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Marshall masterclass at Wychavon

October 28, 2021
Richard Marshall will be adding to the musical attractions at the Wychavon Festival of Brass this weekend

Dyke and Cory

Gala entertainment on offer at Symphony Hall

September 11, 2021
Black Dyke and Cory may not be taking to the British Open stage this weekend, but they will still provide great entertainment at Symphony Hall on Sunday afternoon.


Gala Concert programmes revealed by Cory and Black Dyke

September 01, 2021
There will be plenty of great entertainment on offer from Black Dyke and Cory at the forthcoming Brass Gala Concert at Symphony Hall.


Black Dyke provide third Concert Series production for Wobplay

August 29, 2021
The Yorkshire Champion is the featured band in the third 'Concert Series' performance to be enjoyed on the wobplay recording platform.


Black Dyke tour ends with warm confidence

July 20, 2021
The Queensbury band's nationwide Bandstand Tour was warmly received on its last leg with Boscombe Salvation Army Band.


Black Dyke continues Bandstand connections

July 13, 2021
Performances at the iconic Delph Band Club and a trip to inspire youngsters in Barnsley were the latest stop offs on Black Dyke's popular Bandstand Tour.


Busy weekend for Black Dyke tour

July 05, 2021
There were stage appearances indoors and out for Black Dyke on the weekend — from Halifax to Harrogate and Ripon.

Brett Baker and Prof Wilby

Baker dances the Light Fantastic

July 01, 2021
A new concerto from the pen of Prof Philip Wilby has found soloist Brett Baker in his dancing shoes at Ripon Cathedral.


Home from Home for Black Dyke

June 28, 2021
Black Dyke Band reaches out into the heart of communities on the latest legs of their Bandstand Tour


Black Dyke cornets up for sale

June 23, 2021
If you are looking for a great deal on a pre-owned Prestige cornet, then why not have one with a Black Dyke provenance?

Cloudcatcher Fells

Cloudcatcher centrepiece for Black Dyke at Halifax Festival

June 15, 2021
Two world premieres and works by Arnold, Fletcher and McCabe will provide Black Dyke's contribution to the forthcoming 'Best of Brass Festival' in Halifax next month.


Bandstand return for Black Dyke

June 14, 2021
Queensbury band to undertake 'Bandstand Tour' as part of their Culture Recovery Fund return


Black Dyke and NASUWT Riverside to feature at Durham Brass 2021

June 12, 2021
The acclaimed Durham Brass Festival will see headline performances featuring Black Dyke and NASUWT Riverside Brass.

Black Dyke

Black Dyke bowled over by concert return...

June 07, 2021
Black Dyke enjoyed a long awaited return to the concert crease with a fantastic event held on the pitch of a Yorkshire Cricket Club.


Waiting for Grotton...

May 28, 2021
The next Whit Friday contest day hopefully won't be as long to wait for as Samuel Beckett's title character...


4BR Wednesday interview with Prof Nicholas Childs

May 12, 2021
4BR talks to the Black Dyke Director of Music as his Queensbury Band looks forward to a return to the concert and contest platforms — both indoors and out..

Black Dyke

Black Dyke mark the passing and triumph of time

May 08, 2021
Players and visitors to the iconic Queensbury bandhall will have an immediate reminder of the band's great achievements and those who delivered them...


Let the cornet sound...

April 27, 2021
Cornet player Laura Conway is captured by photographer Lorne Campbell in a wonderful image after winning her section at the recent Yorkshire Open Slow Melody Contest.

Black Dyke

New web presence for Black Dyke Band

April 08, 2021
The famous Queensbury Band enhances it community engagement with a new redesigned website presence.

Black Dyke virtual

Delegates enjoy attractions of Black Dyke 'Virtual Brass Day'

April 04, 2021
Over 80 delegates from across the world enjoyed a great day of tuition, fun and inspiration on the recent Black Dyke Band 'Virtual Brass Day'.


Culture Recovery injection for Black Dyke Band

April 02, 2021
Yorkshire Area champion receives £38,040 from the latest round of the Government's Culture Recovery Fund.


Final call for Black Dyke Virtual Day

March 21, 2021
The final call has gone out to players who wish to join the Queensbury band for a full day of on-line music making with stars past and present.


Black Dyke honour Captain Tom

February 13, 2021
A very appropriate performance of 'Walking with Heroes' sees Black Dyke pay tribute to the incredible Captain Tom Moore.


Black Dyke legends join virtual day

February 10, 2021
The legendary James Shepherd and John Clough will join delegates on the forthcoming Black Dyke Virtual Brass Day.

Black Dyke

Do you fancy a £10,000 bonus in March?

February 07, 2021
Become a Black Dyke Pondasher supporter and you could well be in with a chance of a bumper pay out...


Brass cooperation brings mining tribute to dark cathedral life

September 29 • the cooperation band, Wallace Collection and Renfrew Burgh Band will join forces for an immersive musical celebration of the Scottish mining industry amid the pillars of Glasgow Cathedral.

Malcolm Arnold

Malcolm Arnold Festival to feature trumpet concerto

September 29 • The forthcoming Malcolm Arnold Festival will feature both his trumpet concerto and all his iconic dances...


Conductors' Association keen to say hello

September 29 • If you want to find out more about the Brass Band Conductors' Assocation then why not meet up with them on their forthcoming travels.


New signings at Newstead

September 29 • Newstead Brass will head to Bolsover this weekend boosted by a payer influx.

Grimethorpe Colliery Band - Octagon Theatre Yeovil

Saturday 1 October • The Octagon Theatre. Hendford. Yeovil. Somerset BA20 1UX

Grimethorpe Colliery Band - Albany Theatre Coventry

Sunday 2 October • Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ

Contest: Bolsover Festival of Brass

Sunday 2 October • Heritage High School, Clowne, Chesterfield S43 4QG

Boarshurst Silver Band - Phoenix Brass

Sunday 2 October • Boarshurst Band Club. Greenbridge Lane. Greenfield. Saddleworth OL3 7EW

Regent Hall Concerts - The Countess of Wessex's String Orchestra

Friday 7 October • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London WC1 2 DJ

East London Brass

September 28 • East London Brass is looking for a new principal cornet. We're a friendly and ambitious band and would love to welcome a great player who knows how to lead, inspire and enjoy themselves!

Cheltenham Silver Band

September 28 • Cheltenham Silver Band are looking for a kit player/percussionist. We are a 3rd section contesting band with an exciting programme of performances and contests. We are a friendly and supportive band with a strong academy and regular social events.

Stape Silver Band

September 28 • We are looking for a new Musical Director for our friendly, family oriented band based in Pickering, North Yorkshire. We are looking for an inspiring MD who will help grow, improve and develop the band.

Derek Renshaw

ABBA Member
Conductor, Band Trainer and Adjudicator.


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