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Rex Richardson

Richardson gives Grimethorpe Youth huge boost

March 28, 2024
The American trumpet star recently dropped in to work with the youngsters of the Grimethorpe North of England Youth Band.


Grimethorpe

Grimethorpe determined to resolve financial crisis

March 22, 2024
Grimethorpe Colliery Band tells 4BR that it is in the process to back its long term musical aims with financial stability.


Grimethorpe

Grimethorpe open doors on Enigma preparations

February 28, 2024
You can find out how Grimethorpe Colliery Band is tackling Philip Sparke's 'Variations on an Enigma' on Thursday evening.


Grimethorpe

Grimey ask for finisher choice for Morley appearance

February 02, 2024
Grimethorpe Colliery Band will head to Morley Town Hall later this month to perform as part of the Leeds Best of Brass series.


Rob Wilshaw

New solo trombone at Grimethorpe

January 26, 2024
Rob Wilshaw becomes the new solo trombone at Grimethorpe Colliery Band


Grimethorpe

Grimethorpe target next generation of recruits

January 21, 2024
The next generation of brass and percussion players can be inspired on their musical journey at the next Grimethorpe Colliery Band free youth band day.


Michael Bach

Grimethorpe enhance Bach link

October 09, 2023
Michael Bach has been appointed Professional Musical Director of Grimethorpe Colliery Band.


Parknson

Grimethorpe honoured by Parkinson tribute

September 15, 2023
The sound of Grimethorpe Colliery Band has been heard in tribute as well as at the funeral of the late broadcaster, chat-show host and author, Sir Michael Parkinson.


Grimethorpe

Grimethorpe release new Postcards CD

September 13, 2023
Several new recordings — including one of an iconic work are featured on Grimethorpe's latest CD release.


Grimethopre

Grimethorpe make cross genre concert link

July 25, 2023
Grimethorpe Colliery Band will link up with the RSVP Bhangra ensemble and operatic soprano vocalist Belinda Evans for their latest high profile concert appearance.


Andrew Wainwright

Wainwright claims Grimethorpe Composition Competition title

July 19, 2023
Andrew's Wainwright's 'Fallen Souls' has become the inaugural winner of the Grimethorpe Colliery Band Composition Competition.


Grimethorpe

Grimethorpe announces composer semi-final line-up

July 10, 2023
105 works have been whittled down to 17 for the next stage of the inaugural Grimethorpe Colliery Band Composer Competition.


Grimethorpe

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside...

June 24, 2023
Grimethorpe Colliery Band will head on tour to the south coast in August to bring their musical entertainment to some great seaside venues.


Grimethorpe

Lichfield youngsters prepare for Grimethorpe Adventure

June 13, 2023
25 primary school youngsters are practicing hard for their appearance with Grimethorpe Colliery Band next month.


Grimethorpe

Still time to enter a Grimethorpe Composition

June 10, 2023
Grimethorpe Colliery Band is looking to encourage more works for the brass band medium with its first composition competition — and there is still time to enter.


Mark Glover

Glover enjoys Rondofest experience

June 07, 2023
Grimethorpe Colliery Band's solo euphonium Mark Glover has enjoyed his most recent trip back to Malaysia.


Grimethopre

Grimethorpe further free community youth development

May 24, 2023
Grimethorpe Colliery Band continues to reach out into its youth community with its free offers of brass playing development.


Mark Glover

Perfect fit for Glover at Grimethorpe

May 16, 2023
The experienced Mark Glover takes on the solo euphonium role at Grimethorpe Colliery Band.


Judith Weir

Grimethorpe welcomes Master of the King's Music

May 12, 2023
Judith Weir CBE recently enjoyed a musical visit to Grimethorpe Colliery Band.


Grimethorep

Grimethorpe launch global composition competition

April 26, 2023
Grimethorpe Colliery Band is looking to encourage more works for the brass band medium with its first composition competition.


Steve Phillips

Phillips takes residency at Grimethorpe

April 23, 2023
Steve Phillips has been appointed as the new Resident Musical Director of Grimethorpe Colliery Band.


Grinethorpe

Grimethorpe inspiring future banding generations

April 19, 2023
Grimethorpe Colliery Band is set to form a new junior band following the success of its latest Spring Workshop.


Grienthorpe

New resident sought at Grimethorpe

March 10, 2023
Grimethorpe Colliery Band tells 4BR that they are looking for the right Resident Conductor to meet their artistic ambitions.


Grimethopre

Grimethorpe to link with Denis Wick for new partnership

March 01, 2023
Two iconic names in the banding world have announced a new partnership link.


gRIMETHOPRE

Grimethorpe head to Morley

February 01, 2023
Grimethorpe Colliery Band will bring their unique brand of 'Best of Brass' entertainment to Morley Town Hall this weekend.




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NASUWT Riverside to bind time in Sunderland

April 17 • A reprise collaboration between a brass band and an innovative pop-art group will be heard loud and clear at one of Sunderland's leading performance venues this weekend.


Buxton contest

Bands ready for Buxton

April 17 • There is a small but competitive field of own-choice performances to enjoy at the Buxton Contest this weekend.


Fodens

World Rankings: April update

April 16 • After a busy start to the contesting year, the first Band Supplies — 4barsrest World rankings update of the year sees Foden's sitting proudly at the top.


Fowles and Vertommen

New duo to lead Easington challenges

April 16 • The experienced conducting duo of Michael Fowles and Luc Vertommen will lead the newly crowned North of England champion at Blackpool and London.


PEMBERTON OLD WIGAN DW BRASS BANDS - Solo Contest

Saturday 20 April • Pemberton band room. Enfield street. Wigan WN5 8DZ


PEMBERTON OLD WIGAN DW BRASS BANDS - Guest soloista Glyn and Helen Williams

Saturday 20 April • Pemberton Old Wigan Band. Enfield Street,. Pemberton,. Wigan WN5 8DZ


Boarshurst Silver Band - Sunday Brass Concert: Pemberton Old Wigan DWB

Sunday 21 April • Boarshurst Band Club Greenbridge Lane Greenfield Saddleworth Ol37EW


Barnsley Brass -

Sunday 21 April • Holiday Inn, Barnsley Road, Dodworth, Barnsley S75 3JT


Reading Spring Gardens Brass Band - Reading Festival of Brass: Open Workshop Rehearsal

Saturday 27 April • St Laurence Church, Reading RG1 3EJ


Thoresby Colliery Band

April 17 • Thoresby Colliery Band are inviting applications for an SOLO Trombone player. . We are at the top of tables for the 1st section Midlands Area, with a sensible calendar of Contest and Contests.. .


Crewe Brass

April 17 • Crewe Brass are looking for FLUGEL player to join our highly motivated 4th section band. We are a very welcoming and sociable band, with a positive outlook and a reasonably busy calendar of engagements. Other enquiries are welcome.


Crewe Brass

April 17 • Crewe Brass are looking for BACKROW CORNET players to join our highly motivated 4th section band. We are a very welcoming and sociable band, with a positive outlook and a reasonably busy calendar of engagements. Other enquiries are welcome.


David Hirst

MA, B.Ed (Hons), LTCL
Conductor, adjudicator and arranger


               

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