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Interview with Arsene Duc

Interview with Arsene Duc

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 17:53:27 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Valaisia Brass Band MD, Arsene Duc following their victory at the Swiss National Championship.


Interview with Lito Fontana

Interview with Lito Fontana

Sat, 14 Nov 2017 09:37:15 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Lito Fontana, the inspirational figure behind the success of the Italian National Championships.


Interview with Peter Steiner

Interview with Peter Steiner

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 09:29:02 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Italian trombonist Peter Steiner


Interview with Italian Brass Band

Interview with Italian Brass Band

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 09:24:01 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the new 2017 Italian National Champions Italian Brass Band


Interview with Brasskneidl - Die Puschtra Brassband

Interview with Brasskneidl - Die Puschtra Brassband

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 16:21:51 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the new 2017 Division 2 Italian National Champions Brasskneidl - Die Puschtra Brassband


Interview with 2018 European Championship organisers

Interview with 2018 European Championship organisers

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 06:34:51 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to representatives of Zimihc, the organisers of the 2018 European Championships in Utrecht.


Interview with Prof David King

Interview with Prof David King

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 10:54:59 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Prof David King following Brihouse & Rastrick's National title winning success.


Interview with Steven Mead

Interview with Steven Mead

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 17:03:50 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Steven Mead about the 2018 Bolsover International Brass Band Summer School


Interview with Arsene Duc

Interview with Arsene Duc

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 14:47:55 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Arsene Duc - the conductor of the new British Open Champion Valaisia Brass Band.


Interview with Ceri Parry Morgan

Interview with Ceri Parry Morgan

Fri, 4 Aug 2017 13:13:52 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to a tuba player with a very specific ambition.


Interview with Prof Nicholas Childs

Interview with Prof Nicholas Childs

Tue, 2 Aug 2017 08:48:06 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to IBBSS Course Director, Prof Nicholas Childs


Interview with a trio of Norwegians

Interview with a trio of Norwegians

Tue, 2 Aug 2017 08:42:06 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to a trio of Norwegians with plenty to celebrate...


Interview with the Koch brothers from Switzerland

Interview with the Koch brothers from Switzerland

Tue, 2 Aug 2017 08:34:46 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to three brothers bringing a taste of Switzerland to the IBBSS in Swansea


Interview with Renata Krbilkova

Interview with Renata Krbilkova

Tue, 2 Aug 2017 08:26:41 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to IBBSS delegate Renata Krbilkova from Grimsdyke Band via the Czech Republic.


Interview with Chia-yeh Lee

Interview with Chia-yeh Lee

Tue, 2 Aug 2017 08:18:52 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Chia-yeh Lee, the first Taiwanese delegate to attend the IBBSS Course in Swansea


Happy New Zealanders

Happy New Zealanders

Sun, 09 Jul 2017 10:20:38 GMT

There was a wonderful display of friendship and celebration from the members and supporters of the National Band of New Zealand in Kerkrade


Interview with Oliver Waespi

Interview with Oliver Waespi

Sun, 09 Jul 2017 10:16:04 GMT

4BR talks to Oliver Waespi to find out a little bit more about his new World Championship work, 'Tracing Time'...


Catching up with Carlton Main

Catching up with Carlton Main

Sun, 9 Jul 2017 16:43:37 GMT

4BR catches up with the English representatives of Carlton Main Frickley.


Interview with Nigel Weeks and David Bremner

Interview with Nigel Weeks and David Bremner

Sun, 9 Jul 2017 15:01:37 GMT

4BR catches up with the New Zealand National Band after they come off stage on the Sunday in Kerkrade.


Interview with James Gourlay and Jeremy Coquoz

Interview with James Gourlay and Jeremy Coquoz

Sun, 9 Jul 2017 13:51:15 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to MD Jim Gourlay and star soloist Jeremy Coquoz of Treize Etoiles


Following Manger: All over bar the shouting...

Following Manger: All over bar the shouting...

Sun, 9 Jul 2017 12:38:02 GMT

We catch up with Allan Withington following Manger's Sunday programme performance in Kerkrade.


Interview with Nigel Clarke

Interview with Nigel Clarke

Sun, 9 Jul 2017 11:03:04 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox catches up with composer Nigel Clarke in Kerkrade...


Following Manger: It's a game if two halves

Following Manger: It's a game if two halves

Sat, 8 Jul 2017 06:06:09 GMT

Wirh the set work performance out of the way, MD Allan Withington looks forward to the next 45 minutes of music making...


Following Manger: No last minute nerves

Following Manger: No last minute nerves

Sat, 8 Jul 2017 20:55:36 GMT

Horn player and logistics organiser Tina Kvamme is certainly focussed on the tasks ahead...


Following Manger: On the bus....

Following Manger: On the bus....

Sat, 8 Jul 2017 20:49:56 GMT

The defending champion is on its way to the venue for their first performance in defence of their title.


Following Manger: Last minute thoughts from the MD

Following Manger: Last minute thoughts from the MD

Sat, 8 Jul 2017 20:45:23 GMT

Allan Withington gives some last minute thoughts about the contest performance to come....


Following Manger: Allan Withington's last rehearsal tips

Following Manger: Allan Withington's last rehearsal tips

Sat, 8 Jul 2017 20:35:39 GMT

Allan Withington reveals just what he wants to happen at the last rehearsal before the Saturday evening set work


Introduction to the World Music Championship

Introduction to the World Music Championship

Sat, 8 Jul 2017 19:03:29 GMT

4BR is in Kerkrade for the World Music Championship - and following the defending champion, Manger Musikklag


Interview with Joseph Cook

Interview with Joseph Cook

Wed, 5 Jul 2017 18:57:22 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Manger's star tuba player Joseph Cook about musical and personal life in Norway after making the move nearly three years ago.


Interview with Allan Withington

Interview with Allan Withington

Wed, 5 Jul 2017 15:37:11 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox meets Allan Withington at his Conductor Summer School in Leeuwarden in The Netherlands.


Interview with the Conductor Competition finalists

Interview with the Conductor Competition finalists

Thu, 27 April 2017 07:45:06 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the finalists at the 7th European Conductors Competition.


Interview with Young Brass Band Willebroek

Interview with Young Brass Band Willebroek

Tue, 2 May 2017 14:26:11 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Premier Section Winners - Young Brass Band Willebroek


Interview with Elland Silver Youth

Interview with Elland Silver Youth

Tue, 2 May 2017 14:24:38 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Development Section Winners - Elland Silver Youth


Iwan fox speaks to the Challenge Section Winners - Italian Brass Band

Iwan fox speaks to the Challenge Section Winners - Italian Brass Band

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 22:44:01 GMT

Iwan fox speaks to the Challenge Section Winners - Italian Brass Band


Iwan fox talks to Championship Section Winners - Eikanger

Iwan fox talks to Championship Section Winners - Eikanger

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 22:36:52 GMT

Iwan fox talks to Championship Section Winners - Eikanger-Bjørsvik Musikklag


Interview with Paul Hughes and Yngve Nikolaisen

Interview with Paul Hughes and Yngve Nikolaisen

Sat, 08 Apr 2017 11:59:53 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the conductors of Llanrug and Tysnes Musikklag Bands as they join forces for a special concert in North Wales


Interview with the DKMS Blood Cancer Charity

Interview with the DKMS Blood Cancer Charity

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 18:39:37 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Kevin Holdgate and Lisa Nugent of the Blood Cancer Charity DKMS at the North West Regional Championships


Interview with Paul Hindmarsh

Interview with Paul Hindmarsh

Sat, 28 Jan 2017 22:32:30 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to RNCM Brass Band Festival Director, Paul Hindmarsh


Interview with Edward Gregson

Interview with Edward Gregson

Sat, 28 Jan 2017 22:24:22 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to composer Edward Gregson at the RNCM Brass Band Festival.


Interview feature with Martin Ellerby and Foden's Band

Interview feature with Martin Ellerby and Foden's Band

Sat, 28 Jan 2017 17:07:46 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to composer Martin Ellerby as he works with Foden's Band and conductor James Gourlay ahead of their RNCM Festival performance.


Interview feature with Philip Wilby, Dorthy Gates and Tredegar Band

Interview feature with Philip Wilby, Dorthy Gates and Tredegar Band

Sat, 28 Jan 2017 17:04:43 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to composers Philip Wilby and Dorothy Gates as well as MD Ian Porthouse of Tredegar Band ahead of their performance at the RNCM Festival


Interview feature with the James University Band

Interview feature with the James University Band

Sat, 28 Jan 2017 16:56:40 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Kevin Stees and members of the James Madison University Brass Band from the USA about their trip to the RNCM Festival.


Performance of Lode Violet

Performance of Lode Violet

Sat, 28 Jan 2017 16:54:08 GMT

The opportunity to enjoy the performance of 'From a Sepia Photograph' by Bramwell Tovey performed by Lode Violet and Foden's Band.


Interview with Gavin Higgins

Interview with Gavin Higgins

Sat, 28 Jan 2017 16:52:11 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to composer Gavin Higgins abut the success of his major ballet work Dark Arteries and his plans for the future.


Interview with Rex Richardson

Interview with Rex Richardson

Sat, 28 Jan 2017 16:50:08 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the American trumpet star ahead of his performance at the RNCM Brass Band Festival


Interview with James Gourlay

Interview with James Gourlay

Sat, 28 Jan 2017 16:48:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to James Gourlay about his work and career in Pittsburgh in the USA and his plans for 2017 and way, way beyond...


Interview with Garry Cutt

Interview with Garry Cutt

Sat, 28 Jan 2017 16:45:53 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Fairey MD Garry Cutt to find out more about their programme at the recent RNCM Festival and his hopes and aspirations for his band over the coming twelve months.


Interview with Helen Williams

Interview with Helen Williams

Sat, 28 Jan 2017 13:08:03 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Cory flugel star Helen Williams about a memorable 2016 and her hopes and aims for the forthcoming contest season.


Interview with Ludovic Neurohr

Interview with Ludovic Neurohr

Sat, 28 Jan 2017 13:03:01 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Swiss composer Ludovic Neurohr about his plans for a inclusive music festival to be held in his home country.


Interview with the Press Corps in Bergen (3)

Interview with the Press Corps in Bergen (3)

Sat, 4 Feb 2017 13:00:12 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Steven Mead, Chris Thomas and Kenny Crookston following the conclusion of the Elite Division action in Bergen.


Interview with the Press Corps in Bergen (2)

Interview with the Press Corps in Bergen (2)

Sat, 4 Feb 2017 12:56:59 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Steven Mead, Kenny Crookston and Chris Thomas at the end of the First Division action at the 2017 Norwegian National Championships.


Interview with the Press Corps in Bergen

Interview with the Press Corps in Bergen

Sat, 4 Feb 2017 12:54:18 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Steven Mead, Chris Thomas and Kenny Crookston at the end of the first day of action at the 2017 Norwegian National Championshps


The trophy with the sinister history...

The trophy with the sinister history...

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:26:28 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox tries to find out more about a brass band trophy presented in the name of one of the 20th century's most infamous politicians...


The ultimate banding sacrifice

The ultimate banding sacrifice

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:13:27 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox finds out a little more about the bandsmen and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice in battle...


Interview with Stan Lippeatt

Interview with Stan Lippeatt

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 20:53:56 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Butlins Music Advisor Stan Lippeatt at Skegness


Interview with Filippo Cangiamila

Interview with Filippo Cangiamila

Sun, 30 Oct 2016 06:14:16 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Filippo Cangiamila, the conductor of the Italian Brass Band following their victory at the Italian National Championship.


Interview with Ulf Rosenberg

Interview with Ulf Rosenberg

Sat, 29 Oct 2016 17:00:35 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to EBBA President Ulf Rosenberg at the first Italian National Championship


Interview with Ensemble de Cuivres Melodia

Interview with Ensemble de Cuivres Melodia

Sat, 29 Oct 2016 10:33:42 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the Swiss visitors to Ascoli Piceno who will perform at the Gala Concert


Interview with Lito Fontana

Interview with Lito Fontana

Sat, 29 Oct 2016 10:29:12 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the man who has been the driving force behind the first Italian Championship.


