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4BR Interview — Colour Sergeant Paul Hooper

December 30, 2016
In the second of a new series meeting professional players in the Corps of Army Music, we find out more about Irish Guards trombonist Colour Sergeant Paul Hooper.


4BR Interview — Anthony Galinier

December 27, 2016
4BR catches up with the talented French tenor horn star Anthony Galinier to find out more about his passion for bringing a touch of Gallic inspiration to a very English instrument...


4BR Interview — Lance Sergeant Johnny Sproule

December 17, 2016
In the first of a new series meeting professional players in the Corps of Army Music, we find out more about Welsh Guards Band euphonium player Lance Sergeant Johnny Sproule.


4BR Interview — Bastien Baumet

November 25, 2016
4BR Editor Iwan Fox catches up with French star Bastien Baumet to find out more about his new CD release and where his passion for playing the euphonium comes from


4BR Interview — Alexis Demailly

October 14, 2016
4BR catches up with French cornet star Alexis Demailly to find out more about his forthcoming CD 'Fantasque' with the Urban String Quartet.


4BR interview: Geert Jan Kroon — An emerging Dutch voice

July 30, 2016
4BR recently met up with Geert Jan Kroon to find more about a young Dutch composer determined to retain his individual voice in a multi-lingual world of brass band music.


4BR interview: Gareth Small — The foundation builder

June 28, 2016
The Principal Trumpet of the Halle Orchestra tells 4BR that he's determined to provide young players with a foundation on which to build a lifetime's enjoyment of playing through his role as Artist in Association with Black Dyke.


4BR interview: Edward Gregson — Inspiring a new composing generation

April 26, 2016
4BR Editor Iwan Fox meets Edward Gregson to find out more about his desire to inspire a new generation of young compositional talent in his role as Composer in Residence with Black Dyke.




Contest: Whit Friday March Contests

Friday 24 May • Saddleworth & Tameside OL3


Boarshurst Silver Band - Canning City Brass and Boarshurst Silver Band

Sunday 26 May • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane, OL3 7EW OL3 7EW


PEMBERTON OLD WIGAN DW BRASS BANDS - Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra

Friday 7 June • St. Michaels Church. Duke street. Wigan WN1 2BJ


Bellshill Salvation Army Band - Guest Soloist Tom Hutchinson (The Cory Band)

Saturday 8 June • Uddington Old Parish Church, Old Glasgow Road Uddington. G71 7HF


Wotton-under-Edge Silver Band - Foden's Band

Sunday 23 June • Renishaw Innovation Centre,. New Mills, Kingswood, Wotton-under-Edge,. Gloucestershire GL12 8JR


Mereside Brass

May 22 • MERESIDE BRASS (Rudheath,Northwich) are looking for a FRONT ROW CORNET & a 2nd EUPH to complete our line up. We are a friendly 4th Section band with a sensible calendar of jobs and band social events and enjoy occasional contests. Come and give us a try!


Audley Brass

May 20 • Audley Brass are seeking a Principal Cornet player to lead the band into the First Section in 2025. The band have several fantastic events in the diary including the National Finals and no less than 6 of our epic beer festival sing-along nights.


Linthwaite Band

May 20 • We currently have a vacancy for either a 2nd Euphonium or 2nd Baritone, we have a busy varied list of engagements lined up for the summer, and are a friendly 4th section contesting band based just outside of Huddersfield, and welcome any new players.


Kevin Wadsworth


Conductor, adjudicator, teacher (ABBA)


               

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