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New Year Awards for banding trio

December 31, 2011
Clarence Adoo, Tim Thirst and Derek Holvey are awarded MBE's in the New Year's Honour's List.


Maelor

Mealor hope for major work

December 31, 2011
The composer behind the record breaking Christmas number 1 would like to write a major contest work for brass.


Sage

Bands set for Brass in Concert discussions

December 31, 2011
Brass in Concert organisers take proactive approach to improve leading entertainment event.


Death of Bollington sop

December 31, 2011
The death has been reported of Bollington soprano player Jim Genders.


Porthouse

Porthouse set for Thoresby

December 31, 2011
Ian Porthouse will team up with Thoresby Colliery for Butlins.


Morley entries wanted

December 31, 2011
The Morley March & Hymn Tune Contest needs your entries for this year.


Troms to the fore in 2012

December 31, 2011
The British Trombone Society will be busy early in 2012.


St Dennis

St Dennis welcomes new euph

December 31, 2011
The experienced Neil Pascoe joins the St Dennis ranks for 2012.


Hunt

Radio: Sounds of Brass

December 31, 2011
Phillip Hunt provides plenty of great early season music.


Helme

Radio: Sunday Bandstand

December 31, 2011
Plenty of great music for the New Year with Chris Helme.


Centre Stage

Advert: Centre Stage Uniforms

December 23, 2011
Success leads to expansion for leading uniform maker.


BBC Young Musicians set for Cardiff

December 23, 2011
The instrument category and semi finals of the BBC Young Musician of the Year competition will take place in Cardiff in March.


Willson

Advert: Willson Christmas wishes

December 23, 2011
A huge top quality range of instruments has given Willson a world class reputation in 2011.


Portishead

Christmas signings at Portishead

December 23, 2011
Three wise men join the ranks of Portishead Town in time for Christmas...


Advert: Dennis Todd Musical Instruments

December 23, 2011
Looking for the perfect Xmas Sales instrument?


New Adoo CD planned

December 23, 2011
Following the success of the Dean Goffin inspired CD, the Clarence Adoo Trust will gain further help from Erik Leidzen.


Brighton

Brighton beats the Wurlitzer

December 23, 2011
Euph soloist Charely Brighton recently took on the might of an American Wurlitzer organ — and won...


Davoren

New BTM role for Davoren

December 21, 2011
Tom Davoren resigns from full time MD role at BTM, but continues with musical connection.


BBF Wales

Wales launches Brass Band Forum forum!

December 21, 2011
The new Welsh National brass band body has launched its interactive on-line consultation forum. So get those opinions aired!


IBBC

Belgium to host new international contest

December 21, 2011
Big prizes, innovations and top international bands promised at new International Brass Band Contest in Belgium in 2012.


Smithills

New bandroom for Smithills

December 21, 2011
The builders are hard at work at Smithills School.


Grimethorpe

Barra hangs up boots

December 21, 2011
Dave Barraclough, the last Brassed Off stalwart has finally hung up his Grimey boots.


Hannan

Death of former Dyke player

December 21, 2011
The death has been announced of former Black Dyke player Leslie Hannan.


Shirley

Surpirse for Shirley

December 21, 2011
The Shirley Band recently enjoyed their Christmas Concert with the aid of some surprise guests.


Glover

Glover rings in the clowns

December 21, 2011
Euph star Mark Glover helps the local campanologists ring in the clowns...




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.


Stan Lippeatt

BA, LRSM
Conductor, adjudicator, tutor


               

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