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Festival Brass Band

Report & Results: 2022 Belgian National Championships

Festival Brass ends 14 year wait for second Belgian National title success as section victories go to BB de Grensbewoners Smeermaas and Brasssband Panta Rhei in Heist-op-den-Berg.

November 30, 2022


Lydbrook

Lydbrook help lottery love story for Christmas

The Lydbrook Band has played their part in this year's EuroMillions Lotto Christmas advert.

November 29, 2022


EAST lONDON bRASS

Bobble help for East London in Perth

Cool minds and warm heads helped East London Brass on their recent trip to the Scottish Open in Perth.

November 29, 2022


whiteley

Death of Geoffrey Whiteley

The death has been announced of former Black Dyke Band player and administrator Geoffrey Whiteley.

November 29, 2022


Chris Bond

Bond takes baton lead at GUS

Christopher Bond becomes the new Resident Conductor and Musical Director of the GUS Band.

November 29, 2022


First Old Boys

Report & Results: 2022 BBNI Festival of Brass

1st Old Boys lead the entertainment at the Maldron Hotel, with section awards claimed by CWA Brass and Dungannon Silve

November 29, 2022


perth

Report & Result: 2022 Scottish Open

A rejuvenated cooperation band claims the honours in Perth to round of their year in Bartok inspired triumph.

November 26, 2022


Easington

Performance accolade for Easington

Easington Colliery help provide one of the highlights of the Durham BRASS Festival to gain deserved accolade.

November 25, 2022


Kennedy

Kennedy boost for cooperation ahead of Perth

The cooperation band will take to the stage at the Scottish Open boosted by their new signing.

November 25, 2022


Birmingham

New contest for Birmingham

The ConsTest — Birmingham Open Brass Band Competition hopes to attract bands to the heart of the city in 2023.

November 25, 2022


Signings

New trio at Lindley

The Lindley Band has welcomed three new players to the ranks.

November 25, 2022


Brunel

Report & Results: 2022 LBBA Open

Brunel Brass leads the prize winners at the Leicestershire BBA Open with section wins for Sandhurst Silver, Diggle Band, Raunds Temperance and Stalybridge Old.

November 24, 2022


Swiss

Results: 2022 Swiss National Championships

Brass Band Treize Etoiles break the Valaisia grip to reclaim the Swiss National title in Montreux as section victories go to Emmental, Kirchenmusik Fluhli, Berner Oberland Junior, Gurbetal and Entlebucher Jugend Brass Band.

November 23, 2022


Perth

Perth ready for Scottish Open weekend

Two days of great music making and cross border battles as bands head to Perth for the Scottish Open and Scottish Youth Championships.

November 23, 2022


Kippax

Hobbins takes baton at Kippax

Alan Hobbins becomes the new MD at Kippax Band.

November 23, 2022


Black Dyke

Sage stuffing of great music...

A festive mixture of star euphonium players, Black Dyke and friends and a special plum pudding from PLC is on offer at Sage Gateshead on 4th December.

November 23, 2022


Grimethorpe

Grimethorpe offer free youth workshop

There is a great early Christmas prezzie to be had for free for young players thanks to the stars at Grimethorpe Colliery Band

November 23, 2022


Five LAKES

Report & Results: 2022 US Open Brass Band Championships

Five Lakes Silver deliver the classically inspired entertainment balance to claim US Open title.

November 23, 2022


cHRSITMAS

The Big Give to help future generations

BBE's Brass Foundations team aim to help raise funds to carry on inspirational work.

November 23, 2022


winner

Imaginative Excursion claims BrookWright Composition prize

Christopher Cook's imaginative, colourful and thoroughly engaging new work takes the honours in the BrookWright International Brass Band Composer Competition.

November 23, 2022


cooperation band

cooperation look for Scottish Open triumph

the cooperation band will look to claim its first Scottish Open title since 2013 in Perth on the weekend.

November 23, 2022


Wales

Cory inspire Welsh in World Cup

The sound of the Cory Band backing thousands of emotional Welsh fans has already made its mark on the World Cup — with hopefully a few more encores to come...

November 23, 2022


Hepworth

Hepworth aim for Scottish Open Groundhog Day

A great bit of sponsorship could be just the right owmen for Hepworth Band as they look to regain the Scottish Open title they last won in 2004.

November 23, 2022


Audley Brass

A local band for local people...

Audley Brass will open its doors to its local community to offer a warm welcome and the chance to find out more about their band.

November 23, 2022


GBBA

Variety on show in Gloucester

The GBBA own choice march and test piece contest takes place this weekend in Quedgeley in Gloucester.

November 23, 2022




Festival Brass Band

Report & Results: 2022 Belgian National Championships

November 30 • Festival Brass ends 14 year wait for second Belgian National title success as section victories go to BB de Grensbewoners Smeermaas and Brasssband Panta Rhei in Heist-op-den-Berg.


Lydbrook

Lydbrook help lottery love story for Christmas

November 29 • The Lydbrook Band has played their part in this year's EuroMillions Lotto Christmas advert.


EAST lONDON bRASS

Bobble help for East London in Perth

November 29 • Cool minds and warm heads helped East London Brass on their recent trip to the Scottish Open in Perth.


whiteley

Death of Geoffrey Whiteley

November 29 • The death has been announced of former Black Dyke Band player and administrator Geoffrey Whiteley.


Regent Hall Concerts - Band of the RAF Regiment Symphonic Brass Ensemble

Friday 2 December • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London W1C2DJ


Stannington Brass Band - Christmas Concert with Hallmark of Harmony

Saturday 3 December • Lomas Hall. Stannington. Sheffield S6 6DB


Mereside Brass - Tatton Park Farm when Father Christmas is visiting

Saturday 3 December • Tatton Park Farm. Knutsford. Cheshire. WA16 6QN (Sat Nav WA16 6SG) WA16 6SG


Leicestershire Co-op Band - presents A Christmas Cracker

Saturday 3 December • Ibstock Palace. High Street. Ibstock. Leicestershire LE67 6LG


WFEL Fairey Band - Dobcross Youth Band

Saturday 3 December • UPPERMILL CIVIC HALL, LEE ST, OLDHAM OL36AE


Linthwaite Band

November 30 • We are a friendly village band, currently top of the 4th section, and are looking forward to the area contest 2023, and to help achieve this we have vacancies for the percussion section.


wantage silver band

November 29 • Wantage Concert Brass (1st Section 2023) are looking for solo cornets to complete their experienced cornet section. The band has a sensible, yet fulfilling calendar of engagements.


Reading Spring Gardens Brass Band

November 29 • Reading Band is a hard-working, positive and (most importantly) welcoming third section brass band who have a vacancy for a capable and committed ** BACK ROW CORNET ** player.. . For more information about the band please visit our website.


Brett Baker

BSc (Hons), ARCM, PG Dip
Rath clinician, conductor, teacher, adjudicator, editor


               

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