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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.




Alex Humphreys

Alex Humphreys to host National Youth Championships

January 31 • The BBC Newsround presenter and brass band player Alex Humphreys will host the 2023 National Youth Brass Championships in Stockport.


Matilda Lloyd

New global representation for trumpet star

January 31 • Former BBC Young Musician of the Year Brass finalist Matilda Lloyd is to be represented by management group HarrisonParrott.


Money

A dangerous and ill thought through proposal

January 31 • Councils in Scotland are reportedly looking at making cuts that could directly affect the teaching of music and free music tuition in schools.


lOST

Trombone troubles...

January 31 • The British Trombone Society is hoping the international parcel carrier DPD will do the right thing to get a valuable instrument back to them.


Regent Hall Concerts - The January Band

Friday 3 February • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London W1C2DJ


WFEL Fairey Band -

Sunday 5 February • Glossop Old Bandroom . Derby St.. SK138LP SK138LP


Regent Hall Concerts - Junior Guildhall Brass Band

Friday 10 February • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London W1C2DJ


Contest: Norwegian National Brass Band Championships

Friday 10 February • Grieghallen, Bergen, N-5015 N-5015


Contest: Norwegian National Brass Band Championships

Saturday 11 February • Grieghallen, Bergen, N-5015 N-5015


Chadderton Band

January 31 • Chadderton Band is a non-contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are a friendly band and welcome all players of any age and ability on all sections of the band. Please come along and meet the band you will be very welcomed.


Leicestershire Co-op Band

January 30 • Leicestershire Co-op Band are looking for a PERCUSSIONIST for the 2023 Midlands Regional Championships (and beyond). Do you fancy the challenge of The Pilgrim's Progress under the artistic direction of Keith Leonard?


Newstead Brass

January 30 • Our Red Priest is still looking for an EEb Bass as we prepare for the midland championships with Martin Heartfield. Great chance to work with a great MD on this challenging but fun piece to rehearse.


John Durrant

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


               

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