facebook twitter rss vimeo

*
banner

How Valaisia created British Open history

BBC Radio 2's Listen to the Band has made Valaisia's historic winning performance from the British Open available online.

Valaisia British Open
  Valaisia Brass Band celebrate their victory on stage at Symphony Hall, Birmingham

As part of its coverage of the British Open, BBC Radio 2's 'Listen to the Band' has made Valaisia's winning performance of 'Fraternity', composed by Thierry Deleruyulle, available on its website.

Victory last weekend saw the Swiss band become only the third non-British band, following the Newcastle Steel Works (Australia) in 1924 and the National Brass Band of New Zealand in 1953, to win the iconic Gold Shield.

The winning performance

To listen to Valasia's winning performance conducted by Arsene Duc, visit the link below, which should be available for around thirty days:

http:/­/­www.bbc.co.uk/­programmes/­p05frj2k



Music

Project findings highlight inexcusable lack of female compositions

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


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.. .


Alan Duguid

BA (Hons), PGDipMus, PGCE
Conductor, Composer, Adjudicator (ABBA)