facebook twitter rss vimeo shop label

*
banner

Wilkinson to lead free masterclass attraction

Foden's principal cornet Mark Wilkinson will lead a free masterclass for players in Solihull later this month.

Mark Wilkinson
  Mark Wilkinson will lead the free masterclass

Foden's principal cornet Mark Wilkinson is to hold a free masterclass for brass players in Solihull on Sunday 20th May.

The event is being jointly organised by Shirley Band (David Hirst) and Solihull Youth Brass Band (Richard Bull) part of Solihull Music Service, who later in the day will accompanying Mark in concert at their Spring Brass Explosion at Solihull School.

Encourage

Shirley Band Secretary Brian Johnson told 4BR: "We're delighted that Mark is joining us for our Spring concert and pleased to share with Solihull Youth Brass Band.

We'd certainly encourage brass players, music teachers and parents to come to the masterclass and concert for what should be one of the musical highlights of the year."

We'd certainly encourage brass players, music teachers and parents to come to the masterclass and concert for what should be one of the musical highlights of the yearShirley Band

Wonderful musicality

Richard Bull, conductor of Solihull Youth Brass Band, added: "Being part of another musical collaboration with Shirley Band will be inspiring for our students and one which Solihull Music Service really values.

We are also very fortunate to be joined by Mark Wilkinson, and I know that every player at the masterclass and concert will benefit from his wonderful musicality."

Sign up

To sign up for a free place on the masterclass and to buy concert tickets for the concert, go to: www.ticketsource.co.uk/­shirleyband



Kyle Lawson

Lawson returns to principal seat at Brighouse

August 14 • National Champion acts swiftly as New Zealand cornet star Kyle Lawson returns to the principal cornet seat at Brighouse & Rastrick.


Freddie Mercury

4BR Shop: Radio Ga Ga

August 14 • Every band needs to go a bit Ga Ga once in a while on a concert stage...


hands

New associate lead at Foss Dyke

August 14 • Ian Scott becomes the new Associate Conductor at Foss Dyke Band


Band Supplies

Band Supplies: Outstanding used instruments need new homes

August 14 • There are some wonderful instruments in need of a new home before the contest season starts again...


Ibstock Brick Brass - Ibstock Country Fair

Sunday 19 August • Ibstock Showground. Pretoria Road. Ibstock. Leicestershire LE676LN


Black Dyke Band - St Wilfrid's Church, Harrogate

Saturday 1 September • Duchy Rd, Harrogate HG1 2EY


Contest: 166th British Open

Saturday 8 September • Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA


Black Dyke Band - Brass on Sunday Gala Concert, Birmingham

Sunday 9 September • Broad St, Birmingham B1 2EA


Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Saturday 15 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse. GL50 4SH


The Corsham Band

August 14 • With a solid result in our first year in the Second Section at the Regional Contest, the band are now looking for an experienced Front Row Cornet Player to join our friendly and enthusiastic team.


Lindley Band

August 13 • TUTTI CORNET required to join friendly team who enjoy a balance of contesting and good quality engagements. You will be most welcome to come for a trial rehearsal under our MD Rob Westacott. Our bandroom is only 1 mile from M62, Junction 24.


Lindley Band

August 13 • FIRST BARITONE required to join friendly team who enjoy a balance of contesting and good quality engagements. You will be most welcome to come for a trial rehearsal under our MD Rob Westacott. Our bandroom is only 1 mile from M62, Junction 24.


Sandy Smith


Conductor, teacher, adjudicator and arranger