The A4 Quartet has become the first brass ensemble to be part of the City Music Foundation Artists Programme.
September 22 • Soprano stalwart George Mullin was presented with Life Membership of the Scottish Brass Band Association at a surprise party in his honour.
September 22 • You will be able to have a sneak pre-National Championship preview of 'Handel in the Band' with Foden's at Regent Hall the night before the big Albert Hall contest...
September 22 • The closing date for the inventive BrassFest UK Entertainment Contest is looming — and you don't have to travel to take part either...
September 22 • Plenty of great music on the airwaves thanks to John Maines at World of Brass
September 22 • According to the BBC, a 'personality test' will identify the perfect musical instrument for you to learn... yeah, right...
September 21 • A new work celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Norwegian Music Federation will be given its world premiere this evening in Stavanger — featuring the combined forces of its leading symphony orchestra and brass band.
September 21 • Scottish MSPs get to hear the arguments made for changing the law to enable children in state schools in Scotland to receive free music instrument teaching.
September 21 • If its the 2019 Regional test-pieces or the best music to play with your fund raising efforts this Christmas then Band Supplies has the best deals for you... so ring, ring, ring...
September 17 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to John Collins, the conductor of Oldham (Lees) following their victory in the First Section National Championships.
September 15 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to a delighted Julian Bright, the conductor of the new Fourth Section Champion Band of Great Britain
September 15 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Kevin Gibbs - the conductor of Middleton Band - the new Second Section Champion Band of Great Britain.
September 11 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Cory MD, Philip Harper after his band claimed the British Open title at Symphony Hall
September 14 • Someone's prescribed destiny may well come true in Cheltenham on Sunday evening — although thankfully they won't have to pull a sword out of a stone to prove worthy of winning the First Section title.
September 13 • Stephen Bulla's powerful rhapsodic reflection on the military interventionist age we live in will prove a stern test of character for the bands looking to claim victory in their own National battle.
September 12 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox looks at a work of youthful personal reflections that will need careful consideration by the bands in the Third Section if they are to lift the National title.
September 11 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox takes a closer look at the test awaiting the 18 competitors in the Fourth Section this weekend — and wonders which band will come out on top to join the Cheltenham hall of fame...
August 15 • Cory Band. Conductor: Philip Harper. Soloists: Tom Hutchinson, Helen Williams, Glyn Williams, Steve Kane. Doyen Recordings: DOY CD371
August 14 • Foden's Band. Conductor: Michael Fowles. Doyen Recordings: DOY CD370
August 12 • Joseph Cook. Manger Musikklag. Conductor: Allan Withington. Doyen Recordings: DOY CD374
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Saturday 22 September • St Mary's Church, Church Ln, Nantwich CW5 5RQ
Saturday 22 September • Langley Park School for Boys. South Eden Park Rd . Beckenham . Bromley. BR3 3BP
Saturday 22 September • KKL, Europaplatz 1, 6005 Luzern, Switzerland 6002
Saturday 22 September • Lytham Methodist Church. Park Street. Lytham Saint Annes . FY8 5LU FY8 5LU
Saturday 22 September • The Parish Church of All Saints, Church Street South, Glossop, Derbyshire SK13 7RU
September 22 • Watford Band are a friendly bunch! If you are flugelhorn or baritone player or you play the tuned percussion and you want to join a band with a vision, we are aiming for the 3rd section promotion next year.. .
September 22 • Are you heading to university this year ? Matlock Band welcomes players in all sections. Lifts available from Loughborough, Nottingham, Derby and Chesterfield as well as direct rail link from Derby.
September 22 • Matlock Band (4th section 2019) Has vacancies for brass and percussion players. Under our new Musical Director Chris Banks, we are re-building the band to hit the ground running in 2019. Key positions available include Soprano Cornet and Flugel.
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