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Rankings update — June

The latest Band Supplies — 4barsrest Rankings show changes throughout the top 200 following a busy few months of contesting across the banding world.

Rothwell MD David Roberts
  Rothwell MD David Roberts holding the Grand Shield.

Cory's dominance continues following yet another memorable victory at the European Championships, while Rothwell Temperance breaks back into the top 20 for the first time in seven years following its Grand Shield victory in Blackpool, where City of Bradford and Unite the Union also celebrated on the Golden Mile.

Other contests held since the last update were:

EBBC Challenge Section — won by Brass Band Regensburg
NABBA Championships — won by Fountain City
Holme Valley Contest — won by Hepworth
BBLNI Spring Festival — won by Laganvale
Flemish Open — won by Hauts de France
Fife Brass Band Festival — won by Whitburn

Top 10 bands

1. Cory
2. Foden's
3. Valaisia Brass Band
4. Tredegar
5. Black Dyke
6. Brighouse and Rastrick
7. Flowers
8. Eikanger-Bjørsvik
9. Carlton Main Frickley Colliery
10. Paris Brass Band

To view all ranked bands go to:
www.4barsrest.com/rankings

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Brass Foundations

Free Brass Foundations workshop in Northumberland

August 16 • There is a free Brass Foundations workshop to go along and enjoy in the North East this weekend.


Fodens

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Brighouse

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August 16 • Brighouse & Rastrick will make a high profile appearance at the famous Snape Maltings Concert Hall later this month.


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Newstead Brass - Newark Brass Explosion

Monday 29 August • Newark Castle, . Castle Gate, Newark NG24 1BG


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Saturday 10 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA


Derwent Brass - Under The Stars

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Crofton Silver Band

August 16 • SECOND CORNET. Crofton Silver Band are looking for a Second Cornet to add to their line up as the band looks forward to celebrating its 150th Anniversary next year with an exciting mix of concerts and contests.


Crofton Silver Band

August 16 • PRINCIPAL CORNET. Crofton Silver Band are looking for a Principal Cornet to add to their line up as the band looks forward to celebrating its 150th Anniversary next year with an exciting mix of concerts and contests.


The Shirley Band

August 15 • Shirley Band (Midlands Championship Section from Jan. 2023), Musical Director Tom Stoneman, has vacancies for: Flugel horn; Front or back row cornet and percussionist. . Rehearsals are in Hockley Heath close to Jn 4 M42/ Jn16 M40 on Wednesdays and Fridays


Chris Wormald

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


               

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