Filton Concert Brass claim a clear-cut victory in Porthcawl as they successful defend their Welsh Open title in style.
February 16 • The February edition of Brass Band World is out now — packed with news, views, opinions and reviews that make for essential reading...
February 16 • Another afternoon of memories and reminiscences about the great Bristol based band is being planned over a drink or two...
February 16 • Three bands will join Kippax for an evening of Area test-piece run-outs on Sunday — so why not go along and enjoy the music?
February 16 • The leading uniform and accessory manufacturer has been enjoying making an even bigger impression in the USA.
February 16 • The entry list is now open for bands wishing to visit the Newtown March & Open Air contest in mid -Wales later this year.
February 16 • The world's number 1 ranked band has provided a great spotlight on the final movement of the this year's Fourth Section Area set-work.
February 16 • If you are a composer inspired by Leonardo da Vinci, Queen Victoria, Mahatma Gandi or the even the moon landings then you need to get writing for the A4 Brass Quartet...
February 16 • The Dutch euphonium star Robbert Vos makes the move from Sterling to Besson to join the maker's high profile line-up of Prestige stars.
January 8 • 4BR travels to Manchester to see euphonium virtuoso David Childs recording four concerto works with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
November 26 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox recently met up with composer Simon Dobson in Montreux to talk Glass, GRAMMYs and rock and roll..
November 26 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox rounds up with his final thoughts on what was a memorable 2018 Swiss National Championships in Montreux
November 25 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Arsene Duc, the conductor of the 2018 Swiss National Champion, Valaisia Brass Band
February 6 • Almost half a million people know a bit more about the musical joys of the tenor horn and baritone thanks to the success of the Saxhorn Fest led by Katrina Marzella-Wheeler and Helen Varley.
January 24 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox looks forward to the most vital showcase for brass banding excellence in the UK at the RNCM Brass Band Festival in Manchester this weekend.
January 13 • All the action from the 2019 Butlins Mineworkers Championship — As it happened.
January 10 • The overture to the 2019 contesting year is provided at Skegness this weekend when 70 bands battle for the Butlins accolades and hefty cash prizes...
February 5 • 2019 RNCM Brass Band Festival. Conductor: Philip Harper. Soloist: Chris Thomas. RNCM Manchester. Sunday 27th January
February 4 • 2019 RNCM Brass Band Festival. Conductor: Ian Porthouse. Soloist: David Childs. RNCM Manchester. Sunday 27th January
February 3 • 2019 RNCM Brass Band Festival. Featuring: Philip Sharp (piano); Katy Jones, Christian Jones, Ellena Newton. RNCM Manchester. Sunday 27th January
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Tuesday 19 February • Sandbach School, Crewe Road, Sandbach CW11 3NS
Saturday 23 February • The Vera Fletcher Hall. 4 Embercourt Road. Thames Ditton Surrey KT7 0LQ
Saturday 23 February • Broughton Fields Primary School. Milton Road. Broughton MK10 9LS
Saturday 23 February • 9 Church St, Doncaster DN1 1RD
Saturday 23 February • Brooksbank School Victoria road Elland H50QG
February 17 • Freckleton Band have a vacancy for a percussionist (kit) player. The band has recently been promoted to the Championship section and have a balanced concert and contest programme. Rehearsal nights are Mondays and Thursdays.
February 17 • Freckleton Band have a vacancy for a Soprano Cornet player. The band has recently been promoted to the Championship section and have a balanced concert and contest programme. Rehearsal nights are Mondays and Thursdays.
February 17 • Require a first class Assistant Principal Cornet player to start after the Yorkshire Regional Championships. Ideal opportunity for an experienced or ambitious player to join our thriving organisation as we prepare for the senior cup and whit Friday.
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