The indefatigable Lito Fontana will be on his travels once more in 2019 — hoping to entertain his fans as well as expand grass roots brass banding in new areas of Europe.
December 16 • The musical partnership between Daniel Brooks and Easington Colliery Band will be renewed at the North of England Regional Championships in 2019.
December 16 • Phillip Hunt rounds off the year with lots of waltzes, polkas and and all those Viennese whirls...
December 16 • Mike Golding has returned to Pemberton Old B Band looking for to repeat the success of his last stint in charge
December 15 • There is still plenty of time to get your entry in, but don't leave it too late to test your band's early season form at Preston Guild Hall.
December 15 • The award winning pupils of Wardle Academy will be kept busy over the next week or so with their festive music making...
December 14 • Band Supplies has a fantastic festive deal on a great student model flugel horn this Christmas.
December 14 • There are just three spots left up for grabs for the 2019 Welsh Open entertainment contest — so be quick if you want to impress Philip Harper and start the year with a grand in your pocket and a possible trip to the Spring Festival.
December 14 • National Champion enters new partnership with Gard Bags as National success brings commercial opportunities...
November 26 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox recently met up with composer Simon Dobson in Montreux to talk Glass, GRAMMYs and rock and roll..
November 26 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox rounds up with his final thoughts on what was a memorable 2018 Swiss National Championships in Montreux
November 25 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Arsene Duc, the conductor of the 2018 Swiss National Champion, Valaisia Brass Band
November 25 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Philip McCann at the 2018 Swiss National Championships to reflect on the banding scene in the country and the contest weekend
December 10 • Will Whitburn's decision not to go to Montreux trigger others to vote for an 'opt out' option to Europe's flagship contest, or can EBBA reform pave the way for future European Union?
November 25 • All the action from the 2018 Swiss National Championships — As it happened.
November 24 • All the action from the 2018 Scottish Open Championship — As it happened.
November 18 • All the action from the 2018 Brass in Concert Championship — As it happened.
December 15 • Conductor: Phil Goodwin & Bob Chilcott. Featuring: Huddersfield Choral Society Youth Choirs. Huddersfield Town Hall. Friday 7th December
December 7 • Wilfred Heaton Centenary Concert. Conductor: John Ward. Featuring: Thomas Nielsen (cornet). Regent Hall. Friday 23rd November
December 2 • The Bands of the Household Division. Featuring: The Countess of Wessex's String Orchestra; Katie Holmes (soprano). Cadogan Hall. Thursday 29th November
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Sunday 16 December • Cheap Street Church, Cheap Street, Sherborne, DT9 3BJ DT93BJ
Sunday 16 December • All Saints Centre. Friars Walk. Lewes BN7 2LE
Sunday 16 December • Anstice Memorial Hall, Anstice Square , Madeley, Telford, Shropshire TF7 5BD
Sunday 16 December • Dewsbury Town Hall, Wakefield Old Rd, Dewsbury WF12 8DG
Monday 17 December • Enderby Church. Corner of Leicester Lane/Blaby Road. Enderby. Leicestershire LE19 4AR
December 16 • The band are seeking a front rank cornet player. The band is made up of players from all walks of life not just the police and has interesting and varied engagements both here and abroad.
December 16 • We currently have vacancies for front and back row cornets, tenor and bass trombone and Bb bass. We are a friendly 4th section band based in Ilkeston Derbyshire just a few minutes from M1 J25&26. . We rehearse Thursday 7.30-9.30 and Sundays 6.30-8.30.
December 16 • Will you be our Christmas present? Our Principal Euphonium player is moving on to GUS after Butlins. We will therefore have a vacancy. Are you able to join us? We have a sensible programme of engagements (about 12 a year) with about 6 contests.
Conductor, Band Trainer and Adjudicator.