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Whitburn

Whitburn keen to keep connection with proud past

May 03, 2021
Whitburn has been looking forward of late — but is still keen to celebrate its proud past with some help.


wHITBURN

Excellent line-up for Whitburn Virtual Festival

April 30, 2021
The Kapitol Cory and Fife Festival on-line champions inspire a great response from home grown talent for their own virtual event.


Virtual festival

Whitburn to host 'Virtual Festival' contest for Scottish bands

April 07, 2021
Scottish bands invited to showcase their online talents for new domestic virtual competition.


Whitburn

Whitburn delight at Kapitol victory

March 30, 2021
Whitburn Band adds to its multi-media profile with latest online contest success.


Death of Sam Knox

February 10, 2021
The death has been announced of Whitburn Band stalwart, Sam Knox


Whitburn

Whitburn goes to Holyrood...

February 04, 2021
The 150 year history of the Scottish Open band has been marked in its nation's parliament.


Kerr

Besson sign up inspirational euph talent

January 26, 2021
Scott Kerr and Chris Shanks are the latest high profile signings to the Besson stable of performance artists.


Whitburn

Whitburn accolades for players

January 10, 2021
Whitburn Bands presents awards to players who have helped maintain the band's high profile media presence


Whitburn

Brucie bonus for Whitburn

January 06, 2021
The Scottish Open champion enjoys a high profile boost by reuniting with radio presenter Ken Bruce as well as getting a feature mention with Classic FM.


Bradley

Bradley reveals Silver Lining

November 17, 2020
Whitburn's principal cornet Chris Bradley provides a musical Silver Lining with his latest download CD release.


Whitburn

Bradley welcomed to Besson artist line-up

November 05, 2020
The highly respected Whitburn principal cornet becomes a Besson Artist.


Charlie

Whitburn shine light on Coronavirus lockdown effects

October 01, 2020
The BBC has spoken with the Scottish Open champion to find out how the Coronavirus has affected amateur music organisations in Scotland


Whitburn

Whitburn concert boosts Bank balance

July 17, 2020
Whitburn Band's recent 150th anniversary concert has also helped a local Food Bank Charity.


Whitburn

Whitburn invest in youth

June 25, 2020
18 year old baritone player Holly Bennett joins the Scottish Open champion.


Whitburn countdown to Lovatt lift-off

June 23, 2020
The Scottish Open Champion gives a little taste of what to expect from Mike Lovatt when they team up for their virtual 150th celebration concert this weekend.


Whitburn

Whitburn welcome Lovatt for virtual celebration

June 10, 2020
The great lead trumpeter Mike Lovatt will be joining Whitburn for afar for an innovative approach to their 150th concert celebrations.


Cutt

Whitburn make the Cutt for London

March 20, 2020
Whitburn will once again team up with Garry Cutt for the National Finals in October.


Whitburn

Tales, Sabres and Endurance on show at Whitburn

March 03, 2020
Whitburn will hold a special open rehearsal this week — with the chance to hear not one but three Scottish Championship test-pieces being played.


Cook

Cook brought in to stir Whitburn's Perth pot hunt

March 01, 2020
Joseph Cook will lead Whitburn Band at the forthcoming Scottish Championships in Perth


Whitburn

Whitburn presents annual awards

January 15, 2020
Players from all parts of the Whitburn Band organisation gained recognition at their recent annual awards presentations.


Whitburn

New quartet strengthens Whitburn's 150th anniversary challenge

January 06, 2020
Four new players join the ranks of the Scottish Open Champion as they prepare for what they hope will be a memorable 2020 on the contest and concert stage.


Perth Concert Hall

Report & Result: 2019 Scottish Open

November 23, 2019
Whitburn make it six wins in a row at the Scottish Open in Perth under Prof Nicholas Childs.


Garry Cutt

Young Scots to make the Cutt

November 07, 2019
Young brass and percussion players will have the chance to enjoy a workshop day with Garry Cutt and members of Fairey Band — as well as rounding off the day with a cracking concert appearance.


Wallace

Whitburn, Wallace and World Premieres

October 31, 2019
The renowned trumpet star John Wallace is to team up with Whitburn Band for a concert with world premieres at its heart.


Whitburn

Whitburn to open up on their Titan challenge

October 08, 2019
The Whitburn band previews its London challenge under the baton of Garry Cutt.




Jim Hayes

4BR Monday interview with Jim Hayes

June 14 • We manage to catch up with the man behind the secret cornet agent Jonny Midnight following his latest CD release.


aOBBA

New trainees wanted for the judge's bench

June 14 • The Association of Brass Band Adjudicators has more trainee spots available for those wanting to become judges.


Banstand

Bandstand return for Black Dyke

June 14 • Queensbury band to undertake 'Bandstand Tour' as part of their Culture Recovery Fund return


Dutch Open

Dutch Opens up a little smaller

June 13 • The Dutch Open will take place next month as a 'Mini Festival' rather than a full blown contest weekend.


Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Friday 9 July • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London SE7 8RE


Regent Hall Concerts - Cor8 Horn Ensemble

Friday 16 July • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London SE7 8RE


Regent Hall Concerts - Quintet Aerata - Brass Quintet

Friday 23 July • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London SE7 8RE


Regent Hall Concerts - j5o brass quintet

Friday 30 July • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London . SE7 8RE


Regent Hall Concerts - Trafalgar Brass

Friday 6 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London SE7 8RE


Shipston Town Band

June 14 • Stour Concert Brass our Community Band are looking to recruit solo cornets and Bb and Eb Bass as we prepare to restart rehearsals. We are based in Shipston on Stour in South Warwickshire and are a non competitive band rehearsing on Friday 7.45 to 9.30


The Marple Band

June 11 • Are you looking for a change of scene after lockdown. The Marple Band are a friendly group of musicians who are looking for an Eb Bass and Bb Bass player, 2nd Horn, 2nd Trombone, Selection of cornets dependent on experience to join our successful band.


Deepcar Brass Band

June 10 • Enquiries are invited for the following player vacancies; flugelhorn , 1st Horn, 2nd Euphonium, BBb bass and percussion. Our band room is equal distance between Sheffield, Barnsley & Huddersfield, 5 mins from M1 J35A/36. Rehearsals Monday &Friday nights


Chris Wormald

B.Mus (Hons), LTCL, PGCE
Conductor, adjudicator, arranger


               

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