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Have your say on Brass Bands Wales

October 17
The general Quarterly Meeting of Brass Bands Wales will be held on a Zoom platform later this month — and you can have your say.


Littlemore

Foden's to mark Littlemore banding contribution

October 17 • The contribution made by Allan Littlemore to the banding movement and to Foden's and Leyland Bands will be marked in a special concert in Sandbach later today.


City of Bradford

City of Bradford add youth and experience

October 17 • The Yorkshire band has busy busy signing up playing talent as they look ahead to a busy few months.


Rainford

Rainford add to the ranks

October 17 • New signings bolster the ranks of Rainford Band as they look ahead to the Scottish Open in Perth next month.


Eimaher

The Vikings have been coming again and again over the years

October 15 • The Wobplay recording platform now has a fantastic selection box of great Eikanger Bjorsvik CD recordings for you to enjoy.


Carlton Main Frickley thank incredible Abbotts

October 15 • Yorkshire band takes opportunity to provide an emotional thank-you to their inspirational principal cornet after she calls a halt to her role after 19 years.


Kapitol issues details of Covid-19 follow-up

October 15 • Bands who took part in Cheltenham and London will be contacted by Kapitol as part of their post-Covid-19 review process.


NIBA Championships to be broadcast

October 14 • The brass band competitions from the the contest in Armagh will be broadcast for the banding world to enjoy.


Report & Results: 2021 DCBBA Solos, Duets, Quartets & Veterans

October 14 • There was plenty of great music making on show at the recent Durham County BBA event.


Brass Things Review: John Packer JP138 Student Trombone

Brass Things Review: John Packer JP138 Student Trombone

October 10 • Our resident tester Jonathan Pippen takes closer look at one of the most popular student trombones on the market.


Brass Things Review: Rejano Trombone practice mutes

Brass Things Review: Rejano Trombone practice mutes

May 18 • Our resident testing expert Jonathan Pippen takes closer look at the Rejano tenor and bass trombone practice mutes...


Supporting the new National Youth Band Bursary Scheme

Supporting the new National Youth Band Bursary Scheme

May 17 • Cory MD Philip Harper is supporting the new Bursary Scheme to enable 10 young musicians to fulfill their dreams...


Geneva Heritage Cornet Competition: Results

Geneva Heritage Cornet Competition: Results

May 1 • Phillip McCann announces the results of the Geneva International Slow Melody Competition


2022 RNCM Brass Band Festival: A catalyst flagship for the movement

2022 RNCM Brass Band Festival: A catalyst flagship for the movement

October 10 • Artistic Director, Paul Hindmarsh offers a curator's perspective on what will be on offer at the UK banding movement's most important festival of repertoire in January.


Postcard from the Royal Albert Hall: Power to the people?

October 7 • Are we coming to an end to our banding history of the National Championships at the Royal Albert Hall? Hopefully not, but something needs to change.


2021 National Championship of Great Britain: Royal Albert Hall preview

September 30 • Players and conductors from 19 bands hope to leave the Royal Albert Hall as contesting heroes on the weekend — at an event that has also overcome challenges of its own to be launched this year.


2021 National Championship of Great Britain test piece review: Heroes

September 29 • American composer Bruce Broughton provides a score from which bands need to find the right stuff of heroes to claim the National title at the Royal Albert Hall.

Book review: The 'Celebrated' Black Dyke Mills Band - The Victorian Years

October 17 • Author: David Hirst. Kirklees Publishing. ISBN: 978-1-5272-8993-2 . Price: £11.99 plus P&P


Concert: Band of the Prince of Wales

October 16 • Conductor: WO1 David J Hatton. Theatr Brycheiniog. Brecon. Thursday 14th October


Concert: Guards Brass

October 15 • Regent Hall Brass Arts Festival. Conductor: Michael McGowen. Regent Hall,. London. Saturday 2nd October


# Band Points
1Cory2,424.00
2Foden's875.37
3Black Dyke863.89
4Brighouse and Rastrick668.74
5Tredegar526.36
6Valaisia Brass Band516.94
7Eikanger-Bjørsvik481.88
8Flowers383.07
9Paris Brass Band365.05
10Carlton Main Frickley Colliery326.18

Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Air Force Salon Orchestra

Friday 5 November • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Sunday 7 November • St Alfege Church. Greenwich Church St. London SE10 9BJ


Abertillery Town Band - 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert

Saturday 13 November • Metropole Cultural and Conference Centre, Mitre St, Abertillery NP13 1AL


Regent Hall Concerts - Magli Brass Quintet

Friday 19 November • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Contest: Youth Brass in Concert

Saturday 20 November • St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR


Rushden Town Band

October 16 • The band is looking for a 2nd Trombone and Percussionist to join this friendly group of players. For more details of the band please see the band's website www.rushdentownband.com.


Lindley Band

October 16 • HORN and CORNET PLAYERS required in our friendly First Section band which enjoys a balanced mix of concerts and contests. We are located just 1 mile from M62 Jcn 24. Post Code HD3 3JE Rehearsals are Monday and Wednesday evenings 8.00 to 10.00pm.


Staines Brass

October 15 • Staines Brass are looking for , E flat Bass and B flat Bass players to join our ranks following the return to rehearsals. Our rehearsal nights are Thursday 8pm and we are based The Lammas Park, Staines, TW18 4XZ


Chris Wormald

B.Mus (Hons), LTCL, PGCE
Conductor, adjudicator, arranger


               

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