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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.


Epic Tredegar connection in Amersham

October 23 • Two banding organisations with a shared community ethos will link up later today for a musical showcase.

The joy of free music making

October 23 • Dobcross Youth Band continues to inspire the next generation of young players with their free access approach.


New trom signing for Carlton Main Frickley

October 21 • Joe Heartfield, one of the UK's rising trombone talents has been signed by Carlton Main Frickley Band.


Changes to consider for Spectrum

October 23 • An extensive list of small amendments and errata has been issued for bands to take into account on Gilbert Vinter's 'Spectrum'.

Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Air Force Salon Orchestra

Friday 5 November • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ

Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Sunday 7 November • St Alfege Church. Greenwich Church St. London SE10 9BJ

Abertillery Town Band - 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert

Saturday 13 November • Metropole Cultural and Conference Centre, Mitre St, Abertillery NP13 1AL

Regent Hall Concerts - Magli Brass Quintet

Friday 19 November • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ

Contest: Youth Brass in Concert

Saturday 20 November • St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR

West Somerset Brass Band

October 23 • We are looking to strengthen the cornet section and would be delighted to hear from cornet players of all abilities. Practices are normally held in Watchet on a Friday 7.30 - 9.30 although at the moment we are practicing away from home in a larger venue

city of coventry brass

October 23 • City of Coventry Brass still require BBb bass player. We rehearse on Thursday evenings with additional rehearsals as required prior to concerts and contests.

Welwyn Garden City Band

October 21 • We are a friendly & sociable Third Section Band with a busy Christmas season rapidly approaching (Government regulations permitting). We have vacancies for SOPRANO CORNET, BBb BASS & TUNED PERCUSSIONIST players. Our MD is Duncan Wilson.

Chris Wormald

B.Mus (Hons), LTCL, PGCE
Conductor, adjudicator, arranger


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