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Morgan

MBE for Robert Morgan

December 29, 2007
The New Year’s Honours List sees BFBB Chairman awarded MBE.


Wingates

Santa brings sop for Wingates

December 29, 2007
Wingates enjoy a soprano present from Santa as Nigel Fielding joins the ranks.


Baker

Annus Fantasticus for Baker

December 29, 2007
Composer Leigh Baker couldn't have asked for more after a year of musical delights in 2007.


Windcorp

Windcorp celebrate year of achievement

December 29, 2007
The Windcorp Band had a year to remember in 2007.


Sykes

Sykes leads workshop

December 29, 2007
Tuba star Steve Sykes recently led a great day at the 2007 SCABA Annual workshop.


Queen

Mumping for Her Majesty

December 29, 2007
The Stalham Band has recently been playing for a very special listener.


Elland end memorable year

December 29, 2007
The Elland Silver Band has hadplenty to celebrate in 2007.


4BR Band of the Year

December 27, 2007
Who are the players who have made it into the most exclusive band in the world?


Awards

2007 4BR Awards — The Results

December 25, 2007
All had enough Christmas pud and turkey? Then sit back and relax as we reveal the award winners for 2007. Maestro please.....


4br

Christmas Countdown — 1 day to go

December 24, 2007
Done all the Christmas shopping, put the turkey in the oven and peeled the sprouts?


2007 4BRDU Band of the Year

2007 4BRDU Band of the Year

December 24, 2007
Here we go — the 4barsrest Downunder Band of the Year for 2007. See what you think...


4BR

Christmas Countdown — 2 days to go

December 23, 2007
You've read what 4BR wants for Christmas, so we asked someone else what they wanted for 2008 — Kenny Crookston, Editor of British Bandsman


Leyland

Lightning strikes twice at Leyland

December 23, 2007
A story of a trombone player who can't keep his hands on his instrument...


Cory

Cory celebrate

December 23, 2007
Members of the Cory Band recently took time off to celebrate their 2007 year of achievement.


Dodworth

Carols for the Beeb for Dodworth

December 23, 2007
Dodworth Colliery MW recently rounded off their succesful year by recording carols for the BBC.


Aelous

Results: French National Championships

December 23, 2007
One international contest that slipped through the net last month.


4BR

Christmas Countdown – 3 days to go

December 22, 2007
Just who would you want to invite to Christmas dinner? Given the choice this is who we would send invitations out to...


Yeovil

Yeovil announce strong line up

December 22, 2007
There is a strong line up of bands for Yeovil at the start of February.


EBBA

EBBA signs up sponsors

December 22, 2007
Major contracts secure financial future for EBBA.


Besses

Xmas cheer for Besses

December 22, 2007
It seems you can't turn on the tele without seeing Besses strut their stuff!


Ashton

Ashton appoint Whiteoak

December 22, 2007
Carl Whiteoak has been appointed the new MD at Ashton Under Lyne.


Brighouse

Changes at Brighouse

December 22, 2007
Changes at Brighouse as Brass in Concert Champions welcome a nearly new soprano, new euph but lose a solo horn.


4BR

Christmas Countdown — 4 days to go

December 21, 2007
Just time for 4BR to send Santa our Christmas list for 2008...


White

No White Xmas at Redbridge

December 21, 2007
After nine succesful years together, Melvin White and Redbridge part company as band drops out of Butlins.


King

King of Cologne

December 21, 2007
Brass bands are flourishing in Germany, with a little help form David King.




Tabby Kerwin

Kerwin reaches out to global audience

August 7 • Tabby Kerwin will be reaching out to the widest possible audience on her mission to imporve the mental health of the brass banding movement.


Gavin Higgins

Higgins writes new work for 2020 Proms

August 7 • Composer Gavin Higgins has been commissioned for a third time to write a new work for the iconic Proms season.


England

Closing date looms for BBE annual awards nominations

August 7 • If you want to nominate people or organisations for the positive role they have played for the banding movement then you need to do it quickly.


Cory

Arts Council support Cory's on-line motivation

August 6 • £35,000 of funding will enable the world's number 1 ranked band to connect to the global banding community through a trio of innovative projects.


Black Dyke Band - Swiss Nationals Gala Concert

Saturday 19 September • KKL, Europaplatz 1, 6005 Luzern, Switzerland 6000


The Marple Band - Marple Band Autumn Concert

Friday 16 October • Marple Methodist Church, Church Lane, Marple SK6 6AY


The Marple Band - Marple and Hawk Green Bands Concert Compstall

Saturday 7 November • St Pauls Church, Compstall Rd, Compstall, Stockport, Cheshire SK6 5HU


Contest: Swiss National Championships

Saturday 28 November • Stravinski Hall, Montreaux. Claude-Nobs 5, 1820 Montreaux, Switzerland 1820


Contest: Swiss National Championships

Sunday 29 November • Stravinski Hall, Montreaux. Claude-Nobs 5, 1820 Montreaux, Switzerland 1820


Amesbury Town Band

August 5 • Players and beginners of any standard are always warmly welcomed especially some more solo cornets and a spare percussionists to help out existing players. Feel free to drop in even if you just fancy a blow or want to try another instrument. After Covid!


Crewe Brass

July 26 • Due to relocation Crewe Brass require a top quality Bass player to complete our line up, Position negotiable withe the MD, Matt Pithers on 07921 062732. Enquires for other positions are welcome to apply in strict confidence.. .


The Marple Band

July 20 • The Marple Band were promoted to 1st Section at the start of 2020. We are looking for Basses Eb and Bb, front row cornets and second row cornet to join our friendly band. If fancy a change of scene and think you have what it takes to play, see below.


John Durrant

MA LLCM TD CertEd (Dist)
Conductor, Band Trainer, Composer, Trumpet and Cornet Soloist, Arranger, Adjudicator


               

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