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Bolsover

All roads lead to Bolsover for Summer School attractions

July 21
Steven Mead will be leading 55 delegates from around the world in a week of great music making at the Bolsover International Brass Band Summer School.


Cory

Sky Arts to broadcast Battle of the Brass Bands series

July 20 • The eagerly awaited four part documentary series will be aired on Sky Arts this August.


dAVID rEAD

Sit back and relax in concert with David Read MBE

July 20 • A special concert celebrating the musical life of David Read MBE takes place today — but even if you can't get there you can sit back and enjoy the music making for free on-line.


Youth champs

Band Supplies offers an extra Sparke of help for National Youth competitors

July 18 • Band Supplies links up with Brass Bands England to offer a great deal on the top section test-piece at the National Youth Championships.


Withington

Withington inspires with the fragrant scent of conducting success

July 18 • Allan Withington has been working his conducting magic with delegates on his latest Conductor Summer School in Leeuwarden.


Brave New World to be conquered with technological first at Durham BRASS Festival

July 17 • Two bands 560 miles apart in Durham and Copenhagen will join forces thanks to technology to play together in a new world premiere work this weekend.


Popp takes the helm at Regensburg

July 17 • Stefan Popp has become the new MD at European Challenge Champion Brass Band Regensburg


Watkins takes Hepworth baton

July 17 • Ryan Watkins has taken on the role of Musical Director at Hepworth Band.


Moore the merrier at Derwent

July 17 • Joel Moore has become the new solo baritone player at Derwent Brass.


Interview with Fiona Hyslop MSP

Interview with Fiona Hyslop MSP

June 19 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Scotland's Minister for Culture at the MEPG Celebration Day event at Glasgow's Concert Hall.


Interview with Youth Brass 2000

Interview with Youth Brass 2000

March 30 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to conductor Chris Jeans of the 2019 National Youth Champions of Great Britain, Youth Brass 2000.


Interview with Darren Henley OBE

Interview with Darren Henley OBE

March 30 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Darren Henley OBE, CEO of Arts Council England who was a welcome visitor to the 2019 National Youth Championships on the weekend


Interview with Wardle Academy School Band

Interview with Wardle Academy School Band

March 30 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to two of the players from Wardle Academy School Band after they won the Intermediate Section of the 2019 National Youth Championships.


To change or not to change?:  A repeated question in need of an urgent answer...

To change or not to change?: A repeated question in need of an urgent answer...

July 21 • Contesting has dominated the brass band genre for nearly 170 years, but has the time for a radical rethink finally arrived? Tim Mutum offers his personal viewpoint.


Requiem for brass: Verdi's masterpiece comes to Durham

July 17 • David Whetstone talks to composer Steve Robson and chorus master Mike Summers about the landmark performance of Verdi's 'Requiem' at Durham Cathedral as part of Durham BRASS 2019.


Grimethorpe at the crossroads: An exciting future or a heyday that has passed forever?

July 10 • Does the appointment of Dr David Thornton as Musical Director finally signal the realistic ambition of Grimethorpe Colliery Band to secure a relevant future for itself?


2019 BrassPass.tv Band of the Year: As it happened

June 22 • All the action from the 2019 BrassPass.tv Band of the Year — as it happened.

Concert: Foden's, Elland Silver Youth & Superbrass

July 17 • Conductors: Michael Fowles, Samantha Harrison. George Lawton Hall. Mossley. Saturday 13th July


Concert: Former members of the Household Division Bands in Concert

July 17 • Household Division Music Festival 2019. Conductors: Lt Col D Kimberley MBE; Major B T Keeling MBE; Major A R Chatburn; . Lt Col D L Wolfendale. Guards Chapel. London. Sunday 30th June


Concert: Cory Band

July 16 • Cory Band/RWCMD Composition Prize. Conductor: Philip Harper . RWCMD. Cardiff. Sunday 30th June


# Band Points
1Cory2,393.77
2Valaisia Brass Band871.25
3Eikanger-Bjørsvik830.62
4Brighouse and Rastrick764.23
5Paris Brass Band664.04
6Black Dyke577.50
7Foden's524.05
8Tredegar407.38
9Brass Band Willebroek333.25
10Carlton Main Frickley Colliery280.39

Norfolk Wherry Brass - Norfolk Wherry Brass Memorial Concert

Sunday 21 July • Lingwood Village Hall. Station Road. Norwich. Norfolk. NR13 4AZ


Lewes, Glynde and Beddingham Brass Band - Eastbourne Bandstand - 1812 concert

Wednesday 31 July • Bandstand, Grand Parade, Eastbourne BN21 3AD


Lewes, Glynde and Beddingham Brass Band - Commercial Square Bonfire Society, The Jumping Jac

Saturday 3 August • The Paddock. Little Paddock Lane. Lewes BN7 1UU


Gresley Colliery Band - Byrkley Park Garden Centre

Saturday 10 August • Byrkley Drive, Rangemore St, Burton upon Trent . DE13 9RN


Foden's Band - Matt Ford - Gawsworth Hall, Macclesfield

Sunday 11 August • Gawsworth Hall, Church Lane, Gawsworth SK11 9RN


East London Brass

July 21 • Championship section London based band looking for the following high quality players:CornetTenor tromboneKit percussionist


Wotton and District Silver Band

July 20 • Vacancy for SECOND TROMBONE. Wotton Band rehearse on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Wotton Under Edge, near J14 of M5, between Bristol, Gloucester and Stroud. See our website for more information www.wottonsilverband.co.uk.


Stannington Brass Band

July 20 • A rare opportunity has arisen to join one of Sheffield's leading bands with a vacancy for an EEb tuba player to complete our bass section. We have a good band room atmosphere and a calendar of interesting concerts and contests.


Derek Renshaw

ABBA Member
Conductor, Band Trainer and Adjudicator.