There are quite few 4BR articles and features to enjoy as you finally put your feet up ready for Christmas Day this year — with more to come over the festive period.
Top 5 reviews:
Take 5: The Best Concert Performances of the Year
4BR picks the five concert performances of 2016 that lived longest in the memory banks.
BLACK DYKE HERITAGE CENTRE
History to come alive in Queensbury
Black Dyke's unique history will soon be on show to the banding world as their innovative Heritage Centre project comes ever closer to completion.
BANDING IN A FUTURE WONDERLAND?
Brass Bands England National Conference
4BR Editor Iwan Fox looks back at the recent Brass Bands England National Conference to see an organisation showing encouraging glimpses that sanity is starting to prevail.
Lance Sergeant Johnny Sproule
In the first of a new series meeting professional players in the Corps of Army Music, we find out more about Welsh Guards Band euphonium player Lance Sergeant Johnny Sproule.
WHAT UNITES US IN MUSIC
2016 British Composer Awards
Roy Terry reports on the sense of reflective inclusion at the British Composers Awards in London highlighted by Shri Sriram and Hammonds Saltaire winning the the Brass and Wind Band category with their cross-genre collaboration 'Just A Vibration' .
Frank Renton's Brass Machine
Christmas with the Stars
Royal Albert Hall
Tuesday 6th December
Conductor Ian Porthouse
Stroud Subscription Rooms
Sunday 4th December
The Bands of the Household Division
Scarlet and Gold
Friday 25th November