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2018 Brass in Concert / Austrian Nationals
Gateshead and Linz
Sunday 18 November

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Sage

Results: 2018 Brass in Concert

November 18
Full results from Sage Gateshead where Cory reinforces its reputation as best entertainment band in the world.


Oberostereich

Result: 2018 Austrian National Championship

November 18 • Brass Band Oberosterreich returns to the top of the National podium in Linz to secure their place at the European Championships in Montreux next year.


Perth Concert Hall

Result: 2018 Band Supplies Scottish Challenge Shield

November 18 • Kingdom Brass reign triumphant in Perth as they claim the Scottish Challenge Shield


Sage

Result: 2018 Youth Brass in Concert Championship

November 17 • Wardle Academy led by an inspirational MD Lee Rigg deliver a war time tribute to take the inaugural Youth Brass in Concert Championship title at Sage Gateshead.


abba

Adjudicators to offer test-piece, percussion and conducting insight

November 16 • The Adjudicator's Association is offering something extra to their annual test-piece workshop day


Hammonds receive experienced Sage assistant

November 16 • The highly respected Jason Evans has joined Hammonds Band in time to make his bumper-up debut at Brass in Concert.


Check in with Pennine at Leicester

November 16 • If you are at the LBBA Contest in Loughborough this weekend, then make sure you check out what's on offer at Pennine Music and the Brass Band Music Shop.


Trio of signings at Crofton

November 16 • Ambitious Yorkshire band look ahead to life in the First Section in 2019 boosted by a trio of new signings.


Job opportunities at Brass Bands England

November 16 • There are two part time job opportunities at Brass Bands England.


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State of Play: Episode 1

State of Play: Episode 1

November 10 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox is joined by Steven Mead, Tom Davoren and Brett Baker to discuss topics making brass band news at the moment... The discussion covers


Finding out more about the Salford brass band archives

Finding out more about the Salford brass band archives

November 9 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Phil Boardman about some of the gems of brass banding history that can found in the archives at the University of Salford.


Finding out more about student life at Salford

Finding out more about student life at Salford

November 9 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Tom Davoren and students at the University of Salford to find out more about its pioneering brass band studies course


Legends of Brass - Episode 2: David Read  (Part 2)

Legends of Brass - Episode 2: David Read (Part 2)

October 30 • Part 2 of 4BR Editor Iwan Fox's interview with David Read MBE...


Testament of Youth: A musical link based on trust, respect and talent

Testament of Youth: A musical link based on trust, respect and talent

November 15 • Roy Terry looks back at the National Youth Band of Great Britain's recent participation in the acclaimed performance of Sir James MacMillan's 'All the hills and vales along' — one that brought musical equality as well as critical acclaim.


Keep it simple: Easy to follow rules for brass band fundraising

November 12 • Professional fundraiser Claire Heaney offers some essential tips to follow for potentially successful money raising ventures and initiatives for your band...


2018 Siddis Brass: As it happened

November 4 • All the action from 2018 Siddis Brass — As it happened.


Who's Who: The RNCM Brass Band Festival 2019

November 2 • Artistic Director Paul Hindmarsh previews the 2019 RNCM Brass Band Festival in January — the UK brass band movements showcase event for musical excellence

Concert: The Silent Anzac

November 14 • Footscray-Yarraville City Band. Conductor: Phillipa Edwards. Featuring: Jamie Lawson; William McInnes; Margaret Haggart, Danielle Matthews & Joe Stanley. Australia House. London. Sunday 11th November


Concert: A Time for Peace

November 13 • Maidstone Wind Symphony; Maidstone Choral Union. Conductor: Jonathan Crowhurst. Featuring: Matilda Lloyd. Maidstone Leisure Centre. Saturday 10th November


Concert: For the Fallen

November 12 • London Symphony Orchestra. Featuring: National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain; LSO Chorus. Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda. Soloist: Ian Bostridge (tenor) . Barbican Hall. London. Sunday 4th November 2018


# Band Points
1Cory1,954.51
2Valaisia Brass Band1,267.05
3Brighouse and Rastrick1,000.38
4Eikanger-Bjørsvik790.90
5Foden's709.70
6Black Dyke547.40
7Tredegar368.71
8Grimethorpe Colliery345.16
9Whitburn306.74
10Fairey305.35

Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Sunday 18 November • St Alfege Church. 3 Greenwich Church Street. London SE10 9BJ


Contest: Brass in Concert

Sunday 18 November • St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays NE8 2JR


Meltham and Meltham Mills Brass Band - Atlantic Brass - No1 Brass Band from the USA!

Tuesday 20 November • Huddersfield Parish Church Office, Byram Street, Huddersfield, HD1 1BU. HD1 1BU


Black Dyke Band - Worsley Parish Church

Thursday 22 November • St Marks, Worsley Brow Worsley, Manchester M28 2YA


Roberts Bakery Band - Spirit of Christmas

Friday 23 November • Chester Cathedral, St Werburgh St, Chester CH1 2DY


Enderby Band

November 18 • Enderby Band are looking for a Bb Bass. The band were placed 9th at the 2018 1st section National Finals and are the 2018 Bolsover 1st Section Champions. We rehearse in our own bandroom near J21 M1, good rail links to Birmingham, Leicester, Nottingham.


Enderby Band

November 18 • Enderby Band are looking for a Solo Cornet. The band were placed 9th at the 2018 1st section National Finals and are the 2018 Bolsover 1st Section Champions. We rehearse in our own bandroom near J21 M1, good rail links to Birmingham, Leicester, Nottingham


Freckleton Band

November 17 • Freckleton Band have vacancies on Principal Cornet and Soprano Cornet, due to an upcoming retirement. The band will be promoted to the Championship section in 2019 and have a balanced concert and contest programme.


Stan Lippeatt

BA, LRSM
Conductor, adjudicator, tutor