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4BR Wednesday interview with Hannah Archibald

June 09, 2021
4BR talks to 17 year old baritone player Hannah Archibald who is inspiring the Coalburn Band organisation to raise funds for the Changing Faces Scotland charity that works to support youngsters with visible differences.


Coalburn enjoy festive support

January 03, 2021
The Coalburn Band organisation kept themselves busy over the Christmas period


Coalburn to go online for festive concert

December 01, 2020
The Coalburn Band will showcase its musical talents this Christmas with a special online event to help raise funds for charity.


Coalburn adds to percussion attractions

November 04, 2020
Daniel Fairley has become the new percussion academy tutor at Coalburn Brass.


Musical self sufficiency helps Coalburn through Covid

July 25, 2020
The Coalburn Band organisation has been keeping busy as they look to return to communal music making...


Coalburn success celebrated

April 17, 2020
The 2019 and early 2020 season success of all elements of the Coalburn Band organisation has been celebrated (prior to the lockdown or course!)


Workshop success for Coalburn

February 05, 2020
A great day of all inclusive music making and fun was enjoyed by players of all ages and abilities with the Coalburn Band organisation.


Take a chair...

January 20, 2020
The Coalburn Band rehearsals will be quite a bit more comfortable at Coalburn, thanks to a bit of financial help for Tesco...


2020 vision comes into focus at Coalburn

January 15, 2020
The Coalburn Band has plenty to focus on in the next few months at all levels of its organisation.


Special occasion for Coalburn ahead of Cheltenham

August 31, 2019
The Coalburn Band organisation is to showcase its playing talents as they look forward to adding to their National CV.


Coalburn pride at youngster's NYBBS experience

August 16, 2019
The Coalburn Band organisation has spoken of the pride it has in its young stars that were part of this year's National Youth Brass Bands of Scotland summer course.


Coalburn keeps on producing the talent

June 21, 2019
The Coalburn Band organisation has been showcasing its musical playing talent once again.


Coalburn look forward to Cheltenham challenge

March 21, 2019
The Coalburn Band is still celebrating after gaining their qualification trip to the National Finals later this year fuelled by players who have come through the organisation's ranks.


Awards and more awards for Coalburn

March 12, 2019
There were awards presented to Coalburn Band before and after the recent Scottish Championships in Perth.


Coalburn teams up for free workshop

January 17, 2019
Coalburn Band has linked up with tuba and percussion stars Harry Cunningham and Paul Judge for a free masterclass day.


Mud, mud, glorious mud...

August 29, 2018
A quartet of players from Coalburn Silver Band got down and dirty at the recent 'Tough Mudder' event in Edinburgh.


Coalburn's magnificent seven

August 01, 2018
A septet of talented young players represented the Coalburn Band organisation with pride at the recent National Youth Brass Band of Scotland summer curse


Coalburn's Got Talent — plenty of it!

June 19, 2018
Simon Cowell should have been in Coalburn as the band's 'Talent' showcased their brilliant playing.


Everyone a winner at Coalburn family awards night

February 14, 2018
The Coalburn Brass Band family enjoyed a great annual awards night out — with plenty of well deserved prizes for high achievement.


Talented Scot takes Halle role

November 04, 2017
22 year old Kyle MacCorquodale, a former player with Coalburn Silver and the National Youth Band of Scotland, has been appointed the new bass trombonist at the Halle Orchestra.


Young Scots inspired by Fantastic Mr Fox!

September 24, 2017
Tuba soloist Richard Fox inspires over 50 young brass band players in a great workshop day at Coalburn Silver Band


Top six finish for Coalburn youngsters at NYBBS

August 04, 2017
Six talented youngsters from the Coalburn Band organisation have made their mark on the recent National Youth Band of Scotland course.

All things tuba

Coalburn link up with Fantastic Mr Fox for tuba fun

June 28, 2017
A free day of tuba fun will see the fantastic playing talents of Richard Fox available for everyone to come along and enjoy.

Coalburn Awards

Coalburn award a year to remember

March 03, 2017
There were plenty of trophies on offer at the annual Coalburn Band Awards evening, as the Scottish band looks represent the nation further afield in 2017.


Coalburn set sights on Euro pinnacle

February 16, 2017
The Coalburn Band organisation is gearing up for a year to remember — topped by a trip to the European Championships in Ostend.


Cash and carry at Butlin's in 2022

July 31 • There is plenty of prize money to win at the Butlin's Open Brass Band Festival in January — with individuals, ensembles and bands able to carry off big cash prizes.


Friday night is music night at Bolsover Summer School

July 30 • The Bolsover International Brass Band Summer School has been a huge success this year — with delegates and tutors overcoming Covid and the weather to enjoying their music making.

British Open

Bands reminded of rejoicing in public

July 29 • Bands have been reminded by the publishers of the British Open set-work of the performance rights associated with Edward Gregson's composition.


National Youth stay Well with new support

July 29 • The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain has enjoyed the support of one of the UK's leading pharmacy chains to put on its summer residential courses.

Regent Hall Concerts - Trafalgar Brass

Friday 6 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London SE7 8RE

Epping Forest Band - Proms on the Green

Sunday 8 August • On the green outside the Epping Forest District Council Civic Offices CM16 4BZ

Regent Hall Concerts - Arc Brass

Friday 13 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London . SE7 8RE

Regent Hall Concerts - The Wind Ensemble of the Band of the RAF Regiment

Friday 20 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London . SE7 8RE

Regent Hall Concerts - The Brass Ensemble of the Central Band of the RAF

Friday 27 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London . SE7 8RE

Newstead Brass

July 31 • Newstead Brass, Championship section, require PRINCIPAL TROMBONE to lead the section at the delayed 2020 national finals , Bolsover Entertainment festival and a range of concerts across the region.

Chinnor Silver

July 31 • GREAT to be back rehearsing again but with Uni time coming up we require CORNETS AND PERCUSSION PLAYERS Rehearsals on a wednesday in our newly refurbished bandroom.Concerts and contests planned. Very friendly hard working group so come and check us out.

Rainford Band

July 30 • Rainford Band (Championship Section) requires a first class BBb bass player. . Upcoming contests include Dr Martins, Scottish Open, NW Areas and Grand Shield, and a varied concert programme.

John Ward

Conductor, Adjudicator


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