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Black Dyke

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow...

Despite the restrictions and the weather there is still a little bit of fun to be had if you want to play together..

January 15, 2021


Wobplay

Enjoy the 4BR winners at Wobplay

You can now enjoy a dozen 4BR 'CD of the Year' releases on the Wobplay.com platform.

January 15, 2021


BBE

BBE strengthens foundation work for bands

Brass Bands England has appointed five new Youth Development Brass Specialists to provide essential community help and assist partnership building.

January 15, 2021


Geneva

Geneva launches worldwide cornet competition

Phillip McCann and Geneva Group launch exciting new cornet competition seeking to inspire the next generation of lyrical performers.

January 15, 2021


Sunday Bandstand

Radio: Sunday Bandstand

Chris Helme is reaching out to even more people now as another radio station adds to his list of brass band output.

January 15, 2021


Besson

It's a Prestige offer from Band Supplies

If you are looking to purchase a new Prestige or Sovereign cornet — then a £1,000 minimum part exchange deal from Band Supplies is just perfect to give your playing an extra boost this January.

January 14, 2021


Mode for... offers five free places on mental health training

There are five free places available for a mental health awareness training course being led by Tabby Kerwin.

January 14, 2021


Kippax

Kippax awards recognise service and excellence

The successful Yorkshire band has been presenting awards of its own

January 14, 2021


Brwa

Welsh congratulations on nation's success

Bandiau Pres Cymru/Brass Bands Wales has offered its congratulations to the nation's bands and musicians in the recent 4BR Awards as it continues to make solid progress towards the future.

January 13, 2021


GBBA

Replay button for GBBA virtual festival

You can enjoy a week of a showcase performances from the recent Gloucestershire Brass Band Association Virtual Festival.

January 12, 2021


Cory

New dates for Kapitol Cory Online Championships

Ongoing concerns over Covid-19 restrictions sees the hugely popular online event push back dates for broadcasting.

January 12, 2021


Newspapers

Media spotlight falls on UK banding

The national media in the UK is taking interest in the plight of brass bands — with the Express and Telegraph following the Daily Mirror is highlighting the movement's challenges.

January 12, 2021


Brexit

Musicians Union demands explanation of unbelievable EU decision

The Musicians Union is demanding that the UK Government explain why it turned down the opportunity to allow performers the chance to gain free permit access to Europe.

January 11, 2021


New York

Free New York trip on offer tonight!

If you want to enjoy a session with the former stars of the low brass section of the New York Phil — then tonight's the night...

January 10, 2021


Aobba

New approach adds numbers to judges bench

The online Annual General Meeting of the Association of Brass Band Adjudicators proved a success this weekend

January 10, 2021


Dutch Open

17 bands signal intentions for Dutch Open

If Covid-19 restrictions and guidelines allow, seventeen bands from the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany will hopefully take to the stage in Groningen in June.

January 10, 2021


mONEY

Welsh bands reminded of funding help

Welsh bands will be able to apply for funding help to rescue, restore, restart, create, engage and inspire their post Covid-19 playing aspirations.

January 10, 2021


us flag

2021 North American Championships cancelled

The ongoing effects of the Coronavirus pandemic sees the 2021 NABBA event due to be held in Fort Wayne in Indiana cancelled.

January 10, 2021


Whitburn

Whitburn accolades for players

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

January 10, 2021


wobplay

Wobplay adds classic vinyl to platform

The Wobplay.com digital platform has started to add restored classic vinyl LPs to its increasing catalogue.

January 10, 2021


Peter Fraser

Fraser dedication marked with presentation

70 years of remarkable service to the Kirkintilloch Band by Peter Fraser MBE has been marked.

January 10, 2021


Trombone

Back to Basic for bones...

Trombone players have the chance to enjoy a weekend of enjoying what they like doing best — thanks to Matt Gee and Josh Cirtina.

January 08, 2021


bREXIT

Musicians permit plight gains momentum

The lack of visa free travel in the EU for professional musicians is starting to make the newspaper headlines.

January 08, 2021


Whitburn

Brucie bonus for Whitburn

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.

January 06, 2021


cross

Death of Don Jones

Unite the Union Band has announced the death of their respected colleague and tuba player Don Jones.

January 06, 2021




Black Dyke

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow...

January 15 • Despite the restrictions and the weather there is still a little bit of fun to be had if you want to play together..


Wobplay

Enjoy the 4BR winners at Wobplay

January 15 • You can now enjoy a dozen 4BR 'CD of the Year' releases on the Wobplay.com platform.


BBE

BBE strengthens foundation work for bands

January 15 • Brass Bands England has appointed five new Youth Development Brass Specialists to provide essential community help and assist partnership building.


Geneva

Geneva launches worldwide cornet competition

January 15 • Phillip McCann and Geneva Group launch exciting new cornet competition seeking to inspire the next generation of lyrical performers.


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


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.


Steve Pritchard-Jones

FTCL LTCL LDBBA DipMusEd GMus QTS NPQH
Conductor, Adjudicator, Teacher


               

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