facebook twitter rss vimeo

*
banner

Bergen set for Big Band bash in Copenhagen

Bergen Brass Band is to team up with an old jazz friend for an innovative weekend of music making in the Danish capital.

Bergeb Brass Band

 

The Bergen Brass Band from Norway will be travelling to Copenhagen this weekend for a musical reunion with jazz trumpet star Jesper Riis.

Jesper has been a close friend of the nationally graded Second Section band for some time, and invited them to come to the Danish capital to perform in an innovative concert in Herlev Medborgerhus with the Copenhagen Big Band.

Diverse music

Jesper will be the featured soloist with both ensembles, whilst works by composers as diverse as Webjørn Sæther and Eric Ball will appear on the same programme.

The band will also showcase the talents of their recently appointed young principal cornet player Vebjørn Gunnarson Thunes, who is still a member of Manger Skulemusikklag, who won the Development Section of the 2014 European Youth Championships in Perth.

Jesper will be the featured soloist with both ensembles, whilst works by composers as diverse as Webjorn Saether and Eric Ball will appear on the same programme4BR

Recording

After the concert, the band will then spend a day in the recording studio together with Jesper to record new works composed by himself and Webjørn Sæther.



Bradord

Bradford's flower power draws the celebs

May 23 • An ensemble from the City of Bradford Band recently enjoyed a blooming good time representing Yorkshire at the Chelsea Flower Show


tAM

Quick reminder for your Doctor's visit

May 23 • If bands wish to compete for the big prize money of offer at the Dr Martin Wainstone Cup, then they had better be quick to get their entry prescription in...


Stockport

Stockport Silver face homelessness

May 23 • Stockport Silver Band is urgently looking for a new home after being given just 1 months notice to leave their current rehearsal premises.


Eventz

Last week of May Madness at Ev-entz

May 23 • There is still time to get your hands on some brilliantly bonkers deals at Ev-entz before the end of May.


Contest: Whit Friday March Contests

Friday 25 May • Saddleworth & Tameside OL3


Black Dyke Band - Huddersfield Town Hall - Massed Male Voice Choirs

Saturday 26 May • Huddersfield Town Hall, Corporation St, Huddersfield HD1 2TA


Foden's Band - Edwin Firth Commemoration Event - Sandbach

Friday 1 June • Sandbach School, Crewe Rd, Sandbach CW11 3NS


Contest: French Open Championships 2018

Friday 1 June • Amboise 37400


Contest: French Open Championships 2018

Saturday 2 June • Amboise 37400


Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Brass Band

May 23 • Under our newly appointed Musical Director, Lindon Bolt, our friendly and ambitious band are looking to strengthen the team with a Principal Euphonium player and Front row cornets (Principal to right candidate).


Llwydcoed Band

May 23 • Llwydcoed Band (Championship Section) are looking for a committed Solo Cornet to sit Bumper up in our established cornet team. We are a hard working band with a good balance of contests/concerts/tours and social events. Lifts from Cardiff and West Wales.


The City of Wolverhampton Brass Band

May 23 • We are looking to appoint an MD with experience of brass band conducting to move us forward as a band. We rehearse Thursday evenings 7:30-9:40. Ideally, someone reasonably local to Wolverhampton.


Dr. Stephen Arthur Allen

D. Phil. (Oxon) [Ph.D Oxford University], GBSM, LTCL, ABSM, ALCM, Cert. Ed.