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Report & Results: 2022 GBBA Own choice march & test piece

December 01, 2022
AW Parker (Drybrook) leads the way as the Gloucestershire Brass Band Association contest returns at a new venue.

Festival Brass Band

Report & Results: 2022 Belgian National Championships

November 30, 2022
Festival Brass ends 14 year wait for second Belgian National title success as section victories go to BB de Grensbewoners Smeermaas and Brasssband Panta Rhei in Heist-op-den-Berg.

First Old Boys

Report & Results: 2022 BBNI Festival of Brass

November 29, 2022
1st Old Boys lead the entertainment at the Maldron Hotel, with section awards claimed by CWA Brass and Dungannon Silve


Report & Result: 2022 Scottish Open

November 26, 2022
A rejuvenated cooperation band claims the honours in Perth to round of their year in Bartok inspired triumph.


Report & Results: 2022 LBBA Open

November 24, 2022
Brunel Brass leads the prize winners at the Leicestershire BBA Open with section wins for Sandhurst Silver, Diggle Band, Raunds Temperance and Stalybridge Old.


Results: 2022 Swiss National Championships

November 23, 2022
Brass Band Treize Etoiles break the Valaisia grip to reclaim the Swiss National title in Montreux as section victories go to Emmental, Kirchenmusik Fluhli, Berner Oberland Junior, Gurbetal and Entlebucher Jugend Brass Band.


Report & Results: 2022 US Open Brass Band Championships

November 23, 2022
Five Lakes Silver deliver the classically inspired entertainment balance to claim US Open title.

Brass in Concert

Report & Result: 2022 Brass in Concert Championship

November 19, 2022
Brighouse & Rastrick tangos to victory for the first time since 2007 at the 45th Brass in Concert Sage, Gateshead.

Gota Brass

Report & Results: 2022 Swedish National Championships

November 16, 2022
Göta Brass claims fifth consecutive title and land honour to represent the home nation at the 2023 Europeans.


Report & Results: 2022 Band Supplies Scottish Challenge

November 13, 2022
Bathgate supplies the judges with just the right musical excellence to claim the domestic honours in Perth.


Report & Results: 2022 NEMBBA Autumn Contest

November 08, 2022
Yorkshire Imps recall distant memories to claim victory at the new North East Midlands BBA Contest in Darley Dale, with section victories going to Shirland, Amington, Dobcross, Burton Joyce, Darley Dale


Report & Results: 2022 ODDA Entertainment

November 08, 2022
Michelmersh and Nailsworth Silver led the way on a fine day of brass band entertainment at Marlborough School.


Report & Results: 2022 SWBBA Open Contest

November 08, 2022
Camborne leads the return of fraternal banding competition in Torquay with sections wins for Porthleven, Bideford and Soundhouse Training.

Irvine and Dreghorn

Report & Results: 2022 Borders Entertainment Contest

November 07, 2022
Irvine & Dreghorn repels the challengers to their Borders Champion Band title in Hawick.


Report & Results: 2022 Austrian National Championships

November 07, 2022
Brass Band Oberosterreich reclaims Austrian title to book their journey into Palanga for 2024.


Report & Results: 2022 Siddis Entertainment Championships

November 05, 2022
Eikanger invoke the Nordic Gods to claim the Siddis title with section victories to Flesland Musikklag, Montebello Brass, Haukas Musikklag and Salhus/Hordvik Musikklag


Report & Results: 2022 Brass Band Willebroek Solo Competition

November 01, 2022
62 competitors looked to claim titles and prize money at the successful Willebroek event.

City of Bradford

Results: 2022 Wychavon Festival of Brass

October 30, 2022
City of Bradford lead the list of winners at a packed day of entertainment at Evesham — with section wins for Haydock, BD1 Brass, Ratby Coop Mid and Cross Keys Silver


Report & Results: 2022 Netherlands National Championships

October 28, 2022
Brass Band Schoonhoven reclaims the Dutch crown as there are division wins for Brass Band Gloria Dei, Martini Brass, Greidebrass and De Waldsang in Utrecht.


Report & Results: 2022 NIBA Championships

October 26, 2022
1st Old Boys lead the way in Armagh to secure European qualification and a place in the history books.

National Trophy

Report & Result: 2022 National Championship of Great Britain

October 15, 2022
Foden's retain their hold on the National title after a day of intriguing and encouraging 'Hyperlink' action at the Royal Albert Hall.

Kingdom Brass

Report & Result: 2022 Fife Charities Contest

October 11, 2022
Kingdom Brass bag a hat-trick as they take the competitive charity on offer in Dunfermline.

Report & Results: 2022 German National Championships

October 06, 2022
3BA Concert Band will head to Malmo after leading a series of excellent performances at the University of Regensburg.

St Ronan

Report & Results: 2022 Innerleithen Youth Band Contest

October 05, 2022
Scottish youth provide plenty of great musical entertainment in Innerleithen.

Bolsover Festival of Brass

Report & Results: 2022 Bolsover Festival of Brass

October 01, 2022
The titles go to Longridge, Stannington, BD1 Brass, Whitworth Vale & Healey and the Syston Band as a worldwide audience enjoys the brass band entertainment on the weekend in Shirebrook.

Alex Humphreys

Alex Humphreys to host National Youth Championships

January 31 • The BBC Newsround presenter and brass band player Alex Humphreys will host the 2023 National Youth Brass Championships in Stockport.

Matilda Lloyd

New global representation for trumpet star

January 31 • Former BBC Young Musician of the Year Brass finalist Matilda Lloyd is to be represented by management group HarrisonParrott.


A dangerous and ill thought through proposal

January 31 • Councils in Scotland are reportedly looking at making cuts that could directly affect the teaching of music and free music tuition in schools.


Trombone troubles...

January 31 • The British Trombone Society is hoping the international parcel carrier DPD will do the right thing to get a valuable instrument back to them.

Regent Hall Concerts - The January Band

Friday 3 February • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London W1C2DJ

WFEL Fairey Band -

Sunday 5 February • Glossop Old Bandroom . Derby St.. SK138LP SK138LP

Regent Hall Concerts - Junior Guildhall Brass Band

Friday 10 February • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London W1C2DJ

Contest: Norwegian National Brass Band Championships

Friday 10 February • Grieghallen, Bergen, N-5015 N-5015

Contest: Norwegian National Brass Band Championships

Saturday 11 February • Grieghallen, Bergen, N-5015 N-5015

Chadderton Band

January 31 • Chadderton Band is a non-contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are a friendly band and welcome all players of any age and ability on all sections of the band. Please come along and meet the band you will be very welcomed.

Leicestershire Co-op Band

January 30 • Leicestershire Co-op Band are looking for a PERCUSSIONIST for the 2023 Midlands Regional Championships (and beyond). Do you fancy the challenge of The Pilgrim's Progress under the artistic direction of Keith Leonard?

Newstead Brass

January 30 • Our Red Priest is still looking for an EEb Bass as we prepare for the midland championships with Martin Heartfield. Great chance to work with a great MD on this challenging but fun piece to rehearse.

Alex McGee

Conductor & Composer


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