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Death of Willie Tennant

June 10, 2021
The death has been announced of the remarkable Scottish bandsman, administrator and teacher Willie Tennant.

Peter Fraser

Fraser dedication marked with presentation

January 10, 2021
70 years of remarkable service to the Kirkintilloch Band by Peter Fraser MBE has been marked.


Hood to make Kirky return for Cheltenham

September 06, 2019
The Swiss based Jamie Hood will return to Scotland next week to once again link up with the Kirkintilloch Band for their National Final challenge.


Further strength in depth added to Kirky revival

October 30, 2018
New players and experienced conducing leadership further strengthen Kirkintilloch's long term rejuvenation plans.


Burns nights at Kirkintilloch

September 14, 2018
Kirkintilloch take another big step forward in their rejuvenation plans as they appoint a new Resident Conductor and add to their player ranks.


Kirky aims to take first step back to brighter future in Perth

August 14, 2018
After enduring perhaps the most difficult period in its history, Kirkintilloch aims to return to the contest stage — but with long terms aims and objectives built on solid Scottish realism.


Kirkintilloch forced to drop out of Scottish Championship

February 06, 2018
The former five time champion has taken the difficult decision not to compete at the forthcoming Scottish Championship as they look to retain Grand Shield status and build for future.


New principal signing at Kirkintilloch

June 28, 2017
Daniel de Gruchy-Lambert becomes the new principal cornet at Kirkintilloch Band in Scotland.

David Thornton

Thornton to link up with Kirkintilloch

May 17, 2017
David Thornton will link up with Kirkintilloch Band for the 2018 Scottish Championship.

Conductor hands

Munday nights are music nights at Kirkintilloch

April 26, 2017
The experienced Ray Munday has been appointed the Resident Conductor at Kirkintilloch Band.

Philip McCann

McCann makes welcome return to lead Kirkintilloch in Perth

February 09, 2016
Phillip McCann will lead Kirkintilloch's challenge at the Scottish Championship in Perth next month.


New trio to boost Kirky Perth assault

February 01, 2016
The Kirkintilloch Band has announced a trio of new signings ahead of the Scottish Championship in Perth in March.


New faces in front and behind the Kirky stands for 2014

January 17, 2014
Kirkintilloch announce a number of personnel changes ahead of the start of 2014 contest season.

Scott Findlater

2012 Scottish Open: Interview with Scott Findlater

November 25, 2012
4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to 4BR Best Soloist winner Scott Findlater.


Kirky sign up cream of Scottish playing talent

January 24, 2012
Youth injection boosts Kirkintilloch challenge.


McCann heads to Kirky

November 13, 2011
Phillip McCann will lead Kirkintilloch at the Scottish Championships in 2012.


Of men and mountains for Kirky

July 05, 2011
Kirky hit the highest of High Peaks to get to British Open...


Kirky left with a mountain to climb...

June 08, 2011
The Kirkintilloch Band has been left with a mountain to climb to get to the British Open...


Huge Grant to appear with Kirky Youth

November 19, 2009
Kirkintilloch Youth Band has been awarded close to £30,000 by the Scottish Arts Council.


Results: West Lothian 1st Semi Final

June 09, 2009
Kirkintilloch claim their place in the West Lothian Entertainment Contest Final after a clear cut semi final win.


Kirky's Monstre Hit

April 27, 2009
The Kirkintilloch Band has a monstre hit on their hands.

Kirkintilloch Band logo

New territory success for Kirky

February 11, 2009
The Kirkintilloch Band provided a tsunami of sound in Glasgow last Sunday.


First for Kirkintilloch

January 29, 2009
Kirkintilloch is putting the final touches to its preperations for the Celtic Connections Music Festival.


Cheers for Tennant's extra

September 25, 2008
Kirkintilloch bands to pay tribute to the best Tennant's extra in Scotland.

Lynda Nicholson with Alun Edmond and Steve Stewart

Kirky launches Youth Band

August 25, 2008
The Kirkintilloch Band looks to the future with the launch of a new Youth Band to be led by Lynda Nicholson.

4BR Tuesday Interview with Sam Fisher

June 15 • We talk to Sam Fisher of Brass Bands England about the importance of ensuring bands have a robust and comprehensive understanding of Safeguarding policies and procedures.


International line-up for conducting final

June 15 • Four high class conductors look to add a brass band title to their impressive CVs.

Cloudcatcher Fells

Cloudcatcher centerpiece for Black Dyke at Halifax Festival

June 15 • Two world premieres and works by Arnold, Fletcher and McCabe will provide Black Dyke's contribution to the forthcoming 'Best of Brass Festival' in Halifax next month.


Video short heralds Willebroek initiative

June 15 • A short video taster has been launched to tempt players to join the Willebroek Academy in August.

Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Friday 9 July • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London SE7 8RE

Regent Hall Concerts - Cor8 Horn Ensemble

Friday 16 July • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London SE7 8RE

Regent Hall Concerts - Quintet Aerata - Brass Quintet

Friday 23 July • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London SE7 8RE

Regent Hall Concerts - j5o brass quintet

Friday 30 July • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London . SE7 8RE

Regent Hall Concerts - Trafalgar Brass

Friday 6 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London SE7 8RE

Chadderton Band

June 15 • Chadderton Band is a friendly non-contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are looking for players of all ages and abilities on all sections of the band particularly on Euph Drums and Horn. Come along for a blow most welcome.

Dobcross Silver Band

June 15 • The Dobcross Silver Band invite applications for the position of Solo Baritone to join our very competent section! Some exciting things planned for the return from lockdown and this is a great opportunity to join our progressive and friendly band.

Shipston Town Band

June 14 • Stour Concert Brass our Community Band are looking to recruit solo cornets and Bb and Eb Bass as we prepare to restart rehearsals. We are based in Shipston on Stour in South Warwickshire and are a non competitive band rehearsing on Friday 7.45 to 9.30

James McLeod

BMus (hons)
Euphonium Soloist, Teacher and Conductor


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