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Brass Bands Wales

Brass Bands Wales looks to set up virtual library of works

November 25, 2020
New Welsh body looks to find and curate the rich collection of works written by Welsh composers and compositions for Welsh bands.


Radio

Radio: Top Brass

November 25, 2020
John Maines has a great selection of brass band music to enjoy over the airwaves.


Gavin Higgins

Higgins work set for BBC broadcast

November 24, 2020
'Sadly Now the Throstle Sings' by Gavin Higgins will receive its premiere orchestral studio performance this evening on Radio 3.


Eikanger

Eikanger centre future plans on education

November 24, 2020
Eikanger Bjorsvik looks to the future with ambitious education plans for their rehearsal base.


Bandstand

Radio: Sunday Bandstand

November 24, 2020
Chris Helme returns to bring us more great brass band music over the airwaves


bbw

Dragon logo helps breathe life into new Welsh body

November 23, 2020
Bandiau Pres Cymru/Brass Bands Wales makes further progress with corporate logo to reflect its future aims and ambitions.


Besson

Baritone benefits from Band Supplies

November 23, 2020
A new Sovereign baritone from Band Supplies now comes with even more extra freebies — including free tuition from Black Dyke Band star Michael Cavanagh.


Crowdfun

Bands gain benefit from Crowdfunder campaign

November 23, 2020
Bands are already benefiting from the #SaveOurBrassBands campaign — so make sure you sign up.


Advent

Reg Vardy get ready to open the advent windows

November 23, 2020
There will be a carol a day from Reg Vardy Band this Christmas — all the way up to the big day itself...


Gramercy

Gramercy provide musical support for charity

November 23, 2020
An ensemble from the award winning Gramercy Brass has helped raise funds for an important charity in their area.


Heavy

The perfect heavy duty gift this Christmas

November 23, 2020
You can now buy the brass band player in your life the perfect gift voucher for Christmas...


Rowe

Double Champion of Champions online triumph for young star

November 22, 2020
The talented Sebastian Rowe leads the online Champion of Champions at the Band Association of New South Wales


Carrie Boax

Host intervention robs Scottish banding of answers

November 22, 2020
There was no answer to the question of a rehearsal return posed by SBBA President Carrie Boax in a televised debate after BBC presenter ignores the need for a political response.


Wainwright

Festive music from BrookWright Music

November 21, 2020
There are plenty of great titles to enjoy in time for the festive season despite the challenges.


Signing

New rep signing for Grimethorpe

November 21, 2020
Seb Williman joins Grimethorpe Colliery Band on repiano cornet from Fairey.


Brass in concert

Last free dip and delve into Brass in Concert

November 21, 2020
You have still got time this weekend to dip into the entertainment delights of the 2020 online BiC Festival for free.


Simone

Rebello to host BBE percussion webinar

November 21, 2020
Simone Rebello will be given a potted history of the development and importance of percussion in the next BBE webinar.


Fairlop

Fairlop to support community lockdown festivities

November 21, 2020
Fairlop Brass has made an inventive commitment to provide musical support to their local community this Christmas.


bUTLINS

Refunds and potential replay for Butlins

November 19, 2020
Festival Organisers confirm full refunds of entry fees and accommodation as they look towards potential future dates.


Unity

Musical unity brings North West youth together

November 19, 2020
The Lions Youth, Macclesfield Youth, Stockport Schools and Poynton Youth Bands have joined forces to ensure their players are kept inspired.


BrassFest

BrassFest looks forward to providing festive cheer

November 19, 2020
BrassFestUK's 'Isolation Christmas' plans to get us all having a 'Merry Christmas Everybody'.


rncm

Chic response to RNCM appeal

November 19, 2020
Nile Rodgers is one of a number of leading musicians pledging their support to help the RNCM secure its future.


bULTINS

2021 Butlins Mineworkers Festival cancelled

November 18, 2020
Ongoing Coronavirus pandemic uncertainties sees the cancellation of the January festival — although talks are being held to try and see if a later 2021 date is viable.


Consot

Musicians hope to bring Victorian musical benefits into care sector

November 18, 2020
The Queen Victoria's Consort is hoping to raise funds to bring festive music into care homes and hospitals this Christmas.


Covid

SBBA welcomes aerosol findings of COVID-19 report

November 17, 2020
Music Education Partnership Group concludes that there is no significant added risk of viral transmission of COVID-19 if brass playing precautions are put in place.




Brass Bands Wales

Brass Bands Wales looks to set up virtual library of works

November 25 • New Welsh body looks to find and curate the rich collection of works written by Welsh composers and compositions for Welsh bands.


Radio

Radio: Top Brass

November 25 • John Maines has a great selection of brass band music to enjoy over the airwaves.


Gavin Higgins

Higgins work set for BBC broadcast

November 24 • 'Sadly Now the Throstle Sings' by Gavin Higgins will receive its premiere orchestral studio performance this evening on Radio 3.


Eikanger

Eikanger centre future plans on education

November 24 • Eikanger Bjorsvik looks to the future with ambitious education plans for their rehearsal base.


The Marple Band - Marple Band Family Christmas Concert

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


Black Dyke Band - Brighouse & Rastrick, Huddersfield Town Hall

Saturday 27 March • Corporation St, Huddersfield HD1 2TA


Contest: 100thSpring Festival

Saturday 8 May • 97 Church St, Blackpool, FY1 1HL


Contest: Whit Friday March Contests

Friday 28 May • Saddleworth & Tameside OL3


Contest: 168th British Open

Saturday 11 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA


Chadderton Band

November 17 • 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.


Crewe Brass

November 12 • Crewe Brass require an Eb or Bb Bass to complete the "engine room" line up. We are also seeking a Tuned Percussionist to complete our section.


Shipston Town Band

November 1 • We are currently looking to recruit a Bass Trombone BBb bass and EEb bass to bring the band up to strength ready for when things return to normal. We are graded section 3 in the Midlands taking part in a good range of concerts and contests


Duncan A. Beckley

BA, MA
Conductor, adjudicator, band trainer and teacher


               

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