World Champions Brass Band Willebroek seal top 6 spot with recent win in Kekrade.
August 16 • Frank Renton features the soloists and bands performing at the Brass Band Gala Concert the day after the 165th British Open Championships.
August 16 • The Musical Arts Programme at the University of Salford has gained a 100% satisfaction rating from the influential National Student Survey.
August 16 • A quintet of players from Newtongrange Band give a musical boost to the train commuters of Midlothian
August 14 • Two new works by composer Edward Gregson will be featured at the influential Presteigne Festival later this month.
August 14 • Black Dyke and Cory will be the featured bands at the Sunday afternoon post-British Open Gala Concert at Symphony Hall alongside BBC Radio 2 Young Brass Award Winner 2017, Isobel Daws
August 14 • The newly crowned Welsh National Eisteddfod champion, Northop has thanked MD Paul Hughes for a year of musical success — topped off by that great going away present.
August 14 • Aldbourne entertain their audience amid a backdrop that could have come out of an episode of The Archers....
August 14 • Two new players join the Yorkshire Imps ranks
August 16 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox wonders if a combination of more thoughtful composition and flexible players with open minds could lead to an exciting new future for the soprano cornet in top level banding.
August 11 • Allan Littlemore recalls the tale of a missing Fred Mortimer statuette and his hopes of finding one more...
June 30 • Black Dyke's Heritage Lottery Funded project will see some of its greatest musical treasures enjoy the long awaited light of day.
June 8 • 4BR's Malcolm Wood looks ahead to the Whit Friday contests and wonders what would happen if there was no brass band magic money tree to sprout prizes each year?
August 8 • Legends in Brass. Conductors: Stan Lippeatt, Jo Sykes. Featuring: Alan Morrison, Steve Sykes, Stephen Sykes, Kevin Holdgate, Mark Walters . Saturday 22nd July
August 5 • Conductor: Prof Nicholas Childs. Soloists: Gary Curtin, Richard Marshall. Fulton House. Swansea University . Friday 4th August
August 4 • Winter Jazz. Conductor: Tyme Marsters. Sunday 30th July. Charles Luney Auditorium
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April 8 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to a tuba player with a very specific ambition.
January 8 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to IBBSS Course Director, Prof Nicholas Childs
January 8 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to a trio of Norwegians with plenty to celebrate...
January 8 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to three brothers bringing a taste of Switzerland to the IBBSS in Swansea
Friday 18 August • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. opp. BHS. London. W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ
Friday 18 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London. SE7 8RE SE7 8RE
Saturday 26 August • Scarborough Spa South Bay Scarborough Y011 2HD
Saturday 26 August • 159 Fairlee Rd, Newport P030 2EW
Saturday 26 August • Snape Maltings, Snape IP17 1SR
August 16 • Stannington Brass Band, Sheffield. 2nd Section National Champions, now 1st section. Ambitious and sociable band. MD Derek Renshaw. Due to our current player leaving for music college we now require a Solo EEb bass playe
August 16 • *Front Row Cornet & 3rd Cornet* Under MD Phil Garlick we are looking for a front row Cornet & 3rd cornet to join the team as we prepare for the 1st section next year. We have a good concert/contest balance aswell as many social events throughout the year.
August 15 • Dobcross Silver Band are looking for two cornet players. Seats dependent on ability/desire as current players happy to move around. We are a third section band with a great team spirit and high expectations. Come and see! Rehearsal Mon/Weds Dobx Band Club
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