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Murphy

 MBE for Murphy

December 31, 2009
Trumpet star awarded MBE in Queen's New Year's Honours List.


Fountain City

 Fountain get ready for Perth

November 24, 2009
4BR talks to Helen Tyler and Matt Vangjel of Fountain City as they get ready for the Scottish Open in Perth on the weekend.


Ritter

 Success Rit large for Welsh conductor

November 24, 2009
4BR talks to the 2009 Welsh Conductor of the Year, Gareth Ritter.


Buckley

 ABBA clarify judging positions

November 22, 2009
4BR has spoken exclusively to ABBA Secretary C. Brian Buckley after the hot topic of adjudicator competency has hit the headlines once again.


aRMY

 Army Brass ready to help Benevolent Fund

November 21, 2009
The British Army Brass Band is getting ready to do their bit to help injured heroes.


Fountain City

 Fountain ready for Brass in Concert

November 13, 2009
4BR has spoken exclusively to Helen Tyler and Lee Harrelson of Fountain City Brass Band, as they prepare to make the trip over from Kansas to take part in Brass in Concert.


Dobson

 Dobson delight at Brit Award nomination

November 13, 2009
4BR has spoken exclusively to Simon Dobson following the news that he has been nominated for British Academy of Composers & Songwriters Award.


Morrison

 Morrison tells why

October 31, 2009
Alan Morrison has spoken to 4BR about his decision to return to Brighosue & Rastrick.


Holland

 Who wants to be an adjudicator?

October 31, 2009
4BR talks to Flowers MD Paul Holland, who certainly does...


Mark Ford

 Ford the 'Torchbearer'...

October 26, 2009
4BR talks to Mark Ford, MD of Kew Band Melbourne, winners of the 2009 Australasian Open Championship.


Nigel Weeks

 Nigel's winning 'tickle'

October 26, 2009
4BR talks to Nigel Weeks, MD of the Gunnedah Shire Band, winners of the 2009 Australasian Entertainment Championship.


Matthew van Emmerik

 Smashing time for Matt van Emmerik

October 26, 2009
4BR talks to Matthew van Emmerik following his best soloist prize at the 2009 Australasian Entertainment Championship.


RAH

 The judges verdict

October 18, 2009
4BR talks to David Read and Derek Broadbent following the announcement of the National results.


Hope

 How and Why for 2010

October 8, 2009
4BR talks to Alan Hope of the Kapitol Music Panel to find out more about the 2010 Regional choices.


bACH

 Bach prelude to first victory

October 2, 2009
4BR talks to Michael Bach after he leads Brass Band Bugermusik Luzern to victory at the Swiss Open.


Harper

 Harper 'Triumphant'

September 29, 2009
4BR talks to Tongwynlais MD Philip Harper after he led his band to First Section glory on Vinter's 'Triumphant Rhapsody'.


Childs

 The Doc's diagnosis

September 29, 2009
Dr Robert Childs tells 4BR just what he and Ray Farr were looking for from Section 2 & 3 bands in Harrogate.


Horsfield

 Right from the Horsfield's mouth

September 29, 2009
Adjudicator David Horsfield tells 4BR just what he and Roy Roe were looking for in Sections 1 & 4 at Harrogate on the weekend.


Paul Richards

 Paul's delight at solo prize

September 27, 2009
4barsrest talks to the soprano cornet player of Brunel Brass, Paul Richards who picked up the soloist prize in their third section National win at Harrogate.


Andy Harrop

 Handy Andy

September 27, 2009
There can’t have been any more delighted a player in Harrogate on the weekend than tenor horn player Andy Harrop of Rivington & Adlington Band, who took the ‘Best Instrumentalist’ award in the Fourth Section.




Contest: European Brass Band Championships

Friday 28 April • Kursall Concert Hall, Kursaal-Westhelling 12, 8400 Ostende, Belgium 84000


The Fairey Band - Dave Haslam (Hacienda DJ)

Friday 28 April • Harris Museum & Gallery. Market Square. Preston PR12PP


Jackfield Band -

Friday 28 April • Memorial Hall, Near Shrewsbury,. Lyth Hill Rd, . Bayston Hill, . Shrewsbury SY3 0DR


Cory Band - European Championships Gala Concert

Saturday 29 April • Kursaal, Ostende, Belgium Westhelling z/n 8400 Oostende, Belgium 8400


Contest: European Brass Band Championships

Saturday 29 April • Kursaal-Westhelling 12, 8400 Oostende, Belgium 84000


Haydock Band

April 27 • Haydock Band. North West Second Section are looking to recruit a B flat Bass due to work commitments. We have a very sensible diary of concerts and some exciting projects through the rest of the year. This is the only empty seat we have left


Stannington Brass Band

April 27 • Stannington Brass Band, Sheffield. 2nd Section National Champions, now 1st section. Ambitious, sociable band. MD Derek Renshaw. Due to current player leaving for music college we require a Solo EEb bass player we also require a 3rd percussion player


Garforth Brass

April 27 • Garforth Brass are looking for cornets(front and back row)and basses of both types. We have a thriving middle section to the band and now need some players either side to keep them on the straight and narrow! No pressure as we only rehearse once a week.


Christopher Houlding

MMus, GGSM, LRAM
Conductor, Performer, Educator