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Grimethorep

Transatlantic connections for Grimethorpe

June 22, 2022
Composer Johan de Meij and Lake Wobegon are the latest worldwide musical connections made by Grimethorpe Colliery Band.


Brassed Off

Grimey set for another National victory...

May 24, 2022
The stage is set for Grimethorpe aka Grimley Colliery Band to win the National title once more at the Royal Albert Hall...


Jamie Smith

Smith takes principal role at Grimethorpe

May 05, 2022
Jamie Smith is the new principal cornet of Grimethorpe Colliery Band


European 2022

Result: 2022 European Championship: Composers Competition

May 01, 2022
The final of the 8th European Composers Competition has been won by Theo Rossier from Switzerland.


Birtwistle

Death of Sir Harrison Birtwistle

April 19, 2022
The death has been announced of one of the most important British compositional figures.


Frost

The touch of Frost returns to Grimey

March 04, 2022
From Quincy Jones to Wilfred Heaton for Mark Frost as the trombone star heads to Yorkshire Area with Grimethorpe Colliery Band.


David Thornton

Monday interview with David Thornton

January 24, 2022
We speak to the MD of Grimethorpe Colliery Band and the conductor of the RNCM Brass Band about the repertoire they will perform at the RNCM Brass Band Festival this weekend.


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75 years of brass and coal

January 18, 2022
The national newspaper will hopefully remember the link between brass bands and the National Coal Board this weekend thanks to photographer Lorne Campbell.


Surtaal

Grimethorpe engages in fusion music making

August 31, 2021
'Surtaal Celebrates' offers the opportunity to join musical forces with Grimethorpe, RSVP Bhangra and other leading musicians around the globe.


Varley

Media light shines on recovery support

April 06, 2021
Brass bands have managed to get a bit more media spotlight...


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4BR Monday Interview with Andrew Coe

April 05, 2021
4BR talks to Andrew Coe, the Band Manager of Grimethorpe Colliery Band to find out more about their award from the Cultural Recovery Fund and why it is essential to safeguarding their post Covid-19 future.


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Grimethorpe Colliery Band gains Cultural Recovery support

April 02, 2021
The famous Yorkshire band also gains essential financial support as it plans its return to rehearsals, concerts and projects over the coming months.


Liz Lane

Interview with Liz Lane

March 11, 2021
4BR catches up with composer Liz Lane to find out more about her appointment as Composer in Association with Grimethorpe Colliery Band and her latest 'Bluebird' project.


Liz Lane

Liz Lane takes flight with lead role at Grimethorpe

March 08, 2021
Grimethorpe Colliery Band appoint Liz Lane as their new Composer-in-Association as the latest 'Bluebird' composition takes flight.


festive

Grimethorpe hope to add to festive joy

December 20, 2020
A reprise festive concert performance from Grimethorpe Colliery Band looks to add funds to the entertainment coffers.


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Television boost for Grimethorpe appeal

December 18, 2020
Covid-19 spotlight on Grimethorpe as they appeal for Christmas Crowdfunder help.


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Grimethorpe launches fund raising initiative

November 29, 2020
One of the world's most famous bands spearheads Crowdfunder appeal to raise vital funds.


Signing

New rep signing for Grimethorpe

November 21, 2020
Seb Williman joins Grimethorpe Colliery Band on repiano cornet from Fairey.


Remembrance

Generational pride in Remembrance

November 11, 2020
The Last Post was played across the nation today by musicians of all ages to remember the sacrifice of those who fought for our freedoms.


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Grimethorpe dial up powerful connection with Locked down performance

October 05, 2020
Grimethorpe Colliery Band's link to a dance collaboration project makes a powerful melodramatic impact with arts critics.


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Grimethorpe Hitch up to contemporary dance look at lockdown Wonderland

September 02, 2020
Grimethorpe's recording of 'Dial H for Hitchcock' is being used as part of a triptych of contemporary dance and ballet responses to the Coronavirus pandemic.


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Grimethorpe held Spellbound by Bronte

July 05, 2020
An exciting new collaboration sees Grimethorpe Colliery Band bring Emily Bronte's 'Spellbound' poem to life...


Brassed

No need to be Brassed Off next week...

April 10, 2020
The iconic brass band film will be screened on Film4 to compensate for Grimethorpe's Albert Hall appearance being cancelled.


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Grimethorpe dial up new players and CD release

April 07, 2020
Stephanie Wilkins is the latest high profile signing at Grimethorpe as the band keeps busy in the transfer and CD market.


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Crowther takes last playing bow with Grimethorpe

January 03, 2020
The remarkable Shaun Crowther has retired as solo Eb tuba at Grimethorpe Colliery Band




Quiz

4BR Weekend Quiz: Connect 4

June 26 • An easy one to get you back into quiz mode over the next few weeks on 4BR...


BandCamp

Carry on Camping anyone?

June 26 • Why not enjoy some great fun and music making at the Uni-Brass Band Camp? There's still time to book your place.


Hammonds

Hammonds add musical fabric to summit

June 26 • An ensemble from Hammonds Band adds welcome musical accompaniment to a leading international summit in Halifax.


BBC Young Musician of the Year

Brass band talent reaches category finals of BBC Young Musician of the Year

June 25 • Five talented young brass band musicians have reached the Brass and Percussion Category Finals of the flagship BBC Young Musician of the Year competition.


Black Dyke Band - Lake Wobegon

Thursday 23 June • Liberty Court House, Minster Rd, Ripon HG4 1QT


Chichester City Band - Celebrating 125 Years of Chichester City Band

Saturday 25 June • St Paul's Church, Churchside CHICHESTER PO19 6FT


Grimethorpe Colliery Band - Driffield Showground, Midsummer Spectacular

Saturday 25 June • The Showground, Kellythorpe, Driffield, East Yorkshire. YO25 9DN


Black Dyke Band - Bridgwater

Saturday 25 June • St Mary's Church, Bridgwater TA6 3EG


Mereside Brass - Comberbach Village Fete

Saturday 25 June • Comberbach school. Mather Drive CW9 6BG CW9 6BG


Blidworth Welfare Band

June 24 • The Championship section Blidworth Welfare band are now accepting applications for the position of BBb bass Player. Following an excellent Midlands area and 1st place at Buxton contest we are looking for a Bass player to join our ranks. .


The Egham Band Youth Brass Project

June 22 • The Egham Band Youth Brass Project are looking for a new Brass Teacher to deliver whole class music tuition to primary schools in and around Egham.


East London Brass

June 22 • East London Brass, a sociable, championship section band, has a vacancy for a kit player to complete the percussion section. The band rehearses on Thursday evenings in Walthamstow, north-east London.


Paul Andrews


Conductor, Band trainer, Adjudicator, Instrument Repairer - Brasstoff


               

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