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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.



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'.


Sit back, log in and enjoy 13 hours of brass band action from Bolsover Festival of Brass

October 1 • ll you have to do this Sunday is log in to enjoy a full day of brass band contest action from the Bolsover Festival of Brass — and even the beer mats keep reminding you!

Brighouse and David King

Brighouse to open doors on their Lone Wolf

October 1 • Brighouse & Rastrick will be showcasing their 'Lone Wolf' preparations with their open rehearsal on Wednesday 5th October.

Tansy Davies

RNCM to focus in on composer Tansy Davies

October 1 • The acclaimed RNCM 'In Focus' series will feature the work of British composer Tansy Davies.

Central Coast

Pride, Excellence and Commitment fires Central Coast ambitions

October 1 • Central Coast Brass has been making a mark on Australian banding with a desire to live up to its musical motto.

Black Dyke Band - Moldgreen United Reformed Church

Saturday 1 October • Wakefield Road, Moldgreen , Huddersfield HD5 8AA



Enfield Citadel Band -

Saturday 1 October • Holy Trinity church, . Long Melford. Suffolk CO10 9DL

Staines Lammas Band - Virtuosi GUS

Saturday 1 October • St. Hilda's Church, Stanwell Rd, Ashford, Middlesex TW15 3QL

Contest: Bolsover Festival of Brass

Sunday 2 October • Heritage High School, Boughton Lane,Clowne, Chesterfield S43 4QG

Stannington Brass Band

September 30 • Winners of the 2nd section at the National Finals 2016 in Cheltenham and 1st section from 2017 require the following . Tenor Trombone player position depending on experience . Bb Bass player. Percussionist. Ambitious & sociable band. MD is Mr Derek Rensha

Welwyn Garden City Band

September 30 • We are a friendly & sociable Second Section Band with an exciting and busy Christmas programme. We have immediate vacancies for FRONT & BACK ROW CORNET players. Our MD is Graham Chambers.

Welwyn Garden City Band

September 30 • We are a friendly & sociable Second Section Band with an exciting and busy Christmas programme. Due to the sudden departure of a couple of players, we have immediate vacancies for SOLO HORN & FLUGEL HORN players. Our MD is Graham Chambers.

Andrew White

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