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Come fly with me...

You can now relax to the sound of brass on Air New Zealand flights thanks to The Trumpet Guy...

fLIGHT
  There will now be an easy listening brass option to relax to on Air New Zealand flights

Any passengers on Air New Zealand flights wishing to relax away the long hours with some brass music now have the chance to select Nelson City Brass cornet player John 'The Trumpet Guy' McGough on their in-flight entertainment.

John has just been selected on the international entertainment play-list of the national airline carrier with music from his album 'Two Shades of Brass'.

Stars

From today John joins the likes of Eva Cassidy, Michael Buble, Gwen Stefani, Eric Clapton and New Zealand legends Sir Howard Morrison, Dave Dobbyn and Gray Bartlett in the 'easy listening' section.

From today John joins the likes of Eva Cassidy, Michael Buble, Gwen Stefani, Eric Clapton and New Zealand legends Sir Howard Morrison, Dave Dobbyn and Gray Bartlett in the 'easy listening' section4BR

National Band

John was a part of the successful National Band of New Zealand that competed at this year's World Music Contest in Kerkrade and was also named 2016/7 'Top Musician of the Year' by the Variety Artist Club of New Zealand.



Mead

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...


Jones

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.


Spring

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.


Marshfield Band - Marshfield Male Voice Choir

Saturday 24 February • Marshfield Community Centre SN14 8PG


The Brighouse & Rastrick Band - Chirst Church Ilkley

Saturday 24 February • Christchurch,. The Grove,. Ilkley LS29 9LW


Marshfield Band - Marshfield Male Voice Choir

Saturday 24 February • Marshfield Community Centre. Hayfield. Marshfield SN14 8PG


The Cobham Band -

Saturday 24 February • The Vera Fletcher Hall . 4 Embercourt Road. Thames Ditton. KT7 0LQ KT70LQ


Milton Keynes Brass - "Blow away those Winter Blues"

Saturday 24 February • The United Reformed Church. High Street. Newport Pagnell MK16 0FH


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


Stan Lippeatt

BA, LRSM
Conductor, adjudicator, tutor