The health and well being benefits of playing in a brass band have pricked the interest of the national media this week...
December 11 • The sight and sounds of the festive season can already be heard in all parts of the country...
December 11 • Entries are now being sought for a new entertainment contest in North East Derbyshire in June 2020 at a great venue backed by a generous prize fund.
December 11 • Get jingling this festive season with a great tambourine from the percussion experts at Ev-entz
December 11 • The award winning A4 Brass Quartet has launched its third annual Composition Competition
December 11 • Put something a little heavy in the bottom of your favourite tenor horn player's stocking this Christmas...
December 10 • Something nice to unwrap under the tree this Christmas — and to keep your mellow flugel sound in tip-top trim for the start of the New Year.
December 10 • The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Brass Instruments has been named as one of the outstanding academic titles of 2019 by the Association of College and Research Librarians...
December 10 • Another little brain tickler to get right to win three great CDs to put in someone's stocking...
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...
November 13 • David Childs has just launched his critically acclaimed second Symphonic Euphonium CD - and you can now get your hands on it yourself to enjoy in full...
December 12 • Austerity cuts may have created huge problems, but will the banding movement's own self-imposed insularity be the ultimate cause of its demise...
December 8 • One of the great brass band conductors of the second half of the 20th century — and a man whose genuine personal modesty made him an even greater musician.
December 7 • 4BR looks at how the Warwick Music Group's recyclable plastic instruments could help secure the future of the musical brass band planet through technology and fun...
November 24 • All the action from the 2019 Swiss Nationals — as it happened.
December 10 • The Music of Simon Kerwin. Rothwell Temperance Band. Conductor: David Roberts. Soloists: Philip Tait, Joe Heartfield, James McCabe, Matt Spriggs . KMJ Recordings: Mode for...
December 6 • Amy Schumaker Bliss. Accompanist: Kelly Lin. CD: 888295936064
December 4 • Fabian Bloch. Featuring: Francoise Killian (piano); Michael Meinen (percussion). GENUIN Recordings: CD GEN19679
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Thursday 12 December • Holy Trinity Church, West End, Queensbury, West Yorkshire, BD13 2AD
Friday 13 December • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London. SE7 8RE
Friday 13 December • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street Opp. RESERVED. London . W1C 2DJ
Saturday 14 December • Christchurch, London Road, Chelmsford CM2 0AW
Saturday 14 December • Christchurch. New London Road . Chelmsford . CM2 0AW CM2 0AW
December 12 • Crewe Brass is looking for a Solo cornet to complete our line up. Our Principal cornet seat is available for the right candidate. . We are a 2nd section band, with intentions of getting back into the 1st section!
December 11 • We are a friendly non-contesting band in Gloucestershire looking for players, in particular cornets, euphonium and Eb bass, but all are welcome. We play at local events and bandstand jobs, and practice on Tuesday evenings just off J13 of the M5.
December 10 • New year New challenge?. . We are looking for a kit percussionist and a bass Trombone. . The band will be playing in the North West first section this year and have a sensible concert programme. We rehearse Monday and Thursday 8-10pm in Bollington.
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