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Murphy

MBE for Murphy

December 31, 2009
Trumpet star awarded MBE in Queen's New Year's Honours List.


Boarshurst

160th celebrations at Boarshurst

December 26, 2009
160 years of brass banding in Greenfield is celebrated by the Boarshurst Band with a new march.


Wakefield Metropolitan

Wakefield's rousing close to the year

December 26, 2009
Wakefield Metropolitan close their year in rousing fashion.


Tongwynlais

New players at Tongwynlais

December 26, 2009
Pontins champion adds new quintet to the ranks.


hUNT

Radio: Sounds of Brass

December 26, 2009
More great music from Phillip Hunt in the New Year.


Butlins

Butlins errata

December 26, 2009
The final errata list for 'Folkmusic' has been released.


Baker

Boxing Day bash for Baker

December 26, 2009
Black Dyke star set for Boxing Day outing in Luxembourg.


David

Roberts set for Norway return

December 26, 2009
Rothwell MD set for Norwegian championship outing with Sandefjord Brass Symposium.


Chalford

Chalford's new dimension

December 26, 2009
Chalford enjoy putting on an incredible dimension to round off their year.


Redbridge

Brill is brill for Redbridge

December 26, 2009
Lisa Brill takes top award for Redbridge.


Longridge

Special dinner guest for Longridge

December 26, 2009
There was a surprise guest for Longridge Band at a recent band job.


Lofthouse

Lofthouse warm up brave audience

December 26, 2009
Lofthouse 2000 warm up their Christmas audience.


York

Advert: York Instruments

December 26, 2009
St Louis Music becomes new distributor for Schreiber, Keilwerth and York in USA.


Awards

2009 4BR Awards

December 25, 2009
The votes have been counted — so find out who won the 4BR Awards, the 4BR Band of the Year and the definitive list of the 2009 Champions of the banding world...


EBBA

European test pieces revealed

December 23, 2009
EBBA may not have announced it, but it's the 'Spiriti' of Bruckner for Linz.


black dyke

A Yorkshire Christmas

December 22, 2009
BBC Radio 2 is to broadcast some traditional Christmas fayre all with a Yorkshire flavour on Christmas Eve.


Brighouse

Brighouse trio

December 22, 2009
Stuart Lingard teams up with David King once again, as Brighouse announce a trio of new signings.


Black Dyke

It's a new Day at Dyke

December 22, 2009
EYMS top man Neil Day joins Black Dyke as National champions announce a brace of cornet signings.


St Georges Hall

Yorkshire changes

December 22, 2009
It's allocated seating at St George's Hall and a new judge too in 2010.


St Austell

St Austell celebrate

December 22, 2009
The players and supporters of the St Austell Band have had plenty to celebrate in the past twelve months.


Longridge

Twiss takes it in the gob

December 22, 2009
Sop player Ian Twiss takes Longridge Award.


Box

4BR Gift Voucher

December 21, 2009
If you are stuck for a last minute something for Christmas, then we have the answer- a 4BR Gift Voucher.


Cory logo

World Rankings: December update

December 20, 2009
Cory Band remains at the top of the latest World of Brass – 4barsrest Rankings despite finishing in third place at the recent Brass in Concert Championship.


Doyle

Leyland announce Doyle principal

December 20, 2009
John Doyle moves from Black Dyke to take over end chair and baton at Leyland.


Mount Charles

Conducting duo for Mount Charles

December 20, 2009
Mount Charles set for 2010 under the command of Richard Evans and Phillip McCann.




Nick Prince

Prince to use experience in Germany

September 24 • Trombonist Nick Prince will strengthen his musical links to help the development of German brass players.


Bultins

Extension to entry date for Butlin's Festival

September 24 • The deadline date for entries has now been extended by a month for the 2022 Butlin's Open Brass Band Festival.


Jenkins

New lead at Blaenavon

September 24 • Dr Christian Jenkins will spearhead the exciting musical developments at Blaenavon Town Band.


Stan Smith

Death of Stan Smith

September 24 • The death has been announced of Stan Smith — a leading performer with Fountain City Brass Band.


Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Sunday 19 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL40 4SH


Bodmin Town Band - Bodmin Town Band in concert

Friday 24 September • St Petroc's Church, Priory Road, Bodmin PL31 2DT


Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Central Band Brass Ensemble & Seraphim Consort

Thursday 30 September • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Regent Hall Concerts - Fulham Band

Friday 1 October • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Regent Hall Concerts - Bone-afide Trombone Quartet

Friday 1 October • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Lindley Band

September 21 • SOLO HORN required in our friendly First Section band which enjoys a balanced mix of concerts and contests. We are located just 1 mile from M62 Jcn 24. Post Code HD3 3JE Rehearsals are Monday and Wednesday evenings 8.00 to 10.00pm.


Greenfield Brass Band

September 21 • We are looking for an MD to take the band forward into 2022 and beyond. We have a varied selection of concerts and contests in the diary including a trip to play at the Menin Gate in August 2022.. We currently rehearse Monday & Thursday (8pm-10pm)


Kippax Band

September 21 • Kippax Band have a vacancy for front row cornet players and percussionist. Fresh from the national finals and newly promoted to the 2nd section in the Yorkshire area. The band are keen to push on next year after the enforced layoff.


Howard J Evans

MA (Dist), Mus.B (hons), ARCM (hons), LRAM, LTCL, PGCE
Conductor, composer, arranger, tutor and pianist


               

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