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Dyke

Rivals add to National media profile

October 09, 2019
Photographer Lorne Campbell makes sure the national media knows about the National Final at the Royal Albert Hall this weekend.


Black Dyke

Black Dyke to showcase their Titan Progress

October 08, 2019
Black Dyke will showcase their Albert Hall preparations on 'Titan's Progress' with an open rehearsal in Morley this Wednesday.


Dyke

Black Dyke to hold Dynasty rehearsal

August 31, 2019
Black Dyke will be holding their British Open open rehearsal ahead of their Symphony Hall challenge.


Black Dyke

Black Dyke to help build operatic bridges

August 06, 2019
Black Dyke will be heading to Bridgwater in Somerset later this month to help the local operatic society in their building appeal.


Dyke

Woodward plays final chord with Black Dyke

July 02, 2019
Trombone player Paul Woodward has ended his 16 year connection with Black Dyke.


Childs

Black Dyke to showcase Band of the Year programme

June 18, 2019
Black Dyke will hold an open rehearsal ahead of its BrassPass Band of the Year challenge this weekend — with a trio of world premiere works being given an airing.


Andy Wareham

Composer partnership to extend for another year at Back Dyke

June 05, 2019
The Young Composer in Residence partnership between Black Dyke and Andy Wareham is to be extended for another 12 months.


British Open

British Open Gala Concert tickets on sale

May 31, 2019
There is a great opportunity to hear Black Dyke and Cory Band the day after the British Open — so why not book your tickets now.


Black Dyke

Black Dyke to rebuild in Bridgwater

May 24, 2019
Black Dyke will head back to Somerset in August to help raise funds for a church rebuilding project.


Troms

Black Dyke stars lead trom day

May 15, 2019
Brett Baker and Paul Woodward lead the way in a great Black Day Trombone Day in Mansfield.


Baker

Dr Brett Baker takes on Education Consultant role at Geneva Group

May 04, 2019
Black Dyke trombonist to take a change of musical direction to become an integral part of the expanding Geneva Group.


Back Dyke

Black Dyke announce new soprano signing

May 03, 2019
Connor Lennon replaces purple with black as he heads to the Queensbury soprano cornet seat with immediate effect.


Ricjard

Marshall to lead cornet spotlight in Leeds

April 11, 2019
Richard Marshall is inviting cornet players to join his spotlight masterclass as part of the forthcoming Black Dyke Festival


Dyke Festival

Black Dyke launches 2019 Festival

March 22, 2019
The popular event — packed with masterclasses and workshops and topped by a huge afternoon gala concert at Leeds Town Hall has been launched by Black Dyke — so make sure you sign up.


Black Dyke

Black Dyke to showcase Seascapes preparation

February 23, 2019
The defending Yorkshire Regional Champion will be holding an open rehearsal ahead of their title defence in Morley Town Hall next week.


cHILDS

Lost and found for Childs

February 18, 2019
It seems Prof Nicholas Childs should have doffed his cap to the contest pavilion on reaching his century of wins a little earlier than first thought...


Richard MARSHALL

Marshall already off to a busy start to 2019

January 20, 2019
The New Year has just started, but Black Dyke's principal cornet has already been on his musical travels...


Haydn Griffiths

Dyke to pay musical tribute to Haydn

January 19, 2019
Black Dyke will pay a special musical tribute next month to one of the great figures of Yorkshire banding — Haydn Griffiths MBE


Dyke

Saynor heads to Queensbury

January 05, 2019
One of the banding world's finest tuba players will swap the light blue of Fairey for the black, red and gold of Black Dyke.


Facebook

Black Dyke breaks through 20,000 barrier

November 22, 2018
Black Dyke becomes the first British rass band to break through the 20,000 'Likes' barrier on Facebook.


Black Dyke awards

Black Dyke honour players at awards evening

November 21, 2018
Black Dyke's annual Awards Gala Dinner saw the presentation of their Pondasher of the Year and Bandsman of the Year accolades.


Black Dyke

Black Dyke look for tuba

November 10, 2018
Black Dyke is looking to appoint a Eb tuba player — so if you are interested you need to get in touch.


Senzoku Gakuen College

Japanese brass band movement reaches new stage

November 01, 2018
Black Dyke Director of Music Prof Nicholas Childs tells 4BR that he believes the Japanese brass band movement has reached a new stage of established development following his latest visit to the country.


childs

Childs reinforces 40 year Japanese link

October 31, 2018
Prof Nicholas Childs has renewed his musical link with the Senzoku Gakuen College of Music in Tokyo, with news of a 2019 trip to Japan for the Queensbury Band.


Handel

Black Dyke ready to showcase their Handel work

October 02, 2018
The Yorkshire champion will be holding their open rehearsal this week ahead of their Albert Hall challenge.




Support us

Join our 'Support Us' scheme

October 18 • 4BR's 'Support Us' scheme to helps enable it remain the vibrant, independent voice of the worldwide brass band movement. Find out how you can help.


Fodens

New horn signing at Foden's

October 17 • Foden's bid fond farewell to Nat Martin and welcome Grace Jeffers to their horn section.


Evans

Evans to keep beating time...

October 17 • Richard Evans will be joined by the band that first made his name for the launch of the updated version of his celebrated autobiography.


Thoresby

McElligott era comes to an end at Thoresby

October 17 • The four year musical partnership between Thoresby Band and Ian McElligott comes to an end as the band announce new lead with Michael Howley.


Foden's Band - European 2020 fundraiser - Bier Keller night

Friday 18 October • Sandbach Town Hall, High Street, Sandbach, Cheshire CW11 1AX


Black Dyke Band - Empire Theatre, Consett

Saturday 19 October • Front Street, Consett, County Durham DH8 5AB


South Yorkshire Police Band - South Yorkshire Police Band with guest soloist Sim

Saturday 19 October • Doncaster Minster DN1 1RD


Kettering Citadel S A Band -

Saturday 19 October • The Salvation Army, . 36 - 40 Sunnyside, . Diss, Norfolk. IP22 4DS


Richmond Brass Band - Celebration in Brass

Saturday 19 October • St Mary's Church. Church Street. Twickenham TW1 3NJ


Lofthouse Brass Band

October 17 • Lofthouse 2000 Brass Band currently have vacancies for solo cornet and kit drummer. Rehearsal at Outwood WMC, Ledger Lane, Outwood, Wakefield. Experienced and sociable band with a progressive attitude.


Stannington Brass Band

October 17 • A rare opportunity has arisen to join one of Sheffield's leading bands with a vacancy for an EEb TUBA player to complete our bass section. We have a good band room atmosphere and a calendar of interesting concerts and contests


The Corsham Band

October 17 • The band are currently looking for cornet and trombone players. Positions negotiable. We rehearse on Wednesday evenings with easy access from Bath, Bristol, Swindon and the M4 corridor.


Craig Roberts

BA (Hons), MA
Conductor / Adjudicator


               

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