Welcome to the Italian National Championship

Welcome to the Italian National Championship

Sat, 29 Oct 2016 10:24:17 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox looks forward to the first Italian National Championship in Ascoli Piceno


Interview with Mike Lovatt

Interview with Mike Lovatt

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:50:34 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the great jazz trumpeter Mike Lovatt ahead of him playing music from the iconic Billy May


Interview with Brass for Africa

Interview with Brass for Africa

Sat, 10 Sep 2016 19:09:51 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Chris Fower of the Brass for Africa Charity


Interview with Bram Gay

Interview with Bram Gay

Sun, 11 Sep 2016 14:29:38 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Bram Gay - a musician whose connection with the British Open goes back to 1943.


Interview with Peter Graham

Interview with Peter Graham

Sun, 11 Sep 2016 14:20:33 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to The Triumph of Time composer Peter Graham after the contest day


Interview with Bramwell Tovey.

Interview with Bramwell Tovey.

Sun, 11 Sep 2016 14:08:08 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Bramwell Tovey about his work with the National Youth Band and his own future musical plans


Interview with Steven Mead

Interview with Steven Mead

Fri, 9 Sep 2016 22:52:24 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Steven Mead and Adam Rapa about the criteria based adjudication system that Steven hopes will bring clarity to the judging process of contests.


Interview with Philip Smith

Interview with Philip Smith

Sun, 7 Aug 2016 09:16:21 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the great Philip Smith before he led the 2016 National Youth Band of Great Britain in concert in Morley.


Interview with Mareika Gray

Interview with Mareika Gray

Sat, 6 Aug 2016 09:09:48 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to conductor Mareika Gray at the 2016 National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain course


Interview with Edward Gregson

Interview with Edward Gregson

Thu, 4 Aug 2016 09:10:15 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to composer Edward Gregson.


Interview with Prof Nicholas Childs

Interview with Prof Nicholas Childs

Thu, 4 Aug 2016 08:59:26 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to IBBSS Leader Prof Nicholas Childs about this year's course in Swansea.


Interview with a trio of first time delegates to the IBBSS

Interview with a trio of first time delegates to the IBBSS

Thu, 4 Aug 2016 08:40:18 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to three players making their first trip to Swansea for the International Brass Band Summer School course.


Interview with Norwegian delegates on the 2016 IBBSS

Interview with Norwegian delegates on the 2016 IBBSS

Thu, 4 Aug 2016 08:33:18 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to two Norwegian delegates on the 2016 IBBSS in Swansea


Interview with Tom Hutchinson

Interview with Tom Hutchinson

Thu, 4 Aug 2016 08:12:17 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Cory principal cornet Tom Hutchinson to find out more about a busy year for the Besson artist...


Interview with Paul Mealor

Interview with Paul Mealor

Sun, 31 Jul 2016 10:17:31 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to composer Paul Mealor at the National Youth Band of Wales annual course


Interview with the National Youth Band of Wales

Interview with the National Youth Band of Wales

Sun, 31 Jul 2016 10:09:49 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to MD Tom Davoren, soloist Glenn Van Looy and two members of the National Youth Band of Wales.


Black Dyke heritage

Black Dyke heritage

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 10:54:12 GMT

Black Dyke's unique heritage is celebrated in a short film.


Interview with David Bremner

Interview with David Bremner

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 12:31:31 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Wellington Brass MD David Bremner


Interview with Harmen Vanhoorne

Interview with Harmen Vanhoorne

Sun, 17 Jul 2016 05:12:15 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Belgain cornet star Harmen Vanhoorne in Napier


Interview with Byron Newton and David Bremner

Interview with Byron Newton and David Bremner

Sat, 16 Jul 2016 01:54:26 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the solo euphonium and conductor of Wellington Brass to ask how they are looking forward to their appearance at the British Open.


Interview with Rachel Thomas

Interview with Rachel Thomas

Thu, 14 Jul 2016 21:20:25 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Rachel Thomas - the newly crowned 2016 New Zealand National Champion of Champions.


Interview with James MacCafferty

Interview with James MacCafferty

Thu, 7 Jul 2016 21:28:51 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox gets his comeuppance in trying to teach modern media techniques.....


Interview with Nick Walkley

Interview with Nick Walkley

Thu, 7 Jul 2016 20:46:19 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Nick Walkley as he prepares for the next chapter of his professional musical life....


Mette Hojen and Allan Withington in conversation

Mette Hojen and Allan Withington in conversation

Thu, 7 Jul 2016 16:21:52 GMT

Mette Hojen and Allan Withington discuss conducting aims, objectives and essential tips on their course in Leeuwarden...


Interview with Allan Withington

Interview with Allan Withington

Thu, 7 Jul 2016 13:33:37 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Allan Withington on his Conducting Course in Leeuwarden in Holland


Interview with Joseph Horovitz

Interview with Joseph Horovitz

Sun, 31 Jan, 2016 11:20:05 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to composer Joseph Horovitz at the 2016 RNCM Brass Band Festival


Interview with Edward Gregson

Interview with Edward Gregson

Sun, 31 Jan 2016 10:38:19 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Edward Gregson at the 2016 RNCM Brass Band Festival


Interview with James Gourlay

Interview with James Gourlay

Sun, 31 Jan 2016 10:32:05 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to James Gourlay at the 2016 RNCM Brass Band Festival


Interview with Gavin Higgins

Interview with Gavin Higgins

Sun, 31 Jan 2016 10:26:07 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to composer Gavin Higgins at the 2016 RNCM Brass Band Festival


Interview with Ross Knight

Interview with Ross Knight

Sun, 31 Jan 2016 10:18:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to tuba virtuosi Ross Knight at the 2016 RNCM Brass Band Festival


Interview with Garry Cutt

Interview with Garry Cutt

Sun, 31 Jan 2016 10:05:06 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Fairey Band MD Garry Cutt


Interview with the A4 Brass Quartet

Interview with the A4 Brass Quartet

Sun, 31 Jan 2016 09:57:31 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to three members of the prize winning RNCM student quartet A4 Brass


Interview with Simon Dobson, Mike Fowles and Mark Bousie

Interview with Simon Dobson, Mike Fowles and Mark Bousie

Sun, 31Jan 2016 09:51:53 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Simon Dobson, Mike Fowles and Mark Bousie following the performance of Foden's Youth Band at the 2016 RNCM Brass Band Festival


Interview with Paul Hindmarsh

Interview with Paul Hindmarsh

Sat, 23 Jan 2016 11:40:04 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to RNCM Brass Festival Artistic Director Paul Hindmarsh about this year’s three day event to be held in Manchester between Friday and Sunday 29th-31st January.


Interview with David Thornton

Interview with David Thornton

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 08:13:12 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to euphonium star David Thornton following the news that his CD recording Parallel Realities has won a British Bandsman/Brass Band World, 'Solo CD of the Year' Double.


Interview with Arsene Duc

Interview with Arsene Duc

Sun, 29 Nov 2015 17:17:03 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Arsene Duc after Valaisia Brass Band won the 2015 Swiss National Championship in Montreux.


Interview with Provinciale Brassband Groningen

Interview with Provinciale Brassband Groningen

Sat, 14 Nov 2015 13:46:09 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the delighted MD Richard Visser of newly crowned Dutch champion Provincial Brassband Groningen


Interview with Roger Argente

Interview with Roger Argente

Mon, 21 Sep 2015 12:13:29 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Roger Argente of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra about the forthcoming concert with trumpet star Allen Vizzutti


Interview with Dr Robert Childs

Interview with Dr Robert Childs

Sat, 5 Sep 2015 19:48:26 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Dr Robert Childs following Grimethorpe's victory at the 2015 British Open Championship.


Interview with Bramwell Tovey (Part 2)

Interview with Bramwell Tovey (Part 2)

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:27:12 GMT

In the second part of an exclusive interview available to 4BR, John Barber talks to Bramwell Tovey at the Peter Maxwell Davies Centre at Sandbach School in January as part of the 2015 Sandbach Concert Series.


Interview with Rambert Ballet

Interview with Rambert Ballet

Wed, 13 May 2015 21:25:54 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Mark Baldwin and Gavin Higgins about the ground breaking collaboration between contemporary dance and brass band music in Dark Arteries


Interview with Martin Schadlich

Interview with Martin Schadlich

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:35:02 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Martin Schadlich, conductor of the Youth Brass Band of North Rhine Westphalia.


The Percussionist's View

The Percussionist's View

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 16:38:57 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox finds out about the percussion requirements of Rolf Rudin's set work, 'The God Particle'.


Introduction to Freiburg

Introduction to Freiburg

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 12:37:07 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox sets the scene ahead of the 2015 European Championships in Freiburg.


Interview with Bramwell Tovey

Interview with Bramwell Tovey

Thu, 2 Apr 2015 18:35:03 GMT

In the first part of an exclusive interview available to 4BR, John Barber talks to Bramwell Tovey at the Peter Maxwell Davies Centre at Sandbach School in January as part of the 2015 Sandbach Concert Series.


4BR meets Lito Fontana

4BR meets Lito Fontana

Thu, 5 Mar 2015 20:27:06 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox meets the trombone star Lito Fontana on his recent visit to the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in Cardiff.


4BR Supplement - March 2015

4BR Supplement - March 2015

Wed, 4 Mar 2015 07:29:21 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox is joined by ABBA Secretary David Hirst, conductor Gareth Ritter and tenor horn star Owen Farr to discuss how the brass band movement can teach, develop and inspire the next generation of young players.


4BR Test Piece Workshop Supplement

4BR Test Piece Workshop Supplement

Mon, 23 Feb 2015 08:05:30 GMT

A repeat of the live 2015 4th Section Area test piece workshop with Editor Iwan Fox, David Hirst of ABBA and Tredegar Band under Ian Porthouse on An English Pastorale by Dean Jones


Interview with Simon Gresswell

Interview with Simon Gresswell

Mon, 16 Feb 2015 16:24:39 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Simon Gresswell about the new Yamaha Neo Tuba


Interview with Peter Vulperhost

Interview with Peter Vulperhost

Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:00:54 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox meets up with Peter Vulperhost of Majestic Percussion to find out more about all things drums...


Interview with Kevin Holdgate

Interview with Kevin Holdgate

Sun, 18 Jan 2015 11:26:54 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Kevin Holdgate about the success of the Trombones against Cancer charity initiative at Butlins this year.


Interview with ABBA Chairman Alan Morrison

Interview with ABBA Chairman Alan Morrison

Tue, 6 Jan 2015 13:18:28 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Alan Morrison, the Chairman of the Association of Brass Band Adjudicators.


4barsrest Supplement - December 2014

4barsrest Supplement - December 2014

Sun, 28 Dec 2014 11:03:43 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks with Kenny Crookston, Chris Thomas & Jeremy Wise


Interview with Prof Nicholas Childs

Interview with Prof Nicholas Childs

Sun, 12 Oct 2014 12:28:50 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to winning conductor Prof Nicholas Childs after leading Black Dyke to Legendary glory...


Interview with the three National adjudicators

Interview with the three National adjudicators

Sun, 12 Oct 2014 12:08:35 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the trio of National adjudicators - Michael Bach, Derek Broadbent and Stephen Roberts on how the title was won and lost...


Interview with Geneva Musical Instruments

Interview with Geneva Musical Instruments

Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:46:10 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Duncan Cartledge of Geneva Musical Instruments to launch the new 4BR National Finals Competition in association with Geneva


Interview with Steven Mead and Karl Geroldinger

Interview with Steven Mead and Karl Geroldinger

Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:53:22 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Steven Mead and Karl Geroldinger, conductor of the Youth Band of Upper Austria on their visit to Tredegar


Interview with the Youth Brass Band of Upper Austria

Interview with the Youth Brass Band of Upper Austria

Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:46:55 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the young players of the Youth Brass Band of Upper Austria as they stop off at Tredegar on their UK tour.


