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4BR Awards — The Results

Forget 'X Factor' and 'Strictly Come Dancing' — the most important votes of the year have been counted and the winners can be revealed. Drum roll please...

Awards
 

Once again there has been a wonderful response to the 4BR Awards. Now in their eighth year they are now seen as the leading awards in the banding movement – espeically as this year over 11,000 people took the opportunity from 88 countries to vote (based on IP information).

Huge variety

All those votes have now been counted with a huge variety of bands, players, conductors, CDs, performances and test pieces getting a nomination of some kind – and some of which we had never heard of!

So before you go to the results, just a word of thanks from all of us at 4BR to wish you all a very Happy Christmas and musical New Year4BR Team

Thanks

Thanks for taking the time and effort to take part – it is very much appreciated by the 4BR team.

So before you go to the results, just a word of thanks from all of us at 4BR to wish you all a very Happy Christmas and musical New Year.

2008 4BR Awards — Results:
http://www.4barsrest.com/articles/2008/art935.asp

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Blackdykewilson

John Wilson becomes Honorary President of Black Dyke

May 25 • The critically acclaimed big band and orchestral conductor has accepted the role of Honorary President of the Yorkshire band.


Whit Friday

Saddleworth Whit Friday details announced

May 25 • All 11 contests return on the Saddleworth Whit Friday circuit this year


McElligott

Final chord for Carlton Main and McElligott

May 25 • The successful six year partnership between Carlton Main Frickley and Ian McElligott has come to an end.


Coomber

Whit and wisdom fuel Comber Brass future

May 25 • A great youth band workshop day and a trip to the Whit Friday contests is fuelling the future plans for Coomber Brass


Perth Festival of the Arts - BBC Big Band at Perth Festival of the Arts

Wednesday 25 May • Perth Concert Hall, Mill Street, Perth PH1 5HZ


Grimethorpe Colliery Band - Brassed Off Live at The Royal Albert Hall

Wednesday 25 May • Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London. SW7 2AP SW7 2AP


Perth Festival of the Arts - Opera Bohemia - Madama Butterfly

Thursday 26 May • Perth Theatre, Mill Street, Perth PH1 5HZ


Perth Festival of the Arts - Cross Trust Artists of the Year

Thursday 26 May • St Matthew's Church, Tay Street, Perth PH1 5LQ


Perth Festival of the Arts - The Voice of Desire

Friday 27 May • St John's Kirk of Perth, St John's Place, Perth PH1 5SZ


Derwent Brass

May 25 • PRINCIPAL EEb TUBA. Derwent Brass (Championship Section, Midlands) are seeking a Principal EEb Tuba - could it be you? We rehearse from our own facilitiy with a fully attended rehearsal just once a week - Thurs 20:00 - 22:00 (increased prior contests).


Garforth Brass

May 24 • Garforth Brass, a traditional brass band organisation, currently including a friendly 3rd section contesting band, concert band, and training band invites interested players to come along and see what we have to offer at your level.


Garforth Brass

May 24 • Garforth Brass, a traditional brass band organisation, currently including friendly 3rd section contesting band, concert band and learners band has vacancies for cornet players (position negotiable) to complete the team for contesting and concerts.


James Garlick

BMus (Hons), QTS
Conductor, Band Trainer, Adjudicator, Tutor


               

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