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World Rankings: December update

December 30, 2010
The end-of-year World of Brass — 4barsrest.com Rankings see Cory Band finish at the top for the fourth time in succession.


Brighouse

Brighouse welcome Murphy

December 29, 2010
Lucy Murphy is the latest female signing to join the ranks of the National Champion.


4BR

4BR December Quiz winner

December 25, 2010
There was a fantastic response to our Christmas Quiz this year — and a delighted winner too!


Eccles

Eccles in Excelsis!

December 25, 2010
Surely no other band has done more to keep up the Christmas spirit this year...


bbcradio2

Radio 2 Young Brass Soloists announced

December 25, 2010
Six talented brass musicians have been announced as the semi finalists of the flagship Radio 2 competition.


Centre Stage

Advert: Centre Stage Uniforms

December 25, 2010
Happy Christmas and a happy New Year from Centre Stage Uniforms.


Elland round off busy year

December 25, 2010
The Elland Silver organisation has just rounded off a very busy but memorable year.


Childs

Greater Gwent set course

December 25, 2010
The Greater Gwent Youth and Intermediate Bands will be setting their course sights on Manchester under Robert Childs after Xmas.


Tylotstwon

Great year for Tylorstown

December 25, 2010
2010 was a year to remember and celebrate for Tylorstown.


Shirley

Crash, bang, wallop...

December 25, 2010
Shirley's MD Kevin Short may well be finding himself on 'You've Been Framed'...


St Austell

St Austell Awards

December 25, 2010
The St Austell Band has been handing out their annual awards.


Cardiff

Welsh Carol cancellation

December 25, 2010
The terrible weather in Wales meant the cancellation of the recent Carols for Cymru.


Childs

Childs makes it Cory double

December 25, 2010
David Childs will have to make more room on his mantelpiece after picking up a Cory double.


EYMS

EYMS Awards trio

December 25, 2010
East Yorkshire Motor Services Band has been dishing out its annual awards.


Fodens

Foden's honour Charles

December 25, 2010
Foden's recently honoured one of their finest stalwart servants — Jimmy Charles.


Miles

Miles to move to warmer climes

December 25, 2010
Former Brighouse euph star set to make next long haul move in career.


Coleshill

Sons of the Brave

December 25, 2010
Coleshill Town Band have been braving the worst of the elements to bring joy to local shoppers!


Bodmin

New principal at Bodmin

December 25, 2010
Mo Whitehead returns to Bodmin as their new principal cornet.


Goffin

Goffin inspires Adoo support

December 25, 2010
The music of Dean Goffin and the playing of the Reg Vardy Band is set to support the Clarence Adoo Trust.


Stretton set for UK tour

December 25, 2010
Multi instrumentalist James Stretton is putting the final touches to his preparation for his 2011 Tour.


Jones

Radio: Classic FM

December 25, 2010
There is a brass band programme to enjoy on Classic FM this Christmas


Maines

Radio: World of Brass

December 25, 2010
John Maines has plenty of great brass band music to entertain you with this Christmas.


Hunt

Radio: Sounds of Brass

December 25, 2010
Plenty of brass band music to keep you entertained in the new year from Philip Hunt.


Frank Renton

Radio: Listen to the Band

December 25, 2010
Plenty of great music from Frank at the BBC.


St Marys Band Club

ABC Conducting Scholar 2011

December 19, 2010
St Mary's Band Club, Sydney, announces the ABC Scholar for 2011.




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.


Michael Bennett

BSc, RNCM (Perf)
Performer, Composer, Arranger, Teacher


               

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