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Fodens

Foden's get ready for contest broadcast

October 29, 2020
There is a great evening of wonderful solo and ensemble playing to savour on Friday as you can sit back and enjoy the finalists taking part in the Foden's online Solo & Ensemble contest.


Hanneford

You can't keep a good band down...not in Canada anyway

October 29, 2020
A 10 piece group from the professional Hannaford Street Silver Band has made sure you can't keep great brass band music making down for long despite the restrictions...


Andrew Snell

Arrivals and departures at Leopard Coachlines Canterbury Brass

October 29, 2020
New Zealand A Grade contenders welcome the experienced Andrew Snell as their new Musical Director.


nabbc

New look to be announced for Conductors Association

October 29, 2020
Russell Gray will announce the new name and the new objectives of the revamped National Association of Brass Band Conductors on the next BBE webinar presentation.


Brass BAND rADIO

Radio: Top Brass

October 29, 2020
John Maines returns with plenty of great brass band music to enjoy over the airwaves.


Butlins

Green light for 2021 Butlins Festival at later January date

October 28, 2020
Butlins announce that its 2021 Brass Band Festival will now go ahead at a later date in January with comprehensive measures in place to reduce Covid-19 risks to visitors and competitors.


RNCM

RNCM to host online conducting events

October 28, 2020
Two free online events are being hosted by Mark Heron at the RNCM aimed at helping develop wide ranging conducting skills.


Meechan

Leading Canadian musical honour for Meechan

October 28, 2020
Peter Meechan becomes only the ninth composer to be presented with a prestigious Canadian Band Association Composer Award for his contribution to concert band repertoire.


Crewre

Young Ambassadors take lead at Crewe Brass

October 28, 2020
Importance of youth sees Crewe Brass create leading organisational roles to tap into the energy and drive of their young stars.


Shetand

New work to pay homage to War heroes

October 27, 2020
The incredible story of the Shetland Bus heroes is to be celebrated in a new work by Martin Winter performed in a special concert by Tertnes Brass in November.


Coryonline

Cory to host regional battles

October 27, 2020
The world's number 1 ranked band will hosting a new online championship — this time with an emphasis on regional talents.


Eiretime

Curtin raised on new release from Foden's euph star

October 26, 2020
The much anticipated new CD release from Gary Curtin is now available to enjoy.


Welsh flag

Watershed moment for Welsh banding as new national body is set up

October 26, 2020
A sense of determination underpins a new national Welsh banding body set up to support, develop and promote the movement at all levels in every part of the nation.


Clock

4BR Quiz: Weekend quiz

October 25, 2020
Something to while away the hours as we endure lockdown restrictions in different tiers, forms and guidance this weekend...


Bic2020

Worldwide audience to pick Brass in Concert 'Champion of Champions'

October 25, 2020
A free online weekend of fantastic Brass in Concert entertainment will see audiences at home pick their favourite 'Champion of Champions' performances.


Evans

Tricky Dicky beats everyone off the Xmas start line

October 24, 2020
If you are looking to put a festive smile on faces this year then why not get a perfect stocking filler from Richard Evans...


Sage

Sage Gateshead gains funding help

October 24, 2020
The Brass in Concert venue receives £1.8 million "vital funding" from the Culture Recovery Fund.


Welsh

Culture Recovery Fund boosts for Welsh bands

October 24, 2020
A number of Welsh bands have been successful in their applications for Cultural Recovery Fund awards from the Arts Council of Wales to help them through the Coronavirus pandemic.


Steph Wilkins

Wilkins heads to Queensbury as new flugel

October 23, 2020
Former Fairey Band principal cornet Steph Wilkins will take over the flugel horn role at Black Dyke Band.


Advert

Brass Bands England announces new career opportunities

October 22, 2020
BBE invests Culture Recovery Funding in job opportunities to benefit banding — and you could be the right person to do them.


Dan Jenkins

Nearly Salsa time from Dan Jenkins Music

October 22, 2020
There is plenty of great music to enjoy — and more to come from composer Dan Jenkins through his website.


Humes

4BR Shop: Humes & Berg Cornet Cup Mute

October 22, 2020
A great price for a great cup mute from the iconic brand of Humes & Berg.


Black Dyke

Black Dyke announces Culture Recovery Fund projects

October 22, 2020
Black Dyke will target education, small ensemble repertoire and community engagement as the core ambitions of its recovery fund award.


Dickins

The countdown to the Christmas carol season begins...

October 22, 2020
Strata Brass to bring new take on a Charles Dickens family favourite to our screens this Christmas.


Brummie

New Brummie solo competition looks for lyrical talent

October 22, 2020
A new online solo competition will be looking for the best lyrical solo players from around the world.




Fodens

Foden's get ready for contest broadcast

October 29 • There is a great evening of wonderful solo and ensemble playing to savour on Friday as you can sit back and enjoy the finalists taking part in the Foden's online Solo & Ensemble contest.


Hanneford

You can't keep a good band down...not in Canada anyway

October 29 • A 10 piece group from the professional Hannaford Street Silver Band has made sure you can't keep great brass band music making down for long despite the restrictions...


Andrew Snell

Arrivals and departures at Leopard Coachlines Canterbury Brass

October 29 • New Zealand A Grade contenders welcome the experienced Andrew Snell as their new Musical Director.


nabbc

New look to be announced for Conductors Association

October 29 • Russell Gray will announce the new name and the new objectives of the revamped National Association of Brass Band Conductors on the next BBE webinar presentation.


The Marple Band - Marple and Hawk Green Bands Concert Compstall

Saturday 7 November • St Pauls Church, Compstall Rd, Compstall, Stockport, Cheshire SK6 5HU


The Marple Band - Marple Band Family Christmas Concert

Friday 18 December • Marple Conservative Club, church Lane, Marple, SK6 6AY


Contest: Butlins Mineworkers Festival

Saturday 30 January • Roman Bank, Ingoldmells, Skegness PE25 1NJ


Contest: Butlins Mineworkers Festival

Sunday 31 January • Roman Bank, Ingoldmells, Skegness PE25 1NJ


Black Dyke Band - Brighouse & Rastrick, Huddersfield Town Hall

Saturday 27 March • Corporation St, Huddersfield HD1 2TA


Amesbury Town Band

October 21 • 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!


Shipston Town Band

October 8 • We are currently looking to recruit a Bass Trombone BBb bass and EEb bass to bring the band up to strength ready for when things return to normal. We are graded section 3 in the Midlands taking part in a good range of concerts and contests,


Milton Keynes Brass

October 5 • Applications are invited for a baritone player for Milton Keynes Brass. We are a friendly 1st section band based in Milton Keynes and rehearsals take place on Tuesday evenings, 7:45pm-10:00pm, with additional rehearsals before contests.


Stuart Black

BA (Hons) Music
Conductor, Teacher, Flugel soloist


               

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