been racking up the miles over the Severn Bridge in recent months.


Danford's guest house

January 6, 2009
After a week in Cornwall, Dave Danford heads north to Gloucester for another guest appearance.


Lions hold workshop

January 6, 2009
Lions Youth Band recently held a New Year's workshop with Mark Wilkinson and the star players of Fodens.

Fancy a Concerto in Croyden?

January 6, 2009
The Croyden Concerto Competition is looking for entrants to win its £1,000 top prize.


Butlins announces 2010 test-pieces

January 5, 2009
The Butlins Mineworkers Championships have announced the test-pieces for its 2010 Festival.


2009 Butlins Mineworkers Championship

January 5, 2009
Organisers announce full details of the forthcoming contests in Skegness.

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

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!)

Arrow Valley Brass

March 16 • Arrow Valley Brass is developing well under Andy Culshaw and seeks to appoint an experienced front row cornet player. We are based in Inkberrow, Worcs.and our main rehearsal is on Sunday morning. Full programme of concerts, contests etc.

Garforth Brass

March 15 • Following on from their success in coming second in the 4th Section in Huddersfield, GARFORTH BRASS are now looking for a SOLO/TUTTI CORNET player to join the team in preparation for their appearance at Cheltenham in September.

Nigel Seaman

Conductor, band trainer, teacher and adjudicator