Composers are invited to submit works to be considered for the prestigious 2022 John Golland Award — with performances to be heard at the RNCM Festival of Brass.
September 17 • As soon Brass Band England member bands know what the 2022 Area test pieces are on Saturday make sure they head to the Band Supplies trade stand to get an order in — and save a tenner in the process.
September 17 • The tuba lads from Mercer & Barker will be offering a special warm welcome to the low brass performers at Cheltenham this weekend — and you may not go away empty handed.
September 17 • Lode Violet and Tim De Maeseneer become the latest Ambassadors for Alliance mouthpieces
September 17 • There will be plenty of experience both in front and behind the stands at the first Champions of Brass rehearsal this Sunday.
September 17 • Banovallum Brass helped over 500 people celebrate a night of Proms favourites.
September 17 • If you are feeling a little devilish then why not mix and match your brass band enjoyment this weekend between Cheltenham and Tasmania?
September 16 • Luke Barker becomes a Geneva Group Young Ambassador as National Youth Band of Great Britain star adds McCann inspired Heritage to his qualities.
September 16 • New auditions has been organised — from Peterlee to St Dennis to ensure youngsters can have the opportunity to join the National Children's and National Youth Bands of Great Britain. So don't miss out!
May 18 • Our resident testing expert Jonathan Pippen takes closer look at the Rejano tenor and bass trombone practice mutes...
May 17 • Cory MD Philip Harper is supporting the new Bursary Scheme to enable 10 young musicians to fulfill their dreams...
May 1 • Phillip McCann announces the results of the Geneva International Slow Melody Competition
April 11 • Jonathan Pippen takes a quick look at the John Packer JP 133LR student trombone...
September 14 • Banding returns to the National stage this weekend — diminished in numbers but hopefully not in stature. The future may be a different matter though...
September 12 • Kingdom Brass, Annan Town and Langholm Silver will each make round trips of over 500 miles to try and return home with National titles.
September 7 • With the First Section National Finals on the horizon, 4BR Editor Iwan Fox picks five performances of Edward Gregson's 1977 seminal work to add to your listening pleasure.
September 1 • Tim Mutum looks back on the life and career of a musician who made his mark as a world class performer in both the brass band and operatic worlds.
September 16 • Nocturne for Brass Band & Percussion. BrookWright Music. Price: £32.41 (UK sterling)/$44.99 (US dollars). Sheet music
September 13 • Cory Band & Black Dyke Band. Conductors: Philip Harper & Prof Nicholas Childs. Symphony Hall. Birmingham. Sunday 12th September
September 8 • We have a look at the heavyweight offerings from the tuba mouthpiece manufacturers that are making a mark in the depths.
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|5||Valaisia Brass Band||542.45|
|9||Paris Brass Band||389.84|
|10||Carlton Main Frickley Colliery||365.35|
Friday 17 September • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ
Saturday 18 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Race Course, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL40 4SH
Sunday 19 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL40 4SH
Friday 24 September • St Petroc's Church, Priory Road, Bodmin PL31 2DT
Thursday 30 September • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ
September 16 • Looking for a new challenge? We are currently recruiting a Solo Cornet, E Flat Bass, Tuned and or Kit Percussionist. Friendly 1st section North West. Sensible contest and concert program throughout the year. Currently rehearsing Thursdays 8-10pm.
September 15 • We are looking to strengthen the band and require PERCUSSION CORNET AND 2ND TROMBONE PLAYERS.. Rehearsals are on a wednesday in our own bandroom.. Good atmosphere in this ambitious friendly band so give us a call.. Concerts and contests planned
September 15 • SOPRANO CORNET: We are looking for a confident and competent player to join our experienced cornet bench. Rehearsals are on Monday nights 8-10pm and we have a sensible and good quality forthcoming concert and contest schedule.
Conductor, Band Trainer and Adjudicator.