2020 Regional Championships: North West
Winter Gardens, Blackpool
There are wins for Foden's, Roberts Bakery, Uppermill, Hazel Grove and BMP Europe Goodshaw as the contest day unfolds in Blackpool
February 22 • The fantastic triple trumpet gig bag from Fusion at Band Supplies through the 4BR Shop. A must have for any player serious about their equipment.
February 22 • Pennine Music and the Brass Band Music Shop will be on the road in the next few weeks to provide their customers with plenty of musical choices after their test-piece rigours...
February 22 • The qualification process to get to London and Cheltenham starts in Blackpool on Sunday — with a full day of great competitive action.
February 22 • You will need to make sure you can get a parking space for the Yorkshire Regional Championships in a few week's time.
February 22 • Entries have already been received from around the globe for the third A4 Brass Quartet Composer Competition
February 22 • The Aberdeen based band organisation hopes to make a worldwide mark with the launch of its new website.
February 22 • Swiss composer Oliver Waespi's formidable 'Euphonium Concerto' has been given critically acclaimed performances in Japan and the USA.
February 22 • The IP cornet mouthpiece from Bandmaster gives both security and freedom.
December 15 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talking to Bram Gay at the 2016 British Open Championships in Birmingham.
November 26 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Valaisia Brass Band after he led them to a fifth consecutive National title.
November 26 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Patrick Ottiger of BML Talents Band after they won the First Division Swiss National title in Montreux
November 22 • You can still enjoy the action from the 2019 Brass in Concert Championships from World of Brass - so don't miss a note...
February 20 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox looks at the five works that will test the bands in their bid to qualify for the Cheltenham and London National Finals.
February 19 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox looks at the potential for a change in the future direction of travel for the Regional and National Championships of Great Britain...
February 16 • A conductor whose record stands proudly with the finest conductors of his generation, but is now somewhat largely forgotten...
February 9 • All the action from the 2020 Norwegian National Championships — as it happened.
February 18 • Joseph Hampson. Price: £4.99 plus VAT plus postage and package .
February 12 • Jamie Hood. Accompanists: Stephen Bulla and Annamaria Motolla. Featuring: Marc Hood, Brandon Jones. Blackwood Music . CD: BWMusic1954
February 11 • Conductor: Michael Fowles. First Presbyterian Church. Armagh. Saturday 1st February
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Friday 28 February • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London. SE7 8RE SE7 8RE
Saturday 29 February • Bethesda Church John Street .Elland HX5 0AB
Saturday 29 February • Ashwood Centre, Portland Street, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire NG17 7AB
Saturday 29 February • Northampton International Academy. 55 Barrack Rd. Northampton NN1 1AA
Saturday 29 February • Great Hall, Bay Campus, Fabian Way, Crymlyn Burrows, Skewen, Swansea SA1 8EN
February 25 • SOPRANO CORNET - The band are looking to secure the services for a confident and ambitious Soprano Cornet to compliment an already strong section. Rehearsal Monday nights 8-10pm and we have a sensible concert and concert diary for 2020.
February 24 • BOLLINGTON BRASS: Require a Bass Trombone player to complete our line up.. . We are a friendly band with a sensible job/concert programme throughout the year.
February 24 • Lofthouse Brass Band are looking to recruit a principal trombone for our senior band. We are also looking to take in a new intake of juniors for our Brass Roots Band. We rehearse close to Leeds and Wakefield with good access from M1 and M62.
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