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2011 European Brass Band Championships — Timetable of events

There is plenty going on this week in Montreux...

EBBASaturday 23rd April – Sunday 1st May
St. Maurice Foyer Franciscain
European Youth Brass Band (EYBB)
Chief conductor: Philippe E. Bach


Sunday 24th April


13.00

Nottwil Lu Aula
European Conductors’ Competition
1st round of European Conductors’ Competition
Accompanied by Brass Band Kirchenmusik Flühli & Brass Band Rickenbach


Monday 25th April


13.00

Bern, Saal der Hoch- schule der Künste
2nd round of European Conductors’ Competition 
Accompanied by Chamber Orchestra of the Berne University of Arts


Tuesday 26th April


14.30
Düdingen Podium Saal
Semifinal of European Conductors' Competition 
Accompanied by Swiss Army Symphonic Wind Orchestra

20.30
Düdingen Podium Saal
Gala Concert
Swiss Army Symphonic Wind Orchestra


Wednesday 27th April


20.00
Gossau SG Fürstenlandsaal

Gala Concert
European Youth Brass Band & Duo Synthesis


Thursday 28th April

19.30
Montreux
Auditorium Stravinski


Final European Conductors’ Competition
Accompanied by Brass Band Fribourg

Gala Concert
European Youth Brass Band & Duo Synthesis

Friday 29th April

10.00
Montreux
Auditorium Stravinski

European Forum
’Quo Vadis’ – Brass Band
Podium discussion with well known Brass Band legends

11.30
Montreux
2m2c

Opening Ceremony and official Reception EBBC 2011
including the official draw for the Championship Section/test piece and B Section


16.00

Montreux
2m2c / B3

Composers' talk
with Oliver Waespi (Championship Section) & Stephan Hodel (B Section)

17.00
Montreux
Auditorium Stravinski

European Brass Band Championships
Championship section
Test piece: Audivi Media Nocte by Oliver Waespi


Saturday 30th April

08.00
Montreux
2m2c / B3

Draw for Championship Section own choice test pieces

09.00
Montreux
Auditorium  Stravinski

European Brass Band Championships
B-section
Own choice program & test piece: Vertex by Stephan Hodel, CH


13.00
Montreux
Auditorium Stravinski

European Brass Band Championships
Championship section
own choice pieces


20.00
Montreux
Auditorium Stravinski

SWISSNESS!
Gala Concert Eurofestival 2011
Featuring defending European Champion Band, Cory Band
Swiss Brass Consort | Various Swiss Folk Artists


22.00
Auditorium Stravinski
Award Ceremony EBBC 2011


21.30
Montreux
Miles Davis Hall

European Brass Band Party
with Partyband Spinning Wheel


Sunday 1st May

9.00
Montreux
2m2c / B3

General Meeting EBBA


11.00
Montreux
Auditorium Stravinski

Farewell Concert
European Youth Brass Band
Featuring Brass Band Bürgermusik Luzern
Duo Synthesis & Tobias Lang



Lewes, Glynde and Beddingham Brass Band - Eastbourne Bandstand - 1812 concert

Wednesday 29 May • Bandstand, Grand Parade, Eastbourne BN21 3AD


Black Dyke Band - George Lawton Hall, Mossley

Thursday 30 May • George Lawton Hall, Stamford St, Mossley, Ashton-under-Lyne OL5 0HR


Clifton International Festival of Music - Let Trumpets Sound - Crispian Steele-Perkins

Saturday 1 June • Clifton Cathedral, Clifton Park, Bristol BS8 3BX BS8 3BX


Foden's Band - St Andrews Hall

Sunday 2 June • St Andrews Plain, Norwich, Norfolk NR3 1AU


East Anglian Brass Band Association - Concert by the Fodens Band

Sunday 2 June • St Andrew's Hall. St Andrew's Plain. Norwich NR3 1AU


Bollington Brass Band

May 25 • Bollington Brass Band require a Kit and a tutti cornet player to complete our line up. We will be playing at the 2nd section National Finals this September before promotion to the North West 1st section..


Dobcross Silver Band

May 25 • Dobcross Silver Band are looking for a B FLAT BASS player for Whit Friday.. Come and join a Saddleworth band, playing the Saddleworth circuit, including our very own Dobcross contest.. . A great chance to come and enjoy an unforgettable experience!


Stannington Brass Band

May 25 • 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.


James McLeod

BMus (hons)
Euphonium Soloist, Teacher and Conductor