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2009 4BR Awards

The votes have been counted — so find out who won the 4BR Awards, the 4BR Band of the Year and the definitive list of the 2009 Champions of the banding world...

Awards
 

Happy Christmas to all our readers all over the banding world.

All the votes have been counted for the annual 4BR Awards, and the results can now be found on the site, as well as the 4BR Band of the Year and the definitive list of the year’s winning bands….

2009 4BR Awards:

Thanks to everyone who took the time to vote (even those with a few strange nominations). This year there were over 12,500 votes cast, so we are sure that the award winners will be delighted to know their hard work and musical efforts have gained reward from the brass band community all over the globe.

4BR Awards:
http://www.4barsrest.com/articles/2009/1088.asp


This year there were over 12,500 votes cast, so we are sure that the award winners will be delighted to know their hard work and musical efforts have gained reward from the brass band community all over the globe4BR

2009 Champions:

We have also compiled the definitive list of competition winners of 2009 too, so if your band won something somewhere it should be on the list of champions:

Go to:
http://www.4barsrest.com/articles/2009/1087.asp


2009 4BR Band of the Year

Finally, the 4BR Band of the Year.

The 4BR team has got together over a cup of eggnog and come up with what we believe is the band of 2009. Plenty of great players got a mention, but these are the chosen few…

Go to:
http://www.4barsrest.com/articles/2009/1086.asp

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Mallinson

Mallinson takes flugel role at National Champion

July 17 • Former City of Bradford and National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain player Phoebe Mallinson takes on the flugel horn role at Black Dyke Band.


David Read

Read passing marked by Telegraph obituary

July 17 • The death of David Read MBE has been marked by an obituary in The Daily Telegraph newspaper


Lofthouse

Top flight boost for Leyland

July 17 • Leyland Band welcomes the signing of the experienced Andrew Lofthouse as their new soprano cornet.


BrookWright

BrookWright Music: Euryanthe Overture (von Weber arr. Barrie Gott)

July 17 • A classic overture given a fresh overhaul perfect for any concert.


PEMBERTON OLD WIGAN DW BRASS BANDS - Pemberton Old Wigan B Band

Sunday 14 July • Pemberton Old Wigan Brass Bands. Enfield Street,. Pemberton,. Wigan WN5 8DZ


PEMBERTON OLD WIGAN DW BRASS BANDS - QUIZ NIGHT

Friday 19 July • Pemberton Old Wigan Band . Enfield Street,. Pemberton,. Wigan. WN5 8DZ


Barnsley Brass - Stephen Sykes, Principal Trombone of The Cory Band

Saturday 20 July • St Mary's Church, Kippax, Leeds LS25 7HF


Boarshurst Silver Band - Sunday Brass Concert - Skelmanthorpe Band

Sunday 21 July • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane OL3 7EW


Boarshurst Silver Band - Sunday Brass Concert - Phoenix Brass

Sunday 28 July • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane OL3 7EW


Camborne Youth Band

July 16 • Camborne Brass (2nd Section). We are aiming to bolster urgently our cornet section with both front and back row cornets (all positions negotiable). We are also expanding our training section. All ages and abilities are welcome from beginners upwards.


Dobcross Silver Band

July 15 • 2 x Cornet Players required. Positions are negotiable, excluding Principal as players are willing to move around. Experience preferred but all ages considered if ability can be demonstrated. Enjoyable rehearsals/great socials!


Waltham St. Lawrence Silver Band

July 13 • Our welcoming non-contesting band, based near Maidenhead, Bracknell and Reading, seeks: . Solo Euphonium . 1st Horn . Percussion, kit and tuned: we have a lovely pair of timps! . Solo Cornet to complete the front-row line-up. 2nd Cornet


Nigel Seaman

ARMCM ARNCM
Conductor, band trainer, teacher and adjudicator


               

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