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Japan

Black Dyke ready for Japan tour

Black Dyke Band will fly out to Japan this weekend for their latest high profile tour of the country, with MD Prof Nicholas Childs making his 1000th concert appearance with the band.

October 23, 2019


Alun Williams

Interim administrator appointed for National Youth Bands

The experienced Alun F Williams takes on interim administrative organisational control of the National Youth Band of Great Britain following the death of Philip Biggs.

October 23, 2019


Crofton

Crofton welcomes new signings ahead of Championship challenge

Crofton Silver Band has welcomed a brace of new signings as they look ahead to making their top flight debuts in 2020.

October 23, 2019


Warriner

New duo take musical lead at Annan

Andrew Warriner and Simon Railton take on the conducting leadership at Annan Town.

October 23, 2019


Grimethorpe

International Stamp of approval at Grimethorpe

Grimethorpe Colliery Band makes musical link with leading American composer Dr Jack Stamp.

October 22, 2019


Hirst

Hirst to take 50 year repeat bow

David Hirst will return to the stage of a concert that he first graced as a player half a century ago...

October 22, 2019


PLC Music

4BR Shop: With His First Breath (Paul Lovatt Cooper)

You can now buy all the latest great releases from the pen of Paul Lovatt Cooper from the 4BR Shop.

October 22, 2019


hands

New resident at Fishburn

John Pearson becomes the new resident conductor at Fishburn Band.

October 22, 2019


Oldham

Report & Results: 2019 NWABBA Rochdale Contest

Oldham Band (Lees) lead the prize winners at the popular NWABBA Rochdale contest with wins for Diggle, Hade Edge, Whitworth Vale & Healey and Tewit Silver

October 22, 2019


Titan

Titan trio revealed

The three winners of our weekend quiz have finally been rounded up...

October 22, 2019


Wantage

Wantage Award winners

There were prizes galore for the hard working players of Wantage Silver Band.

October 22, 2019


Cory

Cory trom star to shine in central London

Cory's solo trombone player Chris Thomas will be the featured soloist at Regent Hall with Fulham Band this Friday lunchtime — so get along and enjoy some great music for free.

October 22, 2019


radio

Radio: Sounds of Brass

Music from Black Dyke and the South London Fellowship Band to enjoy this week with Philip Hunt

October 22, 2019


Harper

The Goldy standard of brass band images...

The great pictures taken by Ian Clowes from the 2019 National Finals at the Royal Albert Hall can now browsed and purchased on-line.

October 20, 2019


St Louis

Meet us in St Louis...

The inaugural Gateway British Brass Band Festival will be held in St Louis in November — complete with competitions, concerts, masterclasses and a new adjudication system.

October 20, 2019


Netherlands

Dutch hopefuls ready for Vienna Nights in Utrecht

40 bands will head to Utrecht next weekend looking to claim National titles at the TivoliVredenburg.

October 20, 2019


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




Japan

Black Dyke ready for Japan tour

October 23 • Black Dyke Band will fly out to Japan this weekend for their latest high profile tour of the country, with MD Prof Nicholas Childs making his 1000th concert appearance with the band.


Alun Williams

Interim administrator appointed for National Youth Bands

October 23 • The experienced Alun F Williams takes on interim administrative organisational control of the National Youth Band of Great Britain following the death of Philip Biggs.


Crofton

Crofton welcomes new signings ahead of Championship challenge

October 23 • Crofton Silver Band has welcomed a brace of new signings as they look ahead to making their top flight debuts in 2020.


Warriner

New duo take musical lead at Annan

October 23 • Andrew Warriner and Simon Railton take on the conducting leadership at Annan Town.


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


Regent Hall Concerts - American International School in Kuwait Concert Ba

Saturday 26 October • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street Opp. RESERVED. London. W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ


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


Llandudno Town Band

October 23 • Ambitious 4th Section band are looking for a principle cornet to play in the North Wales BBA Rally on the 16th November. The position is potentially available longer term.


Forest of Dean Brass

October 23 • We would like to recruit a Euphonium, Bb Bass and back row Cornet player ahead of the upcoming Concert and Contest season.. . Do you want to be part of a fun, social and competitive 1st Section band who will make players feel welcome?


Stannington Brass Band

October 23 • A rare opportunity has arisen to join one of Sheffield's leading bands with a vacancy for an EEb TUBA player to complete our bass section. We have a good band room atmosphere and a calendar of interesting concerts and contests


Sam Fisher

BA (Hons), PGCE, Dip.ABRSM
Conductor, Adjudicator (AoBBA), Composer/Arranger, Cornet & Flugelhorn Soloist


               

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