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November 13
You can now make sure you don't miss out on the great brass band entertainment from the Brass in Concert Festival at Sage Gateshead.

Band Supplies

Make sure you bag a Black Friday deal with Band Supplies

November 14 • Band Supplies have some great Black Friday deals on Besson instruments — and they are available to you much earlier than anyone else...


Italian rivals ready for National battle

November 14 • The Italian National Championships take place this weekend in Vipiteno.

Van Looy

Van Looy steps out for latest release

November 14 • Glenn Van Looy's latest CD release sees the Belgian star showcase three major concertos...


Scottish Open and Challenge runners announced

November 14 • The bands that will head to Perth in a couple of weeks time for the Scottish Open and Band Supplies Scottish Challenge Championships have been announced.

4BR Shop: pod music bag

November 14 • An ideal little stocking filler for youngsters with music to practice this Christmas.

Troms to the fore at Regent Hall

November 14 • Lassus Trombones will be giving a musical treat to listeners at Regent Hall this Friday — so why not pop along and her them all in action from their new CD.

Youthful trio adds talent to Saltash ranks

November 14 • Three fantastically talented young players recently enjoyed their first senior contesting experience with Saltash Town.

More Sovereign musical wealth additions

November 14 • The experienced David Webb is the latest addition to the ranks of Sovereign Brass.

David Childs: The Symphonic Euphonium Vol II

David Childs: The Symphonic Euphonium Vol II

November 13 • David Childs has just launched his critically acclaimed second Symphonic Euphonium CD - and you can now get your hands on it yourself to enjoy in full...

Interview with Kenny Crookston: Part 3

Interview with Kenny Crookston: Part 3

September 24 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Brass Bands England CEO Kenny Crookston about what the future holds for the organisation

Interview with Peter Graham

Interview with Peter Graham

September 22 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to composer Peter Graham following the news that his work 'The Torchbearer' will be the test-piece for the 2020 Australian National Championship

Interview with Kenny Crookston: Part 2

Interview with Kenny Crookston: Part 2

August 28 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Brass Bands England CEO Kenny Crookston about what he believes have been some of the organisation's achievements during the past year...

2019 Brass in Concert Championship: Preview & prediction

2019 Brass in Concert Championship: Preview & prediction

November 14 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox looks forward to the brass band entertainment on offer at the 43rd Brass in Concert Festival weekend at Sage Gateshead.

4BR Hall of Fame: No.2: Albert Baile

November 7 • One of the major figures of Australian banding whose name will forever be associated with the British Open...

2019 SIDDIS Brass: As it happened

November 2 • All the action from the 2019 SIDDIS Brass — as it happened.

2019 Dutch National Championship: As it happened

October 26 • All the action from the 2019 Dutch National Championship — as it happened.

CD review: Bandstand

November 12 • Lofthouse 2000 Brass Band. Conductor: Andrew Whitaker. KMJ Recordings: LOFTCD002

Concert: Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Brass Band

November 9 • Walking with Heroes. Conductors: Dr Robert Childs, Paul Fisher, Neil Brownless. Soloist: Mike Lovatt. Featuring: Timothy Boomer Jazz Trio. Dora Stoutzker Hall. RWCMD, Cardiff. Friday 8th November

Concert: Cory Band & New York Staff Band

November 6 • Conductors: Philip Harper & Bandmaster Derek Lance. Centennial Memorial Temple. New York. Saturday 2nd November

# Band Points
2Black Dyke1,064.98
3Brighouse and Rastrick821.50
4Valaisia Brass Band719.26
7Paris Brass Band542.98

Regent Hall Concerts - Black Dyke & International Staff Band Trombone Oct

Friday 15 November • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street Opp. RESERVED. London . W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ

Black Dyke Band - Barnsley Civic Hall

Saturday 16 November • Hanson St, Barnsley S70 2HZ

Black Dyke Band - Scunthorpe Bath Halls

Sunday 17 November • Doncaster Rd, Scunthorpe DN15 7RG

Contest: 43rd Brass in Concert

Sunday 17 November • St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays NE8 2JR

Black Dyke Band - Sheffield Citadel Salavation Army

Thursday 21 November • 12 Psalter Lane, Sheffield S11 8YN

Markham and district band

November 14 • A friendly, 1st section band, Markham and District are looking for a bass/bass trombone or euphonium player, percussionist and solo cornet ready for a busy 2020. Players within the band are able to move positions to accommodate applicants.

Yorkshire Imperial Band

November 14 • We are currently seeking two percussionists a kit player and a tuned specialist to add to our team. We are very well equipped and have a percussion savvy conductor picking programs to keep everyone busy in the bandroom.

The Corsham Band

November 14 • The band are currently looking for cornet and trombone players. Positions negotiable. We rehearse on Wednesday evenings with easy access from Bath, Bristol, Swindon and the M4 corridor.

Brett Baker

BSc (Hons), ARCM, PG Dip
Rath clinician, conductor, teacher, adjudicator, editor


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