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Bates shines light on Geneva National Horn Spotlight

Foden's star Jonathan Bates was the leading light in the recent Geneva Group sponsored National Tenor Horn Spotlight.

Jonathan Bates
  Jonathan Bates led the way at the recent Geneva sponsored National Tenor Horn Spotlight

The Geneva Group were proud main sponsor of the recent National Tenor Horn Spotlight led by their Development and Performing Artist, and Foden's solo horn star, Jonathan Bates.

Positive

The event at the University of Salford saw players of all ages and abilities enjoy themselves, with a Geneva spokesperson telling 4BR: "It was great to see So many players coming together from across the UK, and the feedback following the day has been really positive.

Hopefully days such as this will be a starting point of really promoting the tenor horn as a soloist instrument and encouraging as many players to get involved with similar activities."



Melvin White

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Brass Band Ferwent

Bugle call gets orange connection

May 25 • The famous Bugle Contest will welcome Brassband Excelsior Ferwert from the Netherlands this year for what promises to be another wonderful open air event.


Gustav Holst

Butlins clarify Fourth Section test piece

May 25 • Bultins make sure the Fourth Section bands know exactly what bit of Holst they have to play in Skegness next January.


Thomas Fountain

Fountain to feature with Hade Edge

May 25 • Geneva cornet star Thomas Fountain can be heard in action with Hade Edge Band next month in Yorkshire.


Concert - Grimethorpe Colliery: Bury St Edmunds Festival

Saturday 27 May • The Apex, Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3FD


Middleton Youth Band - Middleton Band & The Houghton Weavers

Saturday 27 May • St Michael's Church. Townley Street. Middleton. M24 1BT M24 1BT


Hitchin Band - Hitchin Band at Abington Bandstand

Sunday 28 May • Abingdon Park Bandstand NN3 3HN


Contest: All England International Masters

Sunday 28 May • Kettering Conference Centre, Thurston Dr, Kettering NN15 6PB


Concert - Grimethorpe Colliery: Forum Theatre

Saturday 3 June • Forum Theatre, Barrow, Duke St, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 1HH


Chinnor Silver

May 25 • We need a Bb BASS player to complete our happy line up. Good book of concerts and contests planned by this 2nd section band.. We have well attended rehearsals in our own bandroom on a wednesday evening


The Corsham Band

May 25 • Having secured a place in the National Finals at Cheltenham in September along with promotion to the 2nd Section from January 2018 the band are now looking to fill a couple of vacancies. One front row and one back row cornet plus an EEb Bass. .


Rhyl Silver Band

May 24 • Rhyl Silver Band is a North Wales competing band in the process of rebuilding requiring:. Solo Cornet, Repiano Cornet, Solo Horn, Eb and Bb Bass.. . If interested please contact the band via the website.


Kevin Wadsworth


Conductor, adjudicator, teacher (ABBA)