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New trom signing at GUS

November 28, 2019
The GUS Band has welcomed the signing of their new solo trombone player Alan Gifford.


Signings

New signings at GUS

November 12, 2019
Two signings join the ranks at GUS Band.


Nathan Waterman

GUS to give Royal send off to Waterman

October 08, 2019
This weekend will see the respected Nathan Waterman take his final bow with the GUS Band.


Sheppard

GUS link with new composer in residence

August 31, 2019
The GUS Band has announced a Composer in Residence musical partnership with Mike Sheppard.


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The name of The GUS Band returns to the stage

May 01, 2019
One of the most evocative names in banding has made a rebranded return.


Jeans

Seascapes return for Jeans

March 08, 2019
Chris Jeans has enjoyed his return to tackling 'Seascapes', 31 years after he first played it in winning the National title with Desford at the Royal Albert Hall.


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Chris Jeans takes baton at GUS Band

November 27, 2018
The acclaimed trombone soloist takes on the role of Artistic Director of Music with Midlands champion, GUS Band


David Read

Legends of Brass — Episode 2: David Read (Part 1)

October 25, 2018
In the first of a two part interview 4BR Editor Iwan Fox taks to David Read MBE about his playing career...


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GUS add youth to their Albert Hall experience

October 02, 2018
The Midlands Champion has added the signing of talented young percussionist to their ranks at the Royal Albert Hall.


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Death of Terry Hext

September 27, 2018
The death has been announced of former GUS Band trombonist and highly respected conductor and music retailer Terry Hext.


Cooke

Cooke circumnavigates to new musical port in Stavanger

September 12, 2018
The five year partnership between Adam Cooke and GUS Band will end later this year as he moves to Norway to become the full time Resident Conductor at Stavanger.


Bedworth

Report & Result: 2018 Midland Regional Championships: Championship Section

March 11, 2018
Virtuosi GUS makes it five wins in a row in Bedworth as they head to London from the number 1 draw with Desford in tow.


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Youth and experience added to Virtuosi GUS line-up

February 05, 2018
Two new signings add to the ranks at Virtuosi GUS ahead of Area title defence.


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Butlins champion boosted by pre-Skegness signings

January 07, 2018
Virtuosi GUS will defend their Butlins title with a trio of new signings.


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Young stars get deserved Christmas gifts at Virtuosi GUS

December 29, 2017
Two rising stars received special gifts for Christmas from Virtuosi GUS


Matthew White

GUS take White approach

September 08, 2017
Midlands Area champion Virtuosi GUS sign Matthew White as their new solo euphonium.


Games at Bedworth

Report & Results: 2017 Midlands Championships: Championship Section

March 12, 2017
An impressive Virtuosi GUS emphatically make it four wins in a row in Bedworth, as a rejuvenated Thoresby Colliery join them in Kensington in October.


GUS celebrate Butlins win

World Rankings — February update

February 04, 2017
Virtuosi GUS's win at Butlins sees the Midlands-based band march in to top 10.


Virtuosi GUS celebrate

Report & Results: 2017 Butlins Mineworkers Championships: Championship Section

January 15, 2017
Virtuosi GUS takes the £10,000 and first place in the Blue Riband event at Skegness bringing to an end Flowers Butlins dominance.


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Personal link brings bands together for charity cause

September 02, 2016
Virtuosi GUS and Staines Lammas Bands come together to help a wonderful charitable cause.


Simon and the team

Gresswell helps boost GUS foundations

April 12, 2016
Yamaha Neo Performing artist Simon Gresswell has been helping boost the confidence of the foundation builders at Virtuosi GUS Band.


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GUS to celebrate Gregson 70th

March 19, 2016
The newly crowned Midlands Regional Champions, Virtuosi GUS will be celebrating the 70th birthday of composer Edward Gregson next month.


Thomas Fountain

New Fountain lead at Virtuosi GUS

October 17, 2015
Thomas Fountain has been appointed the new principal cornet of Virtuosi GUS Band — taking over the role from his brother.


GUS Masters

Report & Results: 2015 All England Masters International Championship

May 24, 2015
Virtuosi GUS's 'Salute to Youth' of detail and character takes the Masters title in style and comfort in Kettering.


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Virtuosi GUS preview their Open sesame

April 30, 2015
The Virtuosi GUS Band will be previewing their Grand Shield preparation on Arabian Nights before Blackpool.




Wallace Mute

4BR Shop: Wallace Bb cornet practice mute

December 6 • A special 4BR Shop/Band Supplies deal for Christmas..


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4BR Quiz: What trophy...?

December 6 • You will need to use your Christmas mince pies to identify this bit of festive gold to win a trio of new CD releases...


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Cavanagh takes baritone role at Black Dyke

December 5 • Michael Cavanagh becomes the new solo baritone players at Black Dyke


Awards

Black Dyke awards to McGlynn and Smith

December 5 • Dave McGlynn and Dave Smith are presented with the 'Bandsman of the Year' and 'Pondasher' awards at Black Dyke's annual presentation evening.


Black Dyke Band - Huddersfield Choral Society

Friday 6 December • Huddersfield Town Hall, Corporation Street, Huddersfield HD1 2TA


St Albans City Band - Nextstage Community Choir

Friday 6 December • Homewood Road URC Church , Sandpit Lane, St Albans AL1 3RD


Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band presents "Christmas wit

Friday 6 December • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street Opp. RESERVED. London . W1C 2DJ


London Metropolitan Brass - Annual Charity Christmas Concert

Saturday 7 December • East Finchley Methodist Church, 205B High Rd, Finchley, London N2 8AN


The Fairey Band - Dobross Youth Band

Saturday 7 December • Civic Hall/Lee St, Oldham OL3 6AE OL3 6AE


Greenfield Band

December 6 • We require a Bb Bass player & kit percussionist to join our busy 2nd Section (North West) band immediately for Butlins and Area contests and beyond under the guidance of our new MD Phil Goodwin. Rehearsals Monday & Thursday 8-10pm in Saddleworth.


Wakefield Metropolitan Brass Band

December 5 • Solo Horn and Flugelhorn/Cornet required to complete the line up for the areas next year. A friendly band with a sensible engagement list and can arrange transport from Wakefield stations. Rehearsals Monday and Thursday 7:45-9:30


Longridge Band

December 5 • The Longridge Band (First Section North West) currently requires a percussionist.. . The band is one of the most well organised and run bands in the area, with a good mixture of contests/concerts and social activities planned for 2020.


Mark Wilkinson


Cornet Soloist, Teacher, Adjudicator, Conductor


               

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