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Correct LTTB Billings

The Beeb give us the correct Listen to the Band listings for the next few weeks — contrary to what you may have read elsewhere.

 


Below are the next batch of billings. The billings in the British Bandsman over the past few weeks have been incorrect ( including having us broadcasting a Christmas special on January 3rd !), so if any of the information is unclear please can you contact me. Thanks Al Booth


Fridays — BBC Radio 2 ( 88-91 FM) 9.30 pm. Presented by Frank Renton and produced by Al Booth

Week 53 — Friday 3rd January
Yorkshire Building Society Band — Conductor David King

Includes:

Prelude on Tallis — arr Graham
Lord of the Rings — Shore ( arr Duncan)
Lark in the Clear Airt ( arr Banks ) — Cornet solo — Stuart Lingard
Music from Harry Potter- John Williams ( arr Sykes)
Breezin' Down Broadway — Goff Richards

Week 1 — Friday Jan 10th

Highlights from Spennymoor's Brass in Concert 2002 —

Tonight featuring the JAG Mount Charles Band from Cornwall

Week 2 — Friday January 17th

More Highlights from Brass in Concert 2002 held in Spennymoor, County Durham

Tonight featuring performances from Fodens Richardson and Sellers International Bands


Week 3 — Friday January 24th

The final programme of Highlights from Brass in Concert 2002 held in Spennymoor, County Durham

Tonight featuring the contest champions, Grimethorpe Colliery UK Coal Band.


Week 4 — Friday January 31st

Frank Renton presents a session from the Leyland Band, conducted by Michael Fowles

Including:

Gibralter — Waterer
Volga Boatmen — Trad arr Bill Finegan
Laura — David Raskin arr Ingo Luis ( E Flat horn solo — Donna Lewis)
Entrance of the Emperor — Puccini arr M Fowles
Apres un reve — Graham ( Cornet Solo Leon Renilson)
Her Majesty the Queen — Sousa




French Flag

French contenders ready for National challenge

February 21 • Thirteen bands will battle for French National titles in Nantes this weekend.


Withington

Withington Course set for 10th anniversary in European City of Culture

February 21 • Allan Withington's Conducting Summer School will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year in Leeuwarden, the European City of Culture — and you can be a part of it...


Black Dyke uniform

History shows that Black Dyke bottled it...

February 21 • A fantastic replica uniform from the earliest days of the Black Dyke Band has come up with a colourful surprise thanks to Centre Stage Uniforms and some historical research...


nybbs

Scots look for march to mark 60th anniversary of NYBBS

February 21 • The Scottish Brass Band Association is offering a grand first prize for the young composer who can mark the 60th anniversary of the National Youth Band of Scotland with a cracking march...


Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Chamber Ensemble

Friday 23 February • Regent Hall. (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London W1C 2DJ (opposite RESERVED) W1C 2DJ


The Brighouse & Rastrick Band - Chirst Church Ilkley

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


Elland Silver Band -

Saturday 24 February • All Saints Church Savile Road Elland HX5 0NH


Milton Keynes Brass - "Blow away those Winter Blues"

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


The Cobham Band -

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


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


Thundersley Brass Band

February 20 • Thundersley Brass, a Championship section band based in Benfleet, Essex are welcoming applicants for the following positions (seats negotiable)from April 2018:. Eb Bass. BBb Bass.


The Corsham Band

February 20 • Having now been promoted to the 2nd Section for the forthcoming Contest season, the band are now looking for an experienced Front Row Cornet Player to join our friendly and enthusiastic team.


David Frame


Bass/Tenor Trombone Player, Adjudicator (Member of AoBBA) Occasional Conductor