Interview with Prof Nicholas Childs

Interview with Prof Nicholas Childs

Wed, 6 Aug 2014 10:56:51 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to IBBSS Course Director Prof Nicholas Childs in Swansea


Interview with Ignatius Wang

Interview with Ignatius Wang

Wed, 6 Aug 2014 10:25:54 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Ignatius Wang from Singapore via the Royal Marines, on his trip to the IBBSS in Swansea


Interview with Haskell Johnson

Interview with Haskell Johnson

Wed, 6 Aug 2014 10:20:37 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to euphonium player Haskell Johnson from Barbados who is making his first trip to the IBBSS in Swansea


Interview with Dutch delegates at the IBBSS

Interview with Dutch delegates at the IBBSS

Wed, 6 Aug 2014 10:14:10 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the wonderful Dutch delegates at the International Brass Band Summer School in Swansea


Interview with Mette Hoyen

Interview with Mette Hoyen

Sat, 28 Jun 2014 10:12:54 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Mette Hoyen at the recent Allan Withington Conducting Course


Interview with Heidi Uddu

Interview with Heidi Uddu

Sat, 28 Jun 2014 10:11:23 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Heidi Uddu at the recent Allan Withington Conducting Course


Interview with Boris Pinto

Interview with Boris Pinto

Sat, 28 Jun 2014 10:09:39 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Boris Pinto at the recent Allan Withington Conducting Course


Interview with David Johnson

Interview with David Johnson

Sat, 28 Jun 2014 10:08:30 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to David Johnson at the recent Allan Withington Conducting Course


Interview with Per Erik Petersen

Interview with Per Erik Petersen

Sat, 28 Jun 2014 10:07:03 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Per Erik Petersen at the recent Allan Withington Conducting Course


Interview with Henrik Naeser Christiensen

Interview with Henrik Naeser Christiensen

Sta, 28 Jun 2014 10:04:31 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Henrik Naeser Christiensen at the recent Allan Withington Conducting School


Interview with Jacques Rossier

Interview with Jacques Rossier

Sat, 28 Jun 2014 10:01:49 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Swiss delegate Jacques Rossier at the recent Allan Withington Conducting School


Interview with Prince of Wales Division Band

Interview with Prince of Wales Division Band

Thu, 15 May 2014 11:39:50 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Cpt Paul Collis Smith of the Prince of Wales Division Brass Band to find out more about how the band is developing.


Interview with Ulf Rosenberg

Interview with Ulf Rosenberg

Sun, 4 May 2014 11:35:05 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to EBBA President Ulf Rosenberg at the conclusion of the 2014 European Brass Band Championships in Perth


Interview with Carnoustie & District Youth Band

Interview with Carnoustie & District Youth Band

Sun, 4 May 2014 11:33:43 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the young players of Carnoustie & District Youth Band following their performance at the European Youth Band Championship in Perth.


Interview with Northamptonshire Youth Band

Interview with Northamptonshire Youth Band

Sun, 4 May 2014 11:32:26 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the young players of Northamptonshire Youth Band following their performance at the European Youth Band Championship in Perth.


Interview with Liberty Brass Band Junior

Interview with Liberty Brass Band Junior

Sun, 4 May 2014 11:26:43 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the young players of Liberty Brass Band Junior from Switzerland following their performance at the European Youth Band Championship in Perth.


Interview with Moray Concert Youth Band

Interview with Moray Concert Youth Band

Sun, 4 May 2014 11:25:19 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the young players of Moray Concert Youth Band following their performance at the European Youth Band Championship in Perth.


Interview with Rochdale Youth Band

Interview with Rochdale Youth Band

Sun, 4 May 2014 11:23:31 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the young players of Rochdale Borough Youth Band following their performance at the European Youth Band Championship in Perth.


Interview with Manger Skulemusikklag

Interview with Manger Skulemusikklag

Sun, 4 May 2014 11:04:34 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the young players of Manger Skulemusikklag Youth Band following their performance at the European Youth Band Championship in Perth.


Interview with Dalmellington Youth Band

Interview with Dalmellington Youth Band

Sun, 4 May 2014 11:03:17 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the young players of Dalmellington Youth Band following their performance at the European Youth Band Championship in Perth.


Interview with 1st Old Boys Youth Band

Interview with 1st Old Boys Youth Band

Sun, 4 May 2014 11:01:21 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the young players of 1st Old Boys Youth Band following their performance at the European Youth Band Championship in Perth.


Interview with Martin Whybrow and Cpt Justin Matthews

Interview with Martin Whybrow and Cpt Justin Matthews

Sun, 4 May 2014 10:44:30 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Martin Whybrow and Cpt Justin Matthews about ceremonial trumpeting and the emerging development of the new British Army brass bands.


Interview with John Wallace and Tony George

Interview with John Wallace and Tony George

Sun, 4 May 2014 10:42:38 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the great trumpet player John Wallace and Tony George about all things brass...


Interview with Tony George

Interview with Tony George

Sun, 4 May 2014 10:40:20 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Tony George to find out more about the amazing ophicleide


Interview with Tim Barrett of Besson Musical Instruments

Interview with Tim Barrett of Besson Musical Instruments

Sun, 4 May 2014 10:38:01 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Tim Barrett of Besson Musical Instruments about their involvement in the European Championships and their commitment to the banding movement.


Interview with Michael Bach

Interview with Michael Bach

Sat, 3 May 2014 10:35:45 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to conductor Michael Bach as he holds the European Championship Trophy after leading Brass Band Bugermusik Luzern to the title in Perth.


Interview with Katrina Marzella

Interview with Katrina Marzella

Sat, 3 May 2014 10:33:28 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Katrina Marzella at the launch of the new Yamaha Neo baritone in Perth.


Pre results round up with composer Nigel Clarke

Pre results round up with composer Nigel Clarke

Sat, 3 May 2014 10:29:13 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to composer Nigel Clarke about his thoughts before the announcement of the results in Perth.


Interview with Brass Band Burgermusik Luzern

Interview with Brass Band Burgermusik Luzern

Sat, 3 May 2014 10:17:43 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to conductor Michael Bach following Brass Band Burgermusik Luzern's performance of 'REM-scapes' in Perth.


Interview with Paris Brass Band.

Interview with Paris Brass Band.

Sat, 3 May 2014 10:15:57 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the players and MD Florent Didier of Paris Brass Band following their performance of 'From Ancient Times' in Perth.


Interview with Austrian Brass Band

Interview with Austrian Brass Band

Sat, 3 May 2014 10:13:21 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Austrian Brass Band of Graz MD, Uwe Koeller following his band's performance of 'Music of the Spheres' in Perth.


Interview with Eikanger Bjorsvik Musikklag.

Interview with Eikanger Bjorsvik Musikklag.

Sat, 3 May 2014 10:07:58 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to MD Prof David King and members of Norwegian champion Eikanger Bjorsvik following their performance of 'Goldberg 2012' in Perth.


Interview with Brass Band Schoonhoven

Interview with Brass Band Schoonhoven

Sat, 3 May 2014 10:05:59 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the players and MD, Erik Janssen of Brass Band Schoonhoven following their performance of 'Metamorphosis for Brass Band' in Perth


Interview with Concord Band

Interview with Concord Band

Sat, 3 May 2014 10:04:04 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the players of Danish representatives Concord Brass Band following their performance of 'Journey to the Centre of the Earth' in Perth.


Interview with Tongwynlais Temperance Band

Interview with Tongwynlais Temperance Band

Sat, 3 May 2014 10:02:13 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Alyn and Morgan James following the Welsh band's performance of 'On Alderley Edge' in Perth.


Interview with Brass Band Willebroek

Interview with Brass Band Willebroek

Sat, 3 May 2014 09:59:50 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the players and MD Franz Violet of Brass Band Willebroek following their performance of 'On the Shoulders of Giants' in Perth.


Interview with Whitburn Band

Interview with Whitburn Band

Sat, 3 May 2014 09:52:39 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Whitburn players and MD Ian Porthouse following their performance of 'Canite Tuba' in Perth.


Interview with Black Dyke Band

Interview with Black Dyke Band

Sat, 3 May 2014 09:50:41 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to composer Peter Graham and MD Dr Nicholas Childs following Black Dyke's performance of 'The Triumph of Time' in Perth.


Interview with Cory Band

Interview with Cory Band

Sat, 3 May 2014 09:48:28 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Owen Farr and MD Philip Harper following the Welsh band's own choice performance of 'The Divine Right' in Perth.


Interview with 1st Old Boys Association

Interview with 1st Old Boys Association

Sat, 3 May 2014 09:36:03 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to 1st Old Boys Association Band following their performance in the Challenge Section in Perth.


Interview with Tullis Russell Mills

Interview with Tullis Russell Mills

Sat, 3 May 2014 09:34:33 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the players of Tullis Russell Mills following their performance in the Challenge Section in Perth.


Interview with Drogheda Brass Band

Interview with Drogheda Brass Band

Sat, 3 May 2014 09:32:55 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the players of Drogheda Brass Band following their performance in the Challenge Section at Perth.


Interview with Brass Band Wipptal

Interview with Brass Band Wipptal

Sat, 3 May 2014 09:30:22 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the players of Brass Band Wipptal from Italy after their Challenge Section performance in Perth.


Day 1 Round up from Perth

Day 1 Round up from Perth

Fri, 2 May 2014 09:25:38 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox rounds up the first day of action at the 2014 European Championships in Perth with Nigel Clarke and Chris Thomas.


Interview with Concord Band

Interview with Concord Band

Fri, 2 May 2014 09:02:31 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to members of Concord Brass Band following the Danish representatives performance of Muckle Flugga in Perth.


Interview with Paul Lovatt Cooper

Interview with Paul Lovatt Cooper

Fri, 2 May 2014 09:00:55 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Black Dyke percussion star Paul Lovatt Cooper follwing the Queensbury band's performance of Muckle Flugga in Perth.


Interview with Bert Van Theinen

Interview with Bert Van Theinen

Fri, 2 May 2014 08:59:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Paris Brass Band soprano star Bert Van Theinen following the French band's performance of Muckle Flugga in Perth.


Interview with Brass Band Willebroek

Interview with Brass Band Willebroek

Fri, 2 May 2014 08:57:16 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to members of Brass Band Willebroek following their performance of Muckle Flugga in Perth.


Interview with Brass Band Schoonhoven

Interview with Brass Band Schoonhoven

Fri, 2 May 2014 08:55:21 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Brass Band Schoonhoven following their performance of Muckle Flugga in Perth.


Interview with Ian Porthouse and Whitburn

Interview with Ian Porthouse and Whitburn

Fri, 2 May 2014 08:53:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Whitburn MD MD Ian Porthouse following his band's performance of Muckle Flugga in Perth.


Interview with Prof David King

Interview with Prof David King

Fri, 2 May 2014 08:51:20 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Eikanger Bjorsvik MD Prof David King following his band's performance of Muckle Flugga in Perth.


Interview with Michael Bach

Interview with Michael Bach

Fri, 2 May 2014 13:37:23 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Brass Band Bugermusik Luzern MD Michael Bach following his band's performance of Muckle Flugga in Perth.


Interview with Jeremy Wise and Alyn James of Tongwynlais Temperance Band

Interview with Jeremy Wise and Alyn James of Tongwynlais Temperance Band

Fri, 2 May 2014 13:34:33 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to MD Jeremy Wise and horn star Alyn James following the performance of Muckle Flugga by Tongwynlais Temperance in Perth.


Interview with Thomas Begainz of Austrian Brass Band

Interview with Thomas Begainz of Austrian Brass Band

Fri, 2 May 2014 13:29:20 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Thomas Begainz of Austrian Brass Band following their performance of Muckle Flugga in Perth.


Interview with Tom Hutchinson of Cory

Interview with Tom Hutchinson of Cory

Fri, 2 May 2014 13:27:13 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Cory principal Cornet Tom Hutchinson following his band's performance of Muckle Flugga in Perth.


Interview with Rory Boyle

Interview with Rory Boyle

Fri, 2 May 2014 13:21:56 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the composer of Muckle Flugga, Rory Boyle.


Interview with Gwyn Williams

Interview with Gwyn Williams

Fri, 2 May 2014 13:19:50 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Ty Cerdd Director Gwyn L Williams on possible plans to bring the European Championships back to Wales.


Interview with Kenneth Crookston and Chris Thomas

Interview with Kenneth Crookston and Chris Thomas

Fri, 2 May 2014 13:16:34 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox reflects back on the 6th European Conductors Competition with Kenneth Crookston and Chris Thomas


Interview with Kenny Crookston and Chris Thomas

Interview with Kenny Crookston and Chris Thomas

Fri, 2 May 2014 13:13:24 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Kenneth Crookston and Chris Thomas about the European set work, Muckle Flugga by Rory Boyle.


