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Murphy

MBE for Murphy

December 31, 2009
Trumpet star awarded MBE in Queen's New Year's Honours List.


Boarshurst

160th celebrations at Boarshurst

December 26, 2009
160 years of brass banding in Greenfield is celebrated by the Boarshurst Band with a new march.


Wakefield Metropolitan

Wakefield's rousing close to the year

December 26, 2009
Wakefield Metropolitan close their year in rousing fashion.


Tongwynlais

New players at Tongwynlais

December 26, 2009
Pontins champion adds new quintet to the ranks.


hUNT

Radio: Sounds of Brass

December 26, 2009
More great music from Phillip Hunt in the New Year.


Butlins

Butlins errata

December 26, 2009
The final errata list for 'Folkmusic' has been released.


Baker

Boxing Day bash for Baker

December 26, 2009
Black Dyke star set for Boxing Day outing in Luxembourg.


David

Roberts set for Norway return

December 26, 2009
Rothwell MD set for Norwegian championship outing with Sandefjord Brass Symposium.


Chalford

Chalford's new dimension

December 26, 2009
Chalford enjoy putting on an incredible dimension to round off their year.


Redbridge

Brill is brill for Redbridge

December 26, 2009
Lisa Brill takes top award for Redbridge.


Longridge

Special dinner guest for Longridge

December 26, 2009
There was a surprise guest for Longridge Band at a recent band job.


Lofthouse

Lofthouse warm up brave audience

December 26, 2009
Lofthouse 2000 warm up their Christmas audience.


York

Advert: York Instruments

December 26, 2009
St Louis Music becomes new distributor for Schreiber, Keilwerth and York in USA.


Awards

2009 4BR Awards

December 25, 2009
The votes have been counted — so find out who won the 4BR Awards, the 4BR Band of the Year and the definitive list of the 2009 Champions of the banding world...


EBBA

European test pieces revealed

December 23, 2009
EBBA may not have announced it, but it's the 'Spiriti' of Bruckner for Linz.


black dyke

A Yorkshire Christmas

December 22, 2009
BBC Radio 2 is to broadcast some traditional Christmas fayre all with a Yorkshire flavour on Christmas Eve.


Brighouse

Brighouse trio

December 22, 2009
Stuart Lingard teams up with David King once again, as Brighouse announce a trio of new signings.


Black Dyke

It's a new Day at Dyke

December 22, 2009
EYMS top man Neil Day joins Black Dyke as National champions announce a brace of cornet signings.


St Georges Hall

Yorkshire changes

December 22, 2009
It's allocated seating at St George's Hall and a new judge too in 2010.


St Austell

St Austell celebrate

December 22, 2009
The players and supporters of the St Austell Band have had plenty to celebrate in the past twelve months.


Longridge

Twiss takes it in the gob

December 22, 2009
Sop player Ian Twiss takes Longridge Award.


Box

4BR Gift Voucher

December 21, 2009
If you are stuck for a last minute something for Christmas, then we have the answer- a 4BR Gift Voucher.


Cory logo

World Rankings: December update

December 20, 2009
Cory Band remains at the top of the latest World of Brass – 4barsrest Rankings despite finishing in third place at the recent Brass in Concert Championship.


Doyle

Leyland announce Doyle principal

December 20, 2009
John Doyle moves from Black Dyke to take over end chair and baton at Leyland.


Mount Charles

Conducting duo for Mount Charles

December 20, 2009
Mount Charles set for 2010 under the command of Richard Evans and Phillip McCann.




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.


Kevin Wadsworth


Conductor, adjudicator, teacher (ABBA)


               

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