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RNCM shortlisted for Times Higher Education Award

The Royal Northern College of Music's initiative aimed at widening opportunities for young people to progress their musical talent has been shortlisted for a Times newspaper Higher Education Award.

September 19, 2019


booth

New lead at Rainford

Sarah Groarke-Booth is set to become the new Musical Director of Rainford Band

September 19, 2019


cross

Funeral details for Philip Biggs

The funeral details for the respected musician, administrator, publisher contest and concert promoter have been announced.

September 19, 2019


Regional

2020 Regional test-pieces revealed

Works by Philip Sparke, Tom Davoren, Kit Turnball, Andrew Baker and Christopher Cole will pose the challenges for bands wishing to claim their places at the Royal Albert Hall and Cheltenham next year.

September 16, 2019


Cheltenham

Report & Result: 2019 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 2

South Yorkshire Police and Leigh Baker enjoyed their title winning 'Occasion' in Cheltenham

September 15, 2019


Centaur

Report & Result: 2019 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 3

Uppermill tamed the Viking challenge to claim the National title in Cheltenham in splendid fashion.

September 15, 2019


Centair

Report & Result: 2019 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 1

Unison Kinneil completes remarkable rise from the ashes of despair to claim the National title.

September 14, 2019


Centair

Report & Result: 2019 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 4

Tewit Silver claims the Fourth Section National title after a nose to nose battle with Cornish rivals Redruth.

September 14, 2019


Cheltenham

Countdown to Cheltenham...

Its the eve of the 2019 National Finals in Cheltenham with bands from all over the country making their way to the world famous racecourse venue.

September 13, 2019


Eventz

Ev-entz ready for Cheltenham weekend

The leading percussion hire providers will be at the National Finals once again this year.

September 13, 2019


Trott

Trott to inspire new generation of students

Band of the Irish Guards euphonium star Gareth Trott is looking forward to inspiring the next generation of student players.

September 13, 2019


Musicwear

The customer is always right for Musicwear etc

The personal touch is helping Musicwear etc lead the way with their customers.

September 13, 2019


McCann

McCann to help Soli for Dutch National

Philip McCann will be helping Soli Brass with their Dutch National Championship preparations.

September 13, 2019


British Open

Relive the British Open

You can still sit back and enjoy the music making and chat from the 167th British Open Championship

September 12, 2019


Philip Harper

World Rankings — September update

British Open champions Cory extend their lead at the top of the rankings following their stunning win in Birmingham last weekend.

September 12, 2019


Biggs

Death of Philip Biggs

The death has been announced of Philip Biggs (right), the highly respected former player, concert promoter, contest entrepreneur, publisher and administrator.

September 11, 2019


BBE Conference

Better Banding Conference line-up announced

Brass Bands England's Brass Band Conference will be a full day of debate, opinion, viewpoints and information.

September 11, 2019


Newmains

New signings for Scottish champion ahead of Cheltenham

Scottish Second Section Champion Newmains & District announce new signings as they prepare for their trip to the National Finals in Cheltenham.

September 11, 2019


Katrina

Marzella to lead Big Brass Day 2

Kartrina Marzella will help lead a free youth brass band development day in York later this month.

September 11, 2019


Lewsi Wilkinson

Filton Concert make Wilkinson link

Lewis Wilkinson has become the new Resident Conductor of Filton Concert Brass.

September 11, 2019


Hutchinson

Hutchinson to take up Bugle playing

Cory principal cornet Tom Hutchinson will be the adjudicator at the famous West of England Bandsman's Festival in Bugle next year.

September 11, 2019


Cross

Death of Dennis Chalk BEM

The death has been announced of the respected musician Dennis Chalk BEM.

September 11, 2019


hd9band

Vote, vote, vote for HD9

The HD9 Community Youth Brass Band groups could be in line for a chance of winning £100,000 through the Persimmon Homes.

September 11, 2019


radio

Radio: Sounds of Brass

More great music from Philip Hunt over the airwaves.

September 11, 2019


Cory

What the judges said about the 2019 British Open winners...

Written remarks of Cory's performance emphasise the brilliance of their title victory...

September 11, 2019




rncm

RNCM shortlisted for Times Higher Education Award

September 19 • The Royal Northern College of Music's initiative aimed at widening opportunities for young people to progress their musical talent has been shortlisted for a Times newspaper Higher Education Award.


booth

New lead at Rainford

September 19 • Sarah Groarke-Booth is set to become the new Musical Director of Rainford Band


cross

Funeral details for Philip Biggs

September 19 • The funeral details for the respected musician, administrator, publisher contest and concert promoter have been announced.


Regional

2020 Regional test-pieces revealed

September 16 • Works by Philip Sparke, Tom Davoren, Kit Turnball, Andrew Baker and Christopher Cole will pose the challenges for bands wishing to claim their places at the Royal Albert Hall and Cheltenham next year.


Drighlington Band -

Saturday 21 September • Drighlington Methodist Church BD11 1EL


Haverhill Silver Band - Last Night of the Proms

Saturday 21 September • Haverhill Arts Centre. High Street. Haverhill CB9 8AR


Black Dyke Band - Swiss Open Gala Concert

Saturday 21 September • Europaplatz 1, 6005 Luzern, Switzerland 6005


Enderby Youth Band - Mike Fowles, directing a Youth training weekend

Saturday 21 September • Lutterworth College. Bitteswell Road . Lutterworth LE17 4EW


The GUS Band - Last Night of the Proms

Saturday 21 September • Holy Trinity Church, . Squires Hill, . Rothwell, . Northamptonshire NN14 6BQ


Tylorstown Band

September 19 • We are now recruiting! In readiness for Wychavon and an upcoming CD recording, we are looking for a Baritone Player and a Solo Cornet player to join our friendly and ambitious band, currently 1st section Nationally under the direction of MD Gary Davies


Epsom and Ewell Silver Band

September 18 • We're looking to fill vacancies for Front Row Cornet, Tenor Horn and Bb Bass. And we are always on the lookout for competent Percussionists. But we are always happy to see new players on any instrument. Come down and see us for a blow.


Chinnor Silver

September 18 • following some very exciting signings on Bb Bass and solo cornet we require a FLUGEL PLAYER to complete our new look ahead of the new contest season.Good book of concerts and contests planned but we keep a realistic approach to modern banding.


Sarah Groarke-Booth

BA (Hons) MA
Conductor, Adjudicator, Compere, Actor


               

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