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audio icon Black Dyke heritage gains film addition

26-Jul-2016

Black Dyke's plans to curate and celebrate its unique heritage has been made into a short film with a familiar accompanying tune...


Harmen

audio icon Interview with Harmen Vanhoorne

17-Jul-2016

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Belgain cornet star Harmen Vanhoorne in Napier


Wellington

audio icon Interview with Byron Newton and David Bremner

17-Jul-2016

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the solo euphonium and conductor of Wellington Brass to ask how they are looking forward to their appearance at the British Open.


David Bremner Wellington Brass

audio icon Report & Results: 2016 New Zealand National Championships

16-Jul-2016

Wellington Brass fire a 11,530 mile warning shot towards Symphony Hall after claiming a fourth New Zealand National 'Triumph' in Napier.


Champions

audio icon Report & Results: 2016 New Zealand Champion of Champions Solo Competition

14-Jul-2016

4BR Editor Iwan Fox reports from the Blue Riband solo event of the New Zealand Championships in Napier and talks to Rachel Thomas - the newly crowned 2016 Champion of Champions.


James MacCafferty

audio icon Interview with James MacCafferty

7-Jul-2016

4BR Editor Iwan Fox gets his comeuppance in trying to teach modern media interview techniques to one delegate on the Allan Withington Conducting Course in Leeuwarden


Nick Walkley

audio icon Interview with Nick Walkley

7-Jul-2016

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Nick Walkley as he prepares for the next chapter of his professional musical life....


Withington

audio icon Mette Hojen and Allan Withington in conducting conversation

7-Jul-2016

Mette Hojen and Allan Withington discuss conducting aims, objectives and essential tips on their course in Leeuwarden...


Allan Withington

audio icon Interview with Allan Withington

7-Jul-2016

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Allan Withington on his Conducting Course in Leeuwarden in Holland


Horovitz

audio icon Interview with Joseph Horovitz

2-Feb-2016

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to composer Joseph Horovitz at the 2016 RNCM Brass Band Festival


Gregson

audio icon Interview with Edward Gregson

2-Feb-2016

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Edward Gregson at the 2016 RNCM Brass Band Festival


Gourlay

audio icon Interview with James Gourlay

2-Feb-2016

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to James Gourlay at the 2016 RNCM Brass Band Festival


Higgins

audio icon Interview with Gavin Higgins

2-Feb-2016

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to composer Gavin Higgins at the 2016 RNCM Brass Band Festival


Ross Knight

audio icon Interview with Ross Knight

2-Feb-2016

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to tuba virtuoso Ross Knight at the 2016 RNCM Brass Band Festival


Garry Cutt

audio icon Interview with Garry Cutt

2-Feb-2016

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Fairey Band MD Garry Cutt at the 2016 RNCM Brass Band Festival.


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audio icon Interview with the A4 Brass Quartet

2-Feb-2016

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to three members of the prize winning RNCM student quartet A4 Brass


Fodens Youth

audio icon Interview with Simon Dobson, Mike Fowles and Mark Bousie

2-Feb-2016

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Simon Dobson, Mike Fowles and Mark Bousie at the 2016 RNCM Brass Band Festival


RNCM

audio icon Interview with Paul Hindmarsh

24-Jan-2016

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to RNCM Brass Festival Artistic Director Paul Hindmarsh about this year's three day event to be held in Manchester between Friday and Sunday 29th-31st January.


David Thornton

audio icon Interview with David Thornton

13-Dec-2015

Euphonium star David Thornton talks to 4BR about his delight at his Parallel Realities CD double win.


Valaisia Trophy

audio icon Report & Results: 2015 Swiss National Championship

28-Nov-2015

The results from Montreux have been announced with Section wins for Valaisia Brass Band, Brass Band Eglisau, Michelsamt, Brass Band Abinchova and Hinterlander Jugend Brass Band


Groningen

audio icon Report & Results: 2015 Dutch National Championship

13-Nov-2015

The Dutch National titles are decided in Utrecht with victories for Groningen (pictured), Pro Rege, Brassband Schoonhoven B, Backum Brass and Euphonia


Vizzuttie and RPO

audio icon Interview with Roger Argente

21-Sep-2015

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Roger Argente of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra about the forthcoming concert with trumpet star Allen Vizzutti (above)


Bob Childs

audio icon Interview with Dr Robert Childs

6-Sep-2015

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Dr Robert Childs following Grimethorpe's victory at the 2015 British Open Championship.


Bramwell Tovey

audio icon Interview with Bramwell Tovey (Part 2)

30-Jul-2015

In the second part of an exclusive interview available to 4BR, John Barber talks to Bramwell Tovey at the Peter Maxwell Davies Centre at Sandbach School in January as part of the 2015 Sandbach Concert Series.


audio icon Interview with Rambert Ballet

13-May-2015

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Mark Baldwin and Gavin Higgins about the ground breaking collaboration between contemporary dance and brass band music in Dark Arteries


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