Interview with Kenneth Crookston

Interview with Kenneth Crookston

Fri, 2 May 2014 13:11:13 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to British Bandsman Editor Kenneth Crookston ahead of the action at the 2014 European Brass Band Championships in Perth


Interview with European Conductor Competition Finalists

Interview with European Conductor Competition Finalists

Thu, 1 May 2014 13:08:45 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the three finalists at the 6th European Conductors Competition in Perth


Final Spring Festival round up

Final Spring Festival round up

Sat, 26 Apr 2014 10:24:29 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox rounds up the day's action at the Spring Festival with Matt Shaw, Malcolm Wood and Chris Thomas.


Interview with the Flowers Band

Interview with the Flowers Band

Sat, 26 Apr 2014 10:23:05 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to MD Paul Holland and Band Manager Lee Downie following Flowers 2014 Grand Shield victory in Blackpool.


Interview with Friary Guildford Band

Interview with Friary Guildford Band

Sat, 26 Apr 2014 10:20:55 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Chris King of the new 2014 Senior Trophy champion Friary Guildford.


Interview with Martin Mortimer

Interview with Martin Mortimer

Sat, 26 Apr 2014 10:19:37 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to British Open Championship promoter Martin Mortimer.


2014 Grand Shield opinion

2014 Grand Shield opinion

Sat, 26 Apr 2014 10:18:10 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox finds out what Chris Thomas thinks at the halfway pout of the Grand Shield.


Interview with Dr Nicholas Childs

Interview with Dr Nicholas Childs

Sat, 26 Apr 2014 10:16:45 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Dr Nicholas Childs about the Black Dyke Festival, Woodfalls at the Grand Shield and the forthcoming European Championships with Black Dyke


Interview with Paul Holland.

Interview with Paul Holland.

Sat, 26 Apr 2014 10:15:30 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Flowers MD Paul Holland after his band has just played at the Grand Shield contest in Blackpool.


Interview with Steve Walker

Interview with Steve Walker

Sat, 26 Apr 2014 10:13:15 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Steve Walker to find out more about why the trumpet player and Butlins organiser is enjoying playing with Hatfield Colliery Band


2014 Grand Shield draw

2014 Grand Shield draw

Sat, 26 Apr 2014 10:08:06 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox gets the low down on the opening draw for the Grand Shield from compere David Hayward.


2014 Spring Festival preview

2014 Spring Festival preview

Sat, 26 Apr 2014 10:06:08 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox and Chris Thomas discuss the action about to take place at the 2014 Spring Festival in Blackpool


Interview with Bramwell Tovey

Interview with Bramwell Tovey

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 08:31:48 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Bramwell Tovey as he prepares to direct the National Youth Band of Great Britian in concert in Weston super Mare


Interview with Peter Graham

Interview with Peter Graham

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 08:27:26 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to composer Peter Graham at the recent National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain concert in Weston super Mare


Interview with members of the National Youth Band of Great Britain

Interview with members of the National Youth Band of Great Britain

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 08:06:22 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Hannah Parkinson and Tom Steer at the National Youth Band of Great Britain concert in Weston super Mare


Interview with Allan Withington

Interview with Allan Withington

Sat, 12 Apr 2014 08:04:28 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to conductor Allan Withington after he led Stavanger to the 2014 North American National title.


Interview with Kevin Stees

Interview with Kevin Stees

Sat, 12 Apr 2014 08:01:45 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to conductor Kevin Stees about his work with the collegiate James Madison University Brass Band.


Interview with David Childs and Helen Harrelson

Interview with David Childs and Helen Harrelson

Sat, 12 Apr 2014 07:58:13 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to David Childs and Helen Harrelson about the forthcoming North American Brass Band Summer School in Nova Scotia.


Interview with Dr Stephen Allen

Interview with Dr Stephen Allen

Sat, 12 Apr 2014 07:56:10 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to North American Brass Band Association President, Dr Stephen Allen


Interview with Allan Withington

Interview with Allan Withington

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 07:53:50 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Allan Withington at the North American Brass Band Championships in Grand Rapids, Michigan


Interview with Tormod Flaten

Interview with Tormod Flaten

Sun, 16 Mar 2014 07:51:27 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Norwegian euphonium star Tormod Flaten on his recent trip to Wales


Interview with Russell Gray and Andrew White

Interview with Russell Gray and Andrew White

Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:27:11 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Russell Gray and Andrew White at the 2014 National Association of Conductors Convention.


Interview with Shoichiro Hokazono

Interview with Shoichiro Hokazono

Sun, 30 Mar 2014 17:16:56 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the celebrated Japanese euphonium star Shoichiro Hokazono on a recent trip to visit to Wales


Interview with Chris Howley

Interview with Chris Howley

Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:34:23 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Chris Howley, MD of Second Section West of England champion Forest of Dean.


Interview with Lee Downie

Interview with Lee Downie

Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:33:04 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Flowers Band Manager Lee Downie


Interview with Tom Davoren

Interview with Tom Davoren

Sun, 9 Mar 2014 08:22:43 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Tom Davoren, MD of West of England 1st Section champion Filton Concert Brass


Interview with Colin Hogg

Interview with Colin Hogg

Sun, 9 Mar 2014 08:21:22 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Corsham MD Colin Hogg after Corsham win the 4th Section at Torquay


Interview with Simon Carr

Interview with Simon Carr

Sun, 9 Mar 2014 08:19:55 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks Simon Carr, MD of West of England Third Section champions Bratton Silver


4BR Supplement No. 2

4BR Supplement No. 2

Sun, 9 Mar 2014 08:18:23 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox introduces the second 4BR Supplement


Interview with David Read MBE and Stephen Roberts

Interview with David Read MBE and Stephen Roberts

Sun, 9 Mar 2014 08:17:10 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Championship Section judges David Read MBE and Stephen Roberts


Interview with Paul Beaumont

Interview with Paul Beaumont

Sun, 9 Mar 2014 08:15:39 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Brighouse & Rastrick Band President Paul Beaumont about his band's victory.


Interview with John Clay

Interview with John Clay

Sun, 9 Mar 2014 08:13:48 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Clifton & Lightcliffe MD John Clay


Interview with Emma Ainlee

Interview with Emma Ainlee

Sun, 9 Mar 2014 08:12:39 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the youngest player in the Fourth Section Emma Ainlee


Interview with Sam Harrison and Danny Brooks

Interview with Sam Harrison and Danny Brooks

Sun, 9 Mar 2014 08:11:05 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Sam Harrison and MD Danny Brooks of Yorkshire champions Elland Silver


Interview with Lee Skipsey

Interview with Lee Skipsey

Sun, 9 Mar 2014 08:09:34 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to City of Bradford MD Lee Skipsey after his band won the Yorkshire First Section Area title


Interview with Dinnington Colliery

Interview with Dinnington Colliery

Sun, 9 Mar 2014 08:08:06 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to 2014 Yorkshire Area Champion, Dinnington Colliery


Interview with Mike Lomas and Tim (the athlete) Hewitt

Interview with Mike Lomas and Tim (the athlete) Hewitt

Sun, 9 Mar 2014 08:05:06 GMT

Iwan completes the day after the Huddersfield Marathon Band complete their half marathon warm-up event at Oulton Park


Interview with the Huddersfield Marathon Band

Interview with the Huddersfield Marathon Band

Sun, 23 Feb 2014 16:21:21 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Mike Lomas and Tim Hewitt after the Huddersfield Marathon Band finish the 13 mile course at Oulton Park


Interview with Huddersfield marathon stars

Interview with Huddersfield marathon stars

Sun, 23 Feb 2014 15:01:22 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the Mo Farah of the plastic trumpet Tim Hewitt as the Huddersfield Band reach the three quarter distance mark.


Interview with Tim Hewitt of the Huddersfield Marathon Band

Interview with Tim Hewitt of the Huddersfield Marathon Band

Sun, 23 Feb 2014 13:41:59 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to cornet star and marathon man Tim Hewitt at one third distance of the 13 miles half marathon course at Oulton Park


Interview with Huddersfield Marathon Band

Interview with Huddersfield Marathon Band

Sun, 23 Feb 2014 12:54:45 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to members of the Huddersfield Marathon Band as they prepare for a 13 mile half marathon march around Oulton Park race circuit


4BR Supplement No. 1

4BR Supplement No. 1

Wed, 12 Feb 2014 19:48:15 GMT

4BR is joined by Chris Thomas, Paul Holland and Paul Collis-Smith to discuss the latest issues in the brass band world.


Interview with the Adjudicators

Interview with the Adjudicators

Wed, 12 Feb 2014 19:46:39 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan fox talks to Elite Division adjudicators Ian Porthouse and Bryan Allen


Interview with Viggo Bjorge

Interview with Viggo Bjorge

Wed, 12 Feb 2014 19:44:51 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Viggo Bjorge after Eikanger Bjorsvik wins the Norwegian National Championship


Set Work Final Prediction

Set Work Final Prediction

Wed, 12 Feb 2014 19:42:58 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to British Bandsman Editor Kenneth Crookston and Robert Richardson


Set work prediction

Set work prediction

Wed, 12 Feb 2014 19:41:17 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox discusses the set work playing in the Elite Section with British Bandsman Editor Kenneth Crookston


Interview with Torstein Aagaard-Nilsen

Interview with Torstein Aagaard-Nilsen

Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:36:39 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to composer Torstein Aagaard-Nilsen about his test piece 'Mutant Sonorities'


Interview with David Childs

Interview with David Childs

Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:31:31 GMT

4BR meets up with euphonium star David Childsnmaking his first trip to the Norwegian National Championships


Interview with Riki McDonnell

Interview with Riki McDonnell

Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:25:27 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to international musician and multi instrumental star player Riki McDonnell


Interview with the Flora-Bremanger Band

Interview with the Flora-Bremanger Band

Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:15:16 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox took the opportunity to meet up with the players of the Flora-Bremanger Band


Preview of new 4BR coverage

Preview of new 4BR coverage

Wed, 5 Feb 2014 11:52:09 GMT

Just a little taster of part of an exciting new addition to the way 4BR brings you coverage of the banding world.


Interview with Howard Snell

Interview with Howard Snell

Mon, 27 Jan 2014 22:37:52 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Howard Snell at the recent RNCM Festival of Brass.


Interview with Edward Gregson

Interview with Edward Gregson

Mon, 27 Jan 2014 22:36:03 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to composer Edward Gregson at the recent RNCM Festival of Brass.


Interview with Mike Kilroy

Interview with Mike Kilroy

Mon, 27 Jan 2014 22:34:28 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Brass Bands England Chairman Mike Kilroy about their recent Parliamentary success.


Interview with Paul McGhee

Interview with Paul McGhee

Mon, 27 Jan 2014 22:32:11 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to composer Paul McGhee about the impact his latest entertainment composition made at Bultins Championships


Butlins 2014: Interview with the winning Flowers Band

Butlins 2014: Interview with the winning Flowers Band

Tue, 21 Jan 2014 08:12:04 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Flowers Band MD Paul Holland and Band Manager Lee Downie following their 2014 Butlins Mineworkers Championship success in Skegness.


