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jOHN rOBERTS

Roberts and Unite partnership comes to an end

March 25 • The three year musical partnership between John Roberts and Unite the Union Band has come to an end.


Gresly

Gresley stars of the future showcase their talents

March 25 • The newly crowned Midlands Second Section champion is ensuring that the next generation of talent is being nurtured and encouraged.


radio

Radio: Sounds of Brass

March 25 • More great music making from Philip Hunt with music by Bliss, Howells and other greats...


eIKANGER

Eikanger gains PM endorsement of 70 years of excellence

March 25 • The Norwegian Champion Eikanger Bjorsvik has been praised from the very highest level as the Norwegian Prime Minister pays tribute to 70 years of excellence and achievement.


Jackfield Band -

Friday 29 March • Dawley Town Hall, 6 New Street, Dawley TF4 3JR


Contest: National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great B

Saturday 30 March • University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL


Black Dyke Band - Boston

Saturday 30 March • Centenary Methodist Church, Boston, PE21 6NY


Black Dyke Band - Bury Parish Church

Thursday 4 April • The Rock, Bury BL9 0AH


Strata Brass -

Friday 5 April • Rockingham Centre. Hoyland Common. Barnsley S74 9DQ


Shipston Town Band

March 25 • Fresh from winning the 4th Section at the ODBBA Winter Contest and our success at the Midland Area we are looking for a Bb Bass Eb Bass and a back row cornet as we prepare for our Summer Programme and our visit to Cheltenham in September for the finals


chadderton brass band

March 25 • Chadderton Band is a non-contesting band requiring players of any age and ability to come along to one of our rehearsals and give us a try. We are a friendly band playing at various concerts throughout the year. Conductor required also percussionist.


Ilkeston Brass

March 25 • we are looking for cornet players, position negotiable and Bb bass players. We practice on Thursday and Sunday evenings at Stanton by Dale close to M1.


Darren R. Hawken

PGdip, BMus(hons) PGCE, dipABRSM, LRSM
Conductor, Arranger, Teacher, Adjudicator, Band Trainer