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4BR Awards — The Results

Forget 'X Factor' and 'Strictly Come Dancing' — the most important votes of the year have been counted and the winners can be revealed. Drum roll please...

Awards
 

Once again there has been a wonderful response to the 4BR Awards. Now in their eighth year they are now seen as the leading awards in the banding movement – espeically as this year over 11,000 people took the opportunity from 88 countries to vote (based on IP information).

Huge variety

All those votes have now been counted with a huge variety of bands, players, conductors, CDs, performances and test pieces getting a nomination of some kind – and some of which we had never heard of!

So before you go to the results, just a word of thanks from all of us at 4BR to wish you all a very Happy Christmas and musical New Year4BR Team

Thanks

Thanks for taking the time and effort to take part – it is very much appreciated by the 4BR team.

So before you go to the results, just a word of thanks from all of us at 4BR to wish you all a very Happy Christmas and musical New Year.

2008 4BR Awards — Results:
http://www.4barsrest.com/articles/2008/art935.asp

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European

BBE provides Open English link to future Europeans

September 26 • Brass Bands England announces that its European Championship representatives will come from the British Open.


Awards

Award winners celebrated at BBE Conference

September 26 • The 2021 BBE Awards honoured inspirational youngsters, to on-line invention, community engagement, education, leadership and a lifetime of providing entertainment.


EBBA

Bond, Dobson and RVW add to musical tests for 2022 Euros

September 26 • Original works by Christopher Bond, Simon Dobson and Ralph Vaughan Williams add to the contesting attractions for the 2022 European Championships


Wilby

Wilby marks Vaughan Williams celebration at European Championship

September 26 • A new commission from Prof Philip Wilby celebrating the life and work of Ralph Vaughan Williams will form the competitive musical centrepiece of the 2022 European Championships in Birmingham


Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Sunday 19 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL40 4SH


Bodmin Town Band - Bodmin Town Band in concert

Friday 24 September • St Petroc's Church, Priory Road, Bodmin PL31 2DT


Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Central Band Brass Ensemble & Seraphim Consort

Thursday 30 September • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Regent Hall Concerts - Fulham Band

Friday 1 October • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Regent Hall Concerts - Bone-afide Trombone Quartet

Friday 1 October • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Garforth Brass

September 26 • Garforth Brass (3rd section Yorkshire Area) is seeking cornet players (positions negotiable) as the band prepares for forthcoming concerts and contests. We are looking to build further following recent promotion and merger with Garforth Jubilee Band.


Shipston Town Band

September 25 • We are rehearsing covid safe in our refurbished band hall. We are looking to recruit Bb Cornets position negotiable Principal Trom Bass Trom Eb Bass and Bb Bass to bring the band up to full strength


Staines Brass

September 25 • Staines Brass are looking for , Soprano, and E flat Bass and B flat Bass players to join our ranks following the return to rehearsals. Our rehearsal nights are Thursday 8pm and we are based The Lammas Park, Staines, TW18 4XZ


Nigel Seaman

ARMCM ARNCM
Conductor, band trainer, teacher and adjudicator


               

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