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4BR Interview with Allan Withington

April 3
In a new series of major interviews with leading conductors, players and personalities around the banding world, 4BR Editor Iwan Fox catches up with Stavanger MD, Allan Withington.


RNCM

The World Rejoicing...

April 3 • Study scores and conductor scores of Edward Gregson's latest major championship work will be available from the publisher later this month.


Cornet

Student initiative seeks solo entries

April 3 • A new on-line solo competition is being organised by an enterprising University of Salford music student — so why not give it ago.


John Doyle

Doyle takes lead at Milnrow

April 3 • John Doyle becomes the new Musical Director at Milnrow Band.


Camborne

New Craze hits Camborne...

April 3 • A revamped duo will lead the way at Camborne as Andrew Craze joins the conducting team set-up.


National Final test-pieces delayed

April 3 • The announcement of the test-pieces for Cheltenham and London will now by made in mid-April.


Bolsover International Summer School moves to 2021

April 3 • The 2020 Bolsover International Brass Band Summer School has been moved to a new date in 2021.


Porthouse Pointers No 2

April 3 • Ian Porthouse puts Harry through his daily practice paces — this time with the focus on articulation.


4BR Interview with Philip Harper

April 2 • In a new series of major interviews with leading conductors, players and personalities around the banding world, 4BR Editor Iwan Fox catches up with Cory MD, Philip Harper...


4BR Interview with Allan Withington

4BR Interview with Allan Withington

April 3 • 4BR catches up with conductor Allan Withington at home in Bergen to find out more about how his professional musical life has be challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic and what he thinks the future holds...


Porthouse Pointers No  2

Porthouse Pointers No 2

April 3 • Ian Porthouse puts Harry through his daily practice paces - this time with the focus on articulation.


4BR Interview with Philip Harper

4BR Interview with Philip Harper

April 2 • 4BR catches up with Cory MD Philip Harper to find out more about how his band has responded to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and what he thinks the future holds...


5 minute masterclass with Russell Gray No 2

5 minute masterclass with Russell Gray No 2

April 2 • Yamaha Artist Russell Gray delivers another mini conducting masterclass - this time all about right and left hand independence


4BR Hall of Fame:  No.6: Arthur Stender

4BR Hall of Fame: No.6: Arthur Stender

March 31 • The Australian cornet star who rivalled Harry Mortimer for virtuosity on the stage, but who was the most unassuming figure off it.


Learning from the results of history: From Edinburgh 1886 to the Midlands 2020...

March 25 • Mistakes have always been made at brass band contests, but surely the time has come for a 21st century approach that works for everyone...


2020 Regional Championships: North of England - As it happened

March 15 • All the action from the 2020 North of England Regional Championships — as it happened.


2020 Regional Championships: West of England - As it happened

March 15 • All the action from the 2020 West of England Regional Championships — as it happened.

CD review: Symphonies for Brass

March 30 • The Brass Music of Derek B. Scott. Black Dyke Band. Conductor: Prof Nicholas J. Childs . World of Sound Recordings: WOS 155


LP Review: Cataclysm

March 29 • London Collegiate Brass. Conductor: Edward Gregson. Bedivere Records. BVUUK001


Concert: David Childs

March 28 • Accompanist: Chris Williams . Dora Stoutzker Hall. RWCM&D. Cardiff. Saturday 14th March


# Band Points
1Cory2,510.96
2Black Dyke839.37
3Brighouse and Rastrick717.00
4Eikanger-Bjørsvik669.26
5Valaisia Brass Band592.39
6Foden's553.24
7Flowers491.92
8Paris Brass Band423.40
9Carlton Main Frickley Colliery368.68
10Tredegar367.23

scaba Youth Band - Southern Counties Youth Band Easter Residential Co

Monday 6 April • St Catherine's School,. Station Road,. Bramley,. Surrey GU5 0DF


scaba Youth Band - Southern Counties Youth Band Easter Concert

Thursday 9 April • Anniversary Halls,. St Catherine's School,. Bramley, Surrey GU5 0DF


Regent Hall Concerts - Ibex Brass

Friday 10 April • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street . (Opposite RESERVED). London. W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ


Black Dyke Band - Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus, Sheffield City Hall

Saturday 18 April • Barker's Pool, Sheffield S1 2JA


Cory Band - St David's Church, Neath

Saturday 18 April • St David's Church, St David's Street, Neath SA11 3EP


Chadderton Band

April 1 • Chadderton Band is a non-contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are a friendly band looking for players of all ages and abilities on all sections. Euph and percussion . Come along to one of our rehearsals.


Upper Rhondda Brass Band

April 1 • Upper Rhondda NEEDS YOU. Again losing players to further their education, our focus switches on ensuring the Bands stability and continuity. Vacancies now exist throughout the Band. In particular Soprano, Solo Cornets, Solo Euphonium and Tuned Percussion.


Amesbury Town Band

March 28 • Players and beginners of any standard are always warmly welcomed, especially some more solo cornets and Eb horns. Feel free to drop in, even if you just fancy a blow or just want to try another instrument.


Mark Wilkinson


Cornet Soloist, Teacher, Adjudicator, Conductor


               

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