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April 21, 2017
1st Old Boys head to Ostend with spring in their step after a double success at the BBLNI Own-choice contest in Strabane, as section victories are taken by Ballyduff and Enniskillen
February 25, 2017
The players young and old, male and female of the 1st Old Boys Band organisation from Northern Ireland have given themselves a huge boost ahead of their forthcoming European adventure.
October 28, 2016
An amazing double triumph will see the 1st Old Boys Youth Band and their senior counterparts head to the European Championships in Ostend next year.
February 23, 2016
Lots of great performances as youth leads the way for the Old Boys...
March 5, 2015
Geneva Instruments to continue support of University of Salford Ensemble competition.
February 14, 2015
You can watch the action from the UniBrass Championship live from the Warwick University Arts Centre today.
January 23, 2015
Composer Nigel Clarke is making a welcome trip to London to lead a workshop on his amazing Earthrise — and you can join in too...
December 25, 2014
Could these be identical twins separated at banding birth...?
October 14, 2014
The death has been announced of the popular brass band radio broadcaster, Michael Fryer.
July 21, 2014
The death has been announced of Rod Franks — trumpet player with the London Symphony Orchestra.
May 13, 2014
Players young and old from 1st Old Boys Band have just enjoyed one of the most memorable musical months in their history.
February 23, 2014
There was a timely contesting boost of confidence for 1st Old Boys players young and not so young recently...
June 17, 2013
Bands playing Tom Davoren's 'VIVAT!' in Kerkrade will need to keep an eye out for some changes.
October 18, 2012
1st Old Boys will head to Perth in 2014 after claiming the top section honours in Armagh.
February 24, 2012
Trombone star Ian Bousfield is to hold a masterclass for lucky students in Switzerland.
December 9, 2011
The judges have been named for the 44th Weston Super Mare Contest next May.
November 19, 2011
The first day of the Brass in Concert Championships is due to come to a rousing close this evening with a showcase concert of musical contrasts.
April 5, 2011
Victory to 1st Old Boys as they regain Brass Band League title in Strabane.
March 2, 2011
1st Old Boys carry on with their rich vein of form by retaiing their BBL Brass in Concert title.
February 18, 2011
There was a fantastic turn out of banding talent in Belfast last weekend — all trying to claim honours.