Brass Bands England has announced its guidance to bands in England that will reflect the new rules that come into force from Monday 12th April.
April 11 • Delph Band plays its part in helping attract shoppers back to Oldham Town Centre.
April 10 • There is a 0% special offer on Besson Prestige and Sovereign models at Band Supplies — but be quick if you want to get your hands on one in time to get back to banding...
April 10 • 4BR catches up with Belgian horn star, teacher and soloist Tim De Maeseneer as he embarks on leading an exciting new degree course open to brass band players at the LUCA School of Arts in Leuven.
April 9 • Jaap Musschenga has been appointed as the new Musical Director of Brassband De Bazuin Oenkerk.
April 9 • The Besson trio of Philip, Steven and Roger are joined by two trumpet and cornet stars making vital career moves at the right time.
April 8 • The famous Queensbury Band enhances it community engagement with a new redesigned website presence.
April 8 • A fantastic youth recruitment drive and four new senior signings boost future prosperity for Wantage.
April 8 • 4BR talks to Ian Porthouse following the completion of the first three online days of the Easter course of National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain — and one packed full of numerous highlights.
April 10 • 4BR has spoken with the critically acclaimed tenor horn soloist Tim De Maeseneer following the announcement that he has been appointed as the new Professor in Saxhorn and Brass at the LUCA School of Arts in Leuven, one of the most highly regarded Music Conservatoires in Belgium.
April 8 • 4BR talks to Ian Porthouse following the completion of the first three online days of the Easter course of National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain - and one packed full of numerous highlights.
April 7 • 4BR talks to Sandy Smith about the formation of Champions of Brass - a new band made up of old friends ready to give audience music making to savour.
April 7 • 4BR talks to the President of the Scottish Brass Band Association to find out more about what the current and future Covid-19 landscape holds for bands.
March 5 • When brass bands return to live performance how do they prise the bums of an audience from the sofas in front of smart television screens to hear them play — or can they also offer another button to press...
February 16 • Tim Mutum looks back at the remarkable life of the great cornet and trumpet player Willie Lang.
February 15 • How do you find high quality sheet music? Score Exchange may be just the right place to find out...
February 12 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox picks five of the best recordings of Eric Ball's classic test-piece to add to your collection.
February 9 • Mark Glover (euphonium). Featuring: Dr Viktoriya Zaharieva (piano). ASIN: B07MCZJ1RJ
February 8 • The Wallace Collection . Featuring: John Wallace, John Miller, Paul Gardham, Simon Gunton, Anthony George. TWC Recordings: TWC-FR2020-001
January 11 • Mauro Martins. Accompanists: Bernardo Pinhal & Daniel Bernardes. Featuring: Sergio Carolino (tuba) . CD Recording: CDMMF
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Saturday 8 May • 97 Church St, Blackpool, FY1 1HL
Saturday 11 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA
Saturday 18 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Race Course, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL40 4SH
Sunday 19 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL40 4SH
Saturday 2 October • Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 2AP
April 9 • A FLUGEL player is required by City of Bristol Brass Band (competing in the First Section) with immediate effect. The successful applicant will join a successful, friendly band with some exciting concerts and contests in the diary.
April 7 • If during the last 12 months you have realised how much time two rehearsals a week plus engagements takes then Otterbourne Brass rehearse once a week and presently has vacancies for bass and trombone players. Other instruments may also apply
April 5 • When we all get back to business we will be seeking to fill our vacancies for MUSICAL DIRECTOR and Eb BASS.
BMus (Hons) PGCE