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YBS secure Euro sop

January 15, 2009
YBS gain a French connection with the move of Benjamin Richeton to the soprano chair.


Baldrick departs from YBS

January 15, 2009
Sop star Kevin Donaldson calls time on YBS tenure.


4BR to tail YBS at BiC

November 13, 2008
Malcolm Wood has been tailing the YBS Band as part of the 4BR coverage of this year's event at Brass in Concert.


YBS sparkling diamonds

November 13, 2008
The YBS Band has been celebrating the success of three of their brightest diamond players.


YBS sign trombone star

October 30, 2008
Chris Gommersall is the latest star signing at YBS ahead of their Brass in Concert challenge.


New arrivals at YBS

October 14, 2008
Two new arrivals and a sense of optimism reported at YBS.


YBS welcome star Kiwi

September 09, 2008
Riki McDonnell makes the long trip to assist YBS at British Open.

YBS Band

Busy young stars at YBS

September 01, 2008
Three young YBS stars make a name for themselves.


YBS commission for Brass in Concert

July 16, 2008
The YBS Band has set about commissioning a new work from talented composer Ben Tubb to use at Brass in Concert later this year.


Long day in the tent

May 16, 2008
YBS tuba star Dave Long is to have a day in the box at the Houghton Area Youth Band Solo Contest.


New composer in residence at YBS

May 13, 2008
YBS announce Ben Tubb as their new composer in residence.


Baldrick returns to YBS

May 13, 2008
For the third time in his career, Kevin Donaldson will take over the soprano cornet seat at YBS.

Mike Kilroy

Kilroy will be here

April 02, 2008
Mike Kilroy has taken over the position as principal euphonium with YBS.


Moore the merry at YBS

March 14, 2008
Ex Brighouse & Rastrick flugel David Moore has joined YBS.

YBS Band

Rapp star joins YBS

January 24, 2008
YBS Band welcomes Ben Rapp to its ranks ahead of the Yorkshire Regionals.


Griffiths confirmed at YBS

January 17, 2008
The appointment of Morgan Griffiths as MD at YBS has been confirmed.


Bates books in at YBS

January 11, 2008
YBS has been busy and has snapped up a top class soprano player in the shape of Gary Bates.


YBS lose soprano

January 10, 2008
Claire Taylor has announced her decision to leave her soprano seat at YBS.


Hobbins takes over top chair

January 02, 2008
Alan Hobbins takes over top chair at YBS.


Kerwin leaves YBS

January 02, 2008
Principal Cornet Alex Kerwin leaves YBS.


Result: 2021 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 1

September 18 • Kingdom Brass and Ian Porthouse are triumphant as they claim First Section honours


Result: 2021 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 3

September 18 • The return of competitive banding in the UK after the enforced Covid 19 break sees Tewitt Silver first past the finishing post at Cheltenham Racecourse.


2022 Area test pieces announced

September 18 • Works by Wilfred Heaton, Gilbert Vinter, Goff Richards, Gordon Langford and Stephan Hodel will test the qualification credentials of bands next year if they want to get to London and Cheltenham.

Steve Sykes

Adjudicator Covid-19 test result impacts National Final

September 17 • Steve Sykes will not adjudicate at the Section 1 National Final this weekend due to a positive Covid-19 test result.

Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Saturday 18 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Race Course, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL40 4SH

Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Sunday 19 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL40 4SH

Bodmin Town Band - Bodmin Town Band in concert

Friday 24 September • St Petroc's Church, Priory Road, Bodmin PL31 2DT

Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Central Band Brass Ensemble & Seraphim Consort

Thursday 30 September • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ

Regent Hall Concerts - Fulham Band

Friday 1 October • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ

Bollington Brass Band

September 16 • Looking for a new challenge? We are currently recruiting a Solo Cornet, E Flat Bass, Tuned and or Kit Percussionist. Friendly 1st section North West. Sensible contest and concert program throughout the year. Currently rehearsing Thursdays 8-10pm.

Chinnor Silver

September 15 • We are looking to strengthen the band and require PERCUSSION CORNET AND 2ND TROMBONE PLAYERS.. Rehearsals are on a wednesday in our own bandroom.. Good atmosphere in this ambitious friendly band so give us a call.. Concerts and contests planned

Ashton under Lyne Band

September 15 • SOPRANO CORNET: We are looking for a confident and competent player to join our experienced cornet bench. Rehearsals are on Monday nights 8-10pm and we have a sensible and good quality forthcoming concert and contest schedule.

Nigel Seaman

Conductor, band trainer, teacher and adjudicator


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