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Welsh Champion admits to being Brassic...

September 21
Tredegar Band enjoy the glamour of being Brassic in Bacup...


Fodens

Foden's on look out for injection of youth

September 21 • Young players can once again enjoy being part of the Foden's Youth and Junior Bands — the ideal way to help develop their musical skill sets.


Ageconcern

Foden's to create a buzz to tackle social isolation

September 20 • The National champion has linked up with Age UK Cheshire in an innovative attempt to tackle the problem of social isolation amongst older people.


Childs

Childs and Cook to take Dallas lead

September 20 • David Childs and Daniel Cook will lead an exciting new era for the Dallas Brass Band


Welsh Guards

Tredegar link up with Welsh Guards for weekend of music

September 20 • A special 'Pride of Wales' concert and free workshop sees the Welsh champion link up with the Band of the Welsh Guards.


Wareham takes the baton at Hyde

September 20 • Composer and conductor Andy Wareham has been appointed Resident MD at Hyde Band.


Radio: Sounds of Brass

September 20 • More brass band music over the airwaves from Phillip Hunt


RNCM shortlisted for Times Higher Education Award

September 19 • 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.


New lead at Rainford

September 19 • Sarah Groarke-Booth is set to become the new Musical Director of Rainford Band


Interview with Kenny Crookston: Part 2

Interview with Kenny Crookston: Part 2

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...


Interview with Kenny Crookston CEO of Brass Bands England

Interview with Kenny Crookston CEO of Brass Bands England

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.


Behind the scenes at Battle of the Brass Bands

Behind the scenes at Battle of the Brass Bands

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...


Sky Arts: Battle of the Brass Bands

Sky Arts: Battle of the Brass Bands

August 15 • Sky Arts trailer for the forthcoming four part documentary series produced by Two Four...


2019 National Championship of Great Britain: Section 1 - As it happened

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 1 — as it happened.


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 2 — as it happened.


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 3 — as it happened.


2019 National Championship of Great Britain: Section 4 - As it happened

September 15 • All the action from the 2019 National Championship of Great Britain — Section 4 — as it happened.

CD review: Black Dyke Gold Vol VIII

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


Concert: Brass Band Gala 2019

September 12 • Cory and Black Dyke Bands. Conductors: Philip Harper, Prof Nicholas Childs. Soloist: Siobhan Bates. Symphony Hall . Birmingham. Sunday 8th September


Television review: Battle of the Brass Bands (Episode 2)

September 1 • Sky Arts. Twofour Group . Tuesday 27th August


# Band Points
1Cory2,675.20
2Black Dyke873.51
3Valaisia Brass Band767.50
4Brighouse and Rastrick756.30
5Eikanger-Bjørsvik735.01
6Foden's702.12
7Paris Brass Band581.02
8Tredegar395.02
9Brass Band Willebroek293.68
10Fairey290.02

Foden's Band - Mike Lovatt

Sunday 22 September • Stoller Hall, Hunts Bank, Manchester M3 1DA


Enderby Youth Band - Mike Fowles, directing Youth training weekend

Sunday 22 September • Lutterworth College. Bitteswell Road . Lutterworth LE17 4EW


Enderby Youth Band - Mike Fowles, directing training weekend concert

Sunday 22 September • Lutterworth College Main Hall. Bitteswell Road. Lutterworth. Leicestershire LE17 4EW


Shrewsbury Brass Band - Ifton Colliery Band & Of One accord Choir

Saturday 28 September • Shrewsbury Baptist Church,. Crowmere Rd, . Shrewsbury. Shropshire. SY2 5JJ


Jaguar Land Rover Band - Brighouse & Rastrick Band

Saturday 28 September • The Albany Theatre. Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ


Frampton on Severn Silver Band

September 21 • We are a friendly non-contesting band in Gloucestershire looking for players, in particular cornets, baritone, euphonium and Eb bass, but all welcome. We play at local events and bandstand jobs, and practice on Tuesday evenings just off J13 of the M5.


Newstead Brass

September 21 • Friendly, social and well attended band building on third place in 2019 Midlands Championships for a return to the championship section seeks, ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL CORNET, EUPHONIUM, PERCUSSION.


Lofthouse Brass Band

September 20 • Eb Bass, Solo Cornet and Percussion vacancies. If you are heading to Leeds or Huddersfield Uni, then Lofthouse Brass Band would like to hear from you, even if it is just to keep your lip in!


Darren R. Hawken

PGdip, BMus(hons) PGCE, dipABRSM, LRSM
Conductor, Arranger, Teacher, Adjudicator, Band Trainer


               

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