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Radio: Sounds of Brass

Great music over the airwaves from Phillip Hunt down in Cornwall.

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BBC SOUNDS OF BRASS — Worldwide

BROADCAST ON BBC RADIO CORNWALL, DEVON, GUERNSEY & JERSEY EVERY SUNDAY EVENING @ 7.00pm and on BRISTOL, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, SOMERSET SOUND, SWINDON & WILTSHIRE Sunday 12am to 1am.

PRODUCED AND PRESENTED WEEKLY BY PHILLIP HUNT since 1985.

AVAILABLE LIVE AND LISTEN AGAIN EVERY WEEK ON THE WORLD WIDE WEB THROUGH THE BBC RADIO iPLAYER.

Live on Sundays at 19.05 or 12am British Time or at any time for 30 DAYS after the Broadcast.

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Check the Sounds of Brass Blog @ www.sofbblog.wordpress.com every week for programme details, brass band articles and information.

Sunday 29th April 2018

Trombones to the Fore

76 TROMBONES (Meredith Wilson arr. Eric Crees)
76 Trombones of the London Trombone Sound
Conductor Geoffrey Simon

THE NOBLE TROMBONE (Brian Bowen)
Soloist: Chris Thomas
Cory Band
Conductor: Dr Robert Childs

FOUR PIECES FOR FOUR TROMBONES (Gareth Wood)
Soloists: Nick Hudson, Mike Fowles, John Barber, Simon Chappel
Britannia Building Society Band
Conductor: Howard Snell

TENOR TROMBONE RAG (Roy Newsome)
Soloist: Jodie Davies
Mount Charles Youth Band
Conductor: Jonathan Small

THE BLUE BELLS OF SCOTLAND (Arthur Pryor)
Soloist: Arthur Pryor
The Sousa Band
Conductor: John Philip Sousa

LA PETITE SUZANNE (Arthur Pryor arr. Bram Gay)
Soloist: Ian Bousfield
Black Dyke Band
Conductor: Dr Nicholas Childs

THE WIND BENEATH MY WINGS (Larry Henly/Jeff Silbar arr. Darrol Barry)
Soloist: Derek Southcott
The Stocksbridge Band
Conductor: Christopher Houlding

MAGIC TROMBONES (Darrol Barry)
Trio: Jonathan Pippen, Scott Quarmby, John Ingman
Brighouse & Rastrick Band
Conductor: Gavin Lindsay

DANSE BOHEME (Georges Bizet arr. Helen Vollam)
Bones Apart
Becky Smith, Helen Vollam, Katy Jones, Lorna McDonald

TROMBONE CONCERTO (3rd Movement) (Derek Bourgeois)
Soloist: Ian Bousfield
Sun Life Band
Conductor: Roy Newsome



David Childs

Atlantic crossing and global outreach for Childs

April 23 • David Childs accepts new academic role in the USA as well as being featured in this year's Proms Concerts in the UK.


Tryfan

Report & Result: 2018 Band Cymru Youth competition

April 23 • Band Jazz Ysgol Tryfan , a remarkable jazz ensemble from a single secondary school in North Wales has won the televised Band Ieuenctid Cymru competition for youth bands


Warwick Arts Centre

Result: 2018 National Youth Championships of Great Britain: Championship Section

April 22 • Youth Brass 2000 retains its Championship Section National crown in Warwickshire.


Wardle Junior Blast

Result: 2018 National Youth Championships of Great Britain: Beginners Section

April 22 • It's a winning 'Blast' from Wardle as they retain the Beginners Section title in Warwick.


Lofthouse Brass Band - Mayor's Annual Charity Concert

Monday 23 April • Ossett Town Hall, Market Place, Ossett WF5 8BE WF5 8BE


Regent Hall Concerts - Clarendon Brass Ensemble

Friday 27 April • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London. SE7 8RE SE7 8RE


Egremont Junior Band - Egremont Town Band and Workington Town Band

Friday 27 April • Workington CA14 3AW


Wotton and District Silver Band - Tom Hutchinson

Saturday 28 April • St Mary's Church, Wotton Under Edge, Gloucestershire GL12 7LS


Black Dyke Band - Lincoln Cathedral

Saturday 28 April • Minster Yard, Lincoln LN2 1PX


Hathern Band

April 23 • Hathern Band are looking for a PRINCIPAL EUPHONIUM to join their Championship Section Band. This position has become vacant because the present player wishes to retire. We are looking for a committed player to fill this key seat. www.hathernband.co.uk.


Lofthouse Brass Band

April 23 • Lofthouse Brass Band require a DRUMMER to complete their line up. We are a friendly 3rd section band who rehearse on Thursday evenings 7.30pm - 9pm and Saturday mornings 10am - 12noon at Outwood WMC.


Lindley Band

April 22 • TUTTI CORNET required to join friendly team who enjoy a sensible balance of contests and high quality engagements under the direction of our new MD Rob Westacott. We rehearse Monday and Wednesday evenings in our own bandroom just 1 mile from M62 Jcn 24.


Mark Wilkinson


Cornet Soloist, Teacher, Adjudicator, Conductor