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Grimethorpe

Grimethorpe Hitch up to contemporary dance look at lockdown Wonderland

September 02, 2020
Grimethorpe's recording of 'Dial H for Hitchcock' is being used as part of a triptych of contemporary dance and ballet responses to the Coronavirus pandemic.


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Grimethorpe held Spellbound by Bronte

July 05, 2020
An exciting new collaboration sees Grimethorpe Colliery Band bring Emily Bronte's 'Spellbound' poem to life...


Brassed

No need to be Brassed Off next week...

April 10, 2020
The iconic brass band film will be screened on Film4 to compensate for Grimethorpe's Albert Hall appearance being cancelled.


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Grimethorpe dial up new players and CD release

April 07, 2020
Stephanie Wilkins is the latest high profile signing at Grimethorpe as the band keeps busy in the transfer and CD market.


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Crowther takes last playing bow with Grimethorpe

January 03, 2020
The remarkable Shaun Crowther has retired as solo Eb tuba at Grimethorpe Colliery Band


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New euph chapter opens at Grimethorpe with Bokaris appointment

December 24, 2019
Australian euph star Adam Bokaris becomes the new solo euphonium at Grimethorpe as Michael Dodd takes a back seat role.


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Millions enjoy Grimethorpe festive radio appearance

December 17, 2019
Millions of Radio 2 Monday morning listeners enjoyed the sound of Grimethorpe Colliery Band...


Michael Dodd

A golden generation of young players is being developed in Barnsley...

November 15, 2019
8 year old Oscar Paterson was an internet sensation when he gazed in wonder at Michael Dodd's gold euphonium — so now he's had the chance to give it a test drive too...


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Grimethorpe help cover number 1 spot

November 05, 2019
Grimethorpe Colliery Band has helped the Children in Need


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Grimethorpe get it covered for Children in Need

October 29, 2019
Grimethorpe Colliery Band will be helping raise millions of pounds for the BBC's annual Children in Need appeal this year


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International Stamp of approval at Grimethorpe

October 22, 2019
Grimethorpe Colliery Band makes musical link with leading American composer Dr Jack Stamp.


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Grimethorpe add Lenton to Albert Hall line-up

September 27, 2019
Grimethorpe Colliery sign baritone star Sarah Lenton to their ranks ahead of Albert Hall challenge.


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Grimethorpe to showcase dynastic approach

September 03, 2019
Grimethorpe Colliery Band will be showcasing its British Open preparations this evening.


Roger Webster

Webster steps down from playing role with Grimethorpe

July 25, 2019
Roger Webster has taken the decision to end his playing commitments with Grimethorpe Colliery Band


David Thornton

Thornton heads to Grimethorpe

July 09, 2019
Dr David Thornton has left his role as Resident Conductor at Brighouse & Rastrick to become Musical Director at Grimethorpe Colliery Band with immediate effect.


Birkwood

One Show spotlight for Birkwood's young brass stars

June 21, 2019
The work under taken by Michael Dodd in inspiring the future generations of Grimethorpe Colliery Band players was recently featured on the prime-time BBC1 'One Show'.


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PLC takes the helm at Grimethorpe Youth

May 29, 2019
Paul Lovatt-Cooper has become the new Musical Director of the Grimethorpe Youth Band


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Grimethorpe to return to Brassed Off triumph

May 12, 2019
Grimethorpe will return to the Royal Albert Hall next year for a special screening performance of 'Brassed Off'.


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Grimethorpe's call to next generation

May 04, 2019
Grimethorpe Colliery Band will team up with Paul Lovatt-Cooper to provide a cracking workshop day next month for youngsters — and its all free!


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Grimethorpe ready to roll-out youth initiative

January 11, 2019
Grimethorpe Colliery Band is linking up with new partners to expand its youth development initiative.


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Culross returns to principal role at Grimethorpe

December 27, 2018
Iain Culross makes a return as the new principal cornet at Grimethorpe Colliery Band


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Gaspoz and Schwartz leave Grimethorpe with immediate effect

December 09, 2018
Principal cornet and solo euphonium duo Kathleen Gaspoz and Philippe Schwartz have tendered their resignation from Grimethorpe Colliery Band with immediate effect.


Philippe Schwartz

Schwartz to showcase Mealor Concerto in Exhibition setting

December 08, 2018
Philippe Schwartz will give only the second performance of Paul Mealor's acclaimed 'Euphonium Concerto' with orchestral accompaniment this weekend in Wales.


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Grimethorpe inspire next generation — and the ones after that as well...

December 07, 2018
A recent school concert with a difference saw Grimethorpe Colliery Band help inspire the children in their local community to become the brass band music makers of the future...


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Grimethorpe link up for youth day of learning fun

October 20, 2018
John Doyle and stars from Grimethorpe Colliery Band will host a great day of fun and music making today.




WELSH

Further foundation blocks put in place for Welsh banding

September 23 • Progress is being made to create a national representative body for the benefit of Welsh banding.


Latest COVID-19 update from BBE

September 22 • Brass Bands England has released the latest clarification received from the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport that will affect English bands.


BBE

BBE offers broad picture of success at AGM

September 22 • The facts and figures of a year of resilience and stability were looked at in detail at the recent Brass Bands England Annual General Meeting.


Sunday Bandstand

Radio: Sunday Bandstand

September 22 • Chris Helme continues to reach out across the world with his selection of brass band favourites.


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


Contest: Butlins Mineworkers Festival

Sunday 10 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.


Sam Fisher

BA (Hons), PGCE, Dip.ABRSM
Conductor, Adjudicator (AoBBA), Composer/Arranger, Cornet & Flugelhorn Soloist


               

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