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gEORGE lLOYD

Classic George Lloyd works re-released on new CD recording

Lyrita Recordings brings together 1991 Black Dyke and 1984 Equale Brass Quintet for new signature release.

June 17, 2024


bEDWORTH

Midlands Area Championships to return to Bedworth

The nomadic travels of the Midlands Regional Championships comes to an end as it returns to its former home in 2025.

June 17, 2024


Jiommy Charles

Birthday celebration for Foden's stalwart

The remarkable Jimmy Charles of Foden's Band has celebrated his 80th birthday.

June 16, 2024


Thurlstone

Thurlstone recommend French connection

The Thurlstone Band thoroughly enjoyed their recent trip to take part in the French Open Championships in Amboise.

June 16, 2024


Grimethorpe

Grimethorpe sold out down south

A rejuvenated Grimethorpe Band is selling out its latest concert appearances.

June 16, 2024


Arfron

Owen off on his travels

Stavanger's horn star Arfon Owen will be packing his musical bags this Summer...

June 16, 2024


west of England

Results: 2024 West of England Bandsmens Festival

Camborne celebrate with a victorious Bugle call as they head the prize winners at the famous Cornish contest.

June 16, 2024


Riverside

Award celebration for Riverside Youth

The Riverside Youth Band has been recognised for its musical excellence yet again with its latest Live Music Award.

June 16, 2024


City of Birmingham band

New colours scheme to boost Birmingham's future

A new set of band waistcoats reflects the musical past, present and future of the City of Birmingham Band.

June 16, 2024


Smith and Grezzy

Smith & Grezzy chat brass: Episode 8

The duo are joined by Alan Morrison to chat about all things banding....

June 16, 2024


Stavanger

Stavanger announces new Resident direction

Emil Bjorklund is the new Resident Conductor at Stavanger Band.

June 15, 2024


Besses

New life for Riley at Besses

The experienced Danny Riley become the first major signing of the new Ashworth tenure at Besses

June 15, 2024


Duncan Beckley

MBE accolade for Beckley

It has been announced in the King's Birthday Honours that conductor Duncan Beckley is to be presented with the MBE for Services to Music.

June 15, 2024


Flida

Maths and music make space for listeners in Florida

A remarkable combination of geometric maths and music making will see Brass Band of Central Florida provide listeners with a unique sonic experience over 23 acres this weekend.

June 14, 2024


Manger

Manger shows courage to inspire next generation of players

Manger Musikklag has linked with the next generation of potential players with its first 'KorpsMOT' initiative.

June 13, 2024


Tredegar

Tredegar set to travel to royal centres of musical learning

Ian Porthouse to lead his band to the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and the Royal College of Music for concerts featuring Philip Sparke's Euro test-piece.

June 13, 2024


Martyn Brabbins

Brabbins takes Malmo lead

Martyn Brabbins has been announced as the new Chief Conductor of the Malmo Symphony Orchestra.

June 13, 2024


pAU hINDMARSH

BUMA Award for Dijkstra and Hindmarsh

Jappie Dijkstra and Paul Hindmarsh are to be the joint recipients of the prestigious 2024 BUMA Wind Music Award.

June 13, 2024


Isobel Daws

Daws featured on Gates CD recording

Isobel Daws will be featured performing Dorothy Gates' 'Servant of Peace' on a forthcoming CD release by Brighouse & Rastrick Band

June 13, 2024


Scottish tuba

Still time to join tuba play day in Edinburgh

Why not take your tuba and join the musical fun at the Scottish International Tuba Festival (SITF) Play Day later this month.

June 13, 2024


aobba

Argente joins Adjudicator Association

Royal Welsh College Head of Brass Roger Argente is the latest addition to the Association of Brass Band Adjudicators.

June 13, 2024


Worsbrough

Worsbrough demise sends chill reminder of banding challenges

Worsbrough Brass in Yorkshire closes its musical doors after 30 years.

June 13, 2024


Mike Lovatt

Lovatt to be featured nice and Ely with Littleport

The high wire trumpet star will be featured in a cocnert at Ely Cathedral this weekend — as Littleport Band showcases world premiere and organ finisher.

June 13, 2024


Lee Skipsy

Skipsey lead at Milnrow comes to an end

The musical partnership between Lee Skipsey and Milnrow Band has reached its final chord.

June 13, 2024


BrookWright Music

BrookWright Music: I Was Glad (Hubert Parry trs. Andrew Wainwright)

The latest release from BrookWright Music brings a touch of majesty to any concert programme.

June 13, 2024




gEORGE lLOYD

Classic George Lloyd works re-released on new CD recording

June 17 • Lyrita Recordings brings together 1991 Black Dyke and 1984 Equale Brass Quintet for new signature release.


bEDWORTH

Midlands Area Championships to return to Bedworth

June 17 • The nomadic travels of the Midlands Regional Championships comes to an end as it returns to its former home in 2025.


Jiommy Charles

Birthday celebration for Foden's stalwart

June 16 • The remarkable Jimmy Charles of Foden's Band has celebrated his 80th birthday.


Thurlstone

Thurlstone recommend French connection

June 16 • The Thurlstone Band thoroughly enjoyed their recent trip to take part in the French Open Championships in Amboise.


Pontardulais Town Band - Annual Concert - The storytellers present.....

Saturday 22 June • Pontarddulais Comprehensive School, Caecerrig Road, Pontarddulais. SA4 8PD


Boarshurst Silver Band - Sunday Brass Concert - Strata Brass

Sunday 23 June • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane OL3 7EW


Wotton-under-Edge Silver Band - Foden's Band

Sunday 23 June • Renishaw Innovation Centre,. New Mills, Kingswood, Wotton-under-Edge,. Gloucestershire GL12 8JR


West Midlands Police Band - Sovereign Brass and Brett Baker (Trombone)

Sunday 23 June • Tipton Green Methodist Church. Park Lane West. Tipton. Sandwell. DY1 4QF


Brass Bands England - Youth Fest 2024

Friday 28 June • Barnsley Civic, Hanson Street, Barnsley S70 2HZ


Concert Brass Poynton

June 17 • Required:. Concert Brass, Poynton Stockport, Seek: A Solo Cornet - Bb Bass - Bass Trombone - Tenor Horn. No Contesting Not a learners Band. Rehearsing on Wednesday Evenings between 8.00 to 10.00pm (with a short comfort break and cup of tea at 9.00pm)..


Concert Brass Poynton

June 17 • Concert Brass, Poynton Stockport, Seek: A Solo Cornet - Bb Bass - Bass Trombone - Tenor Horn. . No Contesting Not a learners Band. Rehearsing on Wednesday Evenings between 8.00 to 10.00pm (with a short comfort break and cup of tea at 9.00pm).


Epping Forest Band

June 17 • Required:. We are a friendly 2nd section band in Essex. We are in need of a Tenor Horn (position negotiable) and a Kit player. We have our own band room and full percussion is provided


Simon Gresswell


Conductor, adjudicator, tutor, tuba specialist


               

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