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IBBSS

International links lead to Swansea

The International Brass Band Summer School continues to attract delegates from all around the musical world

January 20, 2020


Besses

Snapshot Besses history gains Radio 3 spotlight

Radio 3 does a little bit of time travelling to give listeners a snapshot of the rich history of Besses o' th' Barn Band

January 20, 2020


RNCM

RNCM opens doors for new junior talent

The Royal Northern College of Music is to hold a Junior RNCM Open Day next month — aimed at the next generation of talented young performers...

January 20, 2020


Timer

Still time for entries at ODBBA Contest

There is still just enough time to get entries in for the Oxfordshire & District Brass Band Association Winter Contest.

January 20, 2020


Signings

Five new Sovereigns...

Sovereign Brass has welcomed a quintet of new signings as they look ahead to the Regional Championships in Bedworth.

January 20, 2020


Coalburn

Take a chair...

The Coalburn Band rehearsals will be quite a bit more comfortable at Coalburn, thanks to a bit of financial help for Tesco...

January 20, 2020


Cross

Death of Roy Shaw

The death has been announced of the much loved former Formby Band member and supporter Roy Shaw.

January 20, 2020


To enter

Holme Firth contest offers rich pickings for entrants

There are plenty of great prizes on offer at the popular Holme Valley Brass Contest in April — so make sure you get your entry in.

January 20, 2020


Radio

Radio: Sounds of Brass

Music from Tchaikovsky fills the airwaves this week from Phillip Hunt.

January 20, 2020


Winter Gardens

North West Regional Championship competitors ready for Blackpool

78 bands will take to the stage at Blackpool's Winter Gardens to try and claim titles and qualification to the National Finals.

January 18, 2020


Paul Walton

Funeral details announced for Paul Walton

The funeral of Paul Walton will take place on Thursday 23rd January — but a lasting initiative to help others will be his fantastic legacy.

January 18, 2020


Littleport

Customers care as Littleport gets welcome cash back book token

Littleport Brass has been given a cash injection boost thanks to their local community.

January 18, 2020


Metropolitan

Metropolitan beginners get conductor boost

London Metropolitan Brass looks to secure future generations of players in the capital.

January 18, 2020


Signings

New signings at Slaithwaite

There have been a number of new players arriving at Slaithwaite as they look towards the Yorkshire Area Championships in Huddersfield in March.

January 18, 2020


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Death of Ron Gray

The death has been announced of the much respected former player and scaba administrator Ron Gray.

January 18, 2020


Auction

Auction hunters get ready

Prestige cornets, Bach Strads, fanfare trumpets, tubas and percussion up for grabs for those with an eye for an auction bid THIS MORNING...

January 17, 2020


Phil Cobb

Cobb set for Tomlinson Concerto at Birmingham Brass Fest

Philip Cobb will be performing the iconic Ernest Tomlinson 'Cornet Concerto' in the heart of Birmingham this weekend.

January 16, 2020


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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.

January 15, 2020


Auction

Auction instruments ready for bargain hunters

Prestige cornets, Bach Strads, fanfare trumpets, tubas and percussion up for grabs for those with an eye for an auction bid...

January 15, 2020


Festival

Festival aim in right direction with new signings

Festival Brass Band backs ambition with new signings to return to top in Belgium.

January 15, 2020


modefor

Mode for opportunities for unpublished composers

Unpublished composers are being given the opportunity to have their brass band works published by Tabby Kerwin at Mode for...

January 15, 2020


Newton

Brighouse welcome back Newton

Ellena Newton returns to Brighouse & Rastrick in the new role of solo trombone.

January 15, 2020


Enter

Closing date looms for NEMBBA Contest

If you want to give your Area test-piece preparations an early run-out then make sure you get your entry form in...

January 15, 2020


Whitburn

Whitburn presents annual awards

Players from all parts of the Whitburn Band organisation gained recognition at their recent annual awards presentations.

January 15, 2020


Coalburn

2020 vision comes into focus at Coalburn

The Coalburn Band has plenty to focus on in the next few months at all levels of its organisation.

January 15, 2020




IBBSS

International links lead to Swansea

January 20 • The International Brass Band Summer School continues to attract delegates from all around the musical world


Besses

Snapshot Besses history gains Radio 3 spotlight

January 20 • Radio 3 does a little bit of time travelling to give listeners a snapshot of the rich history of Besses o' th' Barn Band


RNCM

RNCM opens doors for new junior talent

January 20 • The Royal Northern College of Music is to hold a Junior RNCM Open Day next month — aimed at the next generation of talented young performers...


Timer

Still time for entries at ODBBA Contest

January 20 • There is still just enough time to get entries in for the Oxfordshire & District Brass Band Association Winter Contest.


Camborne Youth Band - New Year Concert

Sunday 19 January • Penventon Park Hotel, West End, Redruth TR15 3AD


The Hepworth Band - A New Year's Viennese Matinee Concert

Sunday 19 January • Christ Church. Sude Hill. New Mill. Holmfirth. West Yorkshire HD9 7BL


Foden's Band - RNCM Brass Band Festival

Friday 24 January • RNCM, 124 Oxford Rd, Manchester. M13 9RD


Markham and district band - Charity Concert for Hospice of the Valleys

Friday 24 January • The Met Theatre, Mitre Street, Abertillery. NP131AL


Black Dyke Band - RNCM Brass Band Festival

Saturday 25 January • 124 Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9 RD


Milton Keynes Brass

January 20 • We are seeking a Principal Eb Bass player to join us after the Area although attendance before then at rehearsals would be welcome if you are available. We rehearse on Tuesday evenings in Loughton, MK and have a sensible calendar of engagements.


Chadderton Band

January 19 • Chadderton Brass Band is a non-contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are a friendly band looking for players of all ages and abilities on all sections. Conductor required. Come along to one of our rehearsals.


Matlock Band

January 19 • Matlock Band urgently requires Solo Baritone player for Midlands regional contest on 8th March 2020. We rehearse on Wednesday evenings 8.00-9.45pm.


Ian Porthouse


Cornet soloist, clinician, conductor and adjudicator


               

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