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Rex Richardson

All that jazz and more...

Two ensembles from Brass Band of Battle Creek made sure the local population was left in no doubt who was in town this weekend...

May 21, 2022


Amboise

French Open maintains attraction

The 26th French Open Championships will take place in the wonderful Loire Valley town of Amboise next month.

May 21, 2022


bandstand

Sounds of Summer brass returns to Leeds

The wonderful sounds of brass bands playing in public bandstands will be heard again in Leeds this year.

May 21, 2022


Oxford

Double attraction at Oxford Contest

There is something for both bands and composers to aim for at the Oxfordshire & District Brass Band Association Entertainment Contest later this year.

May 20, 2022


battle Creek

Education key to long term Battle plans

An ambitious youth education initiative will spearhead Brass Band of Battle Creek's plans to inspire future generations in their region.

May 20, 2022


Musicwear

Red and yellow and pink and blue...

There is a whole rainbow-full of fantastic coloured shirts to pick from for that cooler stage option this Summer.

May 19, 2022


Groninegen

New festival to feature Dutch Open

The Dutch Open Championships will be a part of a new Groningen Brass Experience festival in June.

May 19, 2022


scotland

Youth Music Initiative reaches 20th anniversary in Scotland

Scottish Government initiative has put in over £140 million into music provision in Scotland over the past 20 years.

May 19, 2022


Harper

Harper to lead BBE Artistic Development workshops

The Cory Musical Director will be leading special Brass Band England Artistic Development workshops in Yorkshire and Oxford.

May 19, 2022


Haverhill

Haverhill join forces with Brighouse for 200th anniversary celebrations

The belated 200th anniversary celebrations for Haverhill Silver Band have coincided with their first top flight Area triumph.

May 19, 2022


Battle Creek

Let Battle begin...

The star players of Brass Band of Battle Creek will be mixing hard work with quite a bit of musical fun over the next fews days...

May 19, 2022


Packed ranks

IBBSS offers that little bit extra for delegates

The International Brass Band Summer School takes place in Swansea — and there is plenty for delegates to enjoy.

May 19, 2022


Irvine and Dreghorn

Funding boost for Irvine & Dreghorn Brass

The access to all ethos of Irvine & Dreghorn Band will be boosted further thanks to the players of 'The Peoples Postcode Lottery'.

May 19, 2022


Whit Friday

Tameside Whit Friday details announced

Tameside will host nine Whit Friday contests this year.

May 17, 2022


eIAMKER

Eikanger education outlook gains financial boost

Eikanger Bjorsvik's strong education ethos attracts further financial support from leading Norwegian philanthropist.

May 17, 2022


vALAISIA

Valaisia to return to British Open

The Swiss National Champion will be invited to compete at the 2023 British Open Championships.

May 17, 2022


Nothern

Northern Counties contest cancelled

Withdrawals means that the popular Scottish contest has had to be cancelled.

May 17, 2022


Hade Edge

Smith & Smith take lead at Hade Edge

David Smith will join Jamie Smith in leading Hade Edge Band from the rostrum.

May 17, 2022


Blidworth

Report & Results: 2022 Buxton Festival of Brass

Blidworth Welfare leads the prize winners as the Buxton Festival of Brass returns on the weekend.

May 17, 2022


usa flag

Report & Results: 2022 North American Championships

Fountain City maintain their dominance at the NABBA Championship, as new names appear on section titles.

May 14, 2022


Symphony Hall

Symphony Hall tickets waiting to be snapped up

There are tickets to be grabbed for some major attractions later this year at Symphony Hall in Birmingham with the British Open and Gala Concert weekend

May 14, 2022


Chris Jeans

Jeans ends two decade link to The GUS Band

Chris Jeans has made the difficult decision to step down from his role as Artistic Director of The GUS Band.

May 14, 2022


Tredegar

Tredegar head to Newbury for next major performance

Tredegar will mix a little bit of fun into their preparations for a heavyweight musical programme at the Newbury Festival this weekend.

May 14, 2022


WFEL Fairey

Huge audience enjoys WFEL Fairey performance

Over 10,000 people in Manchester and millions at home will enjoy WFEL Fairey's contribution to the celebrations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

May 14, 2022


John Doyle

Doyle departs from Milnrow

Work and family balance sees John Doyle step down from his conducting lead role at Milnrow Band.

May 14, 2022




Rex Richardson

All that jazz and more...

May 21 • Two ensembles from Brass Band of Battle Creek made sure the local population was left in no doubt who was in town this weekend...


Amboise

French Open maintains attraction

May 21 • The 26th French Open Championships will take place in the wonderful Loire Valley town of Amboise next month.


bandstand

Sounds of Summer brass returns to Leeds

May 21 • The wonderful sounds of brass bands playing in public bandstands will be heard again in Leeds this year.


Oxford

Double attraction at Oxford Contest

May 20 • There is something for both bands and composers to aim for at the Oxfordshire & District Brass Band Association Entertainment Contest later this year.


Perth Festival of the Arts - Tenebrae at Perth Festival of the Arts

Monday 23 May • St John's Kirk of Perth, St John's Place, Perth PH1 5SZ


Perth Festival of the Arts - Tommy Smith

Tuesday 24 May • St Ninian's Cathedral, North Methven Street, Perth PH1 5PP


Grimethorpe Colliery Band - Brassed Off Live at The Royal Albert Hall

Wednesday 25 May • Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London. SW7 2AP SW7 2AP


Perth Festival of the Arts - BBC Big Band at Perth Festival of the Arts

Wednesday 25 May • Perth Concert Hall, Mill Street, Perth PH1 5HZ


Perth Festival of the Arts - Opera Bohemia - Madama Butterfly

Thursday 26 May • Perth Theatre, Mill Street, Perth PH1 5HZ


Chadderton Band

May 22 • Chadderton Band is a friendly non-contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are looking for players of all ages and abilities on all sections of the band. Come to one of our practices and meet the band you'll be very welcome.


Lydney Band

May 22 • Vacancies exist for a PERCUSSIONIST (position negotiable) and Bb BASS player. We are a 3rd section band (West of England), based in the Forest of Dean. Rehearsal: Friday evenings. Good travel links from Gloucester, South Wales and South Gloucestershire


Otley Brass Association

May 22 • Musical Director - Otley Brass Band. . Required:. Our enthusiastic, unregistered band is looking for a new MUSICAL DIRECTOR. Located in Otley to the North West of Leeds we rehearse on Tuesday Evenings from 1930-2145 at the Otley Courthouse


Martin Heartfield

GGSM, ARCM, PGCE
Conductor, Adjudicator, Educationalist


               

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