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SP&S to launch itself into the digital music publishing age

January 22
Salvationist Publishing & Supplies enters the digital age of music publishing and purchasing with launch of its new website.


Hammonds

Hammonds picks its award winners

January 22 • The 2018 Grand Shield Champion has handed out a few well deserved rewards to a trio of its players...


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Radio: Sunday Bandstand

January 22 • Chris Helme brings us plenty of great brass band music from the heartland of Yorkshire.


Flowers

Death of Roy Roe

January 22 • The death has been announced of the former soprano star and respected adjudicator, Roy Roe.


Richard MARSHALL

Marshall already off to a busy start to 2019

January 20 • The New Year has just started, but Black Dyke's principal cornet has already been on his musical travels...


Abbey Brass (Abingdon) boosted by new signings and return visit

January 20 • A great raft of new signings and a visit from Philip Harper will give Abbey Brass (Abingdon) as great boost of confidence ahead of their Stevenage Area test appearance.


Radio: Sounds of Brass

January 20 • More great brass band music from Phillip Hunt.


From Berlin to Mars — as Lucerne ensemble get ready to premiere new works on Swiss tour

January 20 • The critically acclaimed Lucerne Brass Ensemble will featuring a number of exciting new works from leading brass composers on its forthcoming domestic tour.


Saxhorn Fest adds youth and experience to attractions

January 20 • The forthcoming Saxhorn Festival in north Yorkshire is going to be packed with attractions for players of all ages and experience — so why not sign up and get inspired by the best...


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David Childs and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

David Childs and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

January 8 • 4BR travels to Manchester to see euphonium virtuoso David Childs recording four concerto works with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra


Interview with Simon Dobson

Interview with Simon Dobson

November 26 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox recently met up with composer Simon Dobson in Montreux to talk Glass, GRAMMYs and rock and roll..


2018 Swiss National round up

2018 Swiss National round up

November 26 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox rounds up with his final thoughts on what was a memorable 2018 Swiss National Championships in Montreux


Interview with Arsene Duc

Interview with Arsene Duc

November 25 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Arsene Duc, the conductor of the 2018 Swiss National Champion, Valaisia Brass Band


2019 Butlins Mineworkers Championship: As it happened

2019 Butlins Mineworkers Championship: As it happened

January 13 • All the action from the 2019 Butlins Mineworkers Championship — As it happened.


2019 Butlins Mineworkers Championship: Preview & Predictions

January 10 • The overture to the 2019 contesting year is provided at Skegness this weekend when 70 bands battle for the Butlins accolades and hefty cash prizes...


Walking in the Air: How to build a magical brass band Snowman

January 9 • Inspiration, hard work and plenty of vision has helped East London Brass bring an iconic Christmas tale to magical brass band life in the heart of their community.


4BR Spotlight interview: 5 minutes or so with Rex Richardson

January 8 • We spend five minutes or so in the company of the great American trumpet star and brass band lover Rex Richardson — with another five minutes or more to come...

Concert: Black Dyke

January 22 • Conductor: Prof Nicholas Childs. Symphony Hall. Birmingham. Sunday 20th January 2019


Concert: Tredegar Band

January 21 • Conductor: Ian Porthouse. Featuring: Bronwen Lewis. Onllwyn Miners' Welfare Hall . Saturday 19th January 2019


Concert: A4 Brass Quartet

January 20 • The Bradshaw Hall. Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. Birmingham. Monday 14th January 2019


# Band Points
1Cory1,947.00
2Valaisia Brass Band1,280.57
3Brighouse and Rastrick990.81
4Foden's672.90
5Eikanger-Bjørsvik650.04
6Black Dyke476.21
7Whitburn323.21
8Carlton Main Frickley Colliery320.03
9Tredegar312.99
10Grimethorpe Colliery286.30

Regent Hall Concerts - Canon Brass (brass quintet) from the Royal College

Friday 25 January • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street Opp. RESERVED. London . W1C 2DJ


Foden's Band - RNCM Brass Band Festival

Friday 25 January • 124 Oxford Rd, Manchester M13 9RD


Black Dyke Band - International Staff Band of Salvation Army - RNCM

Saturday 26 January • Royal Northern College of Music, 124 Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9RD


Grimethorpe Colliery Band - Concert at Yarm School, North Yorkshire

Saturday 26 January • Yarm School. . The Friarage. . Yarm, North Yorkshire. . TS15 9EJ T15 9EJ


Grimethorpe Colliery Band - Concert at Yarm School, North Yorkshire

Saturday 26 January • Yarm School. . The Friarage. . Yarm, North Yorkshire. . TS15 9EJ T15 9EJ


Lofthouse Brass Band

January 22 • Lofthouse Brass Band are seeking a SOLO CORNET PLAYER to complete their line up. We are a friendly 3rd section band with a sensible schedule of concerts, contests and social events (meals out, quiz nights, race nights...) throughout the year.


chadderton brass band

January 22 • Chadderton Band is a non contesting band requiring players of all ages and abilities. Come along and give us a try, we are a friendly band playing at numerous concerts throughout the year. Experienced Conductor required. Vacancy on percussion.


East Yorkshire Motor Services Brass Band

January 22 • Following this year`s round of regional contests we will have a vacancy for a first class cornet player. Position negotiable to join our experienced committed cornet section Rehearsing Sunday and Wednesday evenings by the Humber Bridge.


Martin Heartfield

GGSM, ARCM, PGCE
Conductor, Adjudicator, Educationalist