2013 Nationals: Interview with Philip Harper

2013 Nationals: Interview with Philip Harper

Sun, 13 Oct 2013 20:18:46 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Philip Harper


2013 Nationals: Interview with the Austin Davies

2013 Nationals: Interview with the Austin Davies

Sun, 13 Oct 2013 20:13:16 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Austin Davies


2013 Nationals: Interview with the Adjudicators

2013 Nationals: Interview with the Adjudicators

Sun, 13 Oct 2013 20:10:41 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the Adjudicators


2013 Nationals: Interview with Michael Bach

2013 Nationals: Interview with Michael Bach

Sat, 12 Oct 2013 17:20:42 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Michael Bach


2013 Nationals: Interview with Erik Jannsen

2013 Nationals: Interview with Erik Jannsen

Sat, 12 Oct 2013 15:38:13 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Erik Jannsen


643 - 2013 Nationals: Interview with John Berryman

643 - 2013 Nationals: Interview with John Berryman

Sat, 12 Oct 2013 15:13:04 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to John Berryman


2013 Nationals: Interview with Paul Holland

2013 Nationals: Interview with Paul Holland

Sat, 12 Oct 2013 13:51:45 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Paul Holland


2013 Nationals: Interview with Chris King

2013 Nationals: Interview with Chris King

Sat, 12 Oct 2013 13:19:51 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Chris King


2013 Nationals: Interview with Ian Porthouse

2013 Nationals: Interview with Ian Porthouse

Sat, 12 Oct 2013 13:18:20 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Ian Porthouse


2013 Nationals: Preview

2013 Nationals: Preview

Sat, 12 Oct 2013 11:21:27 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox in discussion before the Finals


Brass Event: Mnozil Brass

Brass Event: Mnozil Brass

Wed, 2 Oct 2013 19:12:13 GMT

Introducing Mnozil Brass Cardiff Concert 2013


Technique: Breathing - David Childs

Technique: Breathing - David Childs

Wed, 2 Oct 2013 19:09:40 GMT

Breathing - David Childs David Childs gives some invaluable tips on how to make sure you get the most important aspect of your playing correct - breathing!


Technique: Warm Up - David Childs

Technique: Warm Up - David Childs

Wed, 2 Oct 2013 19:06:09 GMT

Getting Started - The Warm-Up. David Childs gives some invaluable tips on how to make sure you are fully warmed up before you tackle your daily practice...


National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Interview with Iestyn Davies

National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Interview with Iestyn Davies

Mon, 30 Sep 2013 19:16:24 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Welsh Forum Chairman Iestyn Davies


National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Interview with Tylorstown

National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Interview with Tylorstown

Mon, 30 Sep 2013 19:14:25 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to First Section National Champions Tylorstown


National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - First Section Results

National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - First Section Results

Mon, 30 Sep 2013 19:10:42 GMT

Dave Hayward announces the First Section winners for the National Finals 2013 in Cheltenham


National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - First Section Final Round-Up

National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - First Section Final Round-Up

Mon, 30 Sep 2013 19:08:35 GMT

Press Gang pre-results opinion


National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - First Section Halfway Opinion

National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - First Section Halfway Opinion

Mon, 30 Sep 2013 19:06:28 GMT

Halfway point opinions with Gavin Higgins and Chris Thomas


National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Interview with LGB Brass

National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Interview with LGB Brass

Mon, 30 Sep 2013 19:03:25 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Third Section National Champions LGB Brass


National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Third Section Results

National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Third Section Results

Mon, 30 Sep 2013 16:13:37 GMT

Dave Hayward announces the Third Section winners for the National Finals 2013 in Cheltenham


National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Interview with Paul Collis-Smith

National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Interview with Paul Collis-Smith

Mon, 30 Sep 2013 16:11:45 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Paul Collis-Smith Director if Music for the REME Band


National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Third Section Halfway Opinion

National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Third Section Halfway Opinion

Mon, 30 Sep 2013 16:06:04 GMT

Third Section halfway point with Mark Ford and Chris Thomas


National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Interview with Phillip Hunt

National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Interview with Phillip Hunt

Mon, 30 Sep 2013 16:04:02 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Phillip Hunt about the story of Penlee


National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Interview with John Roberts

National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Interview with John Roberts

Mon, 30 Sep 2013 16:01:58 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Adjudicator and MD John Roberts


National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Third Section Draw

National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Third Section Draw

Mon, 30 Sep 2013 15:59:45 GMT

Dave Hayward and 4BR Editor Iwan Fox announce the Third Section Draw for the National Finals 2013 in Cheltenham


National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Interview with Gareth Ritter

National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Interview with Gareth Ritter

Mon, 30 Sep 2013 15:57:09 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to winning Fourth Section MD Gareth Ritter of Ebbw Valley


National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Fourth Section Halfway Opinion

National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Fourth Section Halfway Opinion

Mon, 30 Sep 2013 15:54:53 GMT

Fourth Section halfway opinions from Kenny Crookston and Mark Ford.


National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Interview with Matthew Jenkins

National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Interview with Matthew Jenkins

Mon, 30 Sep 2013 15:50:58 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to winning Second Section MD Matthew Jenkins of Goodwick.


National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Second Section Final Round-Up

National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Second Section Final Round-Up

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 20:09:01 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox takes the Second Section Final round-up with Mark Ford and Stephen Kane


National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Fourth Section Draw

National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Fourth Section Draw

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 20:06:27 GMT

Dave Hayward and 4BR Editor Iwan Fox announce the Fourth Section Draw for the National Finals 2013 in Cheltenham


National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Geneva Instruments Feature

National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Geneva Instruments Feature

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 20:03:52 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox meets National sponsors Geneva Instruments


National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Second Section Halfway Opinion

National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Second Section Halfway Opinion

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 20:00:36 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox gets a halfway opinion on the Second Section from Steven Kane and Mark Ford


National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Brass Band World Magazine Feature

National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Brass Band World Magazine Feature

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 19:54:01 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Alex Bland from Brass Band World Magazine


National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Interview with Mark Ford

National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Interview with Mark Ford

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 19:49:41 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Australian MD Mark Ford


National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Second Section Draw

National Finals 2013 : Cheltenham - Second Section Draw

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 19:46:28 GMT

Dave Hayward and 4BR Editor Iwan Fox announce the Second Section Draw for the National Finals 2013 in Cheltenham


British Open 2013 - Interview with Adjudicators

British Open 2013 - Interview with Adjudicators

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 19:44:08 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to adjudicators on the stage at Birmingham Symphony Hall


British Open 2013 - Interview with winning MD Ian Porthouse

British Open 2013 - Interview with winning MD Ian Porthouse

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 19:36:48 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to winning MD Ian Porthouse on the stage at Birmingham Symphony Hall


British Open 2013 - Interview with Philip Harper

British Open 2013 - Interview with Philip Harper

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 08:50:02 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Cory MD Philip Harper


British Open 2013 - Interview with Tom Hutchinson

British Open 2013 - Interview with Tom Hutchinson

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 08:48:03 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Cory Principal Cornet: Tom Hutchinson


British Open 2013 - Interview with Garry Cutt

British Open 2013 - Interview with Garry Cutt

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 08:45:13 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Fairey MD Garry Cutt


British Open 2013 - Interview with Allan Ramsay and Glenn Van Looy

British Open 2013 - Interview with Allan Ramsay and Glenn Van Looy

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 08:42:02 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Allan Ramsay and Glenn Van Looy


British Open 2013 - Interview with Allan Withington

British Open 2013 - Interview with Allan Withington

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 08:39:48 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Foden's MD Allan Withington


British Open 2013 - Interview with Russell and Mareika Gray

British Open 2013 - Interview with Russell and Mareika Gray

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 08:37:39 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Mareika Gray


British Open 2013 - Interview with Les Palmer

British Open 2013 - Interview with Les Palmer

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 08:34:11 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Les Palmer from Reg Vardy


British Open 2013 - Interview with John Berryman

British Open 2013 - Interview with John Berryman

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 08:31:57 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Virtuosi GUS MD John Berryman


British Open 2013 - Interview with Mareika Gray

British Open 2013 - Interview with Mareika Gray

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 08:29:33 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Milnrow MD Mareika Gray


British Open 2013 - Interview with Calum Tonner

British Open 2013 - Interview with Calum Tonner

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 08:25:15 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Calum Tonner soprano corner with Kirkintilloch


British Open 2013 - Interview with Phillip McCann

British Open 2013 - Interview with Phillip McCann

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 08:22:55 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Carlton Main Frickley Colliery MD Phillip McCann


British Open 2013 - Interview with Ian Porthouse

British Open 2013 - Interview with Ian Porthouse

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 08:20:37 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Tredegar MD Ian Porthouse after their performance.


British Open 2013 - Interview with Michael Bach

British Open 2013 - Interview with Michael Bach

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 08:18:04 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Leyland MD Michael Bach


British Open 2013 - Interview with  David King and his family

British Open 2013 - Interview with David King and his family

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 08:15:59 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to David King


British Open 2013 - Interview with Luc Vertommen

British Open 2013 - Interview with Luc Vertommen

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 08:13:08 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to MD with Grimethorpe Colliery - Luc Vertommen


British Open 2013 - Interview with Richard Marshall

British Open 2013 - Interview with Richard Marshall

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 08:09:56 GMT

British Open 2013 - 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Richard Marshall Principal Cornet with Black Dyke


British Open 2013 - Interview with Mike Kilroy

British Open 2013 - Interview with Mike Kilroy

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 07:56:19 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Brass Bands England Chairman Mike Kilroy after the Hepworth performance


British Open 2013 - Interview with Michael Fowles

British Open 2013 - Interview with Michael Fowles

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 07:53:24 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Hepworth MD Michael Fowles.


British Open 2013 - Interview with Shaun Crowther

British Open 2013 - Interview with Shaun Crowther

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 07:49:22 GMT

British Open 2013 - 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Shaun Crowther of Grimethorpe Colliery


British Open 2013 - Interview with Gwyn M Evans

British Open 2013 - Interview with Gwyn M Evans

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 07:45:23 GMT

British Open 2013 - 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Seindorf Beaumaris MD Gwyn M Evans


British Open 2013 - Draw

British Open 2013 - Draw

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 07:40:52 GMT

Dave Hayward and 4BR Editor Iwan Fox announce the draw for the British Open 2013


British Open 2013 - Preview

British Open 2013 - Preview

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 07:37:41 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox previews the British Open 2013


Interview with Major Dave Barringer

Interview with Major Dave Barringer

Sun, 4 Aug 2013 15:50:40 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Major Dave Barringer at the Royal Military School of Music Kneller Hall...


Interview with Captain Justin Matthews

Interview with Captain Justin Matthews

Sun, 4 Aug 2013 15:49:11 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Captain Justin Matthews at the Royal Military School of Music Kneller Hall


Interview with Major Ian Johnson

Interview with Major Ian Johnson

Sun, 4 Aug 2013 15:47:17 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Major Ian Johnson at the Royal Military School of Music Kneller Hall


Interview with new BBE Chairman Mike Kilroy

Interview with new BBE Chairman Mike Kilroy

Sun, 21 Jul 2013 19:25:16 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the newly appointed Brass Bands England Chairman Mike Kilroy.


Interview with Robert Richardson and Borja Martinez Alegre

Interview with Robert Richardson and Borja Martinez Alegre

Thu, 4 Jul 2013 17:26:33 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to two of the conductors enjoying Allan Withington's course in Leeuwarden in Holland this week.


Interview with Allan Withington

Interview with Allan Withington

Thu, 4 Jul 2013 14:05:36 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Allan Withington as he prepares to lead 13 international conductors on his course in an innovative concert in the town centre of Leeuwarden in Holland.


Interview with Philip Cobb

Interview with Philip Cobb

Sun, 19 May 2013 12:26:40 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Philip Cobb, Principal Trumpet of the LSO following his recent performance with the Cardiff Symphonic Winds Orchestra.


Contest round-up (2012 National Championships)

Contest round-up (2012 National Championships)

Sat, 20 Oct 2012 22:00:00 GMT

Iwan Fox discusses today's results with Steven Mead and Chris Thomas. A 4barsrest Goldy Solutions production Ian Clowes


Interview with Richard Poole (2012 National Championships)

Interview with Richard Poole (2012 National Championships)

Sat, 20 Oct 2012 20:00:00 GMT

Iwan Fox catches up with Foden's prize winning soprano player Richard Poole. A 4barsrest Goldy Solutions production Ian Clowes


Interview with adjudicators (2012 National Championships)

Interview with adjudicators (2012 National Championships)

Sat, 20 Oct 2012 20:00:00 GMT

Iwan Fox speaks with two of the National Finals adjudicators; Howard Snell and Paul Cosh. A 4barsrest Goldy Solutions production Ian Clowes


Interview with Allan Withington (2012 National Championships)

Interview with Allan Withington (2012 National Championships)

Sat, 20 Oct 2012 20:00:00 GMT

Iwan Fox speaks to Allan Withington of Foden's, 2012 National Champions of Great Britiain. A 4barsrest Goldy Solutions production Ian Clowes


Preview with Steven Mead (2012 National Championships)

Preview with Steven Mead (2012 National Championships)

Fri, 19 Oct 2012 20:00:00 GMT

Steven Mead shares his insight about the man the 2012 finalists have to win over, Howard Snell. He talks to 4barsrest editor Iwan Fox A 4barsrest Goldy Solutions production Ian Clowes


2012 British Open Championship: Contest Round-up

2012 British Open Championship: Contest Round-up

Sat, 1 Sep 2012 18:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor talks to Kenny Crookston of British Bandsman and Chris Thomas of Brass Band World to round up how they thought the 2012 British Open was won and lost.


