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BBW

Have your say on Brass Bands Wales

October 17, 2021
The general Quarterly Meeting of Brass Bands Wales will be held on a Zoom platform later this month — and you can have your say.


Littlemore

Foden's to mark Littlemore banding contribution

October 17, 2021
The contribution made by Allan Littlemore to the banding movement and to Foden's and Leyland Bands will be marked in a special concert in Sandbach later today.


City of Bradford

City of Bradford add youth and experience

October 17, 2021
The Yorkshire band has busy busy signing up playing talent as they look ahead to a busy few months.


Rainford

Rainford add to the ranks

October 17, 2021
New signings bolster the ranks of Rainford Band as they look ahead to the Scottish Open in Perth next month.


Eimaher

The Vikings have been coming again and again over the years

October 15, 2021
The Wobplay recording platform now has a fantastic selection box of great Eikanger Bjorsvik CD recordings for you to enjoy.


Kirsty

Carlton Main Frickley thank incredible Abbotts

October 15, 2021
Yorkshire band takes opportunity to provide an emotional thank-you to their inspirational principal cornet after she calls a halt to her role after 19 years.


Kpaitol

Kapitol issues details of Covid-19 follow-up

October 15, 2021
Bands who took part in Cheltenham and London will be contacted by Kapitol as part of their post-Covid-19 review process.


NIBA

NIBA Championships to be broadcast

October 14, 2021
The brass band competitions from the the contest in Armagh will be broadcast for the banding world to enjoy.


Durham

Report & Results: 2021 DCBBA Solos, Duets, Quartets & Veterans

October 14, 2021
There was plenty of great music making on show at the recent Durham County BBA event.


Clifton

City of Bristol ready to aim sky high

October 14, 2021
Performances for television, radio and contesting sees City of Bristol Band return to music making with a sky high outlook.


Score

Want to write for brass bands?

October 13, 2021
4BR talks to composer and conductor Andy Duncan about his iWrite composing modules which aim to enable brass band lovers to start composing for the brass band medium — from hymn tunes to test-pieces...


Allegro

The Musician's Optician eyes National title

October 13, 2021
Allegro Optical — 'The Musician's Optician', is celebrating having reached the finals of the prestigious Optician Awards for the fourth year running.


Foden's Band

World Rankings — October update

October 13, 2021
The Band Supplies — 4barsrest.com World Rankings have finally returned after a break of over 18 months due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.


Resurrection

King CD gains critical acclaim

October 12, 2021
Prof David King's new solo recital CD release has been gaining both popular and critical plaudits.


Eccles

New midfield signings at Eccles

October 12, 2021
The euph and horn sections at Eccles Borough Band get a boost with the signings of Rhys Edwards and Sammy Latus.


Wimgates

New sop and flugel signings at Wingates

October 12, 2021
Rob Richardson and Liv Appleton sign for the north west band.


Gregson

Remembering Bram Gregson & Friends

October 11, 2021
Edward Gregson talks about the life and musical legacy of his elder brother which he has curated on a new double CD release.


Silnece

The sound of silence...

October 10, 2021
A new work by composer Stephen Roberts will form the centerpiece of a concert given by the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and Shirley Bands later this month.


Whitburn

Whitburn invest in new horn lead

October 10, 2021
18 year old Andrew McMillan becomes the new solo horn at Scottish Open champion, Whitburn.


Webster

Webster to lead Cornish player development

October 10, 2021
Roger Webster will be leading the next Brass Bands England Player Development workshop in Cornwall — so make sure you sign up.


iRVICNE

Blast off for next generation at Irvine & Dreghorn

October 10, 2021
The future of brass and percussion playing at the Irvine & Dreghorn Band in Scotland looks to be rosy.


End

New MD at Enderby

October 10, 2021
Steve Phillips has been appointed as the new Musical Director at Enderby Band


nybbgb

National Youth Reunion Band to perform at Butlins

October 09, 2021
70 years of inspirational music making will be celebrated at the Butlins Open Brass Band Festival.


NYBBS

2022 National Youth Band of Scotland on-line applications now open

October 09, 2021
Makes sure you find out more about the exciting opportunities that come with being a member of the NYBBS — and its Childrens' Band.


Staffordhsure

Staffordshire to return to Spring Festival

October 09, 2021
A delighted Staffordshire Band will return to the Senior Trophy in 2022 following their qualification at the recent Bolsover Festival of Brass.




BBW

Have your say on Brass Bands Wales

October 17 • The general Quarterly Meeting of Brass Bands Wales will be held on a Zoom platform later this month — and you can have your say.


Littlemore

Foden's to mark Littlemore banding contribution

October 17 • The contribution made by Allan Littlemore to the banding movement and to Foden's and Leyland Bands will be marked in a special concert in Sandbach later today.


City of Bradford

City of Bradford add youth and experience

October 17 • The Yorkshire band has busy busy signing up playing talent as they look ahead to a busy few months.


Rainford

Rainford add to the ranks

October 17 • New signings bolster the ranks of Rainford Band as they look ahead to the Scottish Open in Perth next month.


Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Air Force Salon Orchestra

Friday 5 November • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Sunday 7 November • St Alfege Church. Greenwich Church St. London SE10 9BJ


Abertillery Town Band - 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert

Saturday 13 November • Metropole Cultural and Conference Centre, Mitre St, Abertillery NP13 1AL


Regent Hall Concerts - Magli Brass Quintet

Friday 19 November • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Contest: Youth Brass in Concert

Saturday 20 November • St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR


Rushden Town Band

October 16 • The band is looking for a 2nd Trombone and Percussionist to join this friendly group of players. For more details of the band please see the band's website www.rushdentownband.com.


Lindley Band

October 16 • HORN and CORNET PLAYERS 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.


Staines Brass

October 15 • Staines Brass are looking for , E flat Bass and B flat Bass players to join our ranks following the return to rehearsals. Our rehearsal nights are Thursday 8pm and we are based The Lammas Park, Staines, TW18 4XZ


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