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BBSS

Enjoy the Virtual Brass Band Summer School Grand Finale Concert

August 14, 2020
There is a Friday night treat for you this evening with the Virtual Brass Band Summer School Grand Finale Concert.


Symphony Hall

Symphony Hall to host virtual Brass Gala

August 14, 2020
Mnozil Brass, Cory, Black Dyke and the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire will provide an evening of virtual entertainment thanks to a new Symphony Hall on-line initiative on British Open weekend.


Virus

Glimmer of rehearsal light for bands in England

August 14, 2020
Brass Bands England's request for clarification on latest Government Covid-19 guidelines sees rehearsal opportunities allowed under strictest of provisions.


Seats

Indoor performance easing decision in England met with disdain

August 14, 2020
The announcement to allow socially distanced live indoor performances in England from this weekend has been met with extensive and widespread criticism.


National

New leadership roles at National Youth Bands of Great Britain

August 13, 2020
Dr Robert Childs steps down as Chairperson of the National Youth & National Childrens Brass Bands of Great Britain to welcome in new faces to lead the organisation into the future.


wobplay

World of Brass to launch new streaming service

August 12, 2020
World of Brass is to launch wobplay — a new subscription streaming service offering over 8,500 audio tracks and videos old and new for brass band lovers across the globe.


Tredegar Band

Tredegar euph star reaches Jeju final

August 12, 2020
Yu-Han Yang, the solo euphonium of Welsh champion, Tredegar, has reached the final of the prestigious Jeju International Brass Competition in Korea.


aNGEL

Last chord looms for Durham composer competition

August 12, 2020
You need to be pronto to get your entries on for the Durham & Open Composition Competition.


Millennium

Welsh arts venues on critical list

August 12, 2020
A further blow to Welsh banding as Arts venues throughout the nation are said to be in need of further urgent support if they are to survive.


Fodens

Foden's set to welcome the world to Armagh

August 12, 2020
The annual Armagh Summer School will be a virtual event this year — lead by tutors from Foden's Band and open to players from around the world.


Resonance

New summer school resonates with Midlands youth

August 11, 2020
85 youngsters enjoy a musical week of learning with a difference.


England

Sign up for BBE on-line webinars

August 11, 2020
From advanced arranging to copyright issues and even a Conference call — make sure you sign up for Brass Band England's latest raft of attractions.


Fulahm

Fulham Brass add to the star chat rota

August 11, 2020
Fulham Brass Band has added to its list of star interviews — with LSO violinist Maxine Kwok Adams dropping in for their latest musical chat...


radio

New radio station brings chunks of brass on air

August 11, 2020
KL Radio has been launched with a regular brass band programme each week...


radio

Radio: Sunday Bandstand

August 11, 2020
Plenty of great music to enjoy from Chris Helme this week — with some great playing across the banding world.


BBE WEBINA

Brass Bands England makes new webinar arrangements...

August 10, 2020
After a short break, BBE launches a new programme of webinar sessions to keep you better informed to enjoy your banding when we do return!


nybbs

On-line finale rounds of triumphant NYBBS course

August 10, 2020
The youngsters of the National Youth Bands of Scotland provide brilliant entertainment to round off their on-line summer course.


Morse

Sunday Quiz: Morse code...

August 09, 2020
Work out a little brain tickler and you can get your hands on a trio of great brass band CDs...


Cornet shop

Open all hours for Hutchinson

August 08, 2020
Cory's principal cornet opens his own cornet corner shop open to players 24 hours a day...


Diversity

BBE explores diversity issues with partners

August 08, 2020
Organisations and individuals with experience and interest in the issues surrounding diversity, equality and inclusion meet on-line with Brass Bands England to explore views and opinions.


Cancelled

Scottish Borders contest cancelled

August 08, 2020
Another brass band event is cancelled as the Coronavirus pandemic continues to affect the contesting calendar.


NYMAZ

Big Brass Day closing date

August 08, 2020
There is not much time left to sign up for some great workshops on the NYMAZ 'Big Brass Day'.


Tabby Kerwin

Kerwin reaches out to global audience

August 07, 2020
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 07, 2020
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 07, 2020
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.




BBSS

Enjoy the Virtual Brass Band Summer School Grand Finale Concert

August 14 • There is a Friday night treat for you this evening with the Virtual Brass Band Summer School Grand Finale Concert.


Symphony Hall

Symphony Hall to host virtual Brass Gala

August 14 • Mnozil Brass, Cory, Black Dyke and the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire will provide an evening of virtual entertainment thanks to a new Symphony Hall on-line initiative on British Open weekend.


Virus

Glimmer of rehearsal light for bands in England

August 14 • Brass Bands England's request for clarification on latest Government Covid-19 guidelines sees rehearsal opportunities allowed under strictest of provisions.


Seats

Indoor performance easing decision in England met with disdain

August 14 • The announcement to allow socially distanced live indoor performances in England from this weekend has been met with extensive and widespread criticism.


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


Newbridge Band

August 12 • Newbridge celynen brass band 4th sectiob are recruiting *Cornets * Flugel Horn *Horns * Baritone and Bb and Eb Bass . . We are planning to rebuild over the next 12 months with Concerts and 3 contests


Chadderton Band

August 11 • Chadderton Band is a non-contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are a friendly band looking for players of all ages and abilities on all sections + EUPH and percussion. Most welcome to come along to one of our rehearsals.


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!


Steve Pritchard-Jones

FTCL LTCL LDBBA DipMusEd GMus QTS NPQH
Conductor, Adjudicator, Teacher


               

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