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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


sTAGE

Venues fear Covid closing at short notice

Venues across the country are reported to fearful of "closing down by stealth" as "hard to predict Covid" implications are crippling their ability to hold events and productions.

July 21, 2021


Harmen

4BR Tuesday Interview with Harmen Vanhoorne

4BR talks to Belgian cornet star making a name for himself as an inspirational conductor in New Zealand after leading North Shore Brass to an impressive podium finish at the recent National Championships.

July 20, 2021


Dyke

Black Dyke tour ends with warm confidence

The Queensbury band's nationwide Bandstand Tour was warmly received on its last leg with Boscombe Salvation Army Band.

July 20, 2021


Brass in Cocnert

Brass in Concert draws made

The competition draws for Brass in Concert Festival later this year have been made.

July 20, 2021


Mining

Bands back at the pit head

Hammonds, Hade Edge and Lofthouse 2000 will provide the musical accompaniment for visitors at the National Mining Museum in Wakefield this weekend.

July 20, 2021


Covid 19

BBE issues Covid-19 guidance from July 19th

Brass Bands England issues its Covid-19 guidance for English bands that takes effect from Monday 19th July.

July 17, 2021


New Zealand

Report & Results: 2021 New Zealand National Championships

Wellington triumphs to retain National title as Grade honours go to Brass Whanganui, Woolston Concert Brass, Matamata Brass and Buzzing Brass Wellington Youth in Christchurch.

July 17, 2021




Brighouse

Brighouse looks to team up with past members

July 27 • A special re-union band will join Brighouse & Rastrick Band on stage for their 75th massed band concert later this year.


nybbs

Scottish Youth ready for face time

July 27 • Over 100 talented young players will be meeting up face to face this weekend for a fantastic six day residential National Youth Band course.


BrookWright

Worldwide entries for BrookWright Composition Competition

July 26 • 92 small ensemble works will battle it out for the 2021 composer prize.


Fodens

Heroes to get an early preview in London

July 26 • Foden's Band will return to Regent Hall to preview the National test-piece alongside the composer in October.


Regent Hall Concerts - Cor8 Horn Ensemble

Friday 16 July • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London SE7 8RE


Regent Hall Concerts - W1 Brass - Brass Quintet

Friday 23 July • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London SE7 8RE


Regent Hall Concerts - j5o brass quintet

Friday 30 July • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London . SE7 8RE


Regent Hall Concerts - Trafalgar Brass

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


Regent Hall Concerts - Arc Brass

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


West Somerset Brass Band

July 27 • West Somerset Brass is looking to strengthen its cornet section both front and back row. We have commenced indoor rehearsals in line with BBE requirements. We are a friendly group and looking forward to commencing performances. All players welcome


Chapeltown Silver Prize Band

July 25 • MUSICAL DIRECTOR, we invite applications from enthusiastic, hardworking, motivated individuals, who will challenge and further develop the success of the band. Based North Sheffield, 5 mins from M1 jct 35/36, with a sensible balance of concerts/contests.


The Cobham Band

July 25 • Conductor - Our existing conductor moved back up north during lockdown but we are now back rehearsing. A fourth section SCABA band, we play bandstands, concerts and contest locally. We meet at 8pm each Monday and look forward to hearing from you


Stephen Tighe

ARCM, LDBBA, (Dip)PFS.
Adjudicator / Music Director / Arranger


               

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