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Emmetal

Report & Result: 2019 Emmental March Contest

There was a great response from competitors and brass band lovers to the first march contest event in Oberburg in Switzerland

September 22, 2019


Leyburn

Report & Result: 2019 Hardraw Scar Festival

The Leyburn Band are top dogs at the famous Hardaw Scar Brass Band in Festival after a great day of entertainment in the Yorkshire sun.

September 22, 2019


Alexis Demailly

Demailly ends decade of leadership as Paris principal

One of European banding's top principal cornet players has taken the decision to step down from the role at Paris Brass Band.

September 22, 2019


Peter Graham

Interview with Peter Graham

Composer Peter Graham talks about his test-piece 'The Torchbearer' after it was announced as the A Grade set-work at the 2020 Australian National Championship.

September 22, 2019


Foden's

Foden's to showcase National defence on eve of Albert Hall

The traditional 'Eve of National Final' concert at Regent Hall will see Foden's pay tribute to Philip Biggs as well as showcase 'Titan' defence.

September 22, 2019


Fodens

Foden's on look out for injection of youth

Young players can once again enjoy being part of the Foden's Youth and Junior Bands — the ideal way to help develop their musical skill sets.

September 21, 2019


tREDEAGR

Welsh Champion admits to being Brassic...

Tredegar Band enjoy the glamour of being Brassic in Bacup...

September 21, 2019


Ageconcern

Foden's to create a buzz to tackle social isolation

The National champion has linked up with Age UK Cheshire in an innovative attempt to tackle the problem of social isolation amongst older people.

September 20, 2019


Childs

Childs and Cook to take Dallas lead

David Childs and Daniel Cook will lead an exciting new era for the Dallas Brass Band

September 20, 2019


Welsh Guards

Tredegar link up with Welsh Guards for weekend of music

A special 'Pride of Wales' concert and free workshop sees the Welsh champion link up with the Band of the Welsh Guards.

September 20, 2019


Andy Wareham

Wareham takes the baton at Hyde

Composer and conductor Andy Wareham has been appointed Resident MD at Hyde Band.

September 20, 2019


rADIO

Radio: Sounds of Brass

More brass band music over the airwaves from Phillip Hunt

September 20, 2019


rncm

RNCM shortlisted for Times Higher Education Award

The Royal Northern College of Music's initiative aimed at widening opportunities for young people to progress their musical talent has been shortlisted for a Times newspaper Higher Education Award.

September 19, 2019


booth

New lead at Rainford

Sarah Groarke-Booth is set to become the new Musical Director of Rainford Band

September 19, 2019


cross

Funeral details for Philip Biggs

The funeral details for the respected musician, administrator, publisher contest and concert promoter have been announced.

September 19, 2019


Regional

2020 Regional test-pieces revealed

Works by Philip Sparke, Tom Davoren, Kit Turnball, Andrew Baker and Christopher Cole will pose the challenges for bands wishing to claim their places at the Royal Albert Hall and Cheltenham next year.

September 16, 2019


Cheltenham

Report & Result: 2019 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 2

South Yorkshire Police and Leigh Baker enjoyed their title winning 'Occasion' in Cheltenham

September 15, 2019


Centaur

Report & Result: 2019 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 3

Uppermill tamed the Viking challenge to claim the National title in Cheltenham in splendid fashion.

September 15, 2019


Centair

Report & Result: 2019 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 1

Unison Kinneil completes remarkable rise from the ashes of despair to claim the National title.

September 14, 2019


Centair

Report & Result: 2019 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 4

Tewit Silver claims the Fourth Section National title after a nose to nose battle with Cornish rivals Redruth.

September 14, 2019


Cheltenham

Countdown to Cheltenham...

Its the eve of the 2019 National Finals in Cheltenham with bands from all over the country making their way to the world famous racecourse venue.

September 13, 2019


Eventz

Ev-entz ready for Cheltenham weekend

The leading percussion hire providers will be at the National Finals once again this year.

September 13, 2019


Trott

Trott to inspire new generation of students

Band of the Irish Guards euphonium star Gareth Trott is looking forward to inspiring the next generation of student players.

September 13, 2019


Musicwear

The customer is always right for Musicwear etc

The personal touch is helping Musicwear etc lead the way with their customers.

September 13, 2019


McCann

McCann to help Soli for Dutch National

Philip McCann will be helping Soli Brass with their Dutch National Championship preparations.

September 13, 2019




Emmetal

Report & Result: 2019 Emmental March Contest

September 22 • There was a great response from competitors and brass band lovers to the first march contest event in Oberburg in Switzerland


Leyburn

Report & Result: 2019 Hardraw Scar Festival

September 22 • The Leyburn Band are top dogs at the famous Hardaw Scar Brass Band in Festival after a great day of entertainment in the Yorkshire sun.


Alexis Demailly

Demailly ends decade of leadership as Paris principal

September 22 • One of European banding's top principal cornet players has taken the decision to step down from the role at Paris Brass Band.


Peter Graham

Interview with Peter Graham

September 22 • Composer Peter Graham talks about his test-piece 'The Torchbearer' after it was announced as the A Grade set-work at the 2020 Australian National Championship.


The Fairey Band -

Sunday 22 September • Boarshurst Band Club. Greenbridge Lane. Greenfield. Saddleworth OL37EW


Enderby Youth Band - Mike Fowles, directing training weekend concert

Sunday 22 September • Lutterworth College Main Hall. Bitteswell Road. Lutterworth. Leicestershire LE17 4EW


Enderby Youth Band - Mike Fowles, directing Youth training weekend

Sunday 22 September • Lutterworth College. Bitteswell Road . Lutterworth LE17 4EW


Foden's Band - Mike Lovatt

Sunday 22 September • Stoller Hall, Hunts Bank, Manchester M3 1DA


Kettering Citadel S A Band - NeXus Youth Choir (S A West Midlands)

Saturday 28 September • The Salvation Army, . 66, Rockingham Road, . Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN16 8JU


Foss Dyke Band

September 22 • We are looking for a horn player, 2nd Euph, 2nd Baritone and a Cornet, and finally a Bass player to complete our line up for the 1st Section next year. Great bandroom feeling, under new MD Ian Scott. Come and give us a try, you will be made most welcome.


Stannington Brass Band

September 22 • A rare opportunity has arisen to join one of Sheffield's leading bands with a vacancy for an EEb TUBA player to complete our bass section. We have a good band room atmosphere and a calendar of interesting concerts and contests


Frampton on Severn Silver Band

September 21 • We are a friendly non-contesting band in Gloucestershire looking for players, in particular cornets, baritone, euphonium and Eb bass, but all welcome. We play at local events and bandstand jobs, and practice on Tuesday evenings just off J13 of the M5.


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