2020 Regional Championships: North West
Winter Gardens, Blackpool
The qualification process to get to London and Cheltenham starts in Blackpool on Sunday — with a full day of great competitive action.
February 22 • The fantastic triple trumpet gig bag from Fusion at Band Supplies through the 4BR Shop. A must have for any player serious about their equipment.
February 22 • Pennine Music and the Brass Band Music Shop will be on the road in the next few weeks to provide their customers with plenty of musical choices after their test-piece rigours...
February 22 • You will need to make sure you can get a parking space for the Yorkshire Regional Championships in a few week's time.
February 22 • Entries have already been received from around the globe for the third A4 Brass Quartet Composer Competition
February 22 • The Aberdeen based band organisation hopes to make a worldwide mark with the launch of its new website.
February 22 • Swiss composer Oliver Waespi's formidable 'Euphonium Concerto' has been given critically acclaimed performances in Japan and the USA.
February 22 • The IP cornet mouthpiece from Bandmaster gives both security and freedom.
February 22 • Foden's ensured that over 500 of their patron's got a sneak preview of their Area title defence preparations at a concert in their home town.
December 15 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talking to Bram Gay at the 2016 British Open Championships in Birmingham.
November 26 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Valaisia Brass Band after he led them to a fifth consecutive National title.
November 26 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Patrick Ottiger of BML Talents Band after they won the First Division Swiss National title in Montreux
November 22 • You can still enjoy the action from the 2019 Brass in Concert Championships from World of Brass - so don't miss a note...
February 20 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox looks at the five works that will test the bands in their bid to qualify for the Cheltenham and London National Finals.
February 19 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox looks at the potential for a change in the future direction of travel for the Regional and National Championships of Great Britain...
February 16 • A conductor whose record stands proudly with the finest conductors of his generation, but is now somewhat largely forgotten...
February 9 • All the action from the 2020 Norwegian National Championships — as it happened.
February 18 • Joseph Hampson. Price: £4.99 plus VAT plus postage and package .
February 12 • Jamie Hood. Accompanists: Stephen Bulla and Annamaria Motolla. Featuring: Marc Hood, Brandon Jones. Blackwood Music . CD: BWMusic1954
February 11 • Conductor: Michael Fowles. First Presbyterian Church. Armagh. Saturday 1st February
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Sunday 23 February • Winter Gardens Complex, Church Street, Blackpool FY1 1HU
Sunday 23 February • The Hawth, Hawth Avenue, Crawley RH10 7Yz
Sunday 23 February • The Hawth in Crawley, West Sussex RH10 6YZ
Friday 28 February • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London. SE7 8RE SE7 8RE
Saturday 29 February • Northampton International Academy. 55 Barrack Rd. Northampton NN1 1AA
February 20 • Upper Rhondda NEEDS YOU. To help consolidate the Band, and its position within the grading system at the next Welsh Area Championships, the Band urgently require the following players, Soprano, Solo Cornet, Solo Euphonium and a Percussionist..
February 20 • Due to retirement the Longridge Band (1st Section North West) require a back row cornet player (position negotiable), Eb bass & percussionist . We have a good mixture of contests/ concerts and a tour to Belgium planned for later in the year.
February 20 • Escafeld Brass Band Sheffield has vacancies for all instruments. We are a friendly, non-contesting band who practice Friday evenings near Sheffield city centre. Our numbers have declined in recent years but we are very keen to grow again with our new MD.
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