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Interview with Svein Henrik Giske

4BR talks to the composer of 'Goldberg 2012' at the recent Norwegian National Championship in Bergen.

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Composer Svein Henrik Giske talks to 4BR Editor Iwan Fox about his test piece, 'Goldberg 2012'.

Svein talks about the inspiration behind the work — from Bach to the Brecker Brothers as well as the personal influences that produced a test piece that David King called 'one of the greatest in many years'.



Delegates

Judges hope to enhance roles with collaborative working

January 24 • The Association of Brass Band Adjudicators hopes to work towards closer collaboration with contest promoters and organisers in 2017.


Guards

Guards in Concert

January 24 • The Guards Chapel Recital series will kick off this week at the famous Guards Chapel on Birdcage Walk in London.


New seat of learning for LBBA

January 24 • The Leicestershire Brass Band Association will be hosting its popular Open Spring Festival at a new home this year.


fODEN'S

Foden's to make it 17 in a row in Armagh

January 23 • Foden's Band will visit Armagh for a seventeenth time next month — and more and more people are enjoying their visits.


Regent Hall Concerts - Zone One Brass

Friday 27 January • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. opp. BHS. London. W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ


Black Dyke Band - RNCM Festival of Brass 2017

Friday 27 January • 124 Oxford Rd, Manchester M13 9RD


Tredegar Town Band - RNCM Festival of Brass

Saturday 28 January • Oxford Rd, Manchester M13 9RD


Cory Band - RNCM Festival of Brass

Sunday 29 January • RNCM Manchester. 124 Oxford Rd M13 9RD


Black Dyke Band - Gladstone Theatre, Port Sunlight

Sunday 29 January • Greendale Rd, Birkenhead, Wirral CH62


Sandhurst Community Brass

January 24 • Sandhurst Community Brass currently has vacancies for cornet, horn and percussion. We are a nearly full non contesting band with well attended and enjoyable weekly rehearsals.


Stannington Brass Band

January 23 • Stannington Brass Band, Sheffield. 2nd Section National Champions, and now 1st section. Ambitious, sociable band. MD Derek Renshaw. Due to changing work and personal circumstances we require: EEb bass or BBb bass. Current players flexible


Skelmanthorpe Band.

January 22 • Skelmanthorpe Band (Butlins 1st Section winners 2017), under the direction of Jim Davies, require a Solo Euphonium and 2nd Trombone player to complete our ranks ahead of the Yorkshire Area and Spring Festival contests.


Andrew White

MA(Ed Man), B Ed (Hons), BBCM, ADNCB, PGCE, Cert Ed
Conductor, Arranger, Adjudicator & Educationist