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Swiss honour for Arsene Duc

September 04, 2023
The conductor of Valaisia Brass Band is to be presented with the prestigious Stephan Jaeggi Award by the Swiss Musicians Foundation.

Glenn Van Looy

Van Looy adds to musical air miles

November 16, 2022
Glenn Van Looy has been enjoying his musical travels of late — although its back home for the next challenge.


Valaisia to return to British Open

May 17, 2022
The Swiss National Champion will be invited to compete at the 2023 British Open Championships.


2021 4BR Conductor of the Year

December 25, 2021
Arsene Duc becomes the 4BR Conductor of the Year for a second time.

Van Looy

Van Looy looks for his hit list of players...

May 16, 2020
Euphonium star Glenn Van Looy launches new initiative to help players achieve performance goals...

Vam Lloy

5 minute masterclass with Glenn Van Looy

April 15, 2020
The Geneva Performance & Development Artist talks about getting motivated to practice and how to make sure you warm up properly to play, even for a little blow.


Valaisia ready to celebrate a decade of success

September 24, 2018
There will be plenty of success to celebrate in Chermignon this weekend as Valaisia marks its 10th anniversary

Valaisia — Europeans 2018

World Rankings — June Update

June 25, 2018
Significant moves in the top 10 as Valaisia move up to second following their European Championships success in Utrecht.

Valaisia Win

Report & Result: 2018 European Championships: Championship Section

May 05, 2018
Valaisia Brass Band ascends to the summit of world banding following their victory at the European Championships.


Valaisia enjoys the full blown media exposure treatment

December 01, 2017
The reigning Swiss National champion certainly enjoyed an extended prime time television feature before they successfully defended their title in Montreux.

Valaisia celebrating their British Open success

World Rankings — October update

October 12, 2017
Valaisia and Whitburn reach new heights in the latest rankings release following their stunning efforts in Birmingham last month.

Valaisia British Open

How Valaisia created British Open history

September 13, 2017
BBC Radio 2's Listen to the Band has made Valaisia's historic winning performance from the British Open available online.

Valaisia Open Win 2017

Report & Results: 2017 British Open Championship

September 09, 2017
Valaisia Brass Band makes history in taking the 165th British Open Championship title home to Switzerland.

Glenn Van Looy

Geneva congratulations to Van Looy

December 05, 2016
Geneva International Euphonium artist Glenn Van Looy recently helped Valaisia to retain the Swiss National Championship.


Results: Swiss National

December 02, 2009
There was a bit of a surprise in the cantons of Switzerland on the weekend as Valaisia Brass Band took the honours and the Swiss role at the Europeans in 2010.


Brass Band heritage inspires new generation

July 15 • Youngsters in schools in Huddersfield have been supported to find out more about the global brass band heritage on their doorstep.

Chris Binns

Binns returns to Milnrow

July 13 • Christopher Binns returns to his musical starting point to take the conducting reins.

Amersham Band

Amersham prepares for festival celebration

July 13 • The Amersham Band organisation will working towards its inaugural Music Festival later this month.


Gates closed on exciting recording project

July 13 • The second part of an exciting recording project of the music of composer Dorothy Gates has just been completed with the help of Brighouse & Rastrick Band, Onyx Brass and Isobel Daws.


Sunday 14 July • Pemberton Old Wigan Brass Bands. Enfield Street,. Pemberton,. Wigan WN5 8DZ


Friday 19 July • Pemberton Old Wigan Band . Enfield Street,. Pemberton,. Wigan. WN5 8DZ

Barnsley Brass - Stephen Sykes, Principal Trombone of The Cory Band

Saturday 20 July • St Mary's Church, Kippax, Leeds LS25 7HF

Boarshurst Silver Band - Sunday Brass Concert - Skelmanthorpe Band

Sunday 21 July • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane OL3 7EW

Boarshurst Silver Band - Sunday Brass Concert - Phoenix Brass

Sunday 28 July • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane OL3 7EW

Waltham St. Lawrence Silver Band

July 13 • Our welcoming non-contesting band, based near Maidenhead, Bracknell and Reading, seeks: . Solo Euphonium . 1st Horn . Percussion, kit and tuned: we have a lovely pair of timps! . Solo Cornet to complete the front-row line-up. 2nd Cornet

Newtown Silver Band

July 12 • Musical Director. Following the retirement of our current Musical Director after 40 years of loyal service the band is seeking a new Musical Director to take the band forward. We are a 3rd section band with a busy programme and enthusiastic members. .

Epping Forest Band

July 12 • Required: We are a friendly 2nd section band in Essex. We are in need of a Tenor Horn , cornet (position negotiable) and a Kit player. We have our own band room and full percussion is provided

David W. Ashworth

Conductor, Band Trainer and Adjudicator


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