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British Open

Amendments made to British Open test-piece

April 20, 2018
Competing bands at the 2018 British Open will have to make some minor amendments to their scores of 'A Brussels Requiem' for the contest.

Coldstream Guards

Personal testimony fuels Coldstream concert

April 20, 2018
Intimate stories of overcoming the damaging effects of combat stress are inspiring The Band of Coldstream Guards as they prepare for their St George's Day Concert at Cadogan Hall.


Flowers prepare for move to new home

April 20, 2018
The Flowers Band will return to the heart of Gloucester as they make final arrangements to move into new rehearsal home.


Youngsters to be encouraged to compete at Music Festival

April 20, 2018
Entries are now open for the 49th Bailey Lane End Music Festival — so why not sign up and have a go!


Knapton steps down from Kippax lead

April 20, 2018
Increased work commitments and a young family mean a reluctant parting of the musical waves at Kippax Band.


Radio: Sunday Bandstand

April 20, 2018
More great music to send out to the banding world from Chris Helme in the heartland of Yorkshire...

isobel daws

BBC Radio 2 Young Brass Award to be decided

April 20, 2018
Four talented young musicians will battle to be crowned the BBC Radio 2 Young Brass Award winner tonight in Manchester.


pBuzzer stars to give premier performance

April 20, 2018
There will be a special buzz to be heard at the National Youth Championships this weekend at Warwick University.


Dr Martin Contest open for entries

April 18, 2018
There are big top section prizes to be won at the Dr Martin Wainstone Cup Contest — so you need to be quick to get your entries in.


Utrecht hat-trick for De Waldsang

April 18, 2018
The Dutch champion will warm up for their European assault by performing in Utrecht a few times...


A production line of nothingness

April 18, 2018
Cut backs to local authority music services are not just harming the teaching of brass band instruments.

Roger Webster

Webster returns home for latest visit

April 18, 2018
Roger Webster's latest Besson bandroom visit took him back to his first principal cornet role at Rockingham Band — and a chance to repay early encouragement.


New Principal at Royal Welsh College

April 18, 2018
Helena Gaunt will take over as the new Principal of the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in Cardiff.


Rallying cry to Frickley South Elmsall non contesting renaissance

April 18, 2018
The Frickley South Elmsall Band is determined to carry on playing after closure threat is overcome.


Oh you pretty things...

April 18, 2018
John Doyle and a trio of Leyland Band players entertain the guests at the 30th birthday party of billionaire fashion mogul Umar Kamani...

Dave Morris

March memory in tribute of Dave Morris

April 18, 2018
A brand new march called 'Bolsover Castle' is to be premiered at the forthcoming Bolsover International Brass Band Summer School in memory of the much missed David Morris.

James Fountain

Fountain link for Fairey in Utrecht

April 18, 2018
James Fountain will play principal cornet with Fairey Band at the forthcoming European Championship in Utrecht.


Tredegar join forces for Tallis crowning achievement

April 18, 2018
Tredegar Band will be joined by the critically acclaimed Palestrina Singers for their Thomas Tallis inspired concert in the magnificent setting of Llandaff Cathedral next month.

Whit Friday sign

Tameside Whit Friday details announced

April 17, 2018
With just over five weeks to go, all the essential details for this years Tameside Whit Friday contests have been announced.


Coldstream Guards support Combat Stress charity

April 17, 2018
The Band of the Coldstream Guards will be supporting the vital Combat Stress Charity in a concert at Cadogan Hall in May.

Foden's Band - BBC Radio 'Young Brass Award Final'

Friday 20 April • RNCM, 124 Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9RD

Crofton Silver Band - Theatre Royal Wakefield

Friday 20 April • Theatre Royal Wakefield. Drury Lane . Wakefield WF1 2TE

Thundersley Brass Band - TBB Quiz Night

Friday 20 April • Richmond Hall, Richmond Avenue, South Benfleet, Essex SS75HA

Black Dyke Band - Conthey - Switzerland

Saturday 21 April • tbc tbc

Gresley Colliery Band - Gresley Colliery Youth and Senior Brass Bands

Saturday 21 April • Gresley Old Hall,. Gresley Wood Road . Swadlincote DE11 9QW

Blidworth Welfare Band

April 20 • Assistant Principal Cornet and Percussionist. Having recently secured 5th place at the Midlands Area Championship Section and a new Principal cornet we are looking for applications for the above positions. The band operate a sensible diary of engagements.

Enderby Band

April 19 • Enderby Band are looking for a SOLO TROMBONE. We are a hard-working and sociable band and are looking for committed players to fill these key seats. The band are current Wychavon and Shirebrook Champions and National finalists.

West Somerset Brass Band

April 19 • West Somerset Brass is looking to strengthen its cornet section, if you are a front or back row player we would be delighted to hear from you, you may even still have a chance of coming along to our French tour later in the year.

Andrew White

MA(Ed Man), B Ed (Hons), BBCM, ADNCB, PGCE, Cert Ed
Conductor, Arranger, Adjudicator & Educationist