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German banding continues to build on sound foundations

October 28, 2023
Delegates at the 7th Jena Brass Seminar explored the benefits of 'good sound' led by international euph and tuba stars Bente Illevold and Dr. David Earll.


Youth boost to latest International Summer Brass Band Camp in Germany

September 22, 2023
30 children took part in the latest ISBBC Summer Camp in Germany as the brass band movement continues to sow the musical seeds for the future.

Andrea Hobson

Hobson's choice at Orchesterschule KLANGwelt

July 10, 2023
Andrea Hobson has become the new Head of Brass at Orchesterschule KLANGwelt in Jena, Germany.


Dutch link boosts German outlook

June 07, 2023
A cross border musical partnership between Dutch and German musical brass band organisations has been a great success.


Digital upgrade enhances Jena reach

April 19, 2023
A generous sponsorship link with the State Ministry for Culture & Media has enabled the Jena Competence Centre for Brass Band to significantly upgrade its musical outreach work.


Something for everyone in Schneeberg

March 23, 2023
There is plenty on offer for players of all ages and abilities at the forthcoming International Summer Brass Band Camp in Germany.


Young players ready to bloom in Germany

February 06, 2023
A holistic approach to brass band teaching is having great results in Germany.


Brass Christmas returns in Jena

December 18, 2022
Prof Chirs Houlding leads Brass Band BlechKLANG as they return for their traditional Christmas tour.


Summer Camp return in Germany

September 03, 2022
Around 50 performers have just enjoyed the return of the Blasmusikverein Carl Zeiss Jena e.V. brass band association Summer Camp.


50th anniversary celebrations in Jena

June 01, 2022
The Blasmusikverein Carl Zeiss Jena e.V. organisation has celebrated 50 years of brass music making in Germany


New entertainment boost for leading German organisation

April 22, 2022
A brass band with a remit to entertain has been added to the growing Blasmusikverein Carl Zeiss Jena e.V. organisation.


Youth back on track at Brass Band BlechKLANG

February 14, 2022
Youngsters from the Jugend Brass Band BlechKLANG and the Junior Brass Band KLANGwelt have finally been able to enjoy getting back together.

festive treat

Ancient festive treat brought online

December 04, 2021
Jena Brass Band BlechKLANG will be performing their 'Tales from Ancient Times' Christmas Concert on line this year.

Nick Prince

Prince to use experience in Germany

September 24, 2021
Trombonist Nick Prince will strengthen his musical links to help the development of German brass players.

Houlding and Varley

Houlding and Varley inspire on Jena Summer camp

September 08, 2021
Two leading British musicians help inspire brass talent in Germany.


In a German monastery garden...

June 24, 2021
The sound of music was heard in a local monastery garden recently with a great day long course that featured wonderful music — although not too quietly played...


National recognition for young Brass Band BlechKLANG talent

June 03, 2021
Rising brass band stars Teresa Fischer and Johannes Stoll make a national impact with their playing.


New musical chapter opens in Germany

May 06, 2021
The Blasmusikverein Carl Zeiss Jena e.V organisation will spearhead its future development under the new leadership of Norbert Goldhardt.


Top marks for German youngsters

March 21, 2021
Three young players from Jugend Brass Band BlechKLANG in Germany have once again impressed in the national Jugend Musiziert competition.


Young brass band players look to make national mark in Germany

March 07, 2021
Two young players from Jugend Brass Band BlechKLANG hope to make a mark against orchestral rivals in online German competition.


30-year-old Turmblasen tradition kept alive by new means

December 23, 2020
A wonderful tradition was heard in a different way in Germany thanks to the efforts of Blasmusikverein Carl Zeiss Jena e.V.


Jena Summer Camp hailed as success

September 06, 2020
The inventive response taken by organisers in Germany has seen over 60 youngsters enjoy a four day Summer Camp with a difference.


First steps to rehearsal norms in Germany

June 26, 2020
Brass Band BlechKLANG has been able to take the first musical steps to rehearsal normality to Germany — but there is a long way to go yet.

4BR Interview with Brass Band BlechKLANG

April 28, 2020
4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Alexander Richter and Johannes Leutloff of the pioneering Brass Band BlechKLANG from Germany about the challenges they now face during the COVID-19 pandemic.


German brass band pioneers face uncertain future

April 10, 2020
The leading Blasmusikverein Carl Zeiss Jena brass band organisation in Germany says it faces an uncertain future due to the Coronavirus pandemic.


Tickets on sale for RNCM International Brass Band Festival

December 3 • You can now book your seats for a weekend of fantastic brass playing at the RNCM in Manchester.

Yorkshire Youth Band

Yorkshire Youth enjoy Cup ties

December 2 • The members of the Yorkshire Youth Brass Band gained further inspiration on their latest get-together by having a big silver pot to keep them company.


RNCM looks for support for endangered instruments

December 2 • The Royal Northern College of Music has launched its appeal to help support youngsters who wish to perform on endangered instruments.


Conn Selmer make Sshhmute partnership

December 2 • The innovative Sshhmute range will be distributed by Conn Selmer Europe in the UK.

Northop Silver Band - Christmas Concert with Kirsty Abbotts

Sunday 3 December • St Eurgain & St Peter, Church Road, Northop CH7 6BQ

Boarshurst Silver Band - Littleborough Band

Sunday 3 December • Boarshurst Band Club. Greenbridge Lane. Greenfield. Oldham OL3 7EW

Garforth Brass - Garforth Community Choir

Wednesday 6 December • St James the Great,. Manston,. Crossgates, . Leeds,. LS15 8JB LS15 8JB

Longridge Band - Christmas Concert

Saturday 9 December • Longridge Civic Hall, Calder Avenue, Longridge, Ribble Valley, Lancashire. PR3 3WD

The Hepworth Band - Championship Brass & Voices for Christmas

Saturday 9 December • Thornhill Parish Church, Dewsbury WF12 0JZ

Littleport Brass Band

December 3 • Littleport Band have vacancies for 2nd Horn, BBb Bass & cornet (pos negotiable) We are a Cambridgeshire 3rd section band who are ambitious but friendly, working with our talented MD Ian Johnson. We rehearse on Wednesday evenings in our own band room.

Middleton Youth Band

December 2 • Calling all young brass players! We have exciting opportunities for bass, euphonium, and tenor horn players aged 7 and up in our friendly and fun youth band.. We have plenty of room for players of all instruments, too. Try us out!.

Lindley Band

December 2 • SECOND EUPHONIUM required to complete our friendly team under our experienced MD Alan Widdop. We enjoy a mix of concerts and contests.. Our bandroom is just 1mile from M62 Jcn 24 and we rehearse Monday and Wednesday evenings 8 to 9.45pm..

John Maines

BA (Hons)
Presenter, compere and conductor


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