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Enjoy the Virtual Brass Band Summer School Grand Finale Concert

There is a Friday night treat for you this evening with the Virtual Brass Band Summer School Grand Finale Concert.

August 14, 2020


Symphony Hall

Symphony Hall to host virtual Brass Gala

Mnozil Brass, Cory, Black Dyke and the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire will provide an evening of virtual entertainment thanks to a new Symphony Hall on-line initiative on British Open weekend.

August 14, 2020


Virus

Glimmer of rehearsal light for bands in England

Brass Bands England's request for clarification on latest Government Covid-19 guidelines sees rehearsal opportunities allowed under strictest of provisions.

August 14, 2020


Seats

Indoor performance easing decision in England met with disdain

The announcement to allow socially distanced live indoor performances in England from this weekend has been met with extensive and widespread criticism.

August 14, 2020


National

New leadership roles at National Youth Bands of Great Britain

Dr Robert Childs steps down as Chairperson of the National Youth & National Childrens Brass Bands of Great Britain to welcome in new faces to lead the organisation into the future.

August 13, 2020


wobplay

World of Brass to launch new streaming service

World of Brass is to launch wobplay — a new subscription streaming service offering over 8,500 audio tracks and videos old and new for brass band lovers across the globe.

August 12, 2020


Tredegar Band

Tredegar euph star reaches Jeju final

Yu-Han Yang, the solo euphonium of Welsh champion, Tredegar, has reached the final of the prestigious Jeju International Brass Competition in Korea.

August 12, 2020


aNGEL

Last chord looms for Durham composer competition

You need to be pronto to get your entries on for the Durham & Open Composition Competition.

August 12, 2020


Millennium

Welsh arts venues on critical list

A further blow to Welsh banding as Arts venues throughout the nation are said to be in need of further urgent support if they are to survive.

August 12, 2020


Fodens

Foden's set to welcome the world to Armagh

The annual Armagh Summer School will be a virtual event this year — lead by tutors from Foden's Band and open to players from around the world.

August 12, 2020


Resonance

New summer school resonates with Midlands youth

85 youngsters enjoy a musical week of learning with a difference.

August 11, 2020


England

Sign up for BBE on-line webinars

From advanced arranging to copyright issues and even a Conference call — make sure you sign up for Brass Band England's latest raft of attractions.

August 11, 2020


Fulahm

Fulham Brass add to the star chat rota

Fulham Brass Band has added to its list of star interviews — with LSO violinist Maxine Kwok Adams dropping in for their latest musical chat...

August 11, 2020


radio

New radio station brings chunks of brass on air

KL Radio has been launched with a regular brass band programme each week...

August 11, 2020


radio

Radio: Sunday Bandstand

Plenty of great music to enjoy from Chris Helme this week — with some great playing across the banding world.

August 11, 2020


BBE WEBINA

Brass Bands England makes new webinar arrangements...

After a short break, BBE launches a new programme of webinar sessions to keep you better informed to enjoy your banding when we do return!

August 10, 2020


nybbs

On-line finale rounds of triumphant NYBBS course

The youngsters of the National Youth Bands of Scotland provide brilliant entertainment to round off their on-line summer course.

August 10, 2020


Morse

Sunday Quiz: Morse code...

Work out a little brain tickler and you can get your hands on a trio of great brass band CDs...

August 09, 2020


Cornet shop

Open all hours for Hutchinson

Cory's principal cornet opens his own cornet corner shop open to players 24 hours a day...

August 08, 2020


Diversity

BBE explores diversity issues with partners

Organisations and individuals with experience and interest in the issues surrounding diversity, equality and inclusion meet on-line with Brass Bands England to explore views and opinions.

August 08, 2020


Cancelled

Scottish Borders contest cancelled

Another brass band event is cancelled as the Coronavirus pandemic continues to affect the contesting calendar.

August 08, 2020


NYMAZ

Big Brass Day closing date

There is not much time left to sign up for some great workshops on the NYMAZ 'Big Brass Day'.

August 08, 2020


Tabby Kerwin

Kerwin reaches out to global audience

Tabby Kerwin will be reaching out to the widest possible audience on her mission to imporve the mental health of the brass banding movement.

August 07, 2020


Gavin Higgins

Higgins writes new work for 2020 Proms

Composer Gavin Higgins has been commissioned for a third time to write a new work for the iconic Proms season.

August 07, 2020


England

Closing date looms for BBE annual awards nominations

If you want to nominate people or organisations for the positive role they have played for the banding movement then you need to do it quickly.

August 07, 2020




BBSS

Enjoy the Virtual Brass Band Summer School Grand Finale Concert

August 14 • There is a Friday night treat for you this evening with the Virtual Brass Band Summer School Grand Finale Concert.


Symphony Hall

Symphony Hall to host virtual Brass Gala

August 14 • Mnozil Brass, Cory, Black Dyke and the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire will provide an evening of virtual entertainment thanks to a new Symphony Hall on-line initiative on British Open weekend.


Virus

Glimmer of rehearsal light for bands in England

August 14 • Brass Bands England's request for clarification on latest Government Covid-19 guidelines sees rehearsal opportunities allowed under strictest of provisions.


Seats

Indoor performance easing decision in England met with disdain

August 14 • The announcement to allow socially distanced live indoor performances in England from this weekend has been met with extensive and widespread criticism.


Black Dyke Band - Swiss Nationals Gala Concert

Saturday 19 September • KKL, Europaplatz 1, 6005 Luzern, Switzerland 6000


The Marple Band - Marple Band Autumn Concert

Friday 16 October • Marple Methodist Church, Church Lane, Marple SK6 6AY


The Marple Band - Marple and Hawk Green Bands Concert Compstall

Saturday 7 November • St Pauls Church, Compstall Rd, Compstall, Stockport, Cheshire SK6 5HU


Contest: Swiss National Championships

Saturday 28 November • Stravinski Hall, Montreaux. Claude-Nobs 5, 1820 Montreaux, Switzerland 1820


Contest: Swiss National Championships

Sunday 29 November • Stravinski Hall, Montreaux. Claude-Nobs 5, 1820 Montreaux, Switzerland 1820


Newbridge Band

August 12 • Newbridge celynen brass band 4th sectiob are recruiting *Cornets * Flugel Horn *Horns * Baritone and Bb and Eb Bass . . We are planning to rebuild over the next 12 months with Concerts and 3 contests


Chadderton Band

August 11 • Chadderton Band is a non-contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are a friendly band looking for players of all ages and abilities on all sections + EUPH and percussion. Most welcome to come along to one of our rehearsals.


Amesbury Town Band

August 5 • Players and beginners of any standard are always warmly welcomed especially some more solo cornets and a spare percussionists to help out existing players. Feel free to drop in even if you just fancy a blow or want to try another instrument. After Covid!


Prof. Christopher Houlding

MMus, GGSM, LRAM
Conductor, Performer, Educator


               

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