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Welsh Government announces multi million pound music investment

The Welsh Government has announced an investment of £6.82m to support music and arts in a new school curriculum initiative.

December 06, 2021


Kroon

New Heman lead

Composer, performer and conductor Geert Jan Kroon takes the helm at Brassband Heman Zuidwolde.

December 06, 2021


Rings

4BR: Monday Quiz

Just find the link to the one of the days of Christmas to get you hands on some great brass band CDs.

December 06, 2021


Rainford

Morvern calls time on decade of excellence at Rainford

Morvern Sinclair has decided to step down as principal cornet of Rainford Band after 10 years of acclaimed excellence.

December 05, 2021


New Zealand

Presidential hope for New Zealand certainty in 2022

The President of the New Zealand Brass Band Association has thanked the banding community for its support in 2021 as he looks towards a positive 2022.

December 05, 2021


Tendring

Tendring ensure local audience are not Brassed Off

Tendring Brass has linked up with their local Amateur Dramatic Society to provide some wonderful 'Brassed Off' stage entertainment.

December 04, 2021


festive treat

Ancient festive treat brought online

Jena Brass Band BlechKLANG will be performing their 'Tales from Ancient Times' Christmas Concert on line this year.

December 04, 2021


Derwent Brass

New additions bring life to Derwent resurgence

Five new recruits have brought an injection of musical life into the band that has made a stir with its deathly entertainment.

December 04, 2021


sbba speaks

SBBA Speaks to the world

The first 'SBBA Speaks' podcast has taken to the airwaves

December 04, 2021


woollam

Last roll of the drum for Woollam

Dave Woollam has stepped down from the Musical Director/Bandmaster roll at the Band and Drums of the Cheshire Constabulary.

December 04, 2021


Baker

Baker brings Police role to a close

Leigh Baker has decided to step down from his role as Musical Director of South Yorkshire Police Band after 14 years at the helm.

December 04, 2021


Unibrass

Full menu of entertainment at UniBrass Championships

There will be plenty of musical attractions at the 2022 UniBrass Championships in February.

December 03, 2021


Greenall wick

New addition to Denis Wick board

Steven Greenall has been appointed a director of Denis Wick Products Ltd, strengthening link between the two leading Queen's Enterprise Award winning companies.

December 03, 2021


Kerkrade

World Youth Brass Band to be formed at Kerkrade WMC

The famous World Music Contest is looking to host a World Youth Brass Band during its 2022 festival.

December 02, 2021


Money

UK musicians face precarious financial future

New research finds that almost a quarter of professional musicians say they are considering leaving the industry with a third earning nothing from their work.

December 02, 2021


Ray Farr Flugels

10th anniversary sees two additions to Ray Farr Flugels

Two new traditional models are added to the Ray Farr Flugel range to celebrate the company's 10th anniversary.

December 01, 2021


Partridge

4BR Quiz: First day of Festive Fun

You can get your hands on four great CDs from Brighouse & Rastrick, Cory, Grimethorpe and Tredegar if you can get your thinking caps on...

December 01, 2021


Robin

The sound of the Robin on Radio 3

The sweet euphonium sound of Liz Lane's 'Robin, Robin' was heard on Radio 3 recently, played by Steven Mead and Brighouse & Rastrick Band.

December 01, 2021


Midlands Core

New venue for Midlands Area contest

The Midlands Regional Championships will take place in a brand new venue in 2022

November 30, 2021


Learning festival

Packed agenda for online Scottish Brass Learning Conference

There is a full schedule of free conference topics to be presented by leading figures in the inaugural Scottish Brass Learning Conference.

November 30, 2021


Victoria

New state youth band set up in Victoria

The Australian state of Victoria will see a revival of its representative youth band.

November 30, 2021


Registry

New BBP rules come into force from January

Three significant rule changes come into force for contests using BBP Registry Rules — including the Regional Championships.

November 30, 2021


xmas card

Christmas Greetings in the post

A Derbyshire artist with a love of brass bands has come up with some great festive greeting cards for you to send to family and friends...

November 30, 2021


sCORE

Youth judges required for Yorkshire Area

The regular Youth Adjudicators Scheme run at the Yorkshire Area Championships is looking for volunteers.

November 30, 2021


Signings

Reg Vardy adds to Perth boost

A rejuvenated Reg Vardy Band has plenty to look forward to after Perth podium success at Scottish Open.

November 30, 2021




Welsh

Welsh Government announces multi million pound music investment

December 6 • The Welsh Government has announced an investment of £6.82m to support music and arts in a new school curriculum initiative.


Kroon

New Heman lead

December 6 • Composer, performer and conductor Geert Jan Kroon takes the helm at Brassband Heman Zuidwolde.


Rings

4BR: Monday Quiz

December 6 • Just find the link to the one of the days of Christmas to get you hands on some great brass band CDs.


Rainford

Morvern calls time on decade of excellence at Rainford

December 5 • Morvern Sinclair has decided to step down as principal cornet of Rainford Band after 10 years of acclaimed excellence.


Glossop Old Band - Besses o'th' Barn Band.

Sunday 5 December • Glossop Band Club, Derby Street, Glossop. SK13 8LP


VBS Poynton Brass Band - Christmas Concert

Sunday 5 December • Poynton Civic Centre SK12 1RB


Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Sunday 5 December • St Alfege Church. Greenwich Church St. London SE10 9BJ


Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Friday 10 December • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London WC1 2 DJ


York Railway Institute Band - Prima Vocal Ensemble

Saturday 11 December • Selby Abbey. The Crescent. Selby. YO8 4PU YO8 4PU


Harlow Brass Band

December 6 • HBB have a vacancy for a Musical Director. We are a friendly, non-contesting band who reach a good standard. We are asked to play at a variety of events throughout the year and have our own Spring & Christmas concerts. We rehearse on Thursdays, 8-10pm.


Easingwold Town Band

December 5 • Vacancies for Principal Cornet and a Tutti Solo Cornet in our 4th-section registered band, as we look to retain our North of England 4th-section winners title in March 2022. Rehearsals Monday 7.30 - 9.15 p.m.


Avonbank (Evesham) Brass Band

December 5 • Our lively Second Section Band requires an Eb and/or Bb bass player for the Regionals and a front or back row cornet player.. We rehearse Wednesdays at 7.30pm plus other rehearsals in the lead up to competition which takes place on Feb 26th 2022.


Morgan Griffiths

Dip. Performance
Conductor, Peripatetic Music Teacher, Lower brass specialist


               

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