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Fernie inspires Gloucestershire youth

January 10, 2020
Alan Fernie led the music making on the latest Glucestershire Youth Band course — even if he couldn't quite muster up some real snow...


Gloucestershire youth to gain Marsalis experience of a lifetime

March 12, 2019
Members of the Gloucestershire Youth Brass Band are set to enjoy a musical experience of a lifetime later this year — as they join with the incredible Wynton Marsalis on stage...


Gloucester Youth reach out to the future

January 08, 2019
The Gloucester Youth Band has showcased its future intent with a weekend of workshops, rehearsal and young composer spotlights, as well as looking at how they do things in Europe...

Ian Porthouse

Gloucestershire Youth revival

May 19, 2018
Thanks to some brilliant support, the Gloucestershire Youth Brass Band has been revived and is raring to go under the baton of Ian Porthouse...

Pippen and Davoren in action

Pippen provides the wow factor to Gloucestershire Youth

December 11, 2014
Trombone star Jonathan Pippen has been providing the wow factor alongside Tom Davoren at a recent Gloucestershire Music Service Workshop.

Blast off

Gloucester youth enjoy a real blast

March 04, 2014
A Blast Off training event led by Flower MD Paul Holland was full of fun and games recently.

Gloucestershire Youth Band

Portcullis performance for Gloucester Youth

June 29, 2012
Members of the Gloucestershire Youth Band will head to the heart of Westminster to help in the MAD4 Brass Bands launch next week.


Gloucester celebrate

January 03, 2010
2009 was a fine year to celebrate for Gloucestershire Youth — with more to come in 2010 with Simone Rebello.


Gloucester glory for Porthouse

April 08, 2009
4BR talks to Ian Porthouse after he directs Gloucestershire Youth to the Intermediate Section title at Manchester on the weekend.


Welsh Government announces multi million pound music investment

December 6 • The Welsh Government has announced an investment of £6.82m to support music and arts in a new school curriculum initiative.


New Heman lead

December 6 • Composer, performer and conductor Geert Jan Kroon takes the helm at Brassband Heman Zuidwolde.


4BR: Monday Quiz

December 6 • Just find the link to the one of the days of Christmas to get you hands on some great brass band CDs.


Morvern calls time on decade of excellence at Rainford

December 5 • Morvern Sinclair has decided to step down as principal cornet of Rainford Band after 10 years of acclaimed excellence.

Glossop Old Band - Besses o'th' Barn Band.

Sunday 5 December • Glossop Band Club, Derby Street, Glossop. SK13 8LP

VBS Poynton Brass Band - Christmas Concert

Sunday 5 December • Poynton Civic Centre SK12 1RB

Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Sunday 5 December • St Alfege Church. Greenwich Church St. London SE10 9BJ

Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Friday 10 December • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London WC1 2 DJ

York Railway Institute Band - Prima Vocal Ensemble

Saturday 11 December • Selby Abbey. The Crescent. Selby. YO8 4PU YO8 4PU

Harlow Brass Band

December 6 • HBB have a vacancy for a Musical Director. We are a friendly, non-contesting band who reach a good standard. We are asked to play at a variety of events throughout the year and have our own Spring & Christmas concerts. We rehearse on Thursdays, 8-10pm.

Easingwold Town Band

December 5 • Vacancies for Principal Cornet and a Tutti Solo Cornet in our 4th-section registered band, as we look to retain our North of England 4th-section winners title in March 2022. Rehearsals Monday 7.30 - 9.15 p.m.

Avonbank (Evesham) Brass Band

December 5 • Our lively Second Section Band requires an Eb and/or Bb bass player for the Regionals and a front or back row cornet player.. We rehearse Wednesdays at 7.30pm plus other rehearsals in the lead up to competition which takes place on Feb 26th 2022.

Lt Col David Barringer MBE

BMus (Hons)
Conductor and adjudicator


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