December 10 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox picks five of his personal favourite contest performances of 2016.
December 9 • One of the most famous names in the banding world has appointed Mark Wildie as their new MD.
December 9 • Ian Knapton's enthusiasm, attention to detail and especially his strong determination make an immediate mark at Kippax.
December 9 • Conductor Steve Hartley has completed two years of training to become a full member of the Association of Brass Band Adjudicators.
Saturday 10 December • Halifax Minster west Yorkshire HX1 1QL
Saturday 10 December • St Alfege Church. Greenwich Church St. London SE10 9BJ SE10 9BJ
Saturday 10 December • Ashover Parish Hall, Milken Lane, Ashover, Derbyshire S45 0BA
Saturday 10 December • Loughton Baptist Church. Bradwell Road. Loughton. MK5 8AJ
Saturday 10 December • Victoria Hall Bolton,. (Bolton Methodist) bl1 2as
December 10 • After great year (winning areas 4th at the finals) we are looking to build so we require a Bb Bass.. We are a forward thinking band (xmas concert raised over Â£3000) who rehearse on a wed in our own bandroom . so give our MD a call
December 10 • Stannington Brass Band, Sheffield. 2nd Section National Champions, 1st section from 2017. Ambitious, sociable band. MD Derek Renshaw. Due to changing work and personal circumstances we require: EEb bass or BBb bass. Current players flexible
December 8 • SYP Band and newly appointed MD Jack Capstaff, invite applications for a back row cornet, Eb Bass and Bb Bass. We are a friendly 1st section band, with a varied schedule of concerts, charity fundraisers, community events and formal civic functions.
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