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Brass in Concert

Brass in Concert draws announced

June 16
The draws for the 2019 Brass in Concert and Youth Brass in Concert Championships have been made by sports broadcaster Mark Pougatch.

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.


Report & Results: 2019 Hebden Bridge March & Hymn Tune

June 17 • Milnrow claims the silverware at Hebden Bridge.


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

Radio: Sounds of Brass

June 17 • A touch of the Iberian peninsula with the music from Phillip Hunt this week.

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
2Valaisia Brass Band972.33
4Brighouse and Rastrick816.55
5Paris Brass Band741.40
7Black Dyke388.63
8Brass Band Willebroek372.60
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

Stannington Brass Band

June 17 • A rare opportunity has arisen to join one of Sheffield's leading bands with a vacancy for an EEb tuba player to complete our bass section. We have a good band room atmosphere and a calendar of interesting concerts and contests.

Morecambe Band

June 17 • Morecambe Band, require a Bass Trombone and Euphonium player.. We're a friendly band with a sensible approach to family, work, band commitment.. If you are a new or ex-player & would like to play again we have players of all abilities including an academy.

Lofthouse Brass Band

June 17 • Lofthouse Brass Band require a Percussionist/Drummer to complete their line up. We are a friendly 3rd section band who rehearse on Thursday evenings 7.30pm to 9pm and Saturday mornings 10am to 12noon at Outwood WMC.

Ian Holmes

BA (hons), PGDip (RCM), ARCM, ALCM
Conductor, piano accompanist and educator