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Varley

Media light shines on recovery support

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


Grimethorpe

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.


Griomethorep

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.


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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.


gRIMETHORPE

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.


Grimethorpe

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.


Grimethorpe

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.


Grimethorpe

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.


Grimethorpe

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


adam

New euph chapter opens at Grimethorpe with Bokaris appointment

December 24, 2019
Australian euph star Adam Bokaris becomes the new solo euphonium at Grimethorpe as Michael Dodd takes a back seat role.


Grimethorpe

Millions enjoy Grimethorpe festive radio appearance

December 17, 2019
Millions of Radio 2 Monday morning listeners enjoyed the sound of Grimethorpe Colliery Band...


Michael Dodd

A golden generation of young players is being developed in Barnsley...

November 15, 2019
8 year old Oscar Paterson was an internet sensation when he gazed in wonder at Michael Dodd's gold euphonium — so now he's had the chance to give it a test drive too...


Grimethorpe

Grimethorpe help cover number 1 spot

November 05, 2019
Grimethorpe Colliery Band has helped the Children in Need


Grimethorpe

Grimethorpe get it covered for Children in Need

October 29, 2019
Grimethorpe Colliery Band will be helping raise millions of pounds for the BBC's annual Children in Need appeal this year


Grimethorpe

International Stamp of approval at Grimethorpe

October 22, 2019
Grimethorpe Colliery Band makes musical link with leading American composer Dr Jack Stamp.


Grimethorpe

Grimethorpe add Lenton to Albert Hall line-up

September 27, 2019
Grimethorpe Colliery sign baritone star Sarah Lenton to their ranks ahead of Albert Hall challenge.


Open

Grimethorpe to showcase dynastic approach

September 03, 2019
Grimethorpe Colliery Band will be showcasing its British Open preparations this evening.


Roger Webster

Webster steps down from playing role with Grimethorpe

July 25, 2019
Roger Webster has taken the decision to end his playing commitments with Grimethorpe Colliery Band




Oliverio

4BR Friday Interview with Dr Jennifer Oliverio

May 14 • 4BR talks to Fountain City's principal cornet Dr Jennifer Oliverio about her up-coming CD project 'Enigma', her inspirations and how she is looking forward to a return to performing with her band.


QUIZ

4BR Weekend Quiz: Doubles all round...

May 14 • Come up with the right brass band double answer from the clues to win a great prize worth over £200.


BBEPROMS

Brass Bands England launch playground inspiration

May 14 • A new initiative can get bands connecting with the next generation of potential players...


Dan Jenkins

Radio 3 spotlight for Jenkins

May 14 • Composer Dan Jenkins will be featured on Radio 3 today in a broadcast by the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Martyn Brabbins.


Contest: 168th British Open

Saturday 11 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA


Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Saturday 18 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Race Course, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL40 4SH


Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Sunday 19 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL40 4SH


Contest: National Brass Band Championship of Great Britain

Saturday 2 October • Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 2AP


Contest: Youth Brass in Concert

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


Essex Police Band

May 11 • Percussionist required. Preferably with experience playing in Brass Band, Wind Band or Orchestra. We do not contest but play to a good standard and play a variety of contempory and historical music.


Essex Police Band

May 11 • Musical Director required. We are a friendly band, based in Chelmsford Essex with a core of competent players and perform at a variety of events across Essex and in surrounding areas. We rehearse every Wednesday evening at Police HQ Chelmsford


St Dennis Band

May 10 • The St Dennis Band - Cornwall (Championship Section/Grand Shield) invites expressions of interest for the position of PRINCIPAL CORNET. Based in Mid Cornwall and just 5 minutes off the A30, the band rehearses every Monday and Thursday at 19:45.


Stephen Tighe

ARCM, LDBBA, (Dip)PFS.
Adjudicator / Music Director / Arranger


               

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