*
banner

World Rankings — February update

There's some significant moves in the rankings table prior to the forthcoming round of Regional Championships with Eikanger-Bjørsvik securing a top 4 spot following their impressive recent victory in the Norwegian Nationals.

Eikanger-Bjørsvik
  Eikanger-Bjørsvik celebrate victory at the recent Norwegian National Championships.

The latest Band Supplies — 4barsrest.com Rankings see a number of changes near the top following the opening salvos in the 2019 contest season.

The most notable victory was that of Eikanger-Bjørsvik in retaining its Norwegian Championship title and securing a place at the 2020 European Championships in Palanga.

The other contests taking place since the last update were:

Brass at the Guild — won by City of Bradford
Durham County BBA — won by North Skelton
Welsh Open — won by Filton Concert Brass.

As ever there are plenty of points up for grabs as regional fever takes over the UK in the next four weekends, so lookout for a few movers and shakers in the next update at the end of March!

Top 10 bands

1. Cory, Wales
2. Valaisia Brass Band, Switzerland
3. Brighouse and Rastrick, Yorkshire
4. Eikanger-Bjørsvik, Norway
5. Foden's, North West
6. Black Dyke, Yorkshire
7. Whitburn, Scotland
8. Stavanger, Norway
9. Carlton Main Frickley Colliery, Yorkshire
10. Tredegar, Wales

To view all the ranked bands, go to:
www.4barsrest.com/rankings/

Become a supporter and help make our future secure.

4barsrest continues to be a proudly independent voice. There are no paywalls to overcome to be able to enjoy what we do to keep our journalism at the heart of the brass banding world. Support us with a one-off donation or subscribe from just £2.50 per month.

Support us    


Butlins

Cash and carry at Butlin's in 2022

July 31 • There is plenty of prize money to win at the Butlin's Open Brass Band Festival in January — with individuals, ensembles and bands able to carry off big cash prizes.


Bolsover

Friday night is music night at Bolsover Summer School

July 30 • The Bolsover International Brass Band Summer School has been a huge success this year — with delegates and tutors overcoming Covid and the weather to enjoying their music making.


British Open

Bands reminded of rejoicing in public

July 29 • Bands have been reminded by the publishers of the British Open set-work of the performance rights associated with Edward Gregson's composition.


nybbgb

National Youth stay Well with new support

July 29 • The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain has enjoyed the support of one of the UK's leading pharmacy chains to put on its summer residential courses.


Regent Hall Concerts - Trafalgar Brass

Friday 6 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London SE7 8RE


Epping Forest Band - Proms on the Green

Sunday 8 August • On the green outside the Epping Forest District Council Civic Offices CM16 4BZ


Regent Hall Concerts - Arc Brass

Friday 13 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London . SE7 8RE


Regent Hall Concerts - The Wind Ensemble of the Band of the RAF Regiment

Friday 20 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London . SE7 8RE


Regent Hall Concerts - The Brass Ensemble of the Central Band of the RAF

Friday 27 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London . SE7 8RE


Newstead Brass

July 31 • Newstead Brass, Championship section, require PRINCIPAL TROMBONE to lead the section at the delayed 2020 national finals , Bolsover Entertainment festival and a range of concerts across the region.


Chinnor Silver

July 31 • GREAT to be back rehearsing again but with Uni time coming up we require CORNETS AND PERCUSSION PLAYERS Rehearsals on a wednesday in our newly refurbished bandroom.Concerts and contests planned. Very friendly hard working group so come and check us out.


Rainford Band

July 30 • Rainford Band (Championship Section) requires a first class BBb bass player. . Upcoming contests include Dr Martins, Scottish Open, NW Areas and Grand Shield, and a varied concert programme.


Derek Renshaw

ABBA Member
Conductor, Band Trainer and Adjudicator.


               

 © 2021 4barsrest.com Ltd