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New Year Awards for banding trio

December 31, 2011
Clarence Adoo, Tim Thirst and Derek Holvey are awarded MBE's in the New Year's Honour's List.


Maelor

Mealor hope for major work

December 31, 2011
The composer behind the record breaking Christmas number 1 would like to write a major contest work for brass.


Sage

Bands set for Brass in Concert discussions

December 31, 2011
Brass in Concert organisers take proactive approach to improve leading entertainment event.


Death of Bollington sop

December 31, 2011
The death has been reported of Bollington soprano player Jim Genders.


Porthouse

Porthouse set for Thoresby

December 31, 2011
Ian Porthouse will team up with Thoresby Colliery for Butlins.


Morley entries wanted

December 31, 2011
The Morley March & Hymn Tune Contest needs your entries for this year.


Troms to the fore in 2012

December 31, 2011
The British Trombone Society will be busy early in 2012.


St Dennis

St Dennis welcomes new euph

December 31, 2011
The experienced Neil Pascoe joins the St Dennis ranks for 2012.


Hunt

Radio: Sounds of Brass

December 31, 2011
Phillip Hunt provides plenty of great early season music.


Helme

Radio: Sunday Bandstand

December 31, 2011
Plenty of great music for the New Year with Chris Helme.


Centre Stage

Advert: Centre Stage Uniforms

December 23, 2011
Success leads to expansion for leading uniform maker.


BBC Young Musicians set for Cardiff

December 23, 2011
The instrument category and semi finals of the BBC Young Musician of the Year competition will take place in Cardiff in March.


Willson

Advert: Willson Christmas wishes

December 23, 2011
A huge top quality range of instruments has given Willson a world class reputation in 2011.


Portishead

Christmas signings at Portishead

December 23, 2011
Three wise men join the ranks of Portishead Town in time for Christmas...


Advert: Dennis Todd Musical Instruments

December 23, 2011
Looking for the perfect Xmas Sales instrument?


New Adoo CD planned

December 23, 2011
Following the success of the Dean Goffin inspired CD, the Clarence Adoo Trust will gain further help from Erik Leidzen.


Brighton

Brighton beats the Wurlitzer

December 23, 2011
Euph soloist Charely Brighton recently took on the might of an American Wurlitzer organ — and won...


Davoren

New BTM role for Davoren

December 21, 2011
Tom Davoren resigns from full time MD role at BTM, but continues with musical connection.


BBF Wales

Wales launches Brass Band Forum forum!

December 21, 2011
The new Welsh National brass band body has launched its interactive on-line consultation forum. So get those opinions aired!


IBBC

Belgium to host new international contest

December 21, 2011
Big prizes, innovations and top international bands promised at new International Brass Band Contest in Belgium in 2012.


Smithills

New bandroom for Smithills

December 21, 2011
The builders are hard at work at Smithills School.


Grimethorpe

Barra hangs up boots

December 21, 2011
Dave Barraclough, the last Brassed Off stalwart has finally hung up his Grimey boots.


Hannan

Death of former Dyke player

December 21, 2011
The death has been announced of former Black Dyke player Leslie Hannan.


Shirley

Surpirse for Shirley

December 21, 2011
The Shirley Band recently enjoyed their Christmas Concert with the aid of some surprise guests.


Glover

Glover rings in the clowns

December 21, 2011
Euph star Mark Glover helps the local campanologists ring in the clowns...




Confernce

BBE welcomes on-line delegates to AGM and Conference

September 19 • The Annual General Meeting and Conference of Brass Bands England is taking place today.


Woolston

Woolston offers live musical opportunities

September 18 • New Zealand's Woolston Brass is offering the hope of live musical opportunities over the next few months.


Kane

Kane duo in Besson Friday focus

September 18 • The father and son duo of Derick and Stephen Kane are tonight's guests on the Besson Fridays at Home programme — so tune in and find out more.


Anna

Anna calls it a playing day with Foden's

September 18 • The outstanding cornet player Anna Hughes-Williams has decided to give up her full time playing commitment with Foden's Band.


Black Dyke Band - Swiss Nationals Gala Concert

Saturday 19 September • KKL, Europaplatz 1, 6005 Luzern, Switzerland 6000


The Marple Band - Marple Band Autumn Concert

Friday 16 October • Marple Methodist Church, Church Lane, Marple SK6 6AY


The Marple Band - Marple and Hawk Green Bands Concert Compstall

Saturday 7 November • St Pauls Church, Compstall Rd, Compstall, Stockport, Cheshire SK6 5HU


The Marple Band - Marple Band Family Christmas Concert

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


Contest: Butlins Mineworkers Festival

Saturday 9 January • Roman Bank, Ingoldmells, Skegness PE25 1NJ


Chadderton Band

September 16 • 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.


Amesbury Town Band

September 16 • Players and beginners of any standard are always warmly welcomed especially some more solo cornets and a spare percussionists to help out existing players. Feel free to drop in even if you just fancy a blow or want to try another instrument. After Covid!


Bollington Brass Band

September 14 • To complete our band line up once COVID restrictions are lifted we require a Bass Trombone, Percussionist (Kit) and 2nd Baritone player. We practice Mon and Thurs 8-10pm at Bollington Arts Centre. (Nr Macclesfield/Stockport) Currently NW 1st Section.


Gordon Eddison

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


               

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