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2009 4BR Awards

The votes have been counted — so find out who won the 4BR Awards, the 4BR Band of the Year and the definitive list of the 2009 Champions of the banding world...

Awards

 

Happy Christmas to all our readers all over the banding world.

All the votes have been counted for the annual 4BR Awards, and the results can now be found on the site, as well as the 4BR Band of the Year and the definitive list of the year’s winning bands….

2009 4BR Awards:

Thanks to everyone who took the time to vote (even those with a few strange nominations). This year there were over 12,500 votes cast, so we are sure that the award winners will be delighted to know their hard work and musical efforts have gained reward from the brass band community all over the globe.

4BR Awards:
http:/­/­www.4barsrest.com/­articles/­2009/­1088.asp


This year there were over 12,500 votes cast, so we are sure that the award winners will be delighted to know their hard work and musical efforts have gained reward from the brass band community all over the globe4BR

2009 Champions:

We have also compiled the definitive list of competition winners of 2009 too, so if your band won something somewhere it should be on the list of champions:

Go to:
http:/­/­www.4barsrest.com/­articles/­2009/­1087.asp

2009 4BR Band of the Year

Finally, the 4BR Band of the Year.

The 4BR team has got together over a cup of eggnog and come up with what we believe is the band of 2009. Plenty of great players got a mention, but these are the chosen few…

Go to:
http:/­/­www.4barsrest.com/­articles/­2009/­1086.asp



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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.


Dave Collins

BA (Hons) (Dunelm) I, FSCO
Composer and Arranger