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Foden's

Report & Results: 2020 Foden's Online Solo & Ensemble Competition

November 01, 2020
A worldwide audience enjoyed the performances from the talented online competitors taking part in Foden's latest initiative.


Woolston

Report & Results: 2020 Canterbury Provincial Brass Band Festival

September 30, 2020
New Zealand sees a return to competitive brass banding — led by Woolston Brass and title wins for Addington Brass, Nor'west Brass, Rangiora Brass and Nor'west Zephyrs.


Cory

Report & Results: 2020 Cory Online Championships

September 28, 2020
There has been wonderful online entertainment provided by bands from across the globe over the last two weekends of the innovative Cory contest — led by winners Fountain City, Downshire Brass, Lochgelly, Lostrock Hall Memorial and Woodhouse Silver Prize


Wantage

Report & Result: 2020 Wantage Band Virtual Youth Solo Competition

June 24, 2020
There was a fantastic worldwide turn-out of talent for the latest Wantage Virtual Youth Solo Competition.


Fodens

Report & Results: 2020 Foden's on-line Whit Friday

June 09, 2020
There was a fantastic worldwide response to the Foden's on-line Whit Friday competition with the British Army leading the way into friendly battle...


Brass Band Willebroek

Report & Results: 2020 Brass Band Willebroek on-line solo contest

May 17, 2020
Over 60 players took part in the first on-line competition run by Belgian champion Brass Band Willebroek.


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Repot & Result: 2020 IABCB On-line Solo Contest

April 15, 2020
Over 130 players entered the Irish Association of Brass and Concert Band's on-line solo competition recently — with some fantastic brass and percussion playing on show.


Swiss

Report & Results: 2020 Online Salford Solo Contest

April 15, 2020
There is a Swiss champion of the first on-line solo international competition run by Salford University student Christopher Hall — as 75 players from around the world take part.


1st Old Boys

Report & Results: 2020 BBL Brass in Concert

April 10, 2020
One of the last contests to take place before the Coronavirus lockdown saw 1st Old Boys retain their BBL Brass in Concert title, with section victories for Roughan Silver, Dynamic Brass and Poyntzpass Silver.


Aobba

Judges issue recommendations following Midlands results mix-up

April 05, 2020
The Association of Brass Band Adjudicators has issued a short statement plus a set of recommendations for both its members and contest organisers following the unfortunate Midlands Area results mix-up.


Gala Theatre

Report & Results: 2020 North of England Championships

March 14, 2020
Triumphs for NASUWT Riverside, Ripon City, Cockerton, Tewit Silver and Easingwold bands who take the title honours over the weekend at Durham.


nailsworth

Report & Results: 2020 West of England Regional Championships

March 14, 2020
Camborne, Brunel Brass, Hatherleigh Silver, Poole Borough and Nailsworth Silver pick up the silverware at Torquay


mIDANDS

Joint statement issued over Midlands results mix up

March 11, 2020
The Midlands Regional Committee and the Association of Brass Band Adjudicators have issued a joint statement over the breakdown in the collation procedures at the Third Section Midlands Regional Championships.


Bedworth

Report & Results: 2020 Midlands Regional Championships

March 07, 2020
GUS, Newstead Brass, Gresley Colliery, Stamford Brass and Amington take the honours at Bedworth and Kenilworth.


SBBA

Report & Results: 2020 Scottish Championships

March 07, 2020
the cooperation band, Kingdom Brass, Annan Town, Croy Silver and Newland Concert Brass claim Scottish titles in Perth.


Linthwaite

Report & Results: 2020 Yorkshire Regional Championships

March 07, 2020
Black Dyke, Unite the Union, BD1, Kippax and Linthwaite claim the Yorkshire titles on the weekend in Huddersfield


Hucknall

Report & Results: 2020 North East Midlands BBA Contest

March 03, 2020
Hucknall & Linby lead the way in gaining a timely boost of contesting confidence ahead of their Area challenges.


Beaumaris

Report & Results: 2020 Welsh Regional Championships

February 29, 2020
Tredegar retains Welsh title with section victories for BTM, Taff Vale, Seindorf Beaumaris and Cwmtawe in Swansea.


Oxford

Report & Results: 2020 Oxfordshire & District BBA

February 26, 2020
Confidence boosting success for Kidlington, City of Bristol, Oxford Cherwell Brass, Ocean Brass and Witney Town Bands as they enjoy victories ahead of their Area challenges.


Winter Gardens

Report & Results: 2020 North West Regional Championships

February 23, 2020
There are wins for Foden's, Roberts Bakery, Uppermill, Hazel Grove and BMP Europe Goodshaw as the contest day unfolds in Blackpool


Ensemble

Report & Result: 2020 Japanese Brass Band Ensemble National Championship

February 21, 2020
25 ensembles take part in the National Championship event in Tokyo.


Filton

Report & Result: 2020 Welsh Open

February 16, 2020
Filton Concert whip up a bit of a musical storm to claim a hat-trick of victories in a wind-swept Porthcawl.


SBBA

Report & Results: 2020 Scottish Youth, Solo & Ensemble Championship

February 14, 2020
There was a high standard of playing on show at the Scottish Youth, Solo & Ensemble Championship in Livingston on the weekend.


Wantage

Report & Results: 2020 Wantage Band competition

February 12, 2020
67 players from all levels of the Wantage Band organisation took part in their annual in-house solo, duet, quartet and ensemble competition.


stavanger

Report & Results: 2020 Norwegian National Championships

February 08, 2020
Stavanger reclaim the National title for first time since 2015 as Allan Withington leads his band to a clear cut success with National title success for Ila Brass, Orskog Brass, Bergen Brass Band, Moen Musikkforening and Fla Musikkorps.




Brass Bands Wales

Brass Bands Wales looks to set up virtual library of works

November 25 • New Welsh body looks to find and curate the rich collection of works written by Welsh composers and compositions for Welsh bands.


Radio

Radio: Top Brass

November 25 • John Maines has a great selection of brass band music to enjoy over the airwaves.


Gavin Higgins

Higgins work set for BBC broadcast

November 24 • 'Sadly Now the Throstle Sings' by Gavin Higgins will receive its premiere orchestral studio performance this evening on Radio 3.


Eikanger

Eikanger centre future plans on education

November 24 • Eikanger Bjorsvik looks to the future with ambitious education plans for their rehearsal base.


The Marple Band - Marple Band Family Christmas Concert

Friday 18 December • Marple Conservative Club, church Lane, Marple, SK6 6AY


Black Dyke Band - Brighouse & Rastrick, Huddersfield Town Hall

Saturday 27 March • Corporation St, Huddersfield HD1 2TA


Contest: 100thSpring Festival

Saturday 8 May • 97 Church St, Blackpool, FY1 1HL


Contest: Whit Friday March Contests

Friday 28 May • Saddleworth & Tameside OL3


Contest: 168th British Open

Saturday 11 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA


Chadderton Band

November 17 • 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.


Crewe Brass

November 12 • Crewe Brass require an Eb or Bb Bass to complete the "engine room" line up. We are also seeking a Tuned Percussionist to complete our section.


Shipston Town Band

November 1 • We are currently looking to recruit a Bass Trombone BBb bass and EEb bass to bring the band up to strength ready for when things return to normal. We are graded section 3 in the Midlands taking part in a good range of concerts and contests


Nigel Seaman

ARMCM ARNCM
Conductor, band trainer, teacher and adjudicator


               

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