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Radio: World of Brass

More music to enjoy this December from John Maines

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World of Brass

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The Contestor
T.J. Powell
Black Dyke
Conductor: James Watson

Guiseppe Verdi arr. Rimmer
Conductor: Elgar Howarth

When He Cometh
Howard Evans
Conductor: Dr. Stephen Cobb
Soloist: Derick Kane

Gareth Wood
BD1 Brass
Conductor: Lee Skipsey

Sergei Prokofiev arr. Farr
Manger Musikklag
Conductor: Alan Withington

Swingtime Religion
Barrie Gott
Hendon SA
Conductor: Dr. Stephen Cobb

Brass Metamorphosis
James Curnow
Soli Brass
Conductor: Jan de Haan

Flight to Neverland
John Williams arr. Rock
Conductor: Mark Peacock

Dear Lord and Father
Hubert Parry arr. Graham
Conductor: Phillip McCann

Dance of the Buffoons
P. Tchaikovsky
Manger Musikklag
Conductor: Alan Withington


Plans set for Bolsover Summer School

February 24 • More exciting plans have been put in place for the sixth Bolsover International Brass Band Summer School led by Steven Mead in July — and you can be a part of it...


RNCM announces major Philip Jones Brass Ensemble competition

February 24 • A major partnership between the RNCM in Manchester and Ursula Jones will see the hosting of the inaugural Philip Jones International Brass Ensemble Competition in July 2019.

Centre Stage

Drum rolls please — and keep it deliberately quiet

February 24 • The new MP-Drum from Centre Stage Percussion is being unveiled at the North West Regional Championship.


2018 Spring Festival details announced

February 24 • The list of bands competing at the 98th British Open Spring Festival have been announced by the contest organisers.

Contest: North West Regional Championships

Sunday 25 February • Winter Gardens Complex, Church Street, Blackpool. FY1 1HU

Friary Guildford Brass Band - the best of Guildford's musical talent

Sunday 25 February • Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook, Guildford GU1 3UX

Northop Silver Band - Northop Brass

Thursday 1 March • Northop Band Room CH7 6BQ

Regent Hall Concerts - Guildhall Brass Band

Friday 2 March • Regent Hall. (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London W1C 2DJ (opposite RESERVED) W1C 2DJ

Contest: Yorkshire Regional Championships

Saturday 3 March • Corporation St, Huddersfield HD1 2TA

Enderby Band

February 24 • Enderby Band are looking for a SOLO TROMBONE to join us after the Area Contest. We are a hard-working and sociable band and are looking for a committed player to fill a key seat. We have a sensible mix of concert and contests throughout the year.

West Somerset Brass Band

February 23 • West Somerset Brass is looking to strengthen its cornet and baritone section. We are a community band playing all over Somerset and hope to undertake a tour to France later in the year. If you can play whatever standard please make contact

The Corsham Band

February 22 • Having now been promoted to the 2nd Section for the forthcoming Contest season, the band are now looking for a back row cornet player, 2nd or 3rd, to join our team

Jack Capstaff

Bmus (Hons)
Conductor | Composer