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Butlins

Cash and carry at Butlin's in 2022

There is plenty of prize money to win at the Butlin's Open Brass Band Festival in January — with individuals, ensembles and bands able to carry off big cash prizes.

July 31, 2021


Bolsover

Friday night is music night at Bolsover Summer School

The Bolsover International Brass Band Summer School has been a huge success this year — with delegates and tutors overcoming Covid and the weather to enjoying their music making.

July 30, 2021


British Open

Bands reminded of rejoicing in public

Bands have been reminded by the publishers of the British Open set-work of the performance rights associated with Edward Gregson's composition.

July 29, 2021


nybbgb

National Youth stay Well with new support

The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain has enjoyed the support of one of the UK's leading pharmacy chains to put on its summer residential courses.

July 29, 2021


BBCA

New lead at Brass Band Conductors Association

James Holt is the new Chairperson of the Brass Band Conductors Association following a year of activity and positives under Mareika Gray's drive.

July 29, 2021


Wychavon

Wychavon opens doors for entrants

There are spaces for Second, Third and Fourth Section bands at the popular Wychavon Festival of Brass.

July 29, 2021


Symphony Hall

2021 British Open postponed

The British Open Championship will now take place in January 2022 after organisers take difficult decision to postpone September event due to Covid concerns.

July 28, 2021


Brighouse

Brighouse looks to team up with past members

A special re-union band will join Brighouse & Rastrick Band on stage for their 75th massed band concert later this year.

July 27, 2021


nybbs

Scottish Youth ready for face time

Over 100 talented young players will be meeting up face to face this weekend for a fantastic six day residential National Youth Band course.

July 27, 2021


BrookWright

Worldwide entries for BrookWright Composition Competition

92 small ensemble works will battle it out for the 2021 composer prize.

July 26, 2021


Fodens

Heroes to get an early preview in London

Foden's Band will return to Regent Hall to preview the National test-piece alongside the composer in October.

July 26, 2021


running

On the road again...

Three members of the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain management team are helping to raise funds for bursary awards by racking up the mileage...

July 26, 2021


Cross

Death of Gary Patterson

The death has been announced of the respected teacher, educator and conductor.

July 26, 2021


David Langley

Dubai bound for Blaenavon MD

Conductor David Langley is to start a new chapter of his career in Dubai.

July 26, 2021


Flowers

Death of Dr Dennis Taylor

The death has been announced of the hugely respected musician and academic, Dr Dennis Taylor.

July 26, 2021


Denis Wick

Practice boost for Denis Wick

The Covid-19 lockdown has seen sales of practice mutes surge for the award winning manufacturer.

July 24, 2021


rncm

RNCM receives boost for green credentials

The Royal Northern College of Music will be a much greener, less carbon hungry place to learn, perform and visit in future.

July 24, 2021


Katrina

Marzella insights

Baritone star Katrina Marzella is the latest top musician to be featured on the new Yamaha Artist Insights podcast.

July 23, 2021


Ghana

Get a taste of all things Ghana

There is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of Ghana this weekend in London.

July 23, 2021


Wantage

Wantage up the pace on fund raising

Running, cycling and head shaving add to the fund raising activities of Wantage as they look to add extra space to their home.

July 23, 2021


Yarm School

One spot left for Doc Martin contest

There is a chance for a band to fill a gap at the lucrative Dr Martin's Wainstone's Cup competition in September.

July 23, 2021


National Youth Championships

2022 National Youth Champs set for Corby

The National Youth Championships of Great Britain will be held at Corby Business Academy in Northamptonshire in March next year.

July 23, 2021


Brass

Brass for Africa to help tap creative energy in Uganda

An Anglo/German partnership between Brass for Africa and Music Connects aims to help refugees reach out with their creative talents.

July 23, 2021


Children

Even more after 4 please...

There will be even more brass music making to be enjoyed by children in Bradford in September.

July 22, 2021


BBE Proms

Media boost for Proms in the Playground

Brass Bands England's school initiative gains a great boost of media coverage.

July 21, 2021




Butlins

Cash and carry at Butlin's in 2022

July 31 • There is plenty of prize money to win at the Butlin's Open Brass Band Festival in January — with individuals, ensembles and bands able to carry off big cash prizes.


Bolsover

Friday night is music night at Bolsover Summer School

July 30 • The Bolsover International Brass Band Summer School has been a huge success this year — with delegates and tutors overcoming Covid and the weather to enjoying their music making.


British Open

Bands reminded of rejoicing in public

July 29 • Bands have been reminded by the publishers of the British Open set-work of the performance rights associated with Edward Gregson's composition.


nybbgb

National Youth stay Well with new support

July 29 • The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain has enjoyed the support of one of the UK's leading pharmacy chains to put on its summer residential courses.


Regent Hall Concerts - Trafalgar Brass

Friday 6 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London SE7 8RE


Epping Forest Band - Proms on the Green

Sunday 8 August • On the green outside the Epping Forest District Council Civic Offices CM16 4BZ


Regent Hall Concerts - Arc Brass

Friday 13 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London . SE7 8RE


Regent Hall Concerts - The Wind Ensemble of the Band of the RAF Regiment

Friday 20 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London . SE7 8RE


Regent Hall Concerts - The Brass Ensemble of the Central Band of the RAF

Friday 27 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London . SE7 8RE


Lydney Band

August 1 • Vacancies exist for a TROMBONE and an Eb BASS to strengthen the team. We are a 3rd section band (West of England), based in the Forest of Dean, Glos. Rehearsal - Friday evenings. Good travel links from Gloucester, South Wales and South Gloucestershire.


Putney and Wimbledon Brass Band

July 31 • Putney & Wimbledon Brass Band is looking for Bb bass & cornet players as we work towards a summer of enjoyable gigs and the defence of our Wychavon Festival of Brass 4th section title.


Newstead Brass

July 31 • Newstead Brass, Championship section, require PRINCIPAL TROMBONE to lead the section at the delayed 2020 national finals , Bolsover Entertainment festival and a range of concerts across the region.


Duncan A. Beckley

BA, MA
Conductor, adjudicator, band trainer and teacher


               

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