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April 8 • Mode for...Publishing has made 100 solos and other music and teaching methods available free of charge during the Coronavirus pandemic.
April 8 • A little brain tickler for a midweek workout to win a brace of great CDs.
April 8 • Swedish trombone player and conductor Andreas Kratz has joined the stable of Yamaha International artists.
April 8 • The death has been announced of the conductor, adjudicator and educator, Peter Kitson.
April 7 • Stephanie Wilkins is the latest high profile signing at Grimethorpe as the band keeps busy in the transfer and CD market.
April 7 • The Porthouse pointers on how to improve your double and triple tonguing techniques
April 7 • Fulham Brass Band will be linking up with Peter Graham and Bramwell Tovey for some extra insight into two of their finest test-pieces...
April 7 • Eikanger Bjorsvik have launched their own Easter Quiz — so why not give a go and see if you can win some great band merchandise.
April 7 • In the third of the series of daily practice exercises Ian Porthouse leads Harry through the discipline of improving double and triple tonguing.
April 6 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox catches up with conductor and professional musician David Bremner to find out what musical life is like in New Zealand - and what the banding future holds there.
April 5 • To coincide with the release of the latest CD featuring his works, 4BR talks to composer Edward Gregson.
April 3 • 4BR catches up with conductor Allan Withington at home in Bergen to find out more about how his professional musical life has be challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic and what he thinks the future holds...
April 4 • Tabby Kerwin looks at the importance of gaining awareness and education about mental health issues within the brass band movement — this time with an emphasis on the role of the conductor.
March 31 • The Australian cornet star who rivalled Harry Mortimer for virtuosity on the stage, but who was the most unassuming figure off it.
March 25 • Mistakes have always been made at brass band contests, but surely the time has come for a 21st century approach that works for everyone...
March 15 • All the action from the 2020 North of England Regional Championships — as it happened.
April 7 • Plastic fantastic: 4BR takes the opportunity in lockdown to have a closer look at the pCornet from Warwick Music Group.
April 6 • Elgar Howarth meets the Grimethorpe Colliery Band. Grimethorpe Colliery Band. Conductor: Elgar Howarth. Grosvenor Records: GRS 1022
April 5 • Works for Symphonic Brass and Percussion. London Brass. Conductors: Rumon Gamba & Edward Gregson. CHANDOS Recordings: CD CHAN 20127
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Thursday 9 April • Anniversary Halls,. St Catherine's School,. Bramley, Surrey GU5 0DF
Friday 10 April • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street . (Opposite RESERVED). London. W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ
Saturday 18 April • St David's Church, St David's Street, Neath SA11 3EP
Saturday 18 April • Barker's Pool, Sheffield S1 2JA
Sunday 19 April • High Street, Sandbach CW11 1AL
April 1 • Chadderton Band is a non-contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are a friendly band looking for players of all ages and abilities on all sections. Euph and percussion . Come along to one of our rehearsals.
April 1 • Upper Rhondda NEEDS YOU. Again losing players to further their education, our focus switches on ensuring the Bands stability and continuity. Vacancies now exist throughout the Band. In particular Soprano, Solo Cornets, Solo Euphonium and Tuned Percussion.
March 28 • Players and beginners of any standard are always warmly welcomed, especially some more solo cornets and Eb horns. Feel free to drop in, even if you just fancy a blow or just want to try another instrument.
Conductor, Adjudicator, Trombone Soloist & Clinician