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2009: October

October 6, 2009
This month we give our opinions on incompetent adjudicators, the time for a benign dictator and in praise of Harrogate...


2009: September

August 31, 2009
This month we give our opinions on bums on seats, 40 years of percussion and praise good baton work...


2009: August

August 4, 2009
This month we give our opinions on resisting media stereotypes, replacing the lost generation and in praise of David Childs...


2009: July

July 2, 2009
This month we give our opinions on finding contest sponsors, the rise of 20/20 banding, and praise the demise of the Norwegian box...


2009: June

June 3, 2009
This month we give our opinions on the growing pains of the English National, the voting process in the North West and in praise of Black Dyke...


2009: May

May 12, 2009
This month we give our opinions on European reform, musical mercenaries and in praise of Rothwell Temperance.


2009: April

March 28, 2009
This month we give our opinions on Regional reform, Conflicts of interest and in praise of good old grit and determination.


2009: February/March

February 3, 2009
This month we give our opinions on the evolution of the RNCM Festival of Brass, the need for new Research markings and praise the great Bramwell Tovey.


2009: January

January 6, 2009
This month we give our opinion on the dawn of the new age of the Stepford Wife principal cornet; Forgetting the Olympic bandwagon and in praise of Gilbert Vinter.


2008: December

December 7, 2008
This month we give our opinions on the points balance of Brass in Concert, the Paganini Syndrome, and praise the mysterious Arthur Wills.


2008: November

November 4, 2008
This month we give our opinions on inventive programmes, the preoccupation with numbers, and praise the quartet.


2008: October

October 15, 2008
This month we give our opinions on Nationalising the Registry, no more points and praise young soprano players.


2008: September

September 5, 2008
This month we give our opinions on Waiting for Godot, the Credit Crunch and praise Wilfred Heaton.


2008: August

August 5, 2008
This month we look at the need for vibrato, the need for a contest break and in priase of school being out...


2008: July

July 4, 2008
This month we look at spiritual and non spiritual aims and objectives, European weighting and in praise of Kevin Crockford.


2008: June

June 3, 2008
This month we look at the need for a Registry, conductor casualties and in praise of French banding.


2008: May

May 18, 2008
This month we look at the future sound of the brass band, conspiracy theories and write in praise of Peter Moore.


2008 April (Downunder)

April 8, 2008
This month we consider the broader picture of contesting, and the upcoming inaugural Australasian Open.


2008: April

April 3, 2008
This month we look closely at the health of the regional championships and the need for change at First Section and Fourth Section level.


2008: March

March 14, 2008
This month we give our opinion on regional success; Good grace and in praise of Australia's Band World magazine




Grimethorpe Colliery Band -

Saturday 20 April • Hull Truck Theatre, 50 Ferensway, Hull HU2 8LB HU2 8LB


Regent Hall Concerts - Regent Hall Band & Regent Brass

Saturday 20 April • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army) . 275 Oxford Street Opp. RESERVED. London . W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ


Gresley Colliery Band - A George's Day Concert

Saturday 20 April • The Gresley Old Hall, Church Gresley DE11 9QW


Contest: European Brass Band Championships

Friday 26 April • 2m2c Montreux Music & Convention Centre,Stravinski Hall, Montreaux. Claude-Nobs 5, 1820 Montreaux, Switzerland  . 1820


Regent Hall Concerts - Celebrity Recital - Brett Baker (trombone) Elliot

Friday 26 April • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street Opp. RESERVED. London . W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ


Dobcross Silver Band

April 20 • Looking for a band for Whit Friday? Dobcross Silver Band are looking for a TROMBONE and BASS to complete our line up. In the heart of Saddleworth with our own contest in Dobcross, this is always a great experience. Come and join us!. .


The Wigston Band

April 19 • Musical Director Vacancy: Second Section Wigston Band are looking to welcome an enthusiastic Musical Director to help develop our senior band. Rehearsals are Tuesday and Thursday in South Wigston, Leicester - just 10 minutes from Junction 21 of the M1.


Stannington Brass Band

April 18 • 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.


Neil Samuel


Conductor