2012 British Open Championship: Interview with Allan Withington

2012 British Open Championship: Interview with Allan Withington

Sat, 1 Sep 2012 18:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Allan Withington - the man who led Foden's to Open success and claimed his first Mortimer Maestro Trophy on the way.


2012 British Open Championship: Interview with Glyn Williams

2012 British Open Championship: Interview with Glyn Williams

Sat, 1 Sep 2012 18:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor talks to Foden's prize winning euphonium player Glyn Williams to find out more what the latest Open victory to him and the Sandbach band.


2012 British Open Championship: Interview with Mark Bousie

2012 British Open Championship: Interview with Mark Bousie

Sat, 1 Sep 2012 18:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the 2012 Mortimer Medal recipient Mark Bousie to find out more about his inspirational work with youth bands.


2012 British Open Championship: Interview with Stephen Roberts

2012 British Open Championship: Interview with Stephen Roberts

Sat, 1 Sep 2012 18:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Stephen Roberts to find out what the judges were looking for on Electra at the British Open.


2012 British Open Championship: Contest Preview

2012 British Open Championship: Contest Preview

Fri, 31 Aug 2012 09:30:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox previews the 2012 British Open action with Kenny Crookston of British Bandsman and Chris Thomas of Brass Band World.


Mnozil Brass: Part 2

Mnozil Brass: Part 2

Wed, 22 Aug 2012 14:00:00 GMT

Chris Thomas and Ian Clowes continue with their behind access of the sell-out Oldham concert with members of the brilliant Mnozil Brass.


Mnozil Brass: Part 1

Mnozil Brass: Part 1

Wed, 22 Aug 2012 14:00:00 GMT

4barsrest and Goldy Solutions meet the magnificent seven that are Mnozil Brass. In part 1, Chris Thomas talks to the brilliant performers to find out more about this truly unique brass ensemble, and gains exclusive access to the group before, during and after their recent breathtaking 'Blofeld' tour performance in Oldham.


EBBC 2012: Interview with Uwe Koeller

EBBC 2012: Interview with Uwe Koeller

Sat, 05 May 2012 10:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox catches up with Uwe Koeller, the MD of B Section champions Austrian Brass Band Graz.


EBBC 2012: Interview with Walter Lommerde

EBBC 2012: Interview with Walter Lommerde

Sat, 05 May 2012 10:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox catches up with a delighted contest organiser and Brass Band Schoonhoven President, Walter Lommerde.


EBBC 2012: Interview with Dr Nicholas Childs

EBBC 2012: Interview with Dr Nicholas Childs

Sat, 05 May 2012 10:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox catches up with Black Dyke's winning MD, Dr Nicholas Childs after his band claim the European title.


EBBC 2012: Final round-up

EBBC 2012: Final round-up

Sat, 05 May 2012 10:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox looks back on the top section outcome after the results with BBW Editor Philip Harper.


EBBC 2012: Editors choice

EBBC 2012: Editors choice

Sat, 05 May 2012 10:00:00 GMT

The editors of 4BR, BBW and BB give their opinions on who they think may have won the 2012 European title.


EBBC 2012: The top section challenge

EBBC 2012: The top section challenge

Sat, 05 May 2012 10:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to BBW Editor Philip Harper about the top section European contest in Rotterdam.


EBBC 2012: B Section round up

EBBC 2012: B Section round up

Sat, 05 May 2012 10:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to BBW Editor Philip Harper about the impressive action in the B Section in Rotterdam.


EBBC 2012: End of Day 1

EBBC 2012: End of Day 1

Fri, 04 May 2012 10:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox and BBW Editor Philip Harper discuss the performances at the end of Day 1 at the Europeans in Rotterdam.


EBBC 2012: First thoughts

EBBC 2012: First thoughts

Fri, 04 May 2012 10:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox and BBW Editor Philip Harper discuss what to look forward to in the top section Euro contest.


EBBC 2012: Interview with composers & adjudicators

EBBC 2012: Interview with composers & adjudicators

Fri, 04 May 2012 10:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the composers and adjudicators at the conclusion of the 5th European Composers Competition in Rotterdam.


EBBC 2012: Interview with Philip Cobb

EBBC 2012: Interview with Philip Cobb

Fri, 04 May 2012 10:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Philip Cobb, co-principal trumpet of the LSO at the European Championships in Rotterdam.


EBBC 2012: Interview with Walter Lommerde

EBBC 2012: Interview with Walter Lommerde

Thu, 03 May 2012 10:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to EBBC 2012 event organiser Walter Lommerde ahead of the European Championship in Rotterdam.


EBBC 2012: Two hopeful composers

EBBC 2012: Two hopeful composers

Thu, 03 May 2012 10:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Tom Davoren and Paul McGhee ahead of the 5th European Composers Competition in Rotterdam.


EBBC 2012: Introduction to the European Championships

EBBC 2012: Introduction to the European Championships

Thu, 03 May 2012 10:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox sets the scene for the 2012 European Brass Band Championships in Rotterdam.


Interview with Dr Robert Childs

Interview with Dr Robert Childs

Fri, 30 Mar 2012 19:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks exclusively with Dr Robert Childs following his decision to leave Cory after 12 years at the helm.


Besson Masterclass Special: Conducting tips

Besson Masterclass Special: Conducting tips

Fri, 13 Jan 2012 10:30:00 GMT

A bonus masterclass sponsored by Besson. Ian Porthouse demonstrates some conducting tips with Tredegar Town Band.


2011 Scottish Youth Championship: Petrea Cooney

2011 Scottish Youth Championship: Petrea Cooney

Mon, 28 Nov 2011 10:30:00 GMT

Iwan Fox talks to Petrea Cooney from Creative Scotland about their support to the SBBA Youth Brass Band initiative


2011 Scottish Youth Championship: The Traders

2011 Scottish Youth Championship: The Traders

Mon, 28 Nov 2011 10:30:00 GMT

Iwan Fox talks to two of the supporting traders at the 2011 Scottish Open and Youth weekend - Band Supplies and Brass Band Insurance


2011 Scottish Youth Championship: Irvine & Dreghorn Youth

2011 Scottish Youth Championship: Irvine & Dreghorn Youth

Mon, 28 Nov 2011 10:30:00 GMT

A bit of a Boax family fest with the Irvine and Dreghorn Youth Band at the Scottish Youth Championship in Perth.


2011 Scottish Youth Championship: Tullis Russell Youth

2011 Scottish Youth Championship: Tullis Russell Youth

Mon, 28 Nov 2011 0:30:00 GMT

Tullis Russell Youth take to the contest stage during the 2011 Scottish Youth Championship.


2011 Scottish Youth Championship: Arbroath Instrumental Youth

2011 Scottish Youth Championship: Arbroath Instrumental Youth

Mon, 28 Nov 2011 10:30:00 GMT

4BR talks to Ann Ness of Arbroath Instrumental as they take part in the Scottish Youth Championship in Perth.


2011 Scottish Youth Championship: Galashiels Youth

2011 Scottish Youth Championship: Galashiels Youth

Mon, 28 Nov 2012 10:30:00 GMT

Snippets from Galashiels Youth as they take on their first contest at Perth during the 2011 Scottish Youth Championship.


2011 Scottish Youth Championship: Andrew Duncan

2011 Scottish Youth Championship: Andrew Duncan

Sun, 27 Nov 2011 10:30:00 GMT

4BR talks to Andrew Duncan the newly appointed SBBA Development Officer about the growing importance of the Youth banding in Scotland.


2011 Scottish Youth Championship: George Burt

2011 Scottish Youth Championship: George Burt

Sun, 27 Nov 2011 10:30:00 GMT

4BR talks to SBBA President George Burt about the growing success of the banding culture in Scotland.


2011 Scottish Youth Championship: Snippets from Perth

2011 Scottish Youth Championship: Snippets from Perth

Sun, 27 Nov 2011 10:30:00 GMT

Snippets from both days of the Scottish Youth Championship in Perth. Iwan Fox and Ian Clowes meet many of the people involved in a lively weekend.


2011 Scottish Open Championship: The Winners

2011 Scottish Open Championship: The Winners

Sun, 27 Nov 2011 10:30:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Philip Harper, the judges and 4BR Best Soloist Martyn Patterson following Tongwynalis Temperance's victory in Perth.


2011 Scottish Open Championship: Round Up

2011 Scottish Open Championship: Round Up

Sun, 27 Nov 2011 10:30:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Kenny Crookston and Chris Thomas about how the Scottish Open title was won and lost...


2011 Scottish Open Championship: Introduction

2011 Scottish Open Championship: Introduction

Sun, 27 Nov 2011 10:30:00 GMT

4BR is joined by Kenny Crookston and Chris Thomas to discuss the Scottish Open Championship in Perth.


Besson Masterclass No 3: Putting it together

Besson Masterclass No 3: Putting it together

Fri, 13 Jan 2012 10:30:00 GMT

Ian Porthouse takes Dewi Griffiths through the finals steps of putting the masterclass lessons into practice.


Besson Masterclass No 2: Finger flexibility

Besson Masterclass No 2: Finger flexibility

Sun, 06 Nov 2011 10:00:00 GMT

Ian Porthouse and Dewi Griffiths work on finger flexibility


Besson Masterclass No 1: Lip flexibility

Besson Masterclass No 1: Lip flexibility

Sat, 29 Oct 2011 13:00:00 GMT

Ian Porthouse and Dewi Griffiths work on improving lip flexibility.


John Barber and the new Courtois trombone

John Barber and the new Courtois trombone

Sat, 29 Oct 2011 13:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks all things Courtois trombone with John Barber in an Audi sportscar.


2011 National Finals - The final round up

2011 National Finals - The final round up

Sat, 29 Oct 2011 13:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox looks back at the 2011 National Finals at the Albert Hall with Chris Thomas.


Interview with Glen Van Looy

Interview with Glen Van Looy

Sat, 29 Oct 2011 13:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to 2011 National Championships Best Instrumentalist Award winner, Glen Van Looy


Interview with Paul Lovatt-Cooper

Interview with Paul Lovatt-Cooper

Sat, 29 Oct 2011 13:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Breath of Souls composer Paul Lovatt-Cooper


Interview with David Read MBE

Interview with David Read MBE

Sat, 29 Oct 2011 13:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to adjudicator David Read MBE at the conclusion of the 2011 National Finals at the Albert Hall.


Interview with Professor David King

Interview with Professor David King

Sat, 29 Oct 2011 13:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to winning conductor Prof David King after Brighouse & Rastrick win the 2011 National title.


Introduction to the 2011 National Finals

Introduction to the 2011 National Finals

Sat, 29 Oct 2011 13:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox previews the 2011 National Championships at the Albert Hall with Kenny Crookston.


2011 British Open - The final round up

2011 British Open - The final round up

Sat, 29 Oct 2011 13:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox looks back on the 2011 British Open with Kenny Crookston and Chris Thomas


Interview with Malcolm Wood

Interview with Malcolm Wood

Sat, 29 Oct 2011 13:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox finds out more about how the bands coped at Symphony Hall with 4BR's Malcolm Wood


Interview with Ray Sykes MBE

Interview with Ray Sykes MBE

Sat, 29 Oct 2011 13:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Ray Sykes MBE at the 2011 British Open in Birmingham.


Interview with Phillip McCann

Interview with Phillip McCann

Sat, 29 Oct 2011 13:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to cornet legend Phillip McCann at the 2011 British Open.


Interview with David Read MBE

Interview with David Read MBE

Sat, 29 Oct 2011 13:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to 2011 British Open adjudicator David Read MBE.


Interview with Dr Robert Childs

Interview with Dr Robert Childs

Sat, 29 Oct 2011 13:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to British Open winning conductor, Dr Robert Childs of Cory Band.


