2006 News / International
Brisbane musician Adrian Head recently performed the Australian premiere of a recent arrangment of Holst's Concertante for trombone and organ, or in this case, for trombone and band.
The signings continue at the former European Champions as the highly regarded Iain Culross takes over the Principal Cornet seat.
Three fantastic pieces of news for the National Champions as they gain a new sponsorship deal, solo horn and pick up the 4BR Band of the Year title too.
There are a record number of bands geting their lips in shape for the first major contest festival of the year, as Butlins announce the line up of competitors for Skegness.
Just as their senior band have been busy over Christmas, so too have Sellers youngsters.
The South West Area of the National Association of Brass Band Conductors will be holding a workshop on the 3rd and 4th section area test pieces early next year.
Sellers International Band has finally shut the bandroom doors for the year after a hectic Christmas finale.
The Ransome Band welcome back two players and the arrival of a new one (in perhaps 16 years time).
Old Hall Brass are the latest band to take to the stage with the never ending story of Brassd Off.
The trustees of the former British Open winners are holding a reunion next year.
Organisers reveal details of 2007 contest. If you are interested then find out more here.
The death of the former Yorkshire Bus Company and Yorkshire Traction Honley Band has been announced.
Claire Taylor is the new soprano at the YBS Band as they continue to rebuild in the post King era.
With the road death tolls mounting, we are reminded of the tragic accident this time 12 months ago which claimed the lives of two members of the Lawrence family from Brisbane Brass.
The North American Brass Band Association announces the NABBA Recording of the Year contest for CDs released from December 16th, 2006—December 15th, 2007.
The combined 2007 South Australian State Competitions and 150th Anniversary celebrations of the Tanunda Town Band scheduled for the weekend of 5-7 October 2007 will return to the traditional venue of the Tanunda Show Hall.
The European Championships are set for a financial boost as well as the return of an iconic trophy.
The revitalised Brass in Concert contest gains prestigious award.
Fancy naming a new piece of music and getting it free of charge as well?
Star tuba player set to return to his former banding alma mater.
The Hitchin Band recently did their bit for a fantastic cause by helping to raise £5000 for Macmillan Cancer Support
The longest running brass band summer school is set for a new home to celebrate its 25th anniverary - Uppingham - a real top school for toffs!
The Eikanger Band has had a busy time celebrating Christmas in a most musical fashion.
Who are the players (and conductor) we have chosen as the 4BRDU Band of the Year for 2006? There are some great performers chosen but do you agree with our choices?
Russell Gray, currently down under, sends his festive good wishes as he settles into a quiet Christmas
Newport Borough Brass Band
Due to relocation, Newport Borough Brass Band are now looking for a committed Principal cornet player. This is a fantastic op...
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