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4BR Quiz: Bank Holiday Quiz

Time to get those thinking caps on again if you want to win a DVD of the 'Highlights of the 2019 European Championships' from Montreux.

August 25, 2019


Signings

Talented quartet joins City of Cardiff ranks

The City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) Band has welcomed four new talented players to their ranks.

August 25, 2019


Glososp Old

An experienced lead set to inspire Glossop Old

David W Ashworth takes up the baton at Glossop Old.

August 25, 2019


wICK

4BR Shop: Denis Wick Classic 4B Cornet Mouthpiece Gold

The classic mouthpiece from Denis Wick...

August 25, 2019


Mike Fowles

Fowles play at Enderby

Mike Fowles will lead a weekend training course net month hosted by the Enderby Band

August 25, 2019


Brass BAND rOCK

4BR Shop: Brass Band Rock! — Youth Brass Band (PDF SET)

A great little piece from composer Tom Davoren for a beginner's band to get to grips with and to get feet tapping...

August 25, 2019


British Open

New British Open era offers potential long term benefits for competing bands

The organisers of the British Open tell 4BR that the decision to live-broadcast the 2019 contest offers immediate as well as the potential for long term benefits for competing bands as well as its audience.

August 25, 2019


Crookston

Interview with Kenny Crookston CEO of Brass Bands England

In the first of three interviews, 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks about the forthcoming Brass Band Conference with BBE CEO Kenny Crookston.

August 23, 2019


Tovey

The Music Man returns

Bramwell Tovey's triumphant return to the conducting rostrum has been greeted by acclaim by American critics.

August 23, 2019


UnIbRASS

UniBrass looking for new trustees

The UniBrass Foundation is looking for new trustees to carry on its innovative work — so why not give it a go...

August 23, 2019


Kirk

Kirkbymoorside look forward to another double century

A band with a rich community history raises over £370,000 to secure the next 200 years of its future...

August 22, 2019


RNCM

RNCM to extend successful Young Middle Brass scheme

Free weekend workshops for low brass will be extended for another year at the RNCM in Manchester.

August 21, 2019


Saint

4BR Sunday Quiz: The winner

You had to come up with a bit of saintly intervention to find the answer to our latest quiz.

August 20, 2019


IBBSS

Delegates already booked in for 2020 IBBSS

The success of the recent International Brass Band Summer School in Swansea has already seen people signing up for 2020.

August 20, 2019


wICK BARITONE

4BR Shop: Denis Wick SM Travel Mute — Baritone

The perfect way to ensure that baritone players are kept in practice...

August 20, 2019


Snowdown

Hyde Park encore for Snowdown Colliery Welfare

The sound of a brass band has been heard at one of London's iconic bandstands...

August 20, 2019


radio

Radio: Sounds of Brass

A delve into brass band history with Phillip Hunt this week.

August 20, 2019


Kirklees

4BR Shop: Speak Softly, Love (Theme from 'The Godfather')

Go all Marlon Brando with this beautiful euphonium solo from Kirklees Music

August 20, 2019


Cross

Death of Allison Allen

The death has been reported of the popular Arrow Valley player Allison Allen.

August 20, 2019


Whitburn

Whitburn part of 5 star review at Edinburgh Festival

The Scottish Open champion joins artistic forces for critically acclaimed concert performance as part of the Edinburgh International Festival.

August 20, 2019


Pride

Take Pride in brass

Half a century of a pioneering battle for equal rights will be celebrated with a special brass band concert in Boarshurst next month.

August 18, 2019


Quiz

4BR Sunday Quiz: The French Connection

All you have to do is identify the link and three great CDs with a Gallic musical flavour could be yours to enjoy...

August 18, 2019


Cory

The making of Battle of the Brass Bands

An exclusive look behind the scenes at how the forthcoming Sky Arts documentary series Battle of the Brass Bands made it to our screens...

August 16, 2019


Brass Band World

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

The August edition of Brass Band World is out now — packed with news, views, opinions and reviews that make for essential reading...

August 16, 2019


Newbridge

Former National champion looking forward to return

Newbridge Celynen Brass is hoping to make a long awaited return to the contest stage after a decade of being away.

August 16, 2019




danse

4BR Quiz: Bank Holiday Quiz

August 25 • Time to get those thinking caps on again if you want to win a DVD of the 'Highlights of the 2019 European Championships' from Montreux.


Signings

Talented quartet joins City of Cardiff ranks

August 25 • The City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) Band has welcomed four new talented players to their ranks.


Glososp Old

An experienced lead set to inspire Glossop Old

August 25 • David W Ashworth takes up the baton at Glossop Old.


wICK

4BR Shop: Denis Wick Classic 4B Cornet Mouthpiece Gold

August 25 • The classic mouthpiece from Denis Wick...


Regent Hall Concerts - Ensemble Sauterelle (french horns and male voices)

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


Sandhurst Silver Band - Music in the Memorial Park

Sunday 25 August • Sandhurst Memorial Park, Yorktown Road, Sandhurst GU47 9DP


Foden's Band - Sandbach

Monday 26 August • The Wheatsheaf, Sandbach, 1 Hightown, Sandbach CW11 1AG


Black Dyke Band - Scarborough Spa

Saturday 31 August • South Bay, Scarborough YO11 2HD


Woodfalls Band - Proms in the Park Concert - FREE

Sunday 1 September • Redlynch Social Club. The Ridge,, SP52LN Salisbury, Wiltshire SP5 2LN


Shipston Town Band

August 24 • We require Bb Bass to complete our team for the forthcoming 4th Section Finals at Cheltenham Racecourse on Saturday 14th September Regular rehearsals are Wednesday 7.30 to 9.30 and Sunday 7 to 9 Rehearsals are our own band room in Shipston South Warwicks


Stannington Brass Band

August 24 • 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


Nailsworth Silver band

August 24 • National finals qualifiers seeking new MD from September. We are currently 2nd in the 4th section and looking for a conductor to inspire and lead us into the 3rd section. We have a varied programme throughout the year of concert, contests and bandstands.


John Ward


Conductor, Adjudicator


               

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