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Eikanger reach out for charismatic year ending

June 01, 2023
One of Scandinavia's most dynamic orchestral conducting talents will lead Eikanger Bjorsvik in a classic concert round up of their year.


Death of Monica Vabo Reigstad

May 25, 2023
The death has been announced of Monica Vabo Reigstad, an inspirational figure within the Eikanger Bjorsvik Band in Norway.


Eikanger focus on Malmo and beyond...

April 26, 2023
The Norwegian champion is concentrating on the European Championships at present, but also has one eye on next season.


Rydland takes top chair at Eikanger

March 10, 2023
The widely respected Frode Rydland has become the new Chairperson of Norwegian Champion, Eikanger Bjorsvik Musikklag


Interview with Viggo Bjorge

January 19, 2023
We catch up with one of the leading figures in Norwegian banding as the movement prepares to return to National contesting in early February and as he prepares to inspire the next generation of young players in his new educational appointment.

Florent Didier

French connection for Eikanger

January 15, 2023
Conductor Florent Didier has teamed up with Eikanger-Bjørsvik Musikklag as the countdown begins to the long awaited return of the Norwegian National Championships.


Eikanger to round off old year with new tradition

December 30, 2022
Eikanger Bjorsvik will be joined by special guests to help bring in the New Year with a musical toast.


Eikanger opinion sought for Government policy initiative

December 01, 2022
The Norwegian government seeks the opinions of Eikanger Bjorsvik as they look to develop a national cultural volunteer strategy.


New signings for Eikanger

September 25, 2022
Four new players join the ranks of Eikanger Bjorsvik Musikklag


Eikanger education outlook gains financial boost

May 17, 2022
Eikanger Bjorsvik's strong education ethos attracts further financial support from leading Norwegian philanthropist.


Viggo Bjørge steps down from Eikanger role

March 09, 2022
One of the most respected and influential administrators in Norwegian banding has stepped own from his role with Eikanger Bjorsvik Band


Interview with Viggo Bjorge

January 16, 2022
We speak with one of Norway's leading banding administrators to find out more about the decision to cancel the 2022 Norwegian National Championships.


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.

Eikanger Talents

Eikanger invests in youth development

September 06, 2021
The leading Norwegian band continues to plan for the future with the active involvement of the next generation of talented young players.


New and old returns at Eikanger

June 19, 2021
There has been plenty of activity in the playing ranks at Eikanger Bjorsvik as they prepare for a return to competitive action.


4BR Tuesday Interview with Frode Rydland

April 27, 2021
4BR talks brass banding and soprano playing with one of the most successful players in Norwegian banding history after he has just celebrated a landmark birthday.


4BR Monday Interview with Viggo Bjorge

March 15, 2021
The highly respected Eikanger Bjorsvik Band Manager talks about youth, business and political influence in Norway...


Thanks a million...

February 19, 2021
Eikanger Bjorsvik's future plans are given a 1 million Krone boost for a third consecutive year from businessman and philanthropist Trond Mohn.


New era opens at Eikanger

February 15, 2021
The leading Norwegian band plans for a secure future with new leadership and investment in youth.


Eikanger centre future plans on education

November 24, 2020
Eikanger Bjorsvik looks to the future with ambitious education plans for their rehearsal base.


Youngsters enjoy musical development with Eikanger star

October 08, 2020
11 young players have enjoyed a rehearsal seminar led by Eikanger's solo euphonium star Lars Otto Lunde Torsvik.


Bergby to lead Heaton pilgrims in live-streamed concert

September 25, 2020
Ingar Bergby will direct the world premiere of a new suite of Wilfred Heaton music in a free live-streamed concert given by Eikanger Bjorsvik Musikklag Band this Sunday.


Heaton music to be showcased in Bergen

September 02, 2020
A brace of concerts by Eikanger- Bjørsvik Musikklag and Bjørsvik Brass will showcase the music of Wilfred Heaton later this month.


Worldwide praise for joint Eikanger/Manger concert

August 31, 2020
Norwegian bands gain plaudits and encouragement from across the globe for their live post COVID-19 broadcast concert from Bergen.


Eikanger and Manger in concert tonight

August 29, 2020
There is a free on-line concert to enjoy this evening from Bergen — thanks to Eikanger-Bjorsvik and Manger Musikklag Bands. So make sure you tune in for some great brass band music making.


Still time to enter a Grimethorpe Composition

June 10 • Grimethorpe Colliery Band is looking to encourage more works for the brass band medium with its first composition competition — and there is still time to enter.

Whit Friday

Positive media coverage boosts Whit Friday events

June 9 • From the local press to the BBC — the Whit Friday contests once again brought a positive media response.

Hade Edge

New MD at Hade Edge

June 9 • Conductor Lewis Bettles teams up with Hade Edge Band on his return from Scotland.


Wantage aim for community engagement

June 9 • The Wantage Band organisation will be displaying all its musical talents for their local community to enjoy over a pint throughout the summer.

Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Salon Orchestra

Friday 9 June • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. . W1C2DJ

Leicestershire Co-op Band - The Great British Music Hall concert

Saturday 10 June • The Palace Community Centre. Ibstock . Leicestershire LE67 6LG

Besses Boys' Band - Besses Boys' Band Summer Concert

Saturday 10 June • St Mary's Church, Prestwich, Greater Manchester M25 1AN

Newtown March Contest - Newtown (Mid Wales) March and Open Air Contest

Sunday 11 June • Newtown Town Hall Grounds. Back Lane. Newtown. Powys SY16 2NZ

Boarshurst Silver Band - Silk Brass Band

Sunday 11 June • Boarshurst Band Club. Greenbridge Lane. Greenfield. Saddleworth OL3 7 EW

The GUS Band

June 9 • The GUS Band seek applications for 1st Horn. We rehearse on Mondays and Thursdays in our dedicated band room in Northampton

Bournemouth Concert Brass

June 8 • Bournemouth Concert Brass are looking for the following players to complete our lineup:. Euphonium (seat negotiable).. Tenor trombone (seat negotiable).. Front row cornet.. We are a friendly 1st Section band who rehearse next to Bournemouth Station.

Harlow Brass Band

June 8 • Seeking a MUSICAL DIRECTOR / CONDUCTOR - We are a friendly, non-contesting band who play to a good standard. We hold our own Spring and Christmas concerts and provide entertainment at various local events throughout the year.

Derek Renshaw

ABBA Member
Conductor, Band Trainer and Adjudicator.


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