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2009 Brass in Concert Championship — Postcard from Gateshead

November 19, 2009
It's all about having a good time in Newcastle's Bigg Market as well as The Sage at Gateshead's. And girls with little covering and Tricky Dicky are still the star attractions.


2009 Brass in Concert Championship — Retrospective

November 19, 2009
A year ending in an apogee of delight as Foden's get spaced out to take Brass in Concert title.


2009 Brass in Concert Championship — A question of repertoire

November 19, 2009
Chris Thomas looks at what was played at The Sage this year and wonders if there is a real desire for musical innovation at the contest.


2009 Brass in Concert Championship — The Good, The Bad and the Downright Odd

November 19, 2009
There was plenty to smile about, curl your toes about and raise an eyebrow or two about at The Sage this year...


2009 Brass in Concert Championship — Introduction & Prediction

November 10, 2009
The entertainers are in town and ready to give it their all - but who will come out on top in the brass band world's version of X Factor.


2009 Brass in Concert Championship — An entertaining weekend?

November 10, 2009
4BR looks at what will be and what hopefully won't be on offer at The Sage this weekend.


2009 Brass in Concert Championship — Runners and Riders

November 10, 2009
4BR takes a look at the cast list of entertainers lined up for our enjoyment this weekend. Which of these dozen will tickle the fancy then?


2009 Brass in Concert Championship — The Adjudicators

November 10, 2009
These are the men and one woman the bands and soloists have to impress this year.


2009 Brass in Concert Championship — The Records (1977-2008)

November 10, 2009
Who's won what and when. Winners and conductors, best soloists, march prize and all the awards from the UK's premier entertainment competition.




The Marple Band - Marple Band Autumn Concert

Friday 16 October • Marple Methodist Church, Church Lane, Marple SK6 6AY


The Marple Band - Marple and Hawk Green Bands Concert Compstall

Saturday 7 November • St Pauls Church, Compstall Rd, Compstall, Stockport, Cheshire SK6 5HU


The Marple Band - Marple Band Family Christmas Concert

Friday 18 December • Marple Conservative Club, church Lane, Marple, SK6 6AY


Contest: Butlins Mineworkers Festival

Saturday 9 January • Roman Bank, Ingoldmells, Skegness PE25 1NJ


Contest: Butlins Mineworkers Festival

Sunday 10 January • Roman Bank, Ingoldmells, Skegness PE25 1NJ


Amesbury Town Band

October 21 • Players and beginners of any standard are always warmly welcomed especially some more solo cornets and a spare percussionists to help out existing players. Feel free to drop in even if you just fancy a blow or want to try another instrument. After Covid!


Shipston Town Band

October 8 • We are currently looking to recruit a Bass Trombone BBb bass and EEb bass to bring the band up to strength ready for when things return to normal. We are graded section 3 in the Midlands taking part in a good range of concerts and contests,


Milton Keynes Brass

October 5 • Applications are invited for a baritone player for Milton Keynes Brass. We are a friendly 1st section band based in Milton Keynes and rehearsals take place on Tuesday evenings, 7:45pm-10:00pm, with additional rehearsals before contests.


Alan Widdop


Conductor, Brass teacher, Adjudicator (ABBA)


               

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