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Champions of Brass

The Champions return...

October 26
The debut concert appearance of Champions of Brass — packed with more titles to their names than the British Library will be held later this year — so book your ticket now.


YuHan

Global links for Tredegar Euph star

October 26 • Welsh champion's Taiwanese euphonium star is building his teaching connections across the globe from his new home in South Wales.


German

Report & Results: 2021 German Open

October 26 • 3BA Concert Band leads the prize winners on their journey to the European Championships after a fine weekend of music making in Brilon.


Conductors

National Youth announce Conductor Competition finalists

October 25 • Six talented conductors claim their places in the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain Conductor Competition Final.


Brass in Concert

The Entertainers are coming...

October 25 • The countdown is on for the Brass in Concert Championships — with brilliant entertainment guaranteed


Wobplay add National and Master classics to platform

October 24 • You can now enjoy the highlights of the 1986 Nationals and 1992 Masters on the Wobplay.com recording platform


Brass Band Wales forced to cancel meeting

October 24 • Unforeseen circumstances have cancelled the proposed quarterly meeting of Bandiau Pres Cymru / Brass Bands Wales.


Wychavon Festival countdowns to kick-off

October 24 • There will be a great day of contesting in Evesham next Saturday with plenty of great prizes and entertainment on offer.


Golborne looking to meet youthful demands

October 24 • The Golborne Band's investment in youth needs a bit of instrumental help.


Brass Things Review: John Packer JP138 Student Trombone

Brass Things Review: John Packer JP138 Student Trombone

October 10 • Our resident tester Jonathan Pippen takes closer look at one of the most popular student trombones on the market.


Brass Things Review: Rejano Trombone practice mutes

Brass Things Review: Rejano Trombone practice mutes

May 18 • Our resident testing expert Jonathan Pippen takes closer look at the Rejano tenor and bass trombone practice mutes...


Supporting the new National Youth Band Bursary Scheme

Supporting the new National Youth Band Bursary Scheme

May 17 • Cory MD Philip Harper is supporting the new Bursary Scheme to enable 10 young musicians to fulfill their dreams...


Geneva Heritage Cornet Competition: Results

Geneva Heritage Cornet Competition: Results

May 1 • Phillip McCann announces the results of the Geneva International Slow Melody Competition


2022 RNCM Brass Band Festival: A catalyst flagship for the movement

2022 RNCM Brass Band Festival: A catalyst flagship for the movement

October 10 • Artistic Director, Paul Hindmarsh offers a curator's perspective on what will be on offer at the UK banding movement's most important festival of repertoire in January.


Postcard from the Royal Albert Hall: Power to the people?

October 7 • Are we coming to an end to our banding history of the National Championships at the Royal Albert Hall? Hopefully not, but something needs to change.


2021 National Championship of Great Britain: Royal Albert Hall preview

September 30 • Players and conductors from 19 bands hope to leave the Royal Albert Hall as contesting heroes on the weekend — at an event that has also overcome challenges of its own to be launched this year.


2021 National Championship of Great Britain test piece review: Heroes

September 29 • American composer Bruce Broughton provides a score from which bands need to find the right stuff of heroes to claim the National title at the Royal Albert Hall.

Concert: Amersham Band & Tredegar Band

October 25 • Epic Brass. Featuring: Amersham Band Brass Roots . Conductors: Paul Fisher, Ian Porthouse, Ash Horton . Pipers Corner School. Buckinghamshire. Saturday 23rd October


Concert: Brighouse & Rastrick: Past & Present

October 24 • Conductors: Derek Broadbent & David Hirst. Huddersfield Town Hall. Saturday 23rd October


Concert: Grimethorpe Colliery Band

October 22 • Conductor: Dr David Thornton. Wobplay.com online broadcast Concert Series. Elsecar Heritage Centre. Monday 19th October


# Band Points
1Cory2,424.00
2Foden's875.37
3Black Dyke863.89
4Brighouse and Rastrick668.74
5Tredegar526.36
6Valaisia Brass Band516.94
7Eikanger-Bjørsvik481.88
8Flowers383.07
9Paris Brass Band365.05
10Carlton Main Frickley Colliery326.18

Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Air Force Salon Orchestra

Friday 5 November • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Sunday 7 November • St Alfege Church. Greenwich Church St. London SE10 9BJ


Abertillery Town Band - 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert

Saturday 13 November • Metropole Cultural and Conference Centre, Mitre St, Abertillery NP13 1AL


Regent Hall Concerts - Magli Brass Quintet

Friday 19 November • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Contest: Youth Brass in Concert

Saturday 20 November • St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR


Wotton and District Silver Band

October 26 • Vacancy for PERCUSSIONIST.


wantage silver band

October 25 • Wantage Band (L&SC championship section) seek applications for the positions of Principal Cornet and Bass (position negotiable). Read more at www.wantageband.org/vacancies for all information inc. other opportunities and potential mileage allowance.


Mole Veterans Band

October 24 • Players required in all areas, but particularly tutti cornets and horns


David A. Stowell


Conductor and composer


               

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