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Black Dyke to give world premiere at Lincoln

February 7, 2018
A new work by Paul Lovatt-Cooper reflecting on one of the most important battles of English history will be given a world premiere by Black Dyke Band in the heart of Lincoln.


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Great response to Black Dyke workshop

February 2, 2018
There has already been a great response to the Black Dyke workshop day run by Market Rasen band at Lincoln Minster School in April — so be quick to sign up not to miss out.


Philip Wilby

Black Dyke seeks Young Composer to be mentored by Prof Philip Wilby in 2018

January 24, 2018
Black Dyke is offering the opportunity for a young composer to work alongside Prof Philip Wilby for a year to produce a major work for the Yorkshire band.


Donald HNSON

Black Dyke mourn loss of former President

January 20, 2018
Black Dyke has announced the death of Donald Hanson, the man who helped secure the future of the band following the demise of the John Foster & Son textile business.


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Black Dyke to premiere new works in medieval splendour

January 20, 2018
A successful 'Grants for the Arts Programme' award will see Market Rasen Band host Black Dyke and two world premieres at one of the great medieval cathedrals in England.


Adrian Hirst

Black Dyke delight at Hirst Christmas present

December 17, 2017
The return of bass trombonist Adrian Hirst has given Black Dyke the best banding Christmas present anyone could have hoped for.


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Award winners receive Black Dyke accolades

December 15, 2017
David Smith, Martin Irwin and Alison Childs receive well deserved awards at the recent Black Dyke presentation dinner.


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Black Dyke stars to lead youth workshop in West Yorkshire

December 13, 2017
Star players from Black Dyke Band will lead free workshop tuition for school children in the heart of West Yorkshire next February.


Portraits of Tibshelf

Godley's cream given retrospective

December 10, 2017
The work of renowned i-pad artist Mik Godley has been given a retrospective by the influential East Midlands Contemporary Visual Arts Network — including the innovative Portraits of Tibshelf project.


Peaky Blinders

Black Dyke stars play a perfect sneaky blinder

November 16, 2017
Players from Black Dyke could be seen performing in the opening sequence to the new series of the hit period drama Peaky Blinders.


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Black Dyke ready to enjoy sell out Japanese tour

October 30, 2017
Prof Nicholas Childs and Black Dyke are in Japan for what promises to be another amazing musical experience.


Edward Gregson

Edward Gregson nominated for British Composer Award

October 25, 2017
One of the most influential writers for the brass band medium has been nominated for a British Composer Award for his work, 'Four Etudes'.


Signings

Black Dyke sign new cornet duo

October 17, 2017
Black Dyke welcomes Jon Hammond and Adam Finch to their cornet section.


Lesley Garrett

Black Dyke signs up high profile heritage stars

September 29, 2017
Lesley Garrett, Ed Balls, Russ Abbott, Michael Eavis and Richard Morrison are the first batch of high profile personalities from the arts, business and politics to become heritage 'Pondashers'.


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Black Dyke to open Gallery doors in Ossett

September 28, 2017
The Yorkshire Champion will be showcasing its Gallery collection ahead of its appearance at the Royal Albert Hall.


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Fraternal welcome for Dyke Open rehearsal

August 27, 2017
If you want to hear how the Yorkshire Champion is getting on with their British Open preparations then they have announced their open rehearsal time and date.


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Irwin looks forward to high wire role at Dyke

August 11, 2017
Martin Irwin has just made his debut sop appearance at Black Dyke and is now looking forward to the major challenges of the Open and Nationals with his new instrument in hand.


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Operatic link for Dyke

August 8, 2017
Black Dyke set to make return to West Country for anniversary celebration


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 Interview with Prof Nicholas Childs

August 2, 2017
4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to IBBSS Course Director, Prof Nicholas Childs


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New personnel and moves at Black Dyke

July 15, 2017
Two new players and movement of personnel at the Queensbury band as they look towards the second half of the contest season and beyond.




Tredegar Town Band - Mussorgsky meets Mozart

Wednesday 20 June • ROYAL BIRMINGHAM CONSERVATOIRE, Birmingham City University, 200 Jennens Rd, Birmingham. B4 7XR


Black Dyke Band - Halifax Choral Society

Saturday 23 June • Victoria Theatre, 2 Fountain St, Halifax HX1 1BP


The Marple Band - The Marple Band presents Music from Musicals

Saturday 23 June • Stockport Grammar School. Buxton Road. Stockport SK2 7AF


Elland Silver Band - Elland Silver Band

Saturday 23 June • Blackley Blackley Church Prospect View Elland HX5 0TD


York Railway Institute Band - Dan Thomas - Euphonium

Saturday 23 June • Central Methodist Church. St Saviourgate. York. YO1 8NQ YO1 8NQ


Skelmanthorpe Prospect Brass

June 20 • Eb or Bb BASS REQUIRED, Prospect Brass under MD Phil Garlick require a Eb or Bb Bass to join our team. We are a 1st Section band based between Huddersfield and Wakefield, rehearsing Mon/Fri 7-9 in our purpose built bandroom.


Skelmanthorpe Prospect Brass

June 20 • FRONT ROW CORNET REQUIRED, Prospect Brass under MD Phil Garlick require a front cornet to join our team. We are a 1st Section band based between Huddersfield and Wakefield, rehearsing Mon/Fri 7-9 in our purpose built bandroom.


Matlock Band

June 20 • Due to ill health, Matlock Band (Midlands 4th section 2019) require a MUSICAL DIRECTOR.. .


David Hirst

MA, B.Ed (Hons), LTCL
Conductor, adjudicator and arranger