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Toitan

4BR Quiz: Weekend quiz

Time to recall those epic moments at the Royal Albert Hall last weekend with our Friday quiz.

October 18, 2019


Nationals 2019

Titan downloads now available

If you want to hear Cory's winning performance of 'Titan's Progress' again and again — or any of the other 19 from Albert Hall you can.

October 18, 2019


Dave Lea

Ibstrock to take Lea lead

Ibstock Brick Brass has appointed the experienced Dave Lea as their new Musial Director.

October 18, 2019


Cutt

Yorkshire elite need to make the Cutt in Huddersfield in 2020

Garry Cutt and Nigel Boddice head the adjudication teams at the 2020 Yorkshire Regional Championships.

October 18, 2019


Support us

Join our 'Support Us' scheme

4BR's 'Support Us' scheme to helps enable it remain the vibrant, independent voice of the worldwide brass band movement. Find out how you can help.

October 18, 2019


Fodens

New horn signing at Foden's

Foden's bid fond farewell to Nat Martin and welcome Grace Jeffers to their horn section.

October 17, 2019


Evans

Evans to keep beating time...

Richard Evans will be joined by the band that first made his name for the launch of the updated version of his celebrated autobiography.

October 17, 2019


Thoresby

McElligott era comes to an end at Thoresby

The four year musical partnership between Thoresby Band and Ian McElligott comes to an end as the band announce new lead with Michael Howley.

October 17, 2019


Wilkinson

Wilkinson takes youth lead in Sweden

Conductor Lewis Wilkinson has been enjoying working with Solna Brass ahead of their 'Salute to Youth' appearance at the Swedish National Championships.

October 17, 2019


Hade Edge

New player arrivals at Hade Edge

Six new players join Jamie Smith and the ranks at Hade Edge Band.

October 17, 2019


Wakefield Band

Kench steps down at Wakefield Metropolitan

Peter Kench has taken the decision to step down as the Musical Director of Wakefield Metropolitan Band.

October 17, 2019


Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury musical partnership comes to an end

The musical partnership between Shrewsbury Band and conductor Steve Pritchard-Jones has ended after seven years together.

October 17, 2019


Ty Cerdd

Ty Cerdd look to promote composer link to community groups

19/20 CoDI Buddies programme looks to promote links between Welsh composers and performing groups and societies.

October 17, 2019


Houlding

Trom stars spread banding gospel in Japan

Professional trombone players Chris Houlding and Simon Minshall have been spreading the brass band gospel in Japan.

October 17, 2019


Enter

Holme Valley entries coming in

Entries for the popular Holme Valley Solo & Ensemble contest are coming in fast — so even the pie order is being upgraded...

October 17, 2019


NIBA

Report & Results: 2019 North of Ireland Championship

Laganvale Metal Technology qualify for the European Championships in Malmo in 2021 as they lead the list of winners at the NIBA Championships in Armagh.

October 16, 2019


radio

Radio: Sounds of Brass

Its all about the music of Edward Elgar this week with Phillip Hunt.

October 16, 2019


Classifieds

Put your band on the global banding map

The 4BR Classified Service is the most effective way to ensure your band's activities, aims and objectives are shown to the world. Sign up now make sure you get your musical ambitions on line and connected to those you want to be linked up with.

October 16, 2019


Whit Friday

Council to continue to back Saddleworth Whit Friday contests

Oldham Council has put the funding record straight after they state a campaign of misinformation was spread about the future financial backing of their famous Whit Friday events.

October 16, 2019


Cory Band

World Rankings — October update

Cory cement unassailable lead at the top of the rankings following their Nationals victory in London last weekend.

October 14, 2019


Spring Festival

100th Spring Festival announces test-pieces

The centenary of the British Open Spring Festival will be marked by a trio of set-works that honour some of the most influential figures in its history.

October 13, 2019


Cory 2019

Report & Result: 2019 National Championships of Great Britain

Cory claim the National title with a performance worthy of the greatest Titans at the Royal Albert Hall.

October 12, 2019


Welsh Guards

National attractions set for Albert Hall

In addition to 20 fantastic bands there are other attractions to enjoy at the Royal Albert Hall this Saturday.

October 11, 2019


Foden

Don't forget Foden's at Regent Hall

If you are London today them why not enjoy a sneak preview of the National Champion on Titan form at Regent Hall

October 11, 2019


Tian

Titan to test America's best in 2020

Hermann Pallhuber's 'Titan's Progress' will be the set-work for the top section bands at the 2020 North American National Championships.

October 11, 2019




Toitan

4BR Quiz: Weekend quiz

October 18 • Time to recall those epic moments at the Royal Albert Hall last weekend with our Friday quiz.


Nationals 2019

Titan downloads now available

October 18 • If you want to hear Cory's winning performance of 'Titan's Progress' again and again — or any of the other 19 from Albert Hall you can.


Dave Lea

Ibstrock to take Lea lead

October 18 • Ibstock Brick Brass has appointed the experienced Dave Lea as their new Musial Director.


Cutt

Yorkshire elite need to make the Cutt in Huddersfield in 2020

October 18 • Garry Cutt and Nigel Boddice head the adjudication teams at the 2020 Yorkshire Regional Championships.


The Fairey Band -

Sunday 20 October • . The Hawth,. Hawth Avenue, Crawley. RH10 6YZ RH10 6YZ


Regent Hall Concerts - Fulham Brass Band

Friday 25 October • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street Opp. RESERVED. London . W1C 2DJ


Haverhill Silver Band - Best of Brass

Saturday 26 October • Thaxted Parish Church,. Thaxted. Dunmow,. CM6 2PL


Foden's Band - Victoria Hall, Hanley

Sunday 27 October • Victoria Hall, Bagnall Strett, Stoke on Trent, ST1 3AD


Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Friday 1 November • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London. SE7 8RE SE7 8RE


Upper Rhondda Brass Band

October 19 • Principle Cornet - We have a new vacancy for this position. We are a 3rd section band, with a full schedule coming up over the rest of the contesting season, into the Christmas period and onward into the New year.


Upper Rhondda Brass Band

October 19 • As one of our young players is leaving to further his Education in America, we are looking for a Sop player. We also have Vacancies for Principle and assistant Solo Cornet, for B-flat and E-flat Basses and a Tuned Percussionist.


Pillowell Silver Band

October 18 • Front row cornet player wanted by this forward thinking 130 year old band. We are a friendly group contesting in the 3rd section and much in demand for concerts. Other players welcome.


Alan Widdop


Conductor, Brass teacher, Adjudicator (ABBA)


               

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