Introduction to the 2011 British Open

Introduction to the 2011 British Open

Sat, 29 Oct 2011 13:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox previews the contest at Symphony Hall with Kenny Crookston and Chris Thomas.


A visit to Denis Wick

A visit to Denis Wick

Tue, 23 Aug 2011 11:30:00 GMT

4BR takes a trip to Poole to find out more about the iconic Denis Wick brand.


Masterclass No 8: Preparation

Masterclass No 8: Preparation

Sat, 16 Jul 2011 17:00:00 GMT

In his third masterclass Black Dyke's Dr Nicholas Childs talks about preparation to 4BR Editor Iwan Fox.


4BR English National round up

4BR English National round up

Sun, 26 Jun 2011 12:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox is joined by Chris Thomas to give a final round up of the 2011 English National Championship in Preston.


English National - 4BR pre results opinion

English National - 4BR pre results opinion

Sun, 26 Jun 2011 12:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox is joined by Alan Edmond and Chris Thomas to give their opinions on who they tip for the English National title before the announcement of the results in Preston!


Interview with Dr Roy & Muriel Newsome

Interview with Dr Roy & Muriel Newsome

Sun, 26 Jun 2011 12:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Dr Roy & Muriel Newsome following the award of their BFBB Lifetime Service Award at the English National Championship.


Interview with Richard Marshall

Interview with Richard Marshall

Sun, 26 Jun 2011 12:00:00 GMT

4BR talks to Black Dyke's Richard Marshall, 'Best Instrumentalist' Award winner at the 2011 English National Championship in Preston.


Halfway point at the English Nationals

Halfway point at the English Nationals

Sat, 25 Jun 2011 15:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Chris Thomas and Alan Edmond at the halfway point of the English Nationals. The trio give their opinions on the performances and their top 3 picks...


4BR talks to Dr Nicholas Childs

4BR talks to Dr Nicholas Childs

Sat, 25 Jun 2011 07:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Black Dyke MD, Dr Nicholas Childs about his latest project - a DVD about the Golden Age of brass band history and music.


4BR talks to Norwegian soprano star Frode Rydland

4BR talks to Norwegian soprano star Frode Rydland

Sat, 25 Jun 2011 07:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to one of the great soprano players of Europe - Eikanger's Frode Rydland, to ask what he is now doing since announcing his retirement from playing.


4BR meets the Norwegians in Preston

4BR meets the Norwegians in Preston

Sat, 25 Jun 2011 07:00:00 GMT

4BR talks to the welcome brass band visitors from Norway to find out what they think of the 2011 English National Championship in Preston.


Introduction to Preston

Introduction to Preston

Sat, 25 Jun 2011 06:00:00 GMT

4BR's Editor Iwan Fox looks forward to the 2011 English National Championship in Preston's Guild Hall.


Masterclass No 7: Avoiding bad conducting habits

Masterclass No 7: Avoiding bad conducting habits

Wed, 8 Jun 2011 18:00:00 GMT

Black Dyke's Dr Nicholas Childs gives a mini masterclass on avoiding bad conducting habits to 4BR Editor Iwan Fox.


Cardiff New Brass Festival

Cardiff New Brass Festival

Wed, 8 Jun 2011 18:00:00 GMT

4BR talks to Artistic Director Tom Davoren about the 2011 Cardiff New Brass Festival to be held in the Welsh capital.


Masterclass No 6: Conducting basics

Masterclass No 6: Conducting basics

Wed, 18 May 2011, 22:00:00 GMT

Black Dyke's Dr Nicholas Childs gives a mini masterclass on conducting basics with 4BR Editor Iwan Fox.


Interview with Laura Hirst and Lucy Murphy

Interview with Laura Hirst and Lucy Murphy

Wed, 18 May 2011, 22:00:00 GMT

4BR talks to the two ground breaking female players at Brighouse & Rastrick, Lucy Murphy and Laura Hirst.


Interview with Sandy Smith

Interview with Sandy Smith

Wed, 18 May 2011, 22:00:00 GMT

4BR talks to Brighouse & Rastrick resident conductor Sandy Smith about the future at West Riding for the national champions.


Interview with Ben Tubb

Interview with Ben Tubb

Wed, 18 May 2011, 22:00:00 GMT

4BR talks to young composer Ben Tubb about his exciting future plans in America.


Boobs & Brass

Boobs & Brass

Wed, 18 May 2011, 22:00:00 GMT

4BR meets up with the fantastic girls of Boobs & Brass at their latest fund raising event in Birmingham.


EBBC 2011: Final summing up

EBBC 2011: Final summing up

Wed, 18 May 2011, 22:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox gives his final observations on a fantastic European Championship in Montreux.


EBBA party catch up part 2

EBBA party catch up part 2

Wed, 18 May 2011, 22:00:00 GMT

4BR talks to some of the personalities at the post European events and party...


EBBA party catch up

EBBA party catch up

Wed, 18 May 2011, 22:00:00 GMT

4BR talks to some of the personalities at the post European events and party...


EEBA reflections

EEBA reflections

Wed, 18 May 2011, 22:00:00 GMT

4BR catches up with some of the personalities at the post European party...


Tredegar celebration

Tredegar celebration

Wed, 18 May 2011, 22:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox catches up with the party girls at Tredegar - and their musical hero Gavin Higgins.


EBBC 2011 - The final round up

EBBC 2011 - The final round up

Wed, 18 May 2011, 22:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks all things winning after the European Championships with Jeremy Wise, Kenny Crookston and Philip McCann.


Interview with European test piece composers

Interview with European test piece composers

Wed, 18 May 2011, 22:00:00 GMT

4BR talks to Stephan Hodel and Oliver Waespi - the composers of the European set works at Montreux after their works were performed by the competing bands.


Interview with Manger Musikklag

Interview with Manger Musikklag

Wed, 18 May 2011, 22:00:00 GMT

4BR talks to the celebrating players of new European champions Manger Musikklag.


Interview with Simon Dobson and Gavin Higgins

Interview with Simon Dobson and Gavin Higgins

Wed, 18 May 2011, 22:00:00 GMT

4BR talks to two rising compositional talents at the European Championships - Simon Dobson and Gavin Higgins.


Interview with Ulf Rosenberg

Interview with Ulf Rosenberg

Wed, 18 May 2011, 22:00:00 GMT

4BR talks to EBBA President Ulf Rosenberg to find out more about the future of the Euro contest.


Interview with Philip McCann

Interview with Philip McCann

Wed, 18 May 2011, 22:00:00 GMT

4BR talks to cornet legend Philip McCann at the European Championships in Montreux.


Day 3 Euro contest pre results round up

Day 3 Euro contest pre results round up

Sat, 29 Apr 2011 21:00:00 GMT

Four wise men try and forecast the outcome of the own choice contest today in Montreux.


4BR talks to Martin Gernon

4BR talks to Martin Gernon

Fri, 29 Apr 2011 15:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Fairey (Geneva) Chairman Martin Gernon about their Euro experience.


Day 2 Euro contest round up

Day 2 Euro contest round up

Sat, 30 Apr 2011 11:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the members of the press to find out who they thought was leading the way after the set work at the European Championships.


Day 1 Euro contest round up

Day 1 Euro contest round up

Fri, 29 Apr 2011 15:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Keeny Crookston and Jeremy Wise about their thoughts about potential winners at this year's European Championships.


4BR talks to Erik Van der Kolk

4BR talks to Erik Van der Kolk

Fri, 29 Apr 2011 15:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to a delight Erik Van der Kolk after he wins the 5th European Conductor's Competition.


4BR talks to composer Oliver Waespi

4BR talks to composer Oliver Waespi

Fri, 29 Apr 2011 15:00:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to 'Audivi Media Nocte' composer Oliver Waespi about his Euopean test piece.


4BR meets the UKs European Youth Band players

4BR meets the UKs European Youth Band players

Thu, 28 Apr 2011 21:00:00 GMT

4BR meets the nine UK members of the European Youth Band to find out how they have enjoyed their Swiss musical experience.


Quick tour around the hall

Quick tour around the hall

Thu, 28 Apr 2011 20:00:00 GMT

4BR takes a closer look behind the scenes and on the stage of the magnificent Stravinski Auditorium.


Introduction to the 2011 European Championships

Introduction to the 2011 European Championships

Thu, 28 Apr 2011 15:00:00 GMT

4BR welcomes you to Montreux, where the 34th European Championships are being held this weekend. 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Kurt Bohalter of the organising committee as well as taking in a few of the sites close to the Montreux Convention Centre.


Masterclass No 5: Les Neish - Developing range

Masterclass No 5: Les Neish - Developing range

Wed, 06 Apr 2011 14:00:00 GMT

Tuba artist Les Neish explains to 4BR Editor Iwan Fox, how to develop your range as a player. A Goldy Solutions, 4barsrest production by Ian Clowes.


Masterclass No 4: Les Neish - Correct Breathing

Masterclass No 4: Les Neish - Correct Breathing

Fri, 25 Feb 2011 02:00:00 GMT

Tuba artist Les Neish explains to 4BR Editor Iwan Fox, how to breath correctly when playing. A Goldy Solutions, 4barsrest production by Ian Clowes


Masterclass No 3: Steven Mead gets those fingers moving...

Masterclass No 3: Steven Mead gets those fingers moving...

Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:00:00 GMT

In the third of a series of masterclasses, Steven Mead explains the exercises needed to get your fingers moving to 4BR Editor Iwan Fox.


Masterclass No 2: Steven Mead and the benefits of long tone playing

Masterclass No 2: Steven Mead and the benefits of long tone playing

Sat, 15 Jan 2011 09:00:00 GMT

In the second of a series of masterclasses, Steven Mead explains the benefits to be gained by long tone playing to 4BR Editor Iwan Fox.


Masterclass No 1: Steven Mead explains the mystery of vibrato

Masterclass No 1: Steven Mead explains the mystery of vibrato

Sun, 11 Nov 2010 11:53:00 GMT

In the first of a series of masterclasses, Steven Mead explains all about the art and mystery of vibrato to 4BR Editor Iwan Fox.


2010 National Championships of Great Britain:Interview with David King

2010 National Championships of Great Britain:Interview with David King

Sat, 09 Oct 2010 17:44:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Professor David King after he leads Brighouse & Rastrick to the 2010 National title.


2010 National Championships of Great Britain:Interview with the judges

2010 National Championships of Great Britain:Interview with the judges

Sat, 09 Oct 2010 18:16:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the three adjudicators following the completion of the 2010 National Finals to find out the reasons behind their decision.


4BR Quiz: Black Dyke quiz question

4BR Quiz: Black Dyke quiz question

Fri, 01 Oct 2010 18:21:00 GMT

Black Dyke MD Dr Nicholas Childs provides the 4BR quiz question.


10 years at Black Dyke: 4BR talks to Dr Nicholas Childs

10 years at Black Dyke: 4BR talks to Dr Nicholas Childs

Fri, 01 Oct 2010 18:16:00 GMT

4BR meets up with Black Dyke MD, Dr Nicholas Childs as he celebrates 10 years at the helm of the Queensbury band.


2010 British Open: Interview with Alwyn Powell

2010 British Open: Interview with Alwyn Powell

Mon, 06 Sep 2010 16:31:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Tredegar's stalwart Band Manager Alwyn Powell about how it feels to win the British Open after 60 years of dreaming...


2010 British Open: Interview with Ian Porthouse

2010 British Open: Interview with Ian Porthouse

Mon, 06 Sep 2010 16:19:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Ian Porthouse following Tredegar's historic 2010 British Open victory at Symphony Hall in Birmingham.


2010 British Open: Interview with Steven Mead

2010 British Open: Interview with Steven Mead

Fri, 03 Sep 2010 17:26:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Steven Mead about his British Open Criteria Based Adjudication experiment.


2010 British Open: Interview with Garry Cutt

2010 British Open: Interview with Garry Cutt

Fri, 03 Sep 2010 16:50:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to one of the most successful British Open conductors of all time - Garry Cutt.


2010 British Open: Welcome to Birmingham

2010 British Open: Welcome to Birmingham

Fri, 03 Sep 2010 16:12:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox takes a quick tour around Symphony Hall in Birmingham, home to the 2010 British Open Brass Band Championships.


