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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.




Tommy Tynan

Tynan to take off to Oz

February 28 • Cory tuba star Tommy Tynan will be heading to Australia in a few weeks time to play with Brisbane Excelsior Band at the National Championships.


Gareth Wood

Welsh students to pay musical tribute to Gareth Wood

February 28 • The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Brass Band will pay tribute to composer Gareth Wood at its St David's Day Concert on Friday evening.


Grimethorpe

Grimethorpe open doors on Enigma preparations

February 28 • You can find out how Grimethorpe Colliery Band is tackling Philip Sparke's 'Variations on an Enigma' on Thursday evening.


Voigt

Colour and style for Voigt recording with Tredegar

February 28 • German horn student Anabel Voigt has taken to the studio with Welsh champion Tredegar to record works for her final year CD project.


Haverhill Silver Band - Waterbeach Brass - Spring Concert

Saturday 2 March • Histon Baptist Church, Station Road, Histon, Cambridge CB24 9LQ


Contest: Yorkshire Regional Championships

Saturday 2 March • Corporation Street, Huddersfield HD1 2TA


Contest: Midlands Regional Championships

Saturday 2 March • Corby Business Academy, Gretton Road, Corby NN17 5EB


Contest: Midlands Regional Championships

Sunday 3 March • Corby Business Academy, Gretton Road, Corby NN17 5EB


Contest: Yorkshire Regional Championships

Sunday 3 March • Corporation Street, Huddersfield HD1 2TA


West Midlands Police Band

February 27 • Are you a committed musician looking for new opportunities? We are currently seeking a competent 3rd Cornet player, BBb or Eb Bass player, and a Percussionist (kit).. Rehearsals on a Wednesday in friendly environment at Chelmsley Wood Police Station


Mereside Brass

February 20 • Mereside Brass (Rudheath, Northwich) are looking for a FRONT ROW CORNET, position negotiable. We are a friendly 4th Section band restarting contesting this year and with a sensible calendar of jobs and band social events. Come and give us a try!


Haverhill Silver Band

February 19 • Play Bb (or Eb) bass and want to compete at the Spring Festival and Whit Friday? . . Due to work commitments, Haverhill Silver Band (L&SC Champions 2022) have a vacancy for a talented Bb or Eb bass player to join us after the areas.


Gordon Eddison

B Ed (Hons). Member AoBBA.
Conductor and Adjudicator.


               

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