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International flavour to the Scottish Open in Perth

There is a cross border, cross ocean feel to the Scottish Open Championship in Perth this weekend.

Scotland
  The Scottish Open Championship takes place in Perth on Saturday

4BR will also be heading to the wonderful city of Perth this weekend to bring you live coverage of the Scottish Open Championship.

15 bands take to the stage to perform their Peter Graham selections in the hope of lifting the title.

The defending champion is Whitburn, whilst there is added international flavour to the event with former champion and recent Brass in Concert Championship runner-up Fountain City making a welcome return.

The defending champion is Whitburn, whilst there is added international flavour to the event with former champion and recent Brass in Concert Championship runner-up Fountain City making a welcome return4BR

Scottish Open:

Saturday 25th Movember
Perth Concert Hall
Own Choice test piece composed by Peter Graham
Commence 1.30pm
Adjudicators: Steven Mead and Alan Morrison

Bon Accord Silver (Stephen Malcolm)
Bo'ness & Carriden (Kevin Price)
Co-operative Funeralcare (Allan Ramsay)
Damellington (Richard Evans)
EYMS (Stig Maersk)
Fishburn (David Hirst)
Fountain City Brass (Dr Joseph Parisi)
Kirkintilloch (Ray Munday)
Kirkintilloch Kelvin Brass (Charles Keenan)
Kingdom Brass (Paul Drury)
Rainford Band (Gareth Brindle)
Tullis Russell Mills (John Wallace CBE)
Unison Kinneil (Raymond Tennant)
Whitburn Band (Prof Nicholas Childs)
Yorkshire Imperial DUT (Russell Gray)



Heritage High School

Bolsover announces 2018 draws

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


Radio

Radio: Sounds of Brass

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


Fesival

Report & Results: 2018 West of England Bandsmans Contest

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


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.


Alan Widdop


Conductor, Brass teacher, Adjudicator (ABBA)