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June

Brass Band World magazine: Latest edition out now...

The April edition of Brass Band World magazine is now out and once again its packed with articles, features, reviews and things of interest on every page...

July 10, 2020


Peter Moore

A little classy touch of humour at this time of stress...

This will put a smile on your face this morning for all the right brass playing reasons...

July 10, 2020


Bates

Bates to inspire ideas for new Liz Lane work for Big Brass Day

The Black Dyke tenor horn star will link up with Brit-award winning winning saxophonist Jess Gillam to inspire ideas for a new work by composer Liz Lane.

July 10, 2020


rICHARD mARSHALL

Marshall to host free masterclass over the Burry Port airwaves

Richard Marshall will be paying a virtual visit to Burry Port this weekend to host a free masterclass — and its open to anyone in the world!

July 10, 2020


cORNO

No imminent return to rehearsals or performance for English brass bands

The latest official Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) guidance limits the playing of brass instruments in groups, or in front of an audience to professionals only.

July 10, 2020


Open Day

National Youth offer virtual invite to popular Open Day

The National Youth and National Children's Bands of Great Britain will hold a Virtual Open Day for young brass and percussion players later this month.

July 09, 2020


National

2020 National Finals cancelled

As widely anticipated, the National Championship Finals at the Centaur, Cheltenham and the Royal Albert Hall in London have been cancelled.

July 09, 2020


The duo

Ellis Island revisited for Belgian duo

Composer Stan Nieuwenhuis and cornet star Harmen Vanhoorne will talk about their musical inspirations in a special 'Music Masters' on-line talk.

July 09, 2020


BBSS

World premiere work adds to BBSS attractions

Delegates to the virtual Brass Band Summer School course in August will be able to take part in a world premiere performance of a new work by Jonathan Bates as part of the extensive attractions.

July 09, 2020


bbe

BBE announces Brass for Brass winner

Brass Bands England has announced the first winner of its new free monthly competition that supports a great charitable cause in the process.

July 08, 2020


Liz Lane

Lane leads listeners through Darkest Night...

Composer Liz Lane has linked up with Cory cornet star Tom Hutchinson and friends for a very different compositional experience

July 08, 2020


Wychavon

Wychavon holds back final decision until September

The popular festival contest is still hopeful it can hold its event later this year — but will wait further before making a final decision.

July 08, 2020


Overhead

Schoonhoven happy with extra Overhead

Dutch Champion team up with British composer Christian Overhead as their new Composer in Residence.

July 08, 2020


Heavy

Heavy Bottomed surge as new additions make their mark

New additions to the range of Heavy Bottom Caps has seen worldwide interest increase

July 08, 2020


Riverside

Riverside Youth enjoy zoom celebrations and awards

The Coronavirus couldn't put a stop to the talented players of Riverside Youth enjoying their annual awards night.

July 08, 2020


Divesity

Open letter seeks support to banish discrimination in brass banding

An open letter seeking support from those wishing to develop a brass band movement that is inclusive, diverse and welcoming has been launched .

July 07, 2020


dURHAM

Great response brings success to virtual Picnic in the Park

An innovative approach and wonderful support made sure the Durham County Brass Band Association (DCBBA) 'Picnic in the Park' event was enjoyed across the globe this year.

July 07, 2020


Gavin Saynor

Saynor becomes latest Geneva signing

The Black Dyke tuba star is the latest high profile player to become a Geneva Group Performance & Development Artist.

July 07, 2020


Bont

Bont makes virtual annual appeal

Pontardulais Town Band may have been unable to give a live annual concert this year, so they took an inventive virtual approach instead..

July 07, 2020


Radio

Radio: Sunday Bandstand

More brass band music to enjoy from Chris Helme in the heartland of Yorkshire...

July 07, 2020


Fodens

Foden's launch lockdown podcasts

The ever inventive Sandbach band is making sure it is reaching out to its fans all over the world.

July 06, 2020


RAH

Financial spotlight for Arts and culture sector with £1.57 billion support package

The government announces huge one-off package of help, although questions are raised over help to performers and the phased return to full opening of venues.

July 06, 2020


Cross

Death of Pete Arden

The City of Hull Band has announced the death of its respected tuba player and administrator Pete Arden.

July 06, 2020


Grimethorpe

Grimethorpe held Spellbound by Bronte

An exciting new collaboration sees Grimethorpe Colliery Band bring Emily Bronte's 'Spellbound' poem to life...

July 05, 2020


Yorkshire

Virtual performance to celebrate Yorkshire Day

All things Yorkshire will be celebrated in virtual style thanks to a quartet of proud White Rose bands.

July 05, 2020




June

Brass Band World magazine: Latest edition out now...

July 10 • The April edition of Brass Band World magazine is now out and once again its packed with articles, features, reviews and things of interest on every page...


Peter Moore

A little classy touch of humour at this time of stress...

July 10 • This will put a smile on your face this morning for all the right brass playing reasons...


Bates

Bates to inspire ideas for new Liz Lane work for Big Brass Day

July 10 • The Black Dyke tenor horn star will link up with Brit-award winning winning saxophonist Jess Gillam to inspire ideas for a new work by composer Liz Lane.


rICHARD mARSHALL

Marshall to host free masterclass over the Burry Port airwaves

July 10 • Richard Marshall will be paying a virtual visit to Burry Port this weekend to host a free masterclass — and its open to anyone in the world!


Black Dyke Band - Cory - Brass on Sunday Gala Concert

Sunday 13 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, B12EA


Black Dyke Band - Swiss Nationals Gala Concert

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


Contest: scaba Own Choice Test & Hymn tune

Sunday 27 September • The Hawth in Crawley, West Sussex RH10 6YZ


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


Cheltenham Silver Band

July 9 • Cheltenham Silver Band is a 3rd section band looking for a new Musical Director.. We would like an enthusiastic conductor who will work closely with the band, committee and the training band MD to foster an enjoyable, supportive and creative atmosphere.


Newbridge Band

July 5 • Newbridge Celynen Brass Band are a 4th section band based in South Wales who have vacancies for the following seats:. . Front Row Cornets, Horns. Baritone, Euphonium. Bb Bass, Eb Bass. Tuned Percussion


Chadderton Band

July 3 • 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. Come along to one of our rehearsals most welcome.


James Garlick

BMus (Hons), QTS
Conductor, Band Trainer, Adjudicator, Tutor


               

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