4BR explores the Brass Band Archive

4BR explores the Brass Band Archive

Tue, 10 Aug 2010 16:49:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox pays a fascinating visit to the Brass Band archive in Wigan.


International Brass Band Summer School

International Brass Band Summer School

Fri, 06 Aug 2010 11:07:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to International Brass Band Summer School organisers Dr Robert & Dr Nicholas Childs.


2010 All England Masters: Interview with the winners

2010 All England Masters: Interview with the winners

Sun, 30 May 2010 17:25:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Michael Fowles, Rob McCorkill and Jim Hayes of the winning Co-operative Funeralcare Band after their 2010 Masters victory.


2010 All England Masters: Interview with the judges

2010 All England Masters: Interview with the judges

Sun, 30 May 2010 16:54:00 GMT

4BR Talks to Derek Broadbent, David Read and Denis Wilby at the conclusion of the 2010 All England Masters to find out just why the winners won...


2010 All England Masters: Welcome to Kettering

2010 All England Masters: Welcome to Kettering

Sun, 30 May 2010 04:15:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox takes a tour around the new venue for the 2010 All England International Masters Championship.


2010 Spring Festival: Festival round up

2010 Spring Festival: Festival round up

Sat, 15 May 2010 19:14:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox looks back at a remarkable Spring Festival as Tredegar and Tongwynlais lead a Welsh revivalist movement in Blackpool.


2010 Spring Festival: Interview with winning MDs

2010 Spring Festival: Interview with winning MDs

Sat, 15 May 2010 19:02:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Gareth Pritchard and Gwyn Evans after the Welsh duo lead Woodfalls to Senior Cup and Beaumaris to Senior Trophy glory.


2010 Spring Festival: Interview with Ian Porthouse

2010 Spring Festival: Interview with Ian Porthouse

Sat, 15 May 2010 18:42:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Tredegar's winning MD Ian Porthouse after he leads the Welsh band to 2010 Grand Shield victory and a place at the British Open.


2010 Spring Festival: Interview with Bob Kerwick

2010 Spring Festival: Interview with Bob Kerwick

Sat, 15 May 2010 09:08:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox meets up with Bob Kerwick - the man who delivers the results to all the hopeful bands at the Grand Shield.


2010 Spring Festival: Interview with Ray Payne

2010 Spring Festival: Interview with Ray Payne

Sat, 15 May 2010 09:07:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Ray Payne - the man who provides all the percussion equipment on the day at Blackpool.


2010 Spring Festival: Welcome to Blackpool

2010 Spring Festival: Welcome to Blackpool

Sat, 15 May 2010 06:23:00 GMT

Blackpool and the Winter Gardens offer a warm welcome to the bands for the 2010 Spring Festival Competitions.


EBBC 2010: Interview with Hermann Pallhuber

EBBC 2010: Interview with Hermann Pallhuber

Sun, 02 May 2010 21:56:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to composer Hermann Pallhuber at the conclusion of the 2010 European Championships in Linz.


EBBC 2010: Interview with Erich Shofl

EBBC 2010: Interview with Erich Shofl

Sun, 02 May 2010 21:39:00 GMT

4BR talks to the man who headed the European organisation in Linz in 2010 to find out his feelings at the end of a truly memorable event.


EBBC 2010: Interview with Bon Accord players

EBBC 2010: Interview with Bon Accord players

Sun, 02 May 2010 21:23:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox meets up with a couple of players from the Bon Accord Band to ask them about their 2010 European Championship experiences and thoughts...


EBBC 2010: Interview with Austin Davies

EBBC 2010: Interview with Austin Davies

Sun, 02 May 2010 21:20:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Cory Chairman Austin Davies on just what it has taken for the band to make it a hat trick of Euro wins in Linz.


EBBC 2010: Interview with David Childs

EBBC 2010: Interview with David Childs

Sun, 02 May 2010 21:06:00 GMT

4BR talks to Cory's star euphonium player to find out just what winning the European means.


EBBC 2010: Interview with Cory players

EBBC 2010: Interview with Cory players

Sun, 02 May 2010 21:09:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to some of the celebrating Cory players - Bert van Thienen and Gavin Pritchard.


EBBC 2010: Closing Blog

EBBC 2010: Closing Blog

Sat, 01 May 2010 20:59:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox looks back over the day when Cory took the European title back to Wales - again...


EBBC 2010: Interview with Dr Robert Childs

EBBC 2010: Interview with Dr Robert Childs

Sat, 01 May 2010 18:11:00 GMT

4BR talks to Dr Robert Childs following Cory's historic hat trick win at the 2010 European Championships in Linz.


EBBC 2010: Art meets Music

EBBC 2010: Art meets Music

Sat, 01 May 2010 14:59:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox tries his hand at a bit of modern art installation at the 2010 European Championships in Linz...


EBBC 2010: Friday Euro Blog

EBBC 2010: Friday Euro Blog

Fri, 30 Apr 2010 19:10:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox rounds up the day's action at the 2010 European Championships in Linz.


EBBC 2010: Euph4Fun

EBBC 2010: Euph4Fun

Fri, 30 Apr 2010 16:06:00 GMT

4BR meets up with the next generation of budding European euphonium stars - Euph4Fun


EBBC 2010: Interview with Thomas Doss

EBBC 2010: Interview with Thomas Doss

Fri, 30 Apr 2010 13:15:00 GMT

4BR talks to Thomas Doss, composer of the 2010 European Championship Section test piece - Spiriti.


EBBC 2010: EBBA Conference

EBBC 2010: EBBA Conference

Fri, 30 Apr 2010 09:56:00 GMT

4BR reports from the 2010 EBBA Conference - and meets up with some of the movers and shakers of the banding movement in Austria


EBBC 2010: Around the Brucknerhaus

EBBC 2010: Around the Brucknerhaus

Fri, 30 Apr 2010 09:09:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox takes a sight seeing trip around the Brucknerhaus venue in Linz - before the action starts...


EBBC 2010: Thursday Euro Blog

EBBC 2010: Thursday Euro Blog

Thu, 29 Apr 2010 06:40:00 GMT

4BR Editor Iwan Fox rounds up the action on the first day of the 2010 European Championships in Linz.


EBBC 2010: Interview with EBBC Solo Finalists

EBBC 2010: Interview with EBBC Solo Finalists

Thu, 29 Apr 2010 06:19:00 GMT

4BR talks to the three European Solo Competition Finalists - Glenn Van Looy, Katrina Marzella and Harmen Vanhoorne.


EBBC 2010: Interview with Steven Mead

EBBC 2010: Interview with Steven Mead

Thu, 29 Apr 2010 05:56:00 GMT

4BR talks to euphonium star Steven Mead at the 2010 European Championships in Linz.


EBBC 2010: Interview with British EYBB players

EBBC 2010: Interview with British EYBB players

Thu, 29 Apr 2010 05:52:00 GMT

4BR talks to some of the British representatives of the 2010 European Youth Brass Band in Linz.


EBBC 2010: Interview with Thomas Beiganz

EBBC 2010: Interview with Thomas Beiganz

Thu, 29 Apr 2010 06:35:00 GMT

4BR talks to Thomas Beiganz, flugel horn star with Brass Band Oberosterreich at the European Championships in Linz.


EBBC 2010: Interview with Armin Bachman

EBBC 2010: Interview with Armin Bachman

Thu, 29 Apr 2010 06:32:00 GMT

4BR talks to trombonist and adjudicator Armin Bachman at the 2010 European Championships in Linz.


EBBC 2010: Welcome to Linz

EBBC 2010: Welcome to Linz

Thu, 29 Apr 2010 05:38:00 GMT

4BR welcomes 4BR viewers to the 2010 European Brass Band Championships in Linz in Austria.


Interview with Nicholas Childs

Interview with Nicholas Childs

Sun, 18 Oct 2009 01:00:00 GMT

4barsrest talks to Black Dyke MD Nicholas Childs following his victory at the 2009 National Championships of Great Britain.


Interview with Jen Jones

Interview with Jen Jones

Mon, 28 Sep 2009 10:30:00 GMT

4barsrest interviews Jen Jones of the 2009 National Champions of Great Britain - First Section - Tongwynglais.


Interview with John Winterflood

Interview with John Winterflood

Sun, 27 Sep 2009 17:30:00 GMT

4barsrest interviews John Winterflood, MD of the 2009 National Champions of Great Britain - Third Section - Brunel Brass.


Interview with Kevin MacKenzie

Interview with Kevin MacKenzie

Sun, 27 Sep 2009 12:00:00 GMT

4barsrest talks to MD of the St Breward Band Band following their win at the Fourth Section National Finals in Harrogate.


Interview with Gareth Ritter

Interview with Gareth Ritter

Sat, 26 Sep 2009 17:45:00 GMT

4barsrest talks to MD of the City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) Band following their win at the Second Section National Finals in Harrogate.


Interview with Robert Childs

Interview with Robert Childs

Sat, 12 Sep 2009 22:30:00 GMT

4barsrest interviews the MD of the 2009 British Open Championships, Cory Band


Q10 - Ray Farr

Q10 - Ray Farr

Sat, 11 Jun 2009 22:30:00 GMT

Ray Farr answers his Q10 for 4barsrest.com


Within Blue Empires

Within Blue Empires

Fri, 19 Jun 2009 10:30:00 GMT

Paul Lovatt-Cooper talks us through his new composition for the 2009 English National Championships - Within Blue Empires.


Interview with Nick Childs

Interview with Nick Childs

Sun, 08 Feb 2009 18:05:00 GMT

4barsrest talks to Dr Nicholas Childs, Musical Director of the 2009 Norwegian Champions - Eikanger-Bjørsvik Musikklag.


Tips from the Stars #2 - Better home practice

Tips from the Stars #2 - Better home practice

Tue, 29 Dec 2008 18:00:00 GMT

Martin Winter, Andrew Berryman, Tormod Flaten and Rod Franks give their tips for better home practice.


Q10 - Simon Dobson

Q10 - Simon Dobson

Mon, 03 November 2008 19:30:00 GMT

Simon Dobson answers his Q10 for 4barsrest.com


Interview with Nick Childs

Interview with Nick Childs

Sun, 12 Oct 2008 17:00:00 GMT

4barsrest interviews the MD of the 2008 National Champions - Championship Section - Nick Childs of Black Dyke


Interview with Gwyn Evans

Interview with Gwyn Evans

Sun, 29 Sep 2008 15:30:00 GMT

4barsrest interviews the MD of the 2008 National Champions - First Section - Gwyn Evans of Seindorf Beaumaris


Interview with Michael Fowles

Interview with Michael Fowles

Sun, 29 Sep 2008 15:30:00 GMT

4barsrest interviews the MD of the 2008 National Champions - Second Section - Michael Fowles of Point of Ayr Band


Interview with Stephen Curtis

Interview with Stephen Curtis

Sun, 28 Sep 2008 11:30:00 GMT

4barsrest interviews the MD of the 2008 National Champions - Third Section - Stephen Curtis of Wellington (Telford) Band.


Interview with John Wood

Interview with John Wood

Sun, 28 Sep 2008 11:30:00 GMT

4barsrest interviews the MD of the 2008 National Champions - Fourth Section - John Wood of Lostock Hall Band.


Q10 - Martin Winter

Q10 - Martin Winter

Mon, 22 Sep 2008 08:00:00 GMT

Martin Winter answers his Q10 for 4barsrest.com


Interview - Garry Cutt

Interview - Garry Cutt

Wed, 14 Sep 2008 03:00:00 GMT

4barsrest talks to the winning musical director of the 2008 British Open Champions, Garry Cutt.


Q10 - Rod Franks

Q10 - Rod Franks

Wed, 10 Sep 2008 12:00:00 GMT

Rod Franks answers his Q10 for 4barsrest.com


Tips from the Stars #1 - Performing on stage

Tips from the Stars #1 - Performing on stage

Wed, 10 Sep 2008 12:00:00 GMT

Martin Winter, Andrew Berryman, Tormod Flaten and Rod Franks give their tips for performing on stage.


Mastermind - Episode 1

Mastermind - Episode 1

Wed, 10 Sep 2008 12:00:00 GMT

It's quiz time. What do the Scandinavians know about British banding?


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