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Tommy Tynan

Tynan to take off to Oz

Cory tuba star Tommy Tynan will be heading to Australia in a few weeks time to play with Brisbane Excelsior Band at the National Championships.

February 28, 2024


Gareth Wood

Welsh students to pay musical tribute to Gareth Wood

The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Brass Band will pay tribute to composer Gareth Wood at its St David's Day Concert on Friday evening.

February 28, 2024


Grimethorpe

Grimethorpe open doors on Enigma preparations

You can find out how Grimethorpe Colliery Band is tackling Philip Sparke's 'Variations on an Enigma' on Thursday evening.

February 28, 2024


Voigt

Colour and style for Voigt recording with Tredegar

German horn student Anabel Voigt has taken to the studio with Welsh champion Tredegar to record works for her final year CD project.

February 28, 2024


Gordon Eddison

Eddison to make welcome Yorkshire return

Gordon Eddison will be enjoying his return to the stage at Huddersfield this weekend with City of Bradford Band

February 28, 2024


BrookWright

BrookWright Music: Love Divine (Blaenwern) (William Rowlands arr. Kenneth Downie)

There is a new setting for one of the most famous hymn tunes in the world

February 28, 2024


Traffic

Traffic plans to ponder for Yorkshire Area

If you are making your way to Huddersfield on the weekend then make sure you check the traffic for potential problems.

February 28, 2024


Brighouse

Brighouse to reveal Enigma secrets tonight

Brighouse & Rastrick will host their free open rehearsal this evening ahead of their Yorkshire Regional Championship challenge.

February 28, 2024


mid winter

Players enjoy Mid Winter pep from Foden's trio

Michael Fowles, Gary Curtin and Mark Wilkinson helped give 65 players a great musical uplift at their recent SWBBA Mid Winter workshop weekend.

February 28, 2024


Midlands

Midlands bands ready for Corby challenges

72 bands will compete at the Midlands Regional Championships in Corby over the next two weekends.

February 27, 2024


Friary

Two new tuba signings for Friary Brass

Patrick Donovan and Cat Whittingham-Smith bring experience to the bass end of Friary Brass.

February 27, 2024


Comber Brass

Friends and family enjoy a great night with Comber Brass

Young and slightly older members and supporters of Comber Brass enjoyed a great friends and family evening recently.

February 27, 2024


UK

Positive and supportive first meeting between UKLBF and decision makers

The UK Leading Bands Forum (UKLBF) has had its first meeting with a number of key decision makers of the UK banding movement.

February 27, 2024


Sunday Bandstand

Radio: Sunday Bandstand 25th February

More great music to enjoy over the airwaves and from all corners of the banding world from Chris Helme.

February 27, 2024


Winter Gradens

Report & Results: 2024 North West Regional Championships

There are victories for Foden's, Wardle Anderson Brass, Skelmersdale, Morecambe and Stalybridge Old in Blackpool.

February 25, 2024


Musicwear

Musicwearetc.co.uk on parade in Blackpool

The leading unform and casual wear providers for the brass band world will be showcasing their lines at Blackpool on the weekend.

February 24, 2024


Dykeand Hebden

Dyke joins forces for Area preview

Two defending Yorkshire champions will join forces for their Area preview.

February 24, 2024


gEORGE lLOYD

George Lloyd symphonies get box set release

Two new box sets of the symphonies of composer George Lloyd are being released in April.

February 24, 2024


Muremo

Muremo looks for Premier links at Blackpool

The timpani and percussion specialists from Belgium are heading to the UK for a few weeks — starting in Blackpool.

February 24, 2024


Blackpool

North West ready for Winter Gardens sunrise before kick-off

The North West Regional Championships take place at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool on Sunday.

February 24, 2024


NYBBGB

Concerto Grosso collaboration for National Youth Band and National Youth Orchestra

Performances of Gavin Higgins' epic work will be given in Liverpool and London in April as ensembles prepare to showcase major works.

February 24, 2024


rncm

Cory and Brighouse complete RNCM recording highlights

The concert performances of Cory and Brighouse & Rastrick from the 2024 RNCM International Brass Band Festival can now be enjoyed on the Wobplay media platform.

February 24, 2024


Porthouse

Porthouse returns to Desford

Tredegar MD Ian Porthouse will direct Desford's challenge at the Midlands Area and Grand Shield this year.

February 24, 2024


Eybb

2024 European Youth Band line-up announced

36 talented European Youth Brass Band performers will be directed by Philip Harper in Palanga.

February 24, 2024


Brett Baker

Baker trips the Light Fantastic with York

York Railway Institute Band recently welcomed trombone soloist Brett Baker for a concert of fantastic highlights.

February 24, 2024




Tommy Tynan

Tynan to take off to Oz

February 28 • Cory tuba star Tommy Tynan will be heading to Australia in a few weeks time to play with Brisbane Excelsior Band at the National Championships.


Gareth Wood

Welsh students to pay musical tribute to Gareth Wood

February 28 • The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Brass Band will pay tribute to composer Gareth Wood at its St David's Day Concert on Friday evening.


Grimethorpe

Grimethorpe open doors on Enigma preparations

February 28 • You can find out how Grimethorpe Colliery Band is tackling Philip Sparke's 'Variations on an Enigma' on Thursday evening.


Voigt

Colour and style for Voigt recording with Tredegar

February 28 • German horn student Anabel Voigt has taken to the studio with Welsh champion Tredegar to record works for her final year CD project.


Haverhill Silver Band - Waterbeach Brass - Spring Concert

Saturday 2 March • Histon Baptist Church, Station Road, Histon, Cambridge CB24 9LQ


Contest: Yorkshire Regional Championships

Saturday 2 March • Corporation Street, Huddersfield HD1 2TA


Contest: Midlands Regional Championships

Saturday 2 March • Corby Business Academy, Gretton Road, Corby NN17 5EB


Contest: Midlands Regional Championships

Sunday 3 March • Corby Business Academy, Gretton Road, Corby NN17 5EB


Contest: Yorkshire Regional Championships

Sunday 3 March • Corporation Street, Huddersfield HD1 2TA


West Midlands Police Band

February 27 • Are you a committed musician looking for new opportunities? We are currently seeking a competent 3rd Cornet player, BBb or Eb Bass player, and a Percussionist (kit).. Rehearsals on a Wednesday in friendly environment at Chelmsley Wood Police Station


Mereside Brass

February 20 • Mereside Brass (Rudheath, Northwich) are looking for a FRONT ROW CORNET, position negotiable. We are a friendly 4th Section band restarting contesting this year and with a sensible calendar of jobs and band social events. Come and give us a try!


Haverhill Silver Band

February 19 • Play Bb (or Eb) bass and want to compete at the Spring Festival and Whit Friday? . . Due to work commitments, Haverhill Silver Band (L&SC Champions 2022) have a vacancy for a talented Bb or Eb bass player to join us after the areas.


Dr Brett Baker

BSc (Hons), ARCM, PG Dip
Marketing Lead, Denis Wick & Alliance Products; Artist at Michael Rath Instruments


               

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