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Eikanger 2014

Report & Results: 2014 Norwegian National Championship

February 08, 2014
Full results from Bergen as Eikanger Bjorsvik wins its fourth consecutive title to qualify for the 2015 European Championship.

Eikanger in action

Eikanger gains contemporary award

December 27, 2013
Norwegian champion set to boost contemporary music making thanks to Arts Council award.

Howard Snell

Memorable Norwegian anniversary for Snell

September 15, 2013
One of the great musical and personal marriages was celebrated in memorable style as Howard Snell and his wife Angela returned to Eikanger.

Eikanger in action

Eikanger set for Euro preview

April 27, 2013
Norwegian champion to review their Euro assault in Bergen aided by award boost for new commission.

Eikanger in action

Eikanger documentary continues to grip the banding world

March 15, 2013
Eikanger's eight part series is more engrossing than 'The Killing' and 'Borgen' put together — and its all got subtitles as well!

Eikanger-Bjørsvik on stage

World Rankings: Pre-regionals update

March 01, 2013
Eikanger-Bjørsvik re-enters the top 10 with victory at the recent Norwegian Nationals.

Eikanger at the Europeans

Eikanger documentary finds English audience

February 27, 2013
The first of the eight part feature on Norwegian champion Eikanger Bjorsvik can now viewed with English subtitles.

Eikanger at the Europeans

Eikanger set for television documentary series

February 07, 2013
A year long documentary following the players of Eikanger Bjorsvik and their 'demanding genius' of a conductor will soon be aired on prime time Norwegian television.


Norwegian bands help plan for future

March 29, 2012
Eikanger-Bjørsvik hosts Norwegian brass band forum.


Eikanger set to host massive competition

March 07, 2012
Norwegian champions to play host to the massive Hordablæsten Festival.


Interview with Professor David King

February 13, 2012
4BR talks to Professor David King following Eikanger's victory at the Norwegian National Championship.


4BR CD of the Day

January 17, 2012
Start getting your hands on some great CDs at some great prices on 4BR.


Contest control for Eikanger

March 30, 2011
Norwegian champions organise a different type of contest control in Bergen.


The King of Norway

February 16, 2011
4BR talks all things winning with David King at the Grieghallen in Bergen.

David King

Results: 2011 Norwegian National Championships

February 12, 2011
Eikanger claim 12th Norwegian title in Bergen with Division wins for Jaren, Bjorsvik, Rong and Bergen.


All in a Nobel cause for Eikanger

December 14, 2009
With fans like this no wonder Eikanger is making musical history...

eIKANGER celebrate

Results: 2009 SIDDIS

November 08, 2009
Eikanger makes its a domestic double in Stavanger by taking SIDDIS title for 14th time.


King set for Eikanger

October 21, 2009
Norwegian champion turns to David King for European assault


Royal audience for Eikanger

June 23, 2009
Norwegian Champions has been playing to the royals of late.

Eikanger logo

Eikanger prepare for 60th celebrations

January 16, 2009
The reigning Norwegian champion Eikanger Bjorsvik has told 4BR that they are working hard towards making 2009 a year to remember – a year in which they celebrate their 60th anniversary of their formation.


Eikanger Award

June 27, 2008
Charity Foundation awards Norwegian Champions huge donation.


Tovey set for Eikanger debut

February 22, 2008
The new Norwegian Champion is set to work with Bramwell Tovey next month.

Reg Vardy

Reg Vardy provides musical cheer to support charity work

January 17 • The Reg Vardy Band has helped to raise nearly £1300 to assist the wonderful work of the local Pact House charity in providing essential help to families over the Christmas period.


Multi million pound investment at home of famous Welsh band

January 17 • The home of one of the world's most famous brass bands is hoping to attract a £50 million investment to open its gates to 400,000 visitors a year.


Ultimate Big Band Toolkit launched

January 17 • Louis Dowdeswell and Callum Au launch a fantastic new guide to help players understand and perform in the Big Band genre — with 10% off for 4BR readers too!

Hepwroth Band

Hepworth starting to close in on fund raising target

January 17 • The Hepworth Band has been working hard to raise funds to help secure its musical future in the heart of its village.

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

Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Saturday 18 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Race Course, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL40 4SH

Chadderton Band

January 17 • Chadderton Band is a very friendly non contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are looking for players of any age and ability on all sections of the band + EUPH Drums. Please come along to one of our rehearsals give us a try.

Foss Dyke Band

January 1 • Front Row Cornet vacancy still up for grabs. Come and join Foss and enjoy our newly refurbished band room with newly appointed MD David Dernley. Foss Dyke are a 1st Section Band with a moderate contest and concert schedule.

John Maines

BA (Hons)
Presenter, compere and conductor


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