Stephanie Wilkins and Adam Bokaris take on the principal cornet and solo euphonium roles with Fairey as they look towards Symphony Hall.
July 20 • Jersey Premier Brass will be led by a new MD as their inspirational founding conductor Tim Pritchard prepares to take his leave to Spain.
July 20 • Darren Hawken and St Dennis Band will be hoping a new link to a former MD will keep St Dennis on the track to further success.
July 20 • Martin Smith of Horsham Band keeps his comeback on a high profile track with a forthcoming performance at St Martin-in-the-Fields in London.
July 20 • Footscray-Yarraville City Band prepares for an emotional tour of Europe with a fund raising initiative to help them on their way.
July 20 • Katherine Hawkins joins the cornet ranks of Friary Guildford as they look towards their Albert Hall National Final assault.
July 19 • Co-operative Funeralcare Band is facing an uncertain future as sponsors announce withdrawal of a century of financial support and ask band to vacate rehearsal premises.
July 19 • Despite being a relatively quiet month of contesting, German outfit Bayerische Brassband Akademie (3BA) continue to make good progress up the rankings ladder.
July 19 • The Yorkshire champion returns from a very special Proms appearance in Innsbruck with the imperial echoes of the applause still ringing in their ears.
July 17 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox meets the legendary euphonium player Lyndon Baglin
July 12 • Tredegar Band continues to help celebrate the 70th anniversary of the NHS with a special concert in Pontypridd on the weekend
July 9 • A brilliant group from Pennthorpe School in West Sussex have been declared the winners of the BBE/Warwick Music 'Create a Buzz!' competition
July 1 • The Brass Show gets to meet the great Mike Lovatt in action on his latest CD project with Foden's Band
June 23 • In the first part of a new series, Cory principal percussionist James Andrews gives young players some tips on what things they need to get for their kit bag when they first get started...
June 15 • HMS Nelson in Portsmouth recently held a fantastic day of inspirational low brass teaching and playing where Les Neish, Simon Minshall, David Childs and Robbie Harvey took command of the musical troops.
June 11 • A less than cool perception of what brass bands have left to offer an ageing generation of Oasis and Blur fans may in fact be the perfect stimulus to reach out to the new generation of pop obsessed youngsters...
May 24 • The main brass bands candidates will be joined by a ballot paper full of representatives around the Whit Friday constituencies of Tameside and Saddleworth this year.
July 15 • Rex Richardson. Salt River Brass; Maidstone Wind Symphony; Brass Band of Central Florida; Symphonic Winds Tokyo. Conductors: Patrick Sheridan, Jonathan Crowhurst, Chad Shoopman, James Stephenson. Summit Records: CD DCD 724
July 15 • Sheona White . Brighouse & Rastrick Band. Conductors: Prof David King; David Thornton . Pianist: Ruth Webb. CD: WOS 131
July 14 • Soloist: Robbert Vos. Brass Band Schoonhoven; Fanfare 'Psalm 150', Dinxperlo; Koninklijke Harmonie 'Oefening & Uitspanning', Beek En Donk.. Conductors: Ivan Meylemans; Tijmen Botma; Fried Doppelstein. Anteun Hoesen Recordings. CD: 2017-01
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Saturday 21 July • Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre. . The University of Manchester. . Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 9DL
Saturday 21 July • St. Marys Church. 1 Abbey Farm Cottages . Church Street. Higham. Rochester . ME3 7LS
Sunday 22 July • Oxenhope Railway Station, The Railway Station, Station Road, Haworth BD22 8NJ BD22 8NJ
Saturday 28 July • Greensward,. Frinton on Sea,. Essex CO13 9DN
Sunday 29 July • Filey Bandstand, The Crescent, Filey YO14 9JS YO14 9JS
July 20 • *PRINCIPAL EUPHONIUM* A great opportunity has arisen for a first class Euphonium player to join one of the UK's most upwardly mobile Championship section bands. The successful candidate will be a regular solo feature at concerts, contests and recordings.
July 20 • The Band seeks cornet players, front and back row to add to a band steadily improving under Andy Culshaw.. The band is friendly and welcoming and has a good mix of concerts and competitions. . Main rehearsal is on Sunday morning in Inkberrow, Worcs.
July 19 • Musical Director - We are a friendly, contesting band currently holding a strong position in the fourth section. We have a varied concert/engagement programme in place and we are looking for a Musical Director who can help us to move onwards and upwards.
Conductor, teacher, adjudicator and arranger