*
banner

Lovatt set to inspire with masterclass

Mike Lovatt is one of a quartet of high profile professional musicians who will lead online masterclasses at the University of West of England Bristol's Centre for Music.

Lovatt
  Mike Lovatt will lead the masterclass via Zoom

The University of West of England Bristol's Centre for Music has just launched a new 'Inspire' masterclass series with leading professional musicians.

And on Wednesday 14th October (7.00pm) the series will feature lead trumpet star Mike Lovatt, who will lead brass players through their paces with tips and advice on technique and how to improve their own performance and musicianship.

Masterclasses

This session forms part of four masterclasses (all starting at 7.00pm) being hosted in October

Thursday 8th October: Braimah Kenneh Mason (violin)
Monday 12th October: Julian Bliss (clarinet)
Tuesday 13th October: Charlotte Mobbs (vocal)
Wednesday 14th October: Mike Lovatt (trumpet)

Inspire

Senior Lecturer in Classical and Jazz Music Enrichment, Steven Legge, told 4BR: "Our four guest artists are simply the very best in the business and are sure to inspire us all.

The masterclasses are free for UWE Centre for Music members and only £15 to members of the public. All four masterclasses will be held online via Zoom.

Our four guest artists are simply the very best in the business and are sure to inspire us allSteve Legge

Tickets:

You can book tickets at: https://store.uwe.ac.uk/product-catalogue/centre-for-music/masterclasses

Remember to choose the free ticket option if you are a member of CFM or the £15 ticket for non-members / members of the public.

If you are under 18, please ask an adult to book on your behalf and to use their email address as confirmation.

Become a supporter and help make our future secure.

4barsrest continues to be a proudly independent voice. There are no paywalls to overcome to be able to enjoy what we do to keep our journalism at the heart of the brass banding world. Support us with a one-off donation or subscribe from just £2.50 per month.

Support us    


Fodens

Judges announced for Foden's Solo & Ensemble competition

September 21 • There is an impressive line-up of judges to be impressed at the 10th anniversary Foden's Solo & Ensemble Competition — so make sure you get your entries in.


Top pro prize image help from Boarshurst principal

September 20 • An image of Boarshurst Band's principal cornet player Ryan Ashley will be seen travellers throughout the region after inspiring an award winning photographer.


Brass BAND radio

Radio: Top Brass

September 20 • John Maines makes a welcome return to the airwaves with his new programme packed with great music.


aWARS

Exceptional contributions recognised with BBE Awards

September 20 • The outstanding work of Paul Hindmarsh, Tabby Kerwin, Glenis Smith, Sam Wyne and Nigel Birch has been recognised with Brass Band England Awards.


The Marple Band - Marple Band Autumn Concert

Friday 16 October • Marple Methodist Church, Church Lane, Marple SK6 6AY


The Marple Band - Marple and Hawk Green Bands Concert Compstall

Saturday 7 November • St Pauls Church, Compstall Rd, Compstall, Stockport, Cheshire SK6 5HU


The Marple Band - Marple Band Family Christmas Concert

Friday 18 December • Marple Conservative Club, church Lane, Marple, SK6 6AY


Contest: Butlins Mineworkers Festival

Saturday 9 January • Roman Bank, Ingoldmells, Skegness PE25 1NJ


Contest: Butlins Mineworkers Festival

Sunday 10 January • Roman Bank, Ingoldmells, Skegness PE25 1NJ


Chadderton Band

September 16 • Chadderton Band is a non-contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are a friendly band looking for players of all ages and abilities on all sections + EUPH and percussion. Most welcome to come along and have a blow give us a try.


Amesbury Town Band

September 16 • Players and beginners of any standard are always warmly welcomed especially some more solo cornets and a spare percussionists to help out existing players. Feel free to drop in even if you just fancy a blow or want to try another instrument. After Covid!


Bollington Brass Band

September 14 • To complete our band line up once COVID restrictions are lifted we require a Bass Trombone, Percussionist (Kit) and 2nd Baritone player. We practice Mon and Thurs 8-10pm at Bollington Arts Centre. (Nr Macclesfield/Stockport) Currently NW 1st Section.


David A. Stowell


Conductor and composer


               

 © 2020 4barsrest.com Ltd