New Social Mobility Commission study reports that children from poorer households are being excluded from musical activities — missing out on life enhancing social skills, confidence building and a sense of belonging.
July 22 • Euphonium Store has a great offer on at the moment for the market leading valve oil from Thomann.
July 22 • The death has been announced of the former Black Dyke, Brighouse & Rastrick, Fairey and Diggle cornet player Norman Christie.
July 22 • Band Supplies has a fantastic Besson 982 EEb tuba up for grabs.
July 22 • The North East Midlands Brass Band Association Youth Band joined forces with Shirland Welfare Band for their annual gala concert.
July 22 • The Royal Northern College of Music has announced details of its 2019/20 Conducting courses.
July 22 • Just in time for those summer concerts with a Last Night of the Proms finale...
July 22 • One of the most respected Salvation Army bass trombone players will be making his debut with Fulham Brass at the National Finals in Cheltenham in September.
July 21 • Steven Mead will be leading 55 delegates from around the world in a week of great music making at the Bolsover International Brass Band Summer School.
June 19 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Scotland's Minister for Culture at the MEPG Celebration Day event at Glasgow's Concert Hall.
March 30 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to conductor Chris Jeans of the 2019 National Youth Champions of Great Britain, Youth Brass 2000.
March 30 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Darren Henley OBE, CEO of Arts Council England who was a welcome visitor to the 2019 National Youth Championships on the weekend
March 30 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to two of the players from Wardle Academy School Band after they won the Intermediate Section of the 2019 National Youth Championships.
July 21 • Contesting has dominated the brass band genre for nearly 170 years, but has the time for a radical rethink finally arrived? Tim Mutum offers his personal viewpoint.
July 17 • David Whetstone talks to composer Steve Robson and chorus master Mike Summers about the landmark performance of Verdi's 'Requiem' at Durham Cathedral as part of Durham BRASS 2019.
July 10 • Does the appointment of Dr David Thornton as Musical Director finally signal the realistic ambition of Grimethorpe Colliery Band to secure a relevant future for itself?
June 22 • All the action from the 2019 BrassPass.tv Band of the Year — as it happened.
July 17 • Conductors: Michael Fowles, Samantha Harrison. George Lawton Hall. Mossley. Saturday 13th July
July 17 • Household Division Music Festival 2019. Conductors: Lt Col D Kimberley MBE; Major B T Keeling MBE; Major A R Chatburn; . Lt Col D L Wolfendale. Guards Chapel. London. Sunday 30th June
July 16 • Cory Band/RWCMD Composition Prize. Conductor: Philip Harper . RWCMD. Cardiff. Sunday 30th June
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Wednesday 31 July • Bandstand, Grand Parade, Eastbourne BN21 3AD
Saturday 3 August • The Paddock. Little Paddock Lane. Lewes BN7 1UU
Saturday 10 August • Byrkley Drive, Rangemore St, Burton upon Trent . DE13 9RN
Sunday 11 August • Gawsworth Hall, Church Lane, Gawsworth SK11 9RN
Saturday 17 August • Snape Maltings, Suffolk IP17 1SP
July 22 • Positions vacant: Amington Band: Amington Band (Midlands 3rd Section) have a busy contesting and concert schedule and are looking for: 1st TROMBONE, 2nd TROMBONE and BACK ROW CORNETS
July 22 • We are an ambitious 2nd section band in the London & Southern Counties Region based near Eye in Suffolk. The band has vacancies for Soprano & Principal/Solo cornet. The band rehearses on a Tuesday evening between 19.30pm and 21.30pm.
July 22 • We have a vacancy for a Kit Player and Front row Cornet. Do you fancy a new challenge? We are friendly 1st Section band rehearsing Mon/Thur 8pm-10pm and are based near Macclesfield/Stockport. We have a sensible concert and job programme.
Conductor, adjudicator, tutor