2009 News / Media / International
Trumpet star awarded MBE in Queen's New Year's Honours List.
4BR talks to Helen Tyler and Matt Vangjel of Fountain City as they get ready for the Scottish Open in Perth on the weekend.
4BR talks to the 2009 Welsh Conductor of the Year, Gareth Ritter.
4BR has spoken exclusively to ABBA Secretary C. Brian Buckley after the hot topic of adjudicator competency has hit the headlines once again.
The British Army Brass Band is getting ready to do their bit to help injured heroes.
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.
4BR has spoken exclusively to Simon Dobson following the news that he has been nominated for British Academy of Composers & Songwriters Award.
Alan Morrison has spoken to 4BR about his decision to return to Brighosue & Rastrick.
4BR talks to Flowers MD Paul Holland, who certainly does...
4BR talks to Mark Ford, MD of Kew Band Melbourne, winners of the 2009 Australasian Open Championship.
4BR talks to Nigel Weeks, MD of the Gunnedah Shire Band, winners of the 2009 Australasian Entertainment Championship.
4BR talks to Matthew van Emmerik following his best soloist prize at the 2009 Australasian Entertainment Championship.
4BR talks to David Read and Derek Broadbent following the announcement of the National results.
4BR talks to Alan Hope of the Kapitol Music Panel to find out more about the 2010 Regional choices.
4BR talks to Michael Bach after he leads Brass Band Bugermusik Luzern to victory at the Swiss Open.
4BR talks to Tongwynlais MD Philip Harper after he led his band to First Section glory on Vinter's 'Triumphant Rhapsody'.
Dr Robert Childs tells 4BR just what he and Ray Farr were looking for from Section 2 & 3 bands in Harrogate.
Adjudicator David Horsfield tells 4BR just what he and Roy Roe were looking for in Sections 1 & 4 at Harrogate on the weekend.
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.
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.
Delight for Michelle Lane as she takes the soloist prize in the second section.
4BR has spoken exclusively to Steven Mead following the publication of his strong opinions on the standard of adjudication in the banding movement.
Our top adjudicator was impressed by the overall standard he heard at the weekend - especially the winners.
Composer Hermann Pallhuber enjoyed all 18 performances of his work on the weekend - and he may well be writing more for bands too.
Bram Gay has enjoyed his Mahler over the years - and Saturday was no different.
Welwyn Garden City Band
A friendly & sociable Second Section Band, we need a TROMBONE player, to complete our section. Our MD is John Campbell. W...
Lower Section National Finals
Venue: The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse. GL50 4SH
Lofthouse Brass Band Ripon Races
Venue: 17 Highfield Rd, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 2JZ HG4 2JZ
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