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Project findings highlight inexcusable lack of female compositions

June 20, 2018
Figures compiled by a new report show that 95% of classical music concerts only feature works by men.


Newmilns

SBBA continues to sow seeds for sustainable grass roots future

June 20, 2018
The Scottish Brass Band Association is helping to strengthen the grass roots future of banding with investment in youth.


iMPS

Report & Result: 2018 Morley March & Hymn Tune

June 20, 2018
Yorkshire Imps prove to be march wizards amid the contest traffic as they claim the honours, the money and the silverware at the popular Morley contest.


Denis Wick

All that glitters...

June 20, 2018
John Packer Ltd has a fantastic range of golden Denis Wick mutes ready to be played...


Easington

Report & Results: 2018 Brass at Beamish March & Hymn Tune

June 19, 2018
There was a great deal of quality traditional march and hymn tune playing on show at the popular Beamish Museum in County Durham.


Coalburn

Coalburn's Got Talent — plenty of it!

June 19, 2018
Simon Cowell should have been in Coalburn as the band's 'Talent' showcased their brilliant playing.


cUPS

Report & Results: 2018 Holme Valley Solo & Ensemble

June 19, 2018
There were some stunning performances to enjoy at the Hade Edge bandroom on the weekend.


Radio

Radio: Sunday Bandstand

June 19, 2018
Music over the airwaves from Chris Helme


Sheona White

White joins adjudication association

June 19, 2018
Sheona White is the latest high profile recruit to join the Association of Brass Band Adjudicators


Besson

Superb UK deals on Besson 180th Anniversary instruments

June 19, 2018
UkBrassHire has a number of limited edition Besson 180th anniversary instruments available to buy or hire — so get in touch now not to miss out.


Pennine

Pennine partnership adds extra levels of musical Strata

June 18, 2018
A new musical partnership between Pennine Music and Strata Brass will give customers the chance to sample new releases with an authentic sound...


radio

Inside information gives brass bands Radio 3 boost

June 18, 2018
Not all is lost on the BBC for brass bands if we can get more insight and passion for the medium from the likes of conductor Greg Beardsall.


Heritage High School

Bolsover announces 2018 draws

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


Radio

Radio: Sounds of Brass

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


Fesival

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...


Smith

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.


Kerkrade

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




Tredegar Town Band - Mussorgsky meets Mozart

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


The Marple Band - The Marple Band presents Music from Musicals

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


York Railway Institute Band - Dan Thomas - Euphonium

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


Besses o' th' Barn Band - Charity Celebration Concert

Saturday 23 June • St Thomas Church, Warrington Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield WN4 9PL


Blidworth Welfare Band - Organist Keith Hearnshaw

Saturday 23 June • St Andrews Church, The Green, Swanwick, Derbys DE55 1AN


Cheshire Constabulary Band

June 20 • Cheshire police band based in Winsford & rehearsing Mondays are looking for a tutti & 3rd cornet. Great rh facilities and a smart friendly band.


Blidworth Welfare Band

June 20 • Midlands area Championship section (5th place 2018) Blidworth Welfare band require a percussionist to join us (Thursday rehearsals only apart from contest run up). Our only vacancy is now for a percussionist who can join our great team.


Stannington Brass Band

June 20 • Stannington Brass Band are looking for a soprano cornet player to join our progressive 1st section band. We have a good band room atmosphere and a calendar of interesting concerts and contests.. . Rehearsals - Thursdays 8pm-10pm and Sunday 7.30pm-9.30pm


David Frame


Bass/Tenor Trombone Player, Adjudicator (Member of AoBBA) Occasional Conductor