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2019 Brass in Concert Championship
The Sage, Gateshead
16-17 November 2019

As it happened...

Brass in Concert

Result: 2019 Brass in Concert Championships

November 17
Cory are the Kings of the entertainment jungle as they claim the Brass in Concert title at Sage Gateshead

Youth Brass in Concert

Result: 2019 Youth Brass in Concert Championships

November 16 • Wardle Academy and Lee Rigg retains the Brass in Concert title with a flawless entertainment performance

Michael Dodd

A golden generation of young players is being developed in Barnsley...

November 15 • 8 year old Oscar Paterson was an internet sensation when he gazed in wonder at Michael Dodd's gold euphonium — so now he's had the chance to give it a test drive too...


4BR Shop: Fusion Cornet Urban Gig Bag

November 15 • This great cornet gig bag from Band Supplies offers protection and easy of carrying for your cornet — wherever you go...


Brass Band World magazine: November edition out now...

November 15 • The November edition of the leading brass band magazine is now out — and packed with regular features, views and opinions on the banding world — including the annual CD awards.

Festive five for Sovereign

November 15 • Members of Sovereign Brass have been helping people get into an early Christmas spending spree in Brum

Make sure you bag a Black Friday deal with Band Supplies

November 14 • Band Supplies have some great Black Friday deals on Besson instruments — and they are available to you much earlier than anyone else...

Italian rivals ready for National battle

November 14 • The Italian National Championships take place this weekend in Vipiteno.

Van Looy steps out for latest release

November 14 • Glenn Van Looy's latest CD release sees the Belgian star showcase three major concertos...

David Childs: The Symphonic Euphonium Vol II

David Childs: The Symphonic Euphonium Vol II

November 13 • David Childs has just launched his critically acclaimed second Symphonic Euphonium CD - and you can now get your hands on it yourself to enjoy in full...

Interview with Kenny Crookston: Part 3

Interview with Kenny Crookston: Part 3

September 24 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Brass Bands England CEO Kenny Crookston about what the future holds for the organisation

Interview with Peter Graham

Interview with Peter Graham

September 22 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to composer Peter Graham following the news that his work 'The Torchbearer' will be the test-piece for the 2020 Australian National Championship

Interview with Kenny Crookston: Part 2

Interview with Kenny Crookston: Part 2

August 28 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Brass Bands England CEO Kenny Crookston about what he believes have been some of the organisation's achievements during the past year...

2019 Brass in Concert Championship: Preview & prediction

2019 Brass in Concert Championship: Preview & prediction

November 14 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox looks forward to the brass band entertainment on offer at the 43rd Brass in Concert Festival weekend at Sage Gateshead.

4BR Hall of Fame: No.2: Albert Baile

November 7 • One of the major figures of Australian banding whose name will forever be associated with the British Open...

2019 SIDDIS Brass: As it happened

November 2 • All the action from the 2019 SIDDIS Brass — as it happened.

2019 Dutch National Championship: As it happened

October 26 • All the action from the 2019 Dutch National Championship — as it happened.

CD review: Bandstand

November 12 • Lofthouse 2000 Brass Band. Conductor: Andrew Whitaker. KMJ Recordings: LOFTCD002

Concert: Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Brass Band

November 9 • Walking with Heroes. Conductors: Dr Robert Childs, Paul Fisher, Neil Brownless. Soloist: Mike Lovatt. Featuring: Timothy Boomer Jazz Trio. Dora Stoutzker Hall. RWCMD, Cardiff. Friday 8th November

Concert: Cory Band & New York Staff Band

November 6 • Conductors: Philip Harper & Bandmaster Derek Lance. Centennial Memorial Temple. New York. Saturday 2nd November

# Band Points
2Black Dyke1,064.98
3Brighouse and Rastrick821.50
4Valaisia Brass Band719.26
7Paris Brass Band542.98

Black Dyke Band - Scunthorpe Bath Halls

Sunday 17 November • Doncaster Rd, Scunthorpe DN15 7RG

Contest: 43rd Brass in Concert

Sunday 17 November • St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays NE8 2JR

Black Dyke Band - Sheffield Citadel Salavation Army

Thursday 21 November • 12 Psalter Lane, Sheffield S11 8YN

Regent Hall Concerts - Symphonic Brass Ensemble of the Band of the Royal

Friday 22 November • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street Opp. RESERVED. London . W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ

Derwent Brass - Southwell Choral Society

Saturday 23 November • Southwell Minster, Church St, Southwell, Nottingham NG25 0HD

Corby Silver Band

November 17 • Corby Silver Band are looking for Cornet players ( preferably back row) and a 1st horn player to complete our lively and ambitious 3rd section band. We rehearse at the Corby Silver Band Club NN172QW just a few miles from the A14. .

Uppermill Band

November 16 • UPPERMILL - NATIONAL 3rd SECTION CHAMPIONS ( 2nd Section 2020) are looking to recruit a BASS/TENOR TROMBONE , HORN & BARITONE Player to further strengthen our team. If you are looking for a change or moving to the area to study UPPERMILL BAND NEEDS YOU!!

Ashton under Lyne Band

November 16 • Percussionist. We have an opening for a confident percussionist - rehearsals are Monday night 8-10pm in our own premises in Ashton.

Mike Sheppard

B.A. (Hons) Music
Composer, conductor, teacher, author


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