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Triple bonus attractions for Scottish Youth

You can hear plenty of fantastic music making in Scotland over the next few weeks — from the trio of National Youth Bands to Tubular Brass

National Youth Brass BAND OF sCOTLAND
  The National Youth Brass Bands of Scotland will be showcasing their talents in concerts

The National Youth Brass Bands of Scotland will be showcasing their talents later this month with concert performances in Perth.

Triple header

The concert 'triple header' on Saturday 29th July, will see the Children's Band performing at Strathallan School (PH2 9EG) at 2.00pm, followed a little later at 7.00pm by both the Senior & Reserve Bands at St John's Kirk in Perth (PH1 5SZ).

Tubular Brass

Meanwhile in a great initiative to attract young players to explore the musical possibilities of brass playing, the Tubular Brass ensemble has offered free entry to players from the National Youth Brass Bands or Scottish school bands, to their critically acclaimed 'Tubular Brass' concert led by Sandy Smith at St Cuthbert's Church in Edinburgh on Saturday 5th August (starting 7.30pm)



Band Cymru

Welsh bands set to battle again for £10,000 televised prize

July 19 • The cross-genre Band Cymru band and ensemble competitions will take place for a third time in 2018 — with a hefty prize to be won alongside plenty of television exposure .


gUARDS

From Rapa to Royalty as the Guards display their musical colours

July 18 • 100 years of Guards music making has been celebrated in all sorts of ways of late — all with a touch of Pride too...


gRAMERCY

Hail to the Chief: Davoren set for American leadership

July 18 • Tom Davoren will fly to the USA next month to lead the annual Gramercy Brass Orchestra of New York course.


Smithills

Wormald takes final bow at Smithills

July 18 • Three decades of inspirational music making comes to an end at Smithills Schools as Chris Wormald puts down the baton.


Walsall Brass Band - Walsall Brass Band.

Saturday 22 July • Walsall Cricket Club WS1 3BE


Cory Band - St David's Hall, Cardiff

Wednesday 26 July • The Hayes, Cardiff CF10 1AH


Gresley Colliery Band - Byrkley Park Garden Centre

Saturday 29 July • Byrkley Park Garden Centre. Byrkley Drive, . Burton Upon Trent . DE13 9RN


Gresley Colliery Band - Byrkley Park Garden Centre

Sunday 30 July • Byrkley Drive, . Burton Upon Trent DE13 9RN


Black Dyke Band - Glastonbury Abbey

Saturday 5 August • Glastonbury Abbey, Abbey Gatehouse Magdalene Street Glastonbury Somerset BA6 9EL


Blidworth Welfare Band

July 22 • Championship Section (Midlands) Blidworth Welfare Band are inviting applications for the position of Musical Director for our friendly, ambitious, hard working and forward looking band.


Walsall Brass Band

July 22 • Walsall Brass Band are seeking Solo Cornets, 1-3rd Cornet, Solo or 1st Horn,2nd Baritone,Euphonium, 2nd Trombone, Eb or Bb Bass and Drummer.


Stamford Brass

July 21 • Stamford Brass are looking for a committed new Musical Director to lead them back into the 3rd section and beyond.. We are a friendly, sociable, contesting band with a sensible calendar of varied concerts and engagements.


John Maines

BA (Hons)
Presenter, compere and conductor