The Royal Northern College of Music's initiative aimed at widening opportunities for young people to progress their musical talent has been shortlisted for a Times newspaper Higher Education Award.
September 19 • Sarah Groarke-Booth is set to become the new Musical Director of Rainford Band
September 19 • The funeral details for the respected musician, administrator, publisher contest and concert promoter have been announced.
September 16 • Works by Philip Sparke, Tom Davoren, Kit Turnball, Andrew Baker and Christopher Cole will pose the challenges for bands wishing to claim their places at the Royal Albert Hall and Cheltenham next year.
September 15 • South Yorkshire Police and Leigh Baker enjoyed their title winning 'Occasion' in Cheltenham
September 15 • Uppermill tamed the Viking challenge to claim the National title in Cheltenham in splendid fashion.
September 14 • Unison Kinneil completes remarkable rise from the ashes of despair to claim the National title.
September 14 • Tewit Silver claims the Fourth Section National title after a nose to nose battle with Cornish rivals Redruth.
September 13 • Its the eve of the 2019 National Finals in Cheltenham with bands from all over the country making their way to the world famous racecourse venue.
August 28 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Brass Bands England CEO Kenny Crookston about what he believes have been some of the organisation's achievements during the past year...
August 23 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox finds out more about the special 2019 Brass Band Conference that has the aim of creating debate and discussion into achieving the aim of 'Better Banding for All'. It will take place on Saturday 28th September at The Life Centre in Manchester is aimed at people with any involvement in banding at all levels and will feature a diverse range of speakers, workshops, performances and award presentations.
August 16 • 4BR was given exclusive access to find out how the forthcoming Sky Arts documentary series was put together by the production team at Twofour...
August 15 • Sky Arts trailer for the forthcoming four part documentary series produced by Two Four...
September 15 • All the action from the 2019 National Championship of Great Britain — Section 1 — as it happened.
September 15 • All the action from the 2019 National Championship of Great Britain — Section 2 — as it happened.
September 15 • All the action from the 2019 National Championship of Great Britain — Section 3 — as it happened.
September 15 • All the action from the 2019 National Championship of Great Britain — Section 4 — as it happened.
September 13 • Conductor: Prof Nicholas J. Childs. Featuring: Richard Marshall, Siobhan Bates, Brett Baker, Zoe Lovatt-Cooper, Alison Childs, Sammy Latus, Katrina Marzella. Doyen Recordings: DOY CD395
September 12 • Cory and Black Dyke Bands. Conductors: Philip Harper, Prof Nicholas Childs. Soloist: Siobhan Bates. Symphony Hall . Birmingham. Sunday 8th September
September 1 • Sky Arts. Twofour Group . Tuesday 27th August
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Saturday 21 September • Holy Trinity Church, . Squires Hill, . Rothwell, . Northamptonshire NN14 6BQ
Saturday 21 September • Lutterworth College. Bitteswell Road . Lutterworth LE17 4EW
Saturday 21 September • Europaplatz 1, 6005 Luzern, Switzerland 6005
Saturday 21 September • Drighlington Methodist Church BD11 1EL
Saturday 21 September • St Andrews Place, Rowan House, CA11 7XZ
September 20 • A rare opportunity has arisen to join one of Sheffield's leading bands with a vacancy for an EEb TUBA player to complete our bass section. We have a good band room atmosphere and a calendar of interesting concerts and contests
September 19 • Dobcross Silver Band seek the services of a competent and dedicated Solo Horn player to start after the Rochdale contest on 20th October. . . Big shoes to fill here! Very hard working and spirited rehearsals so come ready to contribute in every way!
September 19 • Besides, it is beginning to seem like Christmas! We need to start getting the test piece worked on. We have a very young band and we are looking for players experienced in contests. The band would benefit from some experience players joining us.
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