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Stavanger

Stavanger announces new Resident direction

June 15, 2024
Emil Bjorklund is the new Resident Conductor at Stavanger Band.


sTAVANGER

Stavanger look worldwide for new resident

January 21, 2024
Elite level Norwegian heavyweights look worldwide for the right person to take on the Resident Conductor role with them.


Stavanger

Stavanger acclaim for Concerto Grosso

September 27, 2023
Gavin Higgins's 'Concerto Grosso for Brass Band and Orchestra' has gained yet more plaudits following its Norwegian premiere.


Higgins

Norwegian premiere set for Concerto Grosso

August 17, 2023
The award winning 'Concerto Grosso for Brass Band and Orchestra' by Gavin Higgins will receive its Norwegian premiere in Stavanger next month.


Stavanger

Stavanger announce new conducting duo

June 05, 2023
Frederic Theodoloz and Ian Porthouse will lead Stavanger in their major championship appearances in 2023 and 2024.


Allan Withington

Stavanger honours Withington

April 19, 2023
The huge cultural contribution made to the city and band of Stavanger has been marked by a special farewell presentation to Allan Withington.


Stavanger

Withington ends 17 year tenure at Stavanger

March 24, 2023
Allan Withington will return to Manger Musikklag as he makes emotional break with the band he led to worldwide success.


Stavanger

Happy 40th Birthday to Stavanger

September 02, 2021
4BR talks to Anders Rydberg Chairman of Stavanger Band as they look forward to celebrating a landmark anniversary.


Arfon

4BR Wednesday Interview with Arfon Owen

March 31, 2021
4BR catches up with the Yamaha tenor horn star to talk about his work inspiring youngsters to play brass in a rural region outside Stavanger.


Russell Gray

4BR Thursday Interview with Russell Gray

March 18, 2021
4BR talks to the Scottish conductor in Stavanger about the upcoming Brass Band Conductors' Association Virtual Conducting Competition


Frederick

Free and Felicitous from Yamaha and Schjelderup

February 07, 2021
A great new concert opener has been available for free for bands to download written by Norwegian composer Fredrick Schjelderup.


Withington

Withington looks to create perfect Maestro...

September 07, 2020
Allan Withington's next project sees him link poetry and dance to ensemble brass to try and create the perfect conducting maestro...


Gray

Gray move to link with Stavanger

June 10, 2020
Russell Gray will be moving to Norway to work with National champion Stavanger and Allan Withington.


Stavanger

New leadership at top at Stavanger

May 21, 2020
The respected Anders Rydberg takes over the Chairman and Board Leader role from Ulf Rosenberg at the Norwegian champion.


Italian

Arfon Owen's waiting speaking Italian...

May 21, 2020
Maybe not, but the Yamaha artist is the next guest on the Italian Brass Band's live-streamed interview this evening...


Withington

Stavanger look for challengers to their inventive crown...

May 06, 2020
The Norwegian champion is hoping the banding world will pick up on its challenge to come up with variations on its own theme of musical invention...


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4BR Interview with Allan Withington

April 03, 2020
In a new series of major interviews with leading conductors, players and personalities around the banding world, 4BR Editor Iwan Fox catches up with Stavanger MD, Allan Withington.


Stavanger

Stavanger set for UK trip

May 17, 2019
The Stavanger Band will head to the UK at the end of the month for two special concert appearances,


Stavanger

Stavanger hosts brass band and symphony orchestra world premiere

September 21, 2018
A new work celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Norwegian Music Federation will be given its world premiere this evening in Stavanger — featuring the combined forces of its leading symphony orchestra and brass band.


wITHINGTON

Music, food, wine and the sound of a French cockerel?

July 27, 2018
Allan Withington and Simon Dobson have been hard at work in the heart of France — with some wonderful local inspiration to get to brain cells working for the Siddis Entertainment contest...


James Fountain

Stavanger to welcome Fountain work

November 22, 2017
Trumpet star James Fountain will head to Norway this weekend to lead workshops and be a guest soloist with Stavanger Band.


Arfon Owen

Owen to set for US tour dates

February 25, 2017
Yamaha tenor horn star Arfon Owen will embark on a two week tour to the USA next week.


Joan of Arc

Stavanger explain their trouser appeal

November 15, 2016
Stavanger Band has published a full English synopsis of their forthcoming Joan of Arc inspired Brass in Concert programme, 'This Lady Wears Trousers'.


Nick Walkley

Interview with Nick Walkley

July 07, 2016
4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Nick Walkley as he prepares for the next chapter of his professional musical life....


Stavanger Siddis

Report & Results: 2015 Siddis Entertainment Championship

November 07, 2015
Stavanger create history by winning entertainment crown for a fourth consecutive time with a programme devoted to the iconic life of Marlene Dietrich.




Stavanger

Stavanger announces new Resident direction

June 15 • Emil Bjorklund is the new Resident Conductor at Stavanger Band.


Besses

New life for Riley at Besses

June 15 • The experienced Danny Riley become the first major signing of the new Ashworth tenure at Besses


Duncan Beckley

MBE accolade for Beckley

June 15 • It has been announced in the King's Birthday Honours that conductor Duncan Beckley is to be presented with the MBE for Services to Music.


Flida

Maths and music make space for listeners in Florida

June 14 • A remarkable combination of geometric maths and music making will see Brass Band of Central Florida provide listeners with a unique sonic experience over 23 acres this weekend.


PEMBERTON OLD WIGAN DW BRASS BANDS - 150th Anniversary of Wigan Rotary Club

Saturday 15 June • Pemberton Old Band rooms. Enfield Street. Pemberton. Wigan WN5 8DZ


Boarshurst Silver Band - Sunday Brass Concert - Ashton Band

Sunday 16 June • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane OL3 7EW


Boarshurst Silver Band - Sunday Brass Concert - Strata Brass

Sunday 23 June • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane OL3 7EW


Wotton-under-Edge Silver Band - Foden's Band

Sunday 23 June • Renishaw Innovation Centre,. New Mills, Kingswood, Wotton-under-Edge,. Gloucestershire GL12 8JR


West Midlands Police Band - Sovereign Brass and Brett Baker (Trombone)

Sunday 23 June • Tipton Green Methodist Church. Park Lane West. Tipton. Sandwell. DY1 4QF


Crewe Brass

June 14 • Crewe Brass are looking for KIT and TUNED PERC 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.


Crewe Brass

June 14 • Crewe Brass are looking for a Eb BASS 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

June 14 • 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.


Jonathan Corry

Ph.D, M.Mus, B.Mus (hons)
Conductor, adjudicator, teacher.


               

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