2009 News / Media / International

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Murphy

audio icon MBE for Murphy

31-Dec-2009

Trumpet star awarded MBE in Queen's New Year's Honours List.


Fountain City

audio icon Fountain get ready for Perth

24-Nov-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

audio icon Success Rit large for Welsh conductor

24-Nov-2009

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


Buckley

audio icon ABBA clarify judging positions

22-Nov-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

audio icon Army Brass ready to help Benevolent Fund

21-Nov-2009

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


Fountain City

audio icon Fountain ready for Brass in Concert

13-Nov-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

audio icon Dobson delight at Brit Award nomination

13-Nov-2009

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


Morrison

audio icon Morrison tells why

31-Oct-2009

Alan Morrison has spoken to 4BR about his decision to return to Brighosue & Rastrick.


Holland

audio icon Who wants to be an adjudicator?

31-Oct-2009

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


Mark Ford

audio icon Ford the 'Torchbearer'...

26-Oct-2009

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


Nigel Weeks

audio icon Nigel's winning 'tickle'

26-Oct-2009

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


Matthew van Emmerik

audio icon Smashing time for Matt van Emmerik

26-Oct-2009

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


RAH

audio icon The judges verdict

18-Oct-2009

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


Hope

audio icon How and Why for 2010

8-Oct-2009

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


bACH

audio icon Bach prelude to first victory

2-Oct-2009

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


Harper

audio icon Harper 'Triumphant'

29-Sep-2009

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


Childs

audio icon The Doc's diagnosis

29-Sep-2009

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


Horsfield

audio icon Right from the Horsfield's mouth

29-Sep-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

audio icon Paul's delight at solo prize

27-Sep-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

audio icon Handy Andy

27-Sep-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.


Michelle Lane

audio icon Michelle, My Belle...

26-Sep-2009

Delight for Michelle Lane as she takes the soloist prize in the second section.


Mead

audio icon Time to talk for Mead

17-Sep-2009

4BR has spoken exclusively to Steven Mead following the publication of his strong opinions on the standard of adjudication in the banding movement.


Read

audio icon Read impressed by Open standards

13-Sep-2009

Our top adjudicator was impressed by the overall standard he heard at the weekend - especially the winners.


Pallhuber

audio icon Composer delight at Titan hit

13-Sep-2009

Composer Hermann Pallhuber enjoyed all 18 performances of his work on the weekend - and he may well be writing more for bands too.


Gay

audio icon Gay enjoys Mahler inspired Open

13-Sep-2009

Bram Gay has enjoyed his Mahler over the years - and Saturday was no different.


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