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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

Result: 2019 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 2

South Yorkshire Police and Leigh Baker enjoy the title winning 'Occasion' in Cheltenham

September 15, 2019


Centaur

Result: 2019 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 3

Uppermill tame the Viking challenge to claim the National title in Cheltenham

September 15, 2019


Centair

Result: 2019 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 1

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


British Open

Relive the British Open

You can still sit back and enjoy the music making and chat from the 167th British Open Championship

September 12, 2019


Philip Harper

World Rankings — September update

British Open champions Cory extend their lead at the top of the rankings following their stunning win in Birmingham last weekend.

September 12, 2019


Biggs

Death of Philip Biggs

The death has been announced of Philip Biggs (right), the highly respected former player, concert promoter, contest entrepreneur, publisher and administrator.

September 11, 2019


BBE Conference

Better Banding Conference line-up announced

Brass Bands England's Brass Band Conference will be a full day of debate, opinion, viewpoints and information.

September 11, 2019


Newmains

New signings for Scottish champion ahead of Cheltenham

Scottish Second Section Champion Newmains & District announce new signings as they prepare for their trip to the National Finals in Cheltenham.

September 11, 2019


Katrina

Marzella to lead Big Brass Day 2

Kartrina Marzella will help lead a free youth brass band development day in York later this month.

September 11, 2019


Lewsi Wilkinson

Filton Concert make Wilkinson link

Lewis Wilkinson has become the new Resident Conductor of Filton Concert Brass.

September 11, 2019


Hutchinson

Hutchinson to take up Bugle playing

Cory principal cornet Tom Hutchinson will be the adjudicator at the famous West of England Bandsman's Festival in Bugle next year.

September 11, 2019


Cross

Death of Dennis Chalk BEM

The death has been announced of the respected musician Dennis Chalk BEM.

September 11, 2019


hd9band

Vote, vote, vote for HD9

The HD9 Community Youth Brass Band groups could be in line for a chance of winning £100,000 through the Persimmon Homes.

September 11, 2019


radio

Radio: Sounds of Brass

More great music from Philip Hunt over the airwaves.

September 11, 2019


Cory

What the judges said about the 2019 British Open winners...

Written remarks of Cory's performance emphasise the brilliance of their title victory...

September 11, 2019


Poidum

Report & Result: 2019 Exmouth Brass Band Festival

SW Comms lead the way at Exmouth in a day packed with great musical entertainment.

September 10, 2019


Reg Vardy

Report & Result: 2019 Dr Martin Wainstones Cup

Reg Vardy once again boosts the bank account balance with a commanding victory under the baton of John Roberts.

September 10, 2019


New Standard

4BR British Open Competition: Besson cornet winner

The worldwide appeal of the British Open sees an Australian winner of our competition to win a Besson New Standard cornet.

September 09, 2019




Regional

2020 Regional test-pieces revealed

September 16 • 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.


Cheltenham

Result: 2019 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 2

September 15 • South Yorkshire Police and Leigh Baker enjoy the title winning 'Occasion' in Cheltenham


Centaur

Result: 2019 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 3

September 15 • Uppermill tame the Viking challenge to claim the National title in Cheltenham


Centair

Result: 2019 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 1

September 14 • Unison Kinneil completes remarkable rise from the ashes of despair to claim National title.


Black Dyke Band - Swiss Open Gala Concert

Saturday 21 September • Europaplatz 1, 6005 Luzern, Switzerland 6005


The GUS Band - Last Night of the Proms

Saturday 21 September • Holy Trinity Church, . Squires Hill, . Rothwell, . Northamptonshire NN14 6BQ


Foden's Band - St Andrew's Church, Penrith

Saturday 21 September • St Andrews Place, Rowan House, CA11 7XZ


Enderby Youth Band - Mike Fowles, directing a Youth training weekend

Saturday 21 September • Lutterworth College. Bitteswell Road . Lutterworth LE17 4EW


Drighlington Band -

Saturday 21 September • Drighlington Methodist Church BD11 1EL


Bollington Brass Band

September 17 • Bass Trombone, Front/Back row Cornet and percussionist (kit)required to replace players leaving for University. We will be playing in the North West 1st section next year and have a sensible and varied job programme.


Stannington Brass Band

September 16 • 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


Dobcross Silver Band

September 15 • Dobcross Silver Band invite applications for the following competent players. . . . Bb BASS, FRONT ROW CORNET, BASS TROMBONE. . . This is an exciting time for the band. There is a new 'buzz' about the place as we go from strength to strength


Martin Heartfield

GGSM, ARCM, PGCE
Conductor, Adjudicator, Educationalist


               

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