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Radio: Yorkshire Brass

More music to help keep you warm this cold January...



Yorkshire Brass:

Yorkshire Brass is a weekly programme available online every Monday.

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Live broadcast available weekly on Sunday afternoon from 1pm BBC Radio Leeds 92.4FM, 103.9FM, DAB digital and 774AM or BBC Radio York 95.3FM, 103.7FM or 104.3 FM

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Sunday 1st January:

Foden’s Richardson Band
Fest Musik Der Stadt Wien

Brighouse & Rastrick Band
William Rimmer

Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Overture to the Yeoman of the Guard

Black Dyke Band
Auld Lang Syne
Simone Mantia

Light Walk
Barrie Gott

Marsden Silver Prize Band
Blenheim Flourishes
James Curnow

Parc & Dare Band
Headless Horseman

Leyland Band
Big Spender
Cy Oliver

Fairey Band
Fame and Glory

Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Bohemian Rhapsody

Slaithwaite Band
The Tops
T J Powell

Brighouse & Rastrick Band and Yorkshire Male Voice Choirs
March of the Peers

Desford Colliery Band
Soldier Soldier

Brighouse & Rastrick Band
Army of the Nile
KJ Alford

Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Songs of the Quay
Goff Richards

Roberts Bakery Band
Doyle’s Lament
Peter Graham

Lockwood Band
Black Magic Woman
Peter Green

Solid Brass
Suite from Miss Saigon
C M Schoenberg

Brett Baker & Ratby Co-operative Band
Green Bee
Tommy Newsom

St. Dennis Band
A Foxtrot Between Friends
Gordon Langford

Grand Massed Bands
Overture—HMS Pinafore

Black Dyke Band
Benedictus from the Armed Man
Karl Jenkins

Black Dyke Mills Band
Marching With Sousa
Arr Gordon Langford


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

Alan Duguid

BA (Hons), PGDipMus, PGCE
Conductor, Composer, Adjudicator (ABBA)