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Whit Friday reflect

Report & Results: 2019 Whit Friday (Saddleworth & Oldham)

June 15
The Yorkshire Champion, Brighouse & Rastrick led by Dr David Thornton make it a quartet of Saddleworth & Oldham District Whit Friday titles boosted by over £8,000 in prize money.


Childs

Black Dyke to showcase Band of the Year programme

June 18 • Black Dyke will hold an open rehearsal ahead of its BrassPass Band of the Year challenge this weekend — with a trio of world premiere works being given an airing.


Earby Band

Earby honours heroes and stalwart

June 17 • The Earby Band has paid its tribute to those who took part in the historic D Day Landings as well as a hero of their own.


Milnrow

Report & Results: 2019 Hebden Bridge March & Hymn Tune

June 17 • Milnrow claims the silverware at Hebden Bridge.


Hands

New MD at East Riding of Yorkshire

June 17 • The experienced Frank Hoyland has become the new MD at East Riding of Yorkshire Band.


Report & Results: 2019 Morley March & Hymn Tune Contest

June 17 • Skelmanthorpe takes the march and hymn tune honours at Morley


Staines combine to help Kenya Trust

June 17 • Brass and voice come together to help raise funds for wonderful projects in Kenya.


New signings at Besses

June 17 • Besses o' th' Barn Band welcome a trio of new signings.


Results: 2019 French Open Championship

June 17 • Flowers claim a third French Open title in Amboise


Relive the 2019 European Championships

Relive the 2019 European Championships

May 2 • You can still enjoy the action from a memorable 2019 European Brass Band Championships


Interview with Youth Brass 2000

Interview with Youth Brass 2000

March 30 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to conductor Chris Jeans of the 2019 National Youth Champions of Great Britain, Youth Brass 2000.


Interview with Darren Henley OBE

Interview with Darren Henley OBE

March 30 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Darren Henley OBE, CEO of Arts Council England who was a welcome visitor to the 2019 National Youth Championships on the weekend


Interview with Wardle Academy School Band

Interview with Wardle Academy School Band

March 30 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to two of the players from Wardle Academy School Band after they won the Intermediate Section of the 2019 National Youth Championships.


2019 Whit Friday: The times they are a changin'

2019 Whit Friday: The times they are a changin'

June 13 • Malcolm Wood looks forward to what could be the start of a new era in the long history of the famous Whit Friday contests...


2019 British Open Spring Festival: As it happened

May 18 • All the action from the 2019 British Open Spring Festival — as it happened.


2019 British Open Spring Festival: Previews & predictions

May 16 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox looks ahead but not down on the thrills and spills of the trio of Spring Festival qualification contests at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool this weekend.


Take 5: A quintet of debating points from the 2019 European Championships

May 15 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox picks five points of interest that emerged from the recent European Championships in Montreux.

CD review: Trials & Triumphs

June 16 • Foden's Band. Conductors: Michael Fowles & Russell Gray. Soloists: Mark Wilkinson, Gary Curtin. Featuring: Richard Evans (vocalist); Robin Dewhurst (piano). Doyen Recordings: CD 391


Concert: Black Dyke Arts Festival

June 15 • Conductors: Prof Nicholas J Childs; Dr Brett Baker; Richard Marshall. Leeds Town Hall. Sunday 2nd June


Concert: Foden's Band

June 14 • Conductor: Michael Fowles. St Andrew's Hall . Norwich. Sunday 2nd June


# Band Points
1Cory2,292.67
2Valaisia Brass Band972.33
3Eikanger-Bjørsvik928.52
4Brighouse and Rastrick816.55
5Paris Brass Band741.40
6Foden's511.26
7Black Dyke388.63
8Brass Band Willebroek372.60
9Tredegar277.49
10Burgermusik Luzern271.35

Lewes, Glynde and Beddingham Brass Band - Concentus - sings

Saturday 22 June • St. Saviours Church, South Street, Eastbourne BN21 4UT


Black Dyke Band - BrassPass.tv Band of Year Gala Concert, Manchester

Saturday 22 June • Hunts Bank, Manchester M3 1DA


Elland Silver Band -

Saturday 22 June • Blackley Baptist Church Blackley Elland HX5 0TD


Thundersley Brass Band - Summer Concert (A Night At The Movies)

Saturday 22 June • Richmond Hall, Richmond Avenue, Benfleet, Essex SS7 5HA


Imperial Brass - A Celebration of the Music & Legacy of Mark Freeh

Saturday 22 June • West Side Presbyterian Church. 6 South Monroe Street. Ridgewood, NJ 07450


The Corsham Band

June 18 • The band are currently looking for an experienced Back Row Cornet Player to sit on 2nd Cornet. We are a newly promoted Second Section band with a friendly and enthusiastic team.


Strata Brass

June 17 • SOLO CORNET & PRINCIPAL Eb BASS in this Yorkshire Championship Band.. Rehearsals MON/WED,bandroom 5 mins from J35/36 M1 (Hoyland). MD Jonathan Bates.. Sensible concert/contest schedule,good bandroom atmosphere.. Challenging exciting music guaranteed.


Witney Town Band

June 17 • Witney Town Band have a vacancy for a Principal Euphonium. . Rehearsals are once per week on Tuesday evenings - 7:30pm - 9:30pm at the Methodist Church in Witney, OX28 6HG.


Sarah Groarke-Booth

BA (Hons) MA
Conductor, Adjudicator, Compere, Actor