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Heritage High School

Bolsover announces 2018 draws

June 17, 2018
The draws for the 2018 Bolsover Festival of Brass have been announced.


Radio: Sounds of Brass

June 17, 2018
More great brass band music from Phillip Hunt down in Cornwall.


Report & Results: 2018 West of England Bandsmans Contest

June 17, 2018
The Bugle call of victory is sounded for a 31st time for St Dennis as they take the honours at Molinnis Park, as Bodmin, Camborne Junior, Bugle, Okehampton, St Austell Youth and Soundhouse Brass Juniors claim section awards.

Ray Farr

Ray Farr to give free conducting lessons...

June 17, 2018
Ray Farr is making his acclaimed 'Introduction to Conducting' book available free on his website.

Brass Band world

June edition of Brass Band World magazine out now

June 16, 2018
The June edition of Brass Band World magazine is now out — and its has a percussive feel about it...


Brass band link heralds 150th celebrations at Cambridge University

June 16, 2018
Girton College Cambridge will celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2019 by strengthening its existing brass band links.


Change of artistic direction at WMC

June 16, 2018
There is new artistic leadership at the World Music Contest in Kerkrade as festival looks towards 2021.

Balck Dyke

Fancy owning a bit of Black Dyke instrument heritage?

June 16, 2018
You can own your own bit of Black Dyke musical heritage thanks to a brilliant instrument deal on offer from the Yorkshire Champion, Besson and Band Supplies


Darrol Barry funeral arrangements announced

June 16, 2018
The funeral arrangements for the composer Darrol Barry have been announced.

Brett Baker

Baker takes in World Cup draw of venues

June 16, 2018
Brett Baker will be racking up more appearances around the globe than England at the World Cup over the next month or so...


Kleptomanics on a nicking spree again

June 16, 2018
Those musical light fingered musicians from the Septura Ensemble have pinched some brilliant heirlooms from Faure and Gershwin for their latest heist...


To Surrey and beyond for Minshall

June 16, 2018
The respected bass trombonist Simon Minshall will swap concert attire for lycra as he takes to the saddle to help Brass for Africa


Prof David King to lead inaugural National Youth Brass Band of America

June 16, 2018
The first National Youth Brass Band of America will see Prof David King lead an exciting line-up of tutors to inspire America's next generation of playing talent.


Welsh Area heads north for 2019

June 14, 2018
The 2019 Welsh Regional Championships will take place at William Aston Hall in Wrexham as the contest returns to North Wales for first time since 2014.


North East trio to lead great exhibition at Sage

June 14, 2018
Reg Vardy, NASUWT Riverside and Easington Colliery are to combine to be featured in a musical celebration of the Great Exhibition of the North at Sage Gateshead.


Lydbrook set to pioneer boundary crossings with latest Prom

June 14, 2018
The Lydbrook Band will be breaking through cultural as well as genre boundaries with their latest innovative Proms in the Park initiative.


Bands in the Park in Barnwell

June 14, 2018
Six bands will provide a great day of musical entertainment in the lovely surroundings of Barnwell Park in Northants next month — including a world premiere.


Arise Lord Alex and his brilliant musical menagerie

June 13, 2018
Alex Hoekstra, a brilliant 11 year old with autism has wowed everyone with his first trumpet tunes book...


BEM honour for outstanding musician

June 13, 2018
Dianne Pannell has also been honoured by Her Majesty the Queen in her Birthday Honours with the British Empire Medal.

Van Looy

Belgian master looks forward to Salford masters

June 13, 2018
Glenn Van Looy will be making regular visits to the University of Salford to inspire the next generation of brass band Masters...

Sherborne Town Youth Band - Sherborne Town Band

Sunday 17 June • Pageant Gardens, Sherborne, DORSET, DT9 3NW DT9 3NW

Roberts Bakery Band - Brass on the Grass

Sunday 17 June • Congleton Park. Park Road. Congleton. Cheshire. CW12 1JG

Trinity Girls Brass Band -

Sunday 17 June • Jubilee Park, Wigan Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield WN4 9BH

Leicestershire Co-op Band - Leicestershire Co-op Snibston Brass Band take cent

Sunday 17 June • Century Theatre. Ashby Road. Coalville . Leicestershire. LE67 3LN LE67 3LN

The Fairey Band -

Sunday 17 June • Playhouse Theatre. Marine Ave. Whitley Bay. NE26 1LZ. United Kingdom NE261LZ

Ripon City band

June 17 • Ripon City Band require EEb Bass, Bb Cornet and Percussion (Kit and/or tuned). We are a welcoming First Section band with a varied programme of engagements and contests. We rehearse in Ripon on Tuesday and Friday evenings at 7.40.

Glossop Old Band

June 16 • Glossop Old Band is looking to appoint a new Musical Director. We are a friendly first section band with some contesting and a good mix of concerts. Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings 8.00-10.00pm at our Band Club at Derby Street, Glossop, SK13 8LP

Bradwell Silver band

June 15 • Bradwell Silver Band invites applicants for a seat in our Solo Cornet section.. Currently L&SC 4th Section Regional Champions and are promoted to 3rd section in 2019, we are a friendly, contesting band with a sensible list of engagements.

Neil Samuel