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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...


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...

St Pinnock Brass Band - Music at the Quayside

Thursday 16 August • Quayside centre, West Looe PL13 2ES

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

Horwich RMI Band

August 14 • Horwich RMI band are accepting interest for the positions Bb Bass and Tenor Horn (position negotiable dependent upon ability). Friendly band with balanced engagement schedule. Very enjoyable and fun rehearsals.

St Pinnock Brass Band

August 14 • SOLO TROMBONE PLAYER:. Recently revitalised with the appointment of renowned Musical Director, David Johnson, and an influx of new players - both young and old, this ambitious second section brass band is seeking a solo trombone player.

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.

James Chamberlain

BMus (Hons) PGCE
Conductor, Teacher