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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



Roberts Bakery Band - Bluedot Festival

Saturday 21 July • Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre. . The University of Manchester. . Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 9DL


Medway Band - Higham Church Annual Prom

Saturday 21 July • St. Marys Church. 1 Abbey Farm Cottages . Church Street. Higham. Rochester . ME3 7LS


Lofthouse Brass Band - Oxenhope Railway Station

Sunday 22 July • Oxenhope Railway Station, The Railway Station, Station Road, Haworth BD22 8NJ BD22 8NJ


Tendring Brass - Opening Night Concert of the Frinton Mission 2018

Saturday 28 July • Greensward,. Frinton on Sea,. Essex CO13 9DN


Lofthouse Brass Band - Filey Bandstand

Sunday 29 July • Filey Bandstand, The Crescent, Filey YO14 9JS YO14 9JS


Worthing Silver Band

July 17 • Worthing Silver Band are a lively band looking to increase their numbers. We are looking for back row cornets, 2nd horn, 2nd baritone, Eb + Bb bass. We perform a selection of concerts and we are the organisers of Brassbandathon. Look us up for more info.


Witney Town Band

July 17 • A friendly 4th section band based in West Oxfordshire require Front row cornet, percussion and second Horn. We rehearse from 7:30 - 9.30pm every Tuesday at Witney Methodist Church, High Street, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 6HG. . .


West Somerset Brass Band

July 17 • We have vacancies for a 1st baritone player and front row cornet although we would be delighted to hear from any brass player or those wishing to learn an instrument. We are based in Watchet, West Somerset but players come from a wide radius to us


Neil Samuel


Conductor