Brass in Concert

Report & Result: 2022 Brass in Concert Championship

Brighouse & Rastrick tangos to victory for the first time since 2007 at the 45th Brass in Concert Sage, Gateshead.

November 19, 2022

Brass in Concert

Final countdown to Brass in Concert Championship

The clock is ticking towards the starting time for the entertainers to take to the stage — make sure you book your seats at Sage Gateshead or at home.

November 18, 2022


Swiss prepare for National challenge

There will be national pride at stake in Montreux this weekend as Swiss bands battle for titles.

November 18, 2022


New principal lead at City of Bradford

Talented student Adam Scaife has become the new principal cornet of City of Bradford Band.

November 18, 2022


Tredegar pick up a penguin for BiC weekend .

From the Proms in London to the penguins of Antarctica via the Sage Gateshead and a premiere trip to Durham for Ian Porthouse and his band this weekend.

November 18, 2022


Grammy nomination for Goldsmith

Producer Adam Goldsmith will be leading the brass band coverage this weekend at Brass in Concert, but a Grammy nomination for a classical music CD he produced is the latest accolade.

November 17, 2022

Black Dyke

Black Dyke awards for Hand and Binns

The Queensbury band's main annual awards are presented to Gareth Hand and Stephanie Binns.

November 17, 2022

Bare necessities

Bare Necessities in place for Brass in Concert

A great education outreach scheme will be on show at Sage Gateshead on Friday — highlighting the championships commitment to the next generation of performers.

November 17, 2022


GUS go green for BIC and the planet

The GUS Band will be looking for an environmentally friendly outcome to all their future concert and contest appearances — starting at Brass in Concert this weekend.

November 17, 2022


Friary television media warm up for Brass in Concert

Friary Brass got an extra bit of high profile media exposure ahead of their Brass in Concert appearance this weekend.

November 17, 2022


New trio heads to Longridge

The Bolsover Entertainment Champion welcomes three new signings.

November 17, 2022

Thumns up

New status boost for National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain

The outstanding work of the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain has been recognised with National Youth Music Organisation status from Arts Council England.

November 17, 2022


New front row for Cory at BiC

There will be a new front row team on show at the Brass in Concert Championships for the defending champion.

November 17, 2022

Jim Davies

Davies take baton at Crofton

The hugely experienced Jim Davies becomes the new Musical Director of Crofton Silver Band.

November 17, 2022

Chinnor Silver

Pegram era at Chinnor reaches last chord after 43 years

David Pegram brings down the baton for the last time at Chinnor Silver Band after 43 years at the helm.

November 17, 2022

Prof David King

King to return to Manger

Prof David King will lead Manger Musikklag at the Norwegian National Championships next year

November 17, 2022


Changes at Geneva

There have been changes in the management team at Geneva Instruments.

November 17, 2022


Death of Clive Baker

The death has been announced of the highly respected Melton Band player, Chairperson and President, Clive Baker.

November 17, 2022


Ukranian charity boost for Christmas

Download a copy of 'We Wish You a Merry Christmas' and you can help a fantastic charity

November 17, 2022

Sunday Bandstand

Radio: Sunday Bandstand 13th November

Music inspired by remembrance on the show from Chris Helme this week.

November 17, 2022


BBE offers job opportunity

Brass Bands England is looking to appoint a Safeguarding Officer — and it could be you....

November 16, 2022


Future brass stars impress in Italy

Some of the most the most talented young brass players were in competition in Povoletto — led by a startling 16 year old trombonist Francesco Maffei.

November 16, 2022

Gota Brass

Report & Results: 2022 Swedish National Championships

Göta Brass claims fifth consecutive title and land honour to represent the home nation at the 2023 Europeans.

November 16, 2022


Youth call for free brass course day

The Warwickshire & Coventry Youth Brass Course will take place on Sunday 27th November — and its free.

November 16, 2022

Glenn Van Looy

Van Looy adds to musical air miles

Glenn Van Looy has been enjoying his musical travels of late — although its back home for the next challenge.

November 16, 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 help lottery love story for Christmas

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


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.


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


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.

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 ** SOLO HORN ** player.. . For more information about the band please visit our website.

Mike Sheppard

B.A. (Hons) Music
Composer, conductor, teacher, author


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