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Crookston

Interview with Kenny Crookston CEO of Brass Bands England

In the first of three interviews, 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks about the forthcoming Brass Band Conference with BBE CEO Kenny Crookston.

August 23, 2019


Tovey

The Music Man returns

Bramwell Tovey's triumphant return to the conducting rostrum has been greeted by acclaim by American critics.

August 23, 2019


UnIbRASS

UniBrass looking for new trustees

The UniBrass Foundation is looking for new trustees to carry on its innovative work — so why not give it a go...

August 23, 2019


Kirk

Kirkbymoorside look forward to another double century

A band with a rich community history raises over £370,000 to secure the next 200 years of its future...

August 22, 2019


RNCM

RNCM to extend successful Young Middle Brass scheme

Free weekend workshops for low brass will be extended for another year at the RNCM in Manchester.

August 21, 2019


Saint

4BR Sunday Quiz: The winner

You had to come up with a bit of saintly intervention to find the answer to our latest quiz.

August 20, 2019


IBBSS

Delegates already booked in for 2020 IBBSS

The success of the recent International Brass Band Summer School in Swansea has already seen people signing up for 2020.

August 20, 2019


wICK BARITONE

4BR Shop: Denis Wick SM Travel Mute — Baritone

The perfect way to ensure that baritone players are kept in practice...

August 20, 2019


Snowdown

Hyde Park encore for Snowdown Colliery Welfare

The sound of a brass band has been heard at one of London's iconic bandstands...

August 20, 2019


radio

Radio: Sounds of Brass

A delve into brass band history with Phillip Hunt this week.

August 20, 2019


Kirklees

4BR Shop: Speak Softly, Love (Theme from 'The Godfather')

Go all Marlon Brando with this beautiful euphonium solo from Kirklees Music

August 20, 2019


Cross

Death of Allison Allen

The death has been reported of the popular Arrow Valley player Allison Allen.

August 20, 2019


Whitburn

Whitburn part of 5 star review at Edinburgh Festival

The Scottish Open champion joins artistic forces for critically acclaimed concert performance as part of the Edinburgh International Festival.

August 20, 2019


Pride

Take Pride in brass

Half a century of a pioneering battle for equal rights will be celebrated with a special brass band concert in Boarshurst next month.

August 18, 2019


Quiz

4BR Sunday Quiz: The French Connection

All you have to do is identify the link and three great CDs with a Gallic musical flavour could be yours to enjoy...

August 18, 2019


Cory

The making of Battle of the Brass Bands

An exclusive look behind the scenes at how the forthcoming Sky Arts documentary series Battle of the Brass Bands made it to our screens...

August 16, 2019


Brass Band World

Brass Band World magazine: August edition out now...

The August edition of Brass Band World is out now — packed with news, views, opinions and reviews that make for essential reading...

August 16, 2019


Newbridge

Former National champion looking forward to return

Newbridge Celynen Brass is hoping to make a long awaited return to the contest stage after a decade of being away.

August 16, 2019


Coalburn

Coalburn pride at youngster's NYBBS experience

The Coalburn Band organisation has spoken of the pride it has in its young stars that were part of this year's National Youth Brass Bands of Scotland summer course.

August 16, 2019


Bowie

Bowie bandstand saved for the nation

Never mind the brass band history — its the rock star link that you need to save a bandstand for the nation...

August 16, 2019


Cory

Sky Arts: Battle of the Brass Bands

The Sky Arts series on brass bands is coming...

August 15, 2019


World

Worldwide interactive attractions for Bolsover Festival of Brass

Performers as well as viewers around the world will be able to play their part in the forthcoming Bolsover Festival of Brass contests.

August 15, 2019


Protech

4BR Shop: Protec L205 Tuba Mouthpiece Pouch

Tuba players need to keep their precious bits safe as well...

August 15, 2019


Joshiua Huhes

Hughes takes the reins at Golborne

Joshua Hughes has been appointed the new MD at Golborne Band

August 15, 2019


Wychavon

Full house signs for Wychavon

Its full to the brim with competing bands at the Wychavon Festival of Brass later this year.

August 15, 2019




Crookston

Interview with Kenny Crookston CEO of Brass Bands England

August 23 • In the first of three interviews, 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks about the forthcoming Brass Band Conference with BBE CEO Kenny Crookston.


Tovey

The Music Man returns

August 23 • Bramwell Tovey's triumphant return to the conducting rostrum has been greeted by acclaim by American critics.


UnIbRASS

UniBrass looking for new trustees

August 23 • The UniBrass Foundation is looking for new trustees to carry on its innovative work — so why not give it a go...


Kirk

Kirkbymoorside look forward to another double century

August 22 • A band with a rich community history raises over £370,000 to secure the next 200 years of its future...


Regent Hall Concerts - Ensemble Sauterelle (french horns and male voices)

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


Sandhurst Silver Band - Music in the Memorial Park

Sunday 25 August • Sandhurst Memorial Park, Yorktown Road, Sandhurst GU47 9DP


Foden's Band - Sandbach

Monday 26 August • The Wheatsheaf, Sandbach, 1 Hightown, Sandbach CW11 1AG


Black Dyke Band - Scarborough Spa

Saturday 31 August • South Bay, Scarborough YO11 2HD


Woodfalls Band - Proms in the Park Concert - FREE

Sunday 1 September • Redlynch Social Club. The Ridge,, SP52LN Salisbury, Wiltshire SP5 2LN


Lindley Band

August 23 • SOLO EUPHONIUM required to join our friendly band who enjoy a sensible mix of engagements and contests. Our inspirational MD Mike Golding takes rehearsals on Monday and Wednesday evenings in our own modern bandroom located only 1mile from M62 Jcn 24.


East London Brass

August 23 • London based champ section band with lots of exciting projects in 2019/2020 under their MD Jayne Murrill are looking for the following quality players:KIT PLAYER


Dobcross Silver Band

August 22 • After a very successful recruitment drive, the Dobcross Silver Band are looking to complete this hard working team. Due to career advancements, required are: Competent Bb Bass, 1 Front Row Cornet, 1 Back Row Cornet. Strong team players will be welcomed!


Nigel Seaman

ARMCM ARNCM
Conductor, band trainer, teacher and adjudicator


               

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