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Johnstone make new friends across the world

May 30, 2020
The Johnstone Band has joined the trend for self-isolated performances — resulting in friendly responses from across the globe.

NHS Scotland

Parliamentary congratulations for NHS band initiative

May 16, 2020
The superb NHS Workers Brass Band that went the extra 500 miles to say thank you has been congratulated by the Scottish Parliament.

Mark Good

Good times beckon for Johnstone

January 05, 2020
The Johnstone Band will work with conductor Mark Good in 2020.


A contest draw with a difference...

August 05, 2018
Prof Nicholas Childs and four star tutors on the recent IBBSS course make the draw for the 2018 Brass Showcase event in Johnstone

Winners Johnstone Silver

Report & Result: 2018 Scottish Championships: First Section

March 10, 2018
Johnstone Silver and Dunaskin Doon qualify for Cheltenham in Section One.


Report & Results: 2015 Band Supplies Scottish Challenge Shield

November 28, 2015
Johnstone Silver 'Dance' away with the honours in the Band Supplies Scottish Challenge Shield.

Johnstone Silver

Ramsay set for Johnstone lead

April 28, 2014
Martyn Ramsay will take over the conducting helm at St Johnstone.

johnstone silver

Kiernan to bid Johnstone farewell

February 07, 2014
Trombonist, Paul Kiernan will step aside as Johnstone Silver's MD after next month's Scottish championships.

Johnstone Silver

Johnstone hit by scrap criminals

June 09, 2012
The Johnstone Band has been targeted by scrap metal criminals.


Kiernan to take Johnstone

April 23, 2011
Star trombonist to spearhead Johnstone's Senior Trophy assault at Blackpool.


Dressed to thrill for Johnstone

March 23, 2011
The members of the Johnstone Band recently dressed up to help a great cause.


No more Tennant's extra

February 16, 2011
Ray Tennant and Johnstone to end 25 year association after Scottish Area.


175 not out for Johnstone

August 04, 2009
Johnstone Band set to celebrate 175 years of playing.


Johnstone to celebrate 175 not out

August 25, 2008
Johnstone Band will be celebrating its 175th year in 2009 and with lots events planned wants former players and friends to get in touch.

Chappell gains place in Cornish National Music Archive

August 4 • The brass band career of conductor Albert Chappell has found a place in the newly created Cornish National Music Archive.


A minor bit of high profile national radio coverage

August 4 • A quintet performance of Bach's famous 'Toccata' gets a bit of air time on Classic FM...


Music can play pivotal role for school children in post Coronavirus future

August 4 • An article in the Times Education Supplement argues that music can make a huge positive impact on well being for children as they prepare to return to school.


First chords of return in Wales?

August 4 • Members of Brecon Concert Band were able to enjoy an open air rehearsal this week — but there is still no sign of concert halls reopening in Wales.

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

Contest: Swiss National Championships

Saturday 28 November • Stravinski Hall, Montreaux. Claude-Nobs 5, 1820 Montreaux, Switzerland 1820

Contest: Swiss National Championships

Sunday 29 November • Stravinski Hall, Montreaux. Claude-Nobs 5, 1820 Montreaux, Switzerland 1820

Crewe Brass

July 26 • Due to relocation Crewe Brass require a top quality Bass player to complete our line up, Position negotiable withe the MD, Matt Pithers on 07921 062732. Enquires for other positions are welcome to apply in strict confidence.. .

The Marple Band

July 20 • The Marple Band were promoted to 1st Section at the start of 2020. We are looking for Basses Eb and Bb, front row cornets and second row cornet to join our friendly band. If fancy a change of scene and think you have what it takes to play, see below.

Foss Dyke Band

July 19 • Foss Dyke would like to invite applications for MD. You will have a very pro active committee to support you, and the band currently has only 1 empty chair, with well attended rehearsals. The bandroom has just had a complete refit, Covid ready.

David A. Stowell

Conductor and composer


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