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Brighouse open their Dynasty challange

September 02, 2019
Prof David King and Brighouse & Rastrick will be showcasing their Dynasty preparations this week at an open rehearsal,


Brighouse make American link to enhance professorial musical partnership

July 23, 2019
The Yorkshire Champion makes a trans-Atlantic musical link as Lee Harrelson of Fountain City Brass becomes their new Visiting International Professor to work alongside David King.


Talented duo join Brighouse ranks

July 17, 2019
Mike Cavanagh and Charlotte Horsfield join Yorkshire Champion ahead of major championship challenges.

Cairan Young

Young takes decision to step away from Brighouse

July 04, 2019
After a decade with the West Riding band, solo baritone player Ciaran Young has decided to step down from the role.


Brighouse announce open rehearsal ahead of Band of the Year

June 18, 2019
The Yorkshire champion has announced that it will be holding an open rehearsal ahead of its BrassPass 'Band of the Year'.

Whit Friday reflect

Report & Results: 2019 Whit Friday (Saddleworth & Oldham)

June 15, 2019
The Yorkshire Champion, Brighouse & Rastrick led by Dr David Thornton make it a quartet of Saddleworth & Oldham District Whit Friday titles boosted by over £8,000 in prize money.


Westacott returns to take sop chair at Brighouse

May 10, 2019
The experienced Robert Westacott returns to Brighouse & Rastrick to take on the soprano cornet challenge once again.


Brighouse to showcase European challenge

April 16, 2019
The English representatives Brighouse & Rastrick will open their doors to showcase their European challenge under Prof David King before they head to Montreux.

Millcent Fawcett

Hirst to help keep musical focus on female achievements

March 12, 2019
Brighouse & Rastrick star Laura Hirst is to help Femmes Fortissimo keep a musical focus on women's achievements.


Brighouse to showcase Seascapes before Huddersfield challenge

February 27, 2019
Dr David Thornton and Brighouse & Rastrick will provide listeners with the chance to hear their 'Seascapes' preparation ahead of the Area contest.


Combined forces set for Cheltenham Remembrance

October 18, 2018
Brighouse & Rastrick and Flowers Bands will join together to commemorate the ending of the First World War at a special concert in Cheltenham next month.

Last Post Home

Brighouse to sound Last Post Home

October 15, 2018
Brighouse & Rastrick has linked up with Honley Male Voice Choir to help commemorate the end of the First World War


Brighouse to showcase National Handel

September 27, 2018
The defending National Champion Brighouse & Rastrick will be showcasing their final preparation on 'Handel in the Band' before their title defence at the Royal Albert Hall.


Robertson takes euph lead at National Champion

September 17, 2018
Prof David King secures the 'outstanding' signature of Scotsman Chris Robertson as the West Riding band's new principal euphonium.

Andy Moore

National champion ask for Moore for Open challenge

August 30, 2018
Andy Moore takes solo horn seat at Brighouse & Rastrick as National Champion prepares to showcase their British Open preparation ahead of Symphony Hall.

Kyle Lawson

Lawson returns to principal seat at Brighouse

August 14, 2018
National Champion acts swiftly as New Zealand cornet star Kyle Lawson returns to the principal cornet seat at Brighouse & Rastrick.


Kathleen Gaspoz leaves Brighouse & Rastrick

August 13, 2018
The National Champion seeks a new principal cornet ahead of the British Open as Kathleen Gaspoz steps down from the high profile role with immediate effect.

Sheona White

Sheona White leaves Brighouse & Rastrick

June 04, 2018
The tenor horn star leaves the National Champion as she embarks on new projects.

Brighouse & Rastr

Report & Results: 2018 Whit Friday (Saddleworth & Oldham)

May 26, 2018
National Champion, Brighouse & Rastrick makes it a hat-trick of Saddleworth & Oldham District Whit Friday titles.

Connor Lennon

New soprano topping at Brighouse

April 12, 2018
Sop star Connor Lennon is the latest signing at National Champion Brighouse & Rastrick


Turner enjoys first taste of latest musical menu at Brighouse

March 27, 2018
The new Vice President of Brighouse & Rastrick Band has certainly enjoyed his first taste of the musical menu on offer West Riding — with a good seat at a fair price...

Brian Turner

Turner prize for Brighouse & Rastrick

March 23, 2018
National Champion announces Vice Presidency link with celebrity chef and long time Brighouse fan Brian Turner CBE.

National trophies

2018 National Finalists confirmed

March 19, 2018
The list of bands who will challenge for National honours in the autumn is now complete following the last round of 2018 Regional contests on the weekend.

David King

National Champions look for Odyssey repeat

February 23, 2018
Brighouse & Rastrick will be opening their doors for a sneak preview of their 'Odyssey' preparations.


Hirst returns to National Champion

February 14, 2018
The experienced Laura Hirst has returned to Brighouse & Rastrick in time to join the cornet ranks with Kathleen Gaspoz ahead of their 'Odyssey' appearance at the Yorkshire Regional Championships under Prof David King.


Foden's on look out for injection of youth

September 21 • Young players can once again enjoy being part of the Foden's Youth and Junior Bands — the ideal way to help develop their musical skill sets.


Welsh Champion admits to being Brassic...

September 21 • Tredegar Band enjoy the glamour of being Brassic in Bacup...


Foden's to create a buzz to tackle social isolation

September 20 • The National champion has linked up with Age UK Cheshire in an innovative attempt to tackle the problem of social isolation amongst older people.


Childs and Cook to take Dallas lead

September 20 • David Childs and Daniel Cook will lead an exciting new era for the Dallas Brass Band

The GUS Band - Last Night of the Proms

Saturday 21 September • Holy Trinity Church, . Squires Hill, . Rothwell, . Northamptonshire NN14 6BQ

Haverhill Silver Band - Last Night of the Proms

Saturday 21 September • Haverhill Arts Centre. High Street. Haverhill CB9 8AR

Foden's Band - St Andrew's Church, Penrith

Saturday 21 September • St Andrews Place, Rowan House, CA11 7XZ

Drighlington Band -

Saturday 21 September • Drighlington Methodist Church BD11 1EL

Enderby Youth Band - Mike Fowles, directing a Youth training weekend

Saturday 21 September • Lutterworth College. Bitteswell Road . Lutterworth LE17 4EW

Newstead Brass

September 21 • Friendly, social and well attended band building on third place in 2019 Midlands Championships for a return to the championship section seeks, ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL CORNET, EUPHONIUM, PERCUSSION.

Lofthouse Brass Band

September 20 • Eb Bass, Solo Cornet and Percussion vacancies. If you are heading to Leeds or Huddersfield Uni, then Lofthouse Brass Band would like to hear from you, even if it is just to keep your lip in!

Knottingley Silver Band

September 20 • Knottingley Silver Band have vacant positions for Solo Trombone Bass Trombone Bb Bass and Two front row cornet players (position negotiable for principal cornet ). We are a friendly 1st section band with a light/varied concert schedule.

Mark Wilkinson

Cornet Soloist, Teacher, Adjudicator, Conductor


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