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Morgan

MBE for Robert Morgan

December 29, 2007
The New Year’s Honours List sees BFBB Chairman awarded MBE.


Wingates

Santa brings sop for Wingates

December 29, 2007
Wingates enjoy a soprano present from Santa as Nigel Fielding joins the ranks.


Baker

Annus Fantasticus for Baker

December 29, 2007
Composer Leigh Baker couldn't have asked for more after a year of musical delights in 2007.


Windcorp

Windcorp celebrate year of achievement

December 29, 2007
The Windcorp Band had a year to remember in 2007.


Sykes

Sykes leads workshop

December 29, 2007
Tuba star Steve Sykes recently led a great day at the 2007 SCABA Annual workshop.


Queen

Mumping for Her Majesty

December 29, 2007
The Stalham Band has recently been playing for a very special listener.


Elland end memorable year

December 29, 2007
The Elland Silver Band has hadplenty to celebrate in 2007.


4BR Band of the Year

December 27, 2007
Who are the players who have made it into the most exclusive band in the world?


Awards

2007 4BR Awards — The Results

December 25, 2007
All had enough Christmas pud and turkey? Then sit back and relax as we reveal the award winners for 2007. Maestro please.....


4br

Christmas Countdown — 1 day to go

December 24, 2007
Done all the Christmas shopping, put the turkey in the oven and peeled the sprouts?


2007 4BRDU Band of the Year

2007 4BRDU Band of the Year

December 24, 2007
Here we go — the 4barsrest Downunder Band of the Year for 2007. See what you think...


4BR

Christmas Countdown — 2 days to go

December 23, 2007
You've read what 4BR wants for Christmas, so we asked someone else what they wanted for 2008 — Kenny Crookston, Editor of British Bandsman


Leyland

Lightning strikes twice at Leyland

December 23, 2007
A story of a trombone player who can't keep his hands on his instrument...


Cory

Cory celebrate

December 23, 2007
Members of the Cory Band recently took time off to celebrate their 2007 year of achievement.


Dodworth

Carols for the Beeb for Dodworth

December 23, 2007
Dodworth Colliery MW recently rounded off their succesful year by recording carols for the BBC.


Aelous

Results: French National Championships

December 23, 2007
One international contest that slipped through the net last month.


4BR

Christmas Countdown – 3 days to go

December 22, 2007
Just who would you want to invite to Christmas dinner? Given the choice this is who we would send invitations out to...


Yeovil

Yeovil announce strong line up

December 22, 2007
There is a strong line up of bands for Yeovil at the start of February.


EBBA

EBBA signs up sponsors

December 22, 2007
Major contracts secure financial future for EBBA.


Besses

Xmas cheer for Besses

December 22, 2007
It seems you can't turn on the tele without seeing Besses strut their stuff!


Ashton

Ashton appoint Whiteoak

December 22, 2007
Carl Whiteoak has been appointed the new MD at Ashton Under Lyne.


Brighouse

Changes at Brighouse

December 22, 2007
Changes at Brighouse as Brass in Concert Champions welcome a nearly new soprano, new euph but lose a solo horn.


4BR

Christmas Countdown — 4 days to go

December 21, 2007
Just time for 4BR to send Santa our Christmas list for 2008...


White

No White Xmas at Redbridge

December 21, 2007
After nine succesful years together, Melvin White and Redbridge part company as band drops out of Butlins.


King

King of Cologne

December 21, 2007
Brass bands are flourishing in Germany, with a little help form David King.




Easington

Performance accolade for Easington

November 25 • Easington Colliery help provide one of the highlights of the Durham BRASS Festival to gain deserved accolade.


Kennedy

Kennedy boost for cooperation ahead of Perth

November 25 • The cooperation band will take to the stage at the Scottish Open boosted by their new signing.


Birmingham

New contest for Birmingham

November 25 • The ConsTest — Birmingham Open Brass Band Competition hopes to attract bands to the heart of the city in 2023.


Signings

New trio at Lindley

November 25 • The Lindley Band has welcomed three new players to the ranks.


Contest: Swiss National Championships

Saturday 26 November • Stravinski Hall, Montreaux. Claude-Nobs 5, 1820 Montreaux, Switzerland 1820


Boarshurst Silver Band - Diggle Community Brass

Sunday 27 November • Boarshurst Band Club. Greenbridge Lane. Greenfield. Saddleworth OL3 7EW


Mereside Brass - Tatton Park Farm when Father Christmas is visiting

Sunday 27 November • Tatton Park Farm. Knutsford. Cheshire. WA16 6QN (Sat Nav WA16 6SG) WA16 6SG


Dobcross Silver Band - The Hammonds Band

Sunday 27 November • Dobcross Band Club. Platt Lane. Dobcross. Saddleworth OL3 5AD OL3 5AD


Regent Hall Concerts - Band of the RAF Regiment Symphonic Brass Ensemble

Friday 2 December • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London W1C2DJ


Greenfield Brass Band

November 24 • We are a friendly, progressive 3rd Section Band based in Saddleworth and are looking to fill the following positions prior to the North West Area.. Bass Trombone,. Solo Baritone,. Percussion (Tuned or Kit) . . Rehearsals Mon & Thurs at Friezland Bowling Club


Mereside Brass

November 23 • Mereside Brass (Rudheath, Northwich) are looking for a front row CORNET, possibly PRINCIPAL for the right player. We are a friendly 4th Section band, currently not contesting but with a sensible calendar of jobs and band social events


Easingwold Town Band

November 22 • . We are a 4th Section band with vacancies for soprano cornet, front-row cornet and Eb bass. We offer a friendly welcome at our bandroom in Easingwold, 12 miles north of York (postcode YO61 3DB). Rehearsals Monday 7.30 to 9.15 p.m. Come for a blow!


Alan Duguid

BA (Hons), PGDipMus, PGCE
Conductor, Composer, Adjudicator (ABBA)


               

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