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BBC Young Brass Soloist Final

Further details of the important competition to find the best young brass player around.

 

BBC RADIO 2—YOUNG BRASS SOLOIST 2004 — FINALS


The finals of BBC Radio 2’s Young Brass Soloist 2004 take place at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester on Saturday 14th February. The four finalists will be accompanied by the world famous Black Dyke Band. Prizes for the winner include a place as guest soloist at the Gala concert of the most prestigious event of the brass band calendar — the 2004 European Brass Band Championships held in Glasgow in May.

Judging the grand final are acclaimed trumpet soloist Alison Balsom, and the London Symphony Orchestra’s principal trumpeter Rod Franks The evening will be presented by Radio 2’s Frank Renton, and broadcast in an hour long programme on Friday 5th March at 9.30pm.
Tickets for this event are free, and can be obtained from the box office of the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester on 0161 907 5555.



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Kevin Wadsworth


Conductor, adjudicator, teacher (ABBA)