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philip sparke

audio icon Interview with Philip Sparke

8-Feb-2013

4BR catches up with composer Philip Sparke at the Grieghallen in Bergen.


Thomas Swatland

audio icon Interview with Thomas Swatland

8-Feb-2013

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Thomas Swatland, conductor of Bjovika Brass


Edward Gregson

audio icon Interview with Edward Gregson

27-Jan-2013

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Professor Edward Gregson at the RNCM Festival of Brass to find out why he believes the event is so important to the whole of the brass band movement.


Allan Littlemore

audio icon Interview with Allan Littlemore

27-Jan-2013

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to brass band historian Allan Littlemore about the great Arthur Webb of the all conquering Foden's Band of the 1930s


Michael Bach in action

audio icon Interview with Michael Bach

27-Jan-2013

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to conductor Michael Bach following Leyland's performance at the RNCM Festival of Brass.


Glen and Stan together...

audio icon Interview with Stan Nieuwenhuis and Glen Van Looy

27-Jan-2013

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to composer Stan Nieuwenhuis and euphonium star Glen Van Looy about their collaboration on the euphonium concerto, Uphill, which was performed at the RNCM Festival of Brass accompanied by the Leyland Band.


Oliver Waespi

audio icon Interview with Oliver Waespi..

27-Jan-2013

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Swiss composer Oliver Waespi about the worldwide appeal of his test piece Audivi Media Nocte, and what else he may have in store for brass bands in the near future.


Pippas Scourse

audio icon Interview with Pippa Scourse...

27-Jan-2013

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to 15 year old Pippa Scourse, a junior RNCM student who made a huge impression with her playing in a masterclass with Alexis Demailly at the RNCM Festival of Brass.


RNCM

audio icon Interview with Andy Scott

27-Jan-2013

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to composer Andy Scott following the RNCM Festival of Brass performance of his concerto - Molecular Cocktail Party by Foden's trombone star John Barber.


John Barber

audio icon Interview with John Barber

27-Jan-2013

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Foden's star trombonist John Barber following his performance of Andy Scott's concerto - Molecular Cocktail Party at the RNCM Festival of Brass.


Nigel Clarke

audio icon Interview with Nigel Clarke

27-Jan-2013

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to composer Nigel at the RNCM Festival of Brass following the performance of his cornet concerto - Mysteries of the Horizon by Harmen Vanhoorne.


RNCM

audio icon Interview with Ludovic Neuhror and Harmen Vanhoorne

27-Jan-2013

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Swiss composer Ludovic Neuhror and Harmen Vanhoorne following the performance of their tribute to the much missed flugel player Iwan Williams.


Higgins, Dobson, McGhee and Pankhurst

audio icon Interview with Diversions after Benjamin Britten composers

27-Jan-2013

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Simon Dobson, Gavin Higgins, Lucy Pankhurst and Paul McGhee at the RNCM Festival of Brass - who wrote the world premiere of a work celebrating the great British composer.


Ian Porthouse Dewi Griffiths and Harmen Vanhoorne

audio icon Interview with Harmen Vanhoorne

24-Jan-2013

4BR Editor Iwan Fox catches up with the Belgian cornet star Harmen Vanhoorne in the Welsh valleys bandroom of Masters champions Tredegar.


Simon Smith butlins

audio icon Interview with Simon Smith

21-Jan-2013

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks Virtuosi GUS Band Manager Simon Smith after the band claimed the 2013 Butlins Mineworkers Championship title.


Boarshurst MD, Dave Ashworth

audio icon Interview with David Ashworth

21-Jan-2013

4BR Editor Iwan Fox catches up with Boarshurst Silver MD, David Ashworth 24 hours after he led his band to their second successive Third Section Butlins title.


Lee Downie butlins

audio icon Interview with Lee Downie

21-Jan-2013

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Lee Downie band manager of the Flowers Band, runners-up at the 2013 Butlins Championships


ray sykes carlton

audio icon Interview with Ray Sykes MBE

21-Jan-2013

Ray Sykes MBE speaks with 4BR Editor Iwan Fox at the conclusion of the 2013 Butlins championships


Butlins

audio icon Interview with Chad Shoopman

21-Jan-2013

Adjudicator for entertainment at 2013 Butlins Championships, Chad Shoopman talks with 4BR Editor Iwan Fox


Brass for Mbale logo

audio icon Interview with Philip Monk

21-Jan-2013

Iwan Fox chats to Philip Monk of the charity, 'Brass For Mbale Fund' being supported by the Butlins Mineworkers Championship.


coppull and Standish Butlins

audio icon Interview with Coppull & Standish

19-Jan-2013

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks with the Coppull & Standish Band


drighlington

audio icon Interview with Jim Davies

19-Jan-2013

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Jim Davis, MD with Drighlington following the band's First Section victory at the Butlins Mineworkers Championship.


mossley

audio icon Interview with Duncan Byers

19-Jan-2013

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Duncan Byers MD with Mossley Band


Stan Lippeatt

audio icon Interview with Stan Lippeatt

19-Jan-2013

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Butlins contest controller Stan Lippeatt


Nicholas Garman

audio icon Interview with Nicholas Garman

18-Jan-2013

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to adjudicator, conductor, teacher and cornet player with Redbridge, Nicholas Garman


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