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Radio: Yorkshire Brass

Plenty of music to get you through the Festive period thanks to David Hoyle.



Yorkshire Brass:

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Live broadcast available weekly on Sunday afternoon from 1pm BBC Radio Leeds 92.4FM, 103.9FM, DAB digital and 774AM or BBC Radio York 95.3FM, 103.7FM or 104.3 FM

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Sunday 18th December:

Oberaargauer Brass Band
A Christmas Celebration
Arr Howard Lorriman

Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Midnight Sleighride
Ray Farr

Harrogate Band
The Carollers
R E Holz

Cory Band
Russlan & Ludmilla
Mikhail Glinka

Brian Evans & Wingates Band

Brighouse & Rastrick Band
Marching Through Georgia
Goff Richards

Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Mistletoe & Wine

Yorkshire Building Society Band
Caribbean Christmas
Sandy Smith

Black Dyke Band
O Holy Night
Adolphe Adam

Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart Travel Band
Santa Claustrophobia
Sandy Smith

Cory Band
The Christmas Song

Brass Band Aid Celebrity Band
Do They Know It’s Christmas?

Black Dyke Band
Alan Fernie

Black Dyke Band
Clive Barraclough

Maurice Murphy & Leyland DAF Band
Love on the Rocks
Arr P Sparke

Solid Brass
It’s a Sin

Roberts Bakery Band
Grand March from Tannhauser
Richard Wagner

Royal Doulton Band
Music Box Dancer

Band of the Salvation Army
The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy
Arr Kevin Norbury

Brighouse & Rastrick Band
O Come All Ye Faithful
Arr Ray Woodfield

Rothwell Temperance Band
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
J Styne

Brighouse & Rastrick Band
Stop the Cavalry
Jona Lewie

Besses Boys Band
Christmas Crackers
Ray Woodfield

Brighouse & Rastrick Band
As With Gladness Men of Old
Arr Ray Woodfield

Royal Doulton Band
Mary’s Boy Child

Thoresby Colliery Band
A Christmas Festival
Leroy Anderson


4BR Shop: Go straight, cupped or practice...

June 23 • If its a straight, cup or practice mute at a great price you are looking for today, then go 4BR shopping...


Plenty of prizes to play for at Foden's annual Solo, Duet & Quartet contest day

June 23 • There really is something to play for at Foden's annual contest — from the youngest to the oldest and all stops in between — including a great new family duet category...


Wales seeks community approach to composer pathways

June 23 • A new four pronged initiative to help Welsh composers has been launched to create a community of shared learning and collaboration experience.


4BR Shop: Flash the plastic!

June 22 • There is a great deal on the iconic plastic pTrumpet through the 4BR Shop at the moment thanks to Band Supplies.

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

Blidworth Welfare Band - Organist Keith Hearnshaw

Saturday 23 June • St Andrews Church, The Green, Swanwick, Derbys DE55 1AN

Besses o' th' Barn Band - Charity Celebration Concert

Saturday 23 June • St Thomas Church, Warrington Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield WN4 9PL

York Railway Institute Band - Dan Thomas - Euphonium

Saturday 23 June • Central Methodist Church. St Saviourgate. York. YO1 8NQ YO1 8NQ

The Marple Band

June 24 • Lonely, single 2nd man down seeks her principal right hand man to accompany her at rehearsals, concerts, contests and more. Must be able to perform quality solos and be sociable too. Date nights are Friday night with occasional/regular weekends.

Frampton on Severn Silver Band

June 22 • We are a friendly non-contesting band in Gloucestershire looking for players, particularly cornets, baritone and basses, but all are welcome. We play at many local events and bandstand jobs, and practice on Tuesday evenings just off Junction 13 of the M5.

Crewe Brass

June 22 • Crewe Brass currently have vacancies for Eb and BBb Bass, Baritone, and Cornet. We are a friendly, social first section band with a good mix of concerts and contests, and rehearse on Monday and Friday evenings in Shavington, Crewe.

Dave Collins

BA (Hons) (Dunelm) I, FSCO
Composer and Arranger