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Perth Concert Hall

Report & Result: 2021 Besson Scottish Open

November 27, 2021
A Gallery full of outstanding musical portraits sees Whitburn claim the Scottish Open title for a seventh successive year.


Jim Martin

Death of Jim Martin

October 27, 2021
The death has been announced of Jim Martin — the first President of the Whitburn Band


Whitburn

Whitburn invest in new horn lead

October 10, 2021
18 year old Andrew McMillan becomes the new solo horn at Scottish Open champion, Whitburn.


Whitburn

Whitburn takes Voyager detour ahead of London

October 01, 2021
The Scottish challenger took time out from their Albert Hall preparations to record a brand new youth band work by composer Cameron Mabon.


Whitburn

Report & Result: 2021 Doctor Martin Wainstone Cup

September 13, 2021
Whitburn take the honours and the cash home to Scotland as they deliver a prize-winning prescription under Garry Cutt to claim the title.


Whitburn

Whitburn welcomes new duo

August 26, 2021
Cornet and horn signings welcomed by Whitburn as they look towards Autumn return to contest and concert stages.


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Whitburn receives Creative funding boost

August 20, 2021
Scottish Open champion has gained a financial boost to help it continue its proactive music making.


Whitburn

Report & Results: 2021 Whitburn Band Virtual Festival

July 11, 2021
There was plenty of fantastic entertainment on show for a worldwide audience to enjoy as Unison Kinneil, Kingdom Brass, Lochgelly, Whitburn Heartlands, Kilmarnock Concert Brass and Riverside Youth Bands take the virtual honours.


Whir

Scottish contenders prepare for virtual battle

June 22, 2021
37 bands will lineup this weekend to lock entertainment horns to claim the prizes at the Whitburn Band Virtual Festival.


Whitburn

Whitburn keen to keep connection with proud past

May 03, 2021
Whitburn has been looking forward of late — but is still keen to celebrate its proud past with some help.


wHITBURN

Excellent line-up for Whitburn Virtual Festival

April 30, 2021
The Kapitol Cory and Fife Festival on-line champions inspire a great response from home grown talent for their own virtual event.


Virtual festival

Whitburn to host 'Virtual Festival' contest for Scottish bands

April 07, 2021
Scottish bands invited to showcase their online talents for new domestic virtual competition.


Whitburn

Whitburn delight at Kapitol victory

March 30, 2021
Whitburn Band adds to its multi-media profile with latest online contest success.


Death of Sam Knox

February 10, 2021
The death has been announced of Whitburn Band stalwart, Sam Knox


Whitburn

Whitburn goes to Holyrood...

February 04, 2021
The 150 year history of the Scottish Open band has been marked in its nation's parliament.


Kerr

Besson sign up inspirational euph talent

January 26, 2021
Scott Kerr and Chris Shanks are the latest high profile signings to the Besson stable of performance artists.


Whitburn

Whitburn accolades for players

January 10, 2021
Whitburn Bands presents awards to players who have helped maintain the band's high profile media presence


Whitburn

Brucie bonus for Whitburn

January 06, 2021
The Scottish Open champion enjoys a high profile boost by reuniting with radio presenter Ken Bruce as well as getting a feature mention with Classic FM.


Bradley

Bradley reveals Silver Lining

November 17, 2020
Whitburn's principal cornet Chris Bradley provides a musical Silver Lining with his latest download CD release.


Whitburn

Bradley welcomed to Besson artist line-up

November 05, 2020
The highly respected Whitburn principal cornet becomes a Besson Artist.


Charlie

Whitburn shine light on Coronavirus lockdown effects

October 01, 2020
The BBC has spoken with the Scottish Open champion to find out how the Coronavirus has affected amateur music organisations in Scotland


Whitburn

Whitburn concert boosts Bank balance

July 17, 2020
Whitburn Band's recent 150th anniversary concert has also helped a local Food Bank Charity.


Whitburn

Whitburn invest in youth

June 25, 2020
18 year old baritone player Holly Bennett joins the Scottish Open champion.


Whitburn countdown to Lovatt lift-off

June 23, 2020
The Scottish Open Champion gives a little taste of what to expect from Mike Lovatt when they team up for their virtual 150th celebration concert this weekend.


Whitburn

Whitburn welcome Lovatt for virtual celebration

June 10, 2020
The great lead trumpeter Mike Lovatt will be joining Whitburn for afar for an innovative approach to their 150th concert celebrations.




UniBrass

Live broadcast coverage of UniBrass Championships announced

January 21 • Both the UniBrass Trophy and Shield competitions can be enjoyed with a live broadcast from the event this year.


Vos

New Euphonium competition looks to attract European talent

January 21 • The Fontys AMPA Euphonium Competition has been launched to attract the very best student euphonium players across Europe.


Wade

New lead for Adjudicators

January 21 • Sheona Wade has been appointed as the new Chairperson of the Association of Brass Band Adjudicators.


Winter Garden

Confidence boost to North West banding with Area numbers

January 20 • 74 bands have entered the 2022 North West Regional Championships that will take place at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool on 27th February.


Glossop Old Band - Cadishead Public Band

Sunday 23 January • Glossop Band Club, Derby Street, Glossop. SK13 8LP


Black Dyke Band - RNCM Brass Band Festival

Saturday 29 January • Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9RD


Regent Hall Concerts - The International Staff Band of the Salvation Army

Saturday 29 January • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London WC1 2 DJ


Black Dyke Band - Gladstone Theatre

Sunday 30 January • Greendale Road, Birkenhead, Wirral CH62 4XB


Glossop Old Band - Silk Brass Band

Sunday 30 January • Glossop Band Club, Derby Street, Glossop. SK13 8LP


Bollington Brass Band

January 21 • We are looking for a front row cornet player (position negotiable) and a percussionist to join the band after the North West area contest. If you fancy a new challenge with a friendly 1st Section please get in touch.


Forest of Dean Brass

January 18 • Do you fancy playing Spectrum at the West of England Areas in March? We are currently looking for a Front Row Cornet to complete our line-up. We rehearse on a Tuesday and Thursday at our bandroom in Yorkley, Forest of Dean GL15 4TA


The Cobham Band

January 17 • The Cobham Band is fully up and running again and requires a EUPHONIUM or BARITONE player. We have some great concerts planned including bandstand dates for the new season under our new conductor, Jim Lynch.. .


Martin Heartfield

GGSM, ARCM, PGCE
Conductor, Adjudicator, Educationalist


               

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