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Bands get ready for British Open

Its all about last minute preparations to get ready for the 166th British Open Championship this weekend...

Brighosue
  Brighouse players put the final touches to their Open preparations

The clock is now ticking down to the start of the 2018 British Open Championship, which takes place at Symphony Hall in Birmingham on Saturday.

All that is left is for the 19 world class competitors to put the finishing touches to their preparation on the set-work, 'A Brussels Requiem' by Bert Appermont before they take to the stage.

National press

Photographer Lorne Campbell has once again been providing pictures for the national media to consider printing — and was able to capture the National Champions Brighouse & Rastrick in their stage uniforms at their final rehearsal at their West Riding headquarters on Thursday evening.

Copyright: Lorne Campbell



Stavanger

Stavanger hosts brass band and symphony orchestra world premiere

September 21 • A new work celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Norwegian Music Federation will be given its world premiere this evening in Stavanger — featuring the combined forces of its leading symphony orchestra and brass band.


Change

Scottish Parliament hears impassioned plea for free instrumental music services

September 21 • Scottish MSPs get to hear the arguments made for changing the law to enable children in state schools in Scotland to receive free music instrument teaching.


Band Supplies

Best Area test piece and Christmas music deals at Band Supplies

September 21 • If its the 2019 Regional test-pieces or the best music to play with your fund raising efforts this Christmas then Band Supplies has the best deals for you... so ring, ring, ring...


World

Bands look to showcase their Bolsover entertainment brand to the world

September 20 • Over 50 bands will be broadcasting their unique brand of entertainment to all corners of the globe at the forthcoming Bolsover Festival of Brass.


Rhondda Fach Youth Band - Residential Brass Band Course

Friday 21 September • The course will take place at Manor Adventure – Abernant Lake Hotel from Friday 21st September 2018 concluding with a mini concert for family member Ld5 4rr


The Fairey Band - Celebrating 150 years of Lytham Methodist Church

Saturday 22 September • Lytham Methodist Church. Park Street. Lytham Saint Annes . FY8 5LU FY8 5LU


Medway Band - Barbershop & Brass concert

Saturday 22 September • Langley Park School for Boys. South Eden Park Rd . Beckenham . Bromley. BR3 3BP


Roberts Bakery Band - St Luke's Hospice Gala Concert

Saturday 22 September • St Mary's Church, Church Ln, Nantwich CW5 5RQ


Black Dyke Band - Lucerne Switzerland

Saturday 22 September • KKL, Europaplatz 1, 6005 Luzern, Switzerland 6002


The Corsham Band

September 21 • Due to work commitments, a vacancy has arisen for a Tenor Trombone player. First or Second position available. We are a newly promoted Second Section band with a friendly and enthusiastic team.


Carlton Brass

September 20 • A fantastic opportunity has arisen for the position of Assistant Principle Cornet (a posh bumper-upper), plus one other cornet player (front or back row). Our Nottingham-based band rehearse in our own band room in Netherfield each Monday & Thursday 8-10


Newstead Brass

September 18 • Settled in at Nottingham, Trent or Derby university and looking for a band? . . Newstead Brass and MD Jim Davies are always keen to welcome and support young players looking to develop their brass or percussion skills.


Kevin Wadsworth


Conductor, adjudicator, teacher (ABBA)