We manage to catch up with the man behind the secret cornet agent Jonny Midnight following his latest CD release.
June 14 • The Association of Brass Band Adjudicators has more trainee spots available for those wanting to become judges.
June 14 • Queensbury band to undertake 'Bandstand Tour' as part of their Culture Recovery Fund return
June 13 • The Dutch Open will take place next month as a 'Mini Festival' rather than a full blown contest weekend.
June 12 • The acclaimed Durham Brass Festival will see headline performances featuring Black Dyke and NASUWT Riverside Brass.
June 12 • The brass band movement is doing its bit to help celebrate Pride month.
June 12 • Astley Unlimited Band made a wonderful return to public performance recently at the Lancashire Mining Museum.
June 12 • The all important health and safety requirements have been met for the National Youth Brass Band of Scotland (NYBBS) course in August.
June 11 • You have to find the eight players from the musical clues — and one is starting in the first game, to win a trio of Alliance tenor horn mouthpieces.
May 18 • Our resident testing expert Jonathan Pippen takes closer look at the Rejano tenor and bass trombone practice mutes...
May 17 • Cory MD Philip Harper is supporting the new Bursary Scheme to enable 10 young musicians to fulfill their dreams...
May 1 • Phillip McCann announces the results of the Geneva International Slow Melody Competition
April 11 • Jonathan Pippen takes a quick look at the John Packer JP 133LR student trombone...
June 9 • Tim Mutum looks back on the life and career of one of the greatest cornet players of any era — and a man always full of comparisons.
June 8 • 4BR meets Mathilde Roh — the remarkable young Treize Etoiles cornet player who recently claimed the Swiss National Solo Championship title for the third year in a row.
June 5 • The National Youth Band of Great Britain makes a three day return to live action after the challenges of Covid19.
May 22 • As we approach our return to banding, are we about to reach a destination that offers future hope for prosperity or have we simply failed to grasp the opportunity for change.
June 13 • Festmusik: A Legacy. Conductor: John Wilson. Chandos Recordings: CDCHSA 5284
June 12 • Featuring: The Massed Bands of HM Royal Marines. Conductors: Lt Col Jase Burcham RM; Maj Steve Green RM. Compere: John Suchet. The Royal Albert Hall. Saturday June 5th
June 6 • We put the Owen Farr Signature, Prestige and Alliance tenor horn mouthpieces under the 4BR microscope to find out how they measure up...
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Friday 9 July • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London SE7 8RE
Friday 16 July • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London SE7 8RE
Friday 23 July • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London SE7 8RE
Friday 30 July • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London . SE7 8RE
Friday 6 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London SE7 8RE
June 14 • Stour Concert Brass our Community Band are looking to recruit solo cornets and Bb and Eb Bass as we prepare to restart rehearsals. We are based in Shipston on Stour in South Warwickshire and are a non competitive band rehearsing on Friday 7.45 to 9.30
June 11 • Are you looking for a change of scene after lockdown. The Marple Band are a friendly group of musicians who are looking for an Eb Bass and Bb Bass player, 2nd Horn, 2nd Trombone, Selection of cornets dependent on experience to join our successful band.
June 10 • Enquiries are invited for the following player vacancies; flugelhorn , 1st Horn, 2nd Euphonium, BBb bass and percussion. Our band room is equal distance between Sheffield, Barnsley & Huddersfield, 5 mins from M1 J35A/36. Rehearsals Monday &Friday nights