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2011 European Brass Band Championships — Timetable of events

There is plenty going on this week in Montreux...

EBBASaturday 23rd April – Sunday 1st May
St. Maurice Foyer Franciscain
European Youth Brass Band (EYBB)
Chief conductor: Philippe E. Bach


Sunday 24th April


13.00

Nottwil Lu Aula
European Conductors’ Competition
1st round of European Conductors’ Competition
Accompanied by Brass Band Kirchenmusik Flühli & Brass Band Rickenbach


Monday 25th April


13.00

Bern, Saal der Hoch- schule der Künste
2nd round of European Conductors’ Competition 
Accompanied by Chamber Orchestra of the Berne University of Arts


Tuesday 26th April


14.30
Düdingen Podium Saal
Semifinal of European Conductors' Competition 
Accompanied by Swiss Army Symphonic Wind Orchestra

20.30
Düdingen Podium Saal
Gala Concert
Swiss Army Symphonic Wind Orchestra


Wednesday 27th April


20.00
Gossau SG Fürstenlandsaal

Gala Concert
European Youth Brass Band & Duo Synthesis


Thursday 28th April

19.30
Montreux
Auditorium Stravinski


Final European Conductors’ Competition
Accompanied by Brass Band Fribourg

Gala Concert
European Youth Brass Band & Duo Synthesis

Friday 29th April

10.00
Montreux
Auditorium Stravinski

European Forum
’Quo Vadis’ – Brass Band
Podium discussion with well known Brass Band legends

11.30
Montreux
2m2c

Opening Ceremony and official Reception EBBC 2011
including the official draw for the Championship Section/test piece and B Section


16.00

Montreux
2m2c / B3

Composers' talk
with Oliver Waespi (Championship Section) & Stephan Hodel (B Section)

17.00
Montreux
Auditorium Stravinski

European Brass Band Championships
Championship section
Test piece: Audivi Media Nocte by Oliver Waespi


Saturday 30th April

08.00
Montreux
2m2c / B3

Draw for Championship Section own choice test pieces

09.00
Montreux
Auditorium  Stravinski

European Brass Band Championships
B-section
Own choice program & test piece: Vertex by Stephan Hodel, CH


13.00
Montreux
Auditorium Stravinski

European Brass Band Championships
Championship section
own choice pieces


20.00
Montreux
Auditorium Stravinski

SWISSNESS!
Gala Concert Eurofestival 2011
Featuring defending European Champion Band, Cory Band
Swiss Brass Consort | Various Swiss Folk Artists


22.00
Auditorium Stravinski
Award Ceremony EBBC 2011


21.30
Montreux
Miles Davis Hall

European Brass Band Party
with Partyband Spinning Wheel


Sunday 1st May

9.00
Montreux
2m2c / B3

General Meeting EBBA


11.00
Montreux
Auditorium Stravinski

Farewell Concert
European Youth Brass Band
Featuring Brass Band Bürgermusik Luzern
Duo Synthesis & Tobias Lang



Boarshurst Silver Band - Sunday Brass Concert - Phoenix Brass

Sunday 28 July • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane OL3 7EW


Dobcross Silver Band - Milnrow Band

Sunday 28 July • Dobcross Band Club. Platt Lane. Dobcross. Saddleworth. Oldham OL3 8AD


Regent Brass - 'Brass on the Grass' at Westminster Abbey

Wednesday 14 August • Great Peter House, Abbey Gardens, 2 Great College St, London SW1P 3SE


Boarshurst Silver Band - BOARSHURST HYMN AND MARCH CONTEST

Sunday 1 September • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane OL3 7EW


Contest: 170th British Open

Saturday 7 September • Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA


Haverhill Silver Band

July 24 • HSB has a vacancy for a first-class trombone player from mid-September due to relocation for university. With a busy concert programme and upcoming contests including Wychavon and the Senior Cup, this is a great opportunity for the right player!


Ratby Cooperative

July 23 • . To complete our line-up, Ratby Senior Band are looking to fill our 2nd Euphonium chair. This is a rare opportunity to join our Championship Band. . . Under the Direction of Musical Director Chris Jeans. Rehearsals Weds 8-10pm & Sun 7:15 - 9:15pm


Chinnor Silver

July 23 • Require a Bass player (Bb or Eb), Bass trombone, Soprano cornet and Percussionist. We are a friendly, ambitious 2nd section band that will start 2025 at the top of their Regional league table. We are located in South Oxfordshire and have our own bandroom in Chinnor


Ian Holmes

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


               

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