Friendly resident welcome for Griffin

The Friendly Band looks forward to world premiere with newly appointed Composer in Residence, Ashley Griffin

August 13, 2019


Death of Frank Dean

The death has been reported of Frank Dean, the respected supporter of Black Dyke Band.

August 13, 2019


4BR Shop: Humes & Berg Stonelined Symphonic Aluminium Straight Trumpet & Cornet Mute

The classic mute for the classic player...

August 13, 2019


Radio: Sounds of Brass

A programme this week full of youthful endeavour and excellence from Phillip Hunt

August 13, 2019


4BR Shop: Don't Rain on my Parade

Transport your concert audience back to the glory days of the great American musical...

August 13, 2019


Death of Colin Smith

The death has been reported of the respected Royal Buckley Town bandsman Colin Smith

August 13, 2019


Tovey returns to the rostrum

Bramwell Tovey has made a welcome return to the conducting rostrum with a little gig at The Hollywood Bowl with the LA Phil in tow...

August 11, 2019

4BR Shop

4BR Shop front attracts retailers and publishers

The 4BR Shop is providing retailers and music publishers with a fantastic way of selling their products to the world — so why not join the growing band...

August 10, 2019


British Open live for a tenner

You will be able to enjoy the live-stream of the 2019 British Open Championship for less than ten pounds..

August 10, 2019


4BR Shop: All Night Long (Lionel Ritchie arr. Leigh Baker)

There is nothing better for a concert than something that can go on all night long...

August 10, 2019


Stone wall concert success for Lydbrook

The Lydbrook Band breaks new ground with a rather unique concert performance...

August 10, 2019


4BR Shop: One Man Went to Mow...

A great little starter piece at a fantastic price...

August 10, 2019


First prize winning notes created by Scottish youth

Iona McVicar's 'Golden Sands' wins the National Youth Brass Bands of Scotland 'Young Composers Competition'.

August 10, 2019


Pennine starts to go PDF

Pennine Music will now offer PDF downloads for international customers.

August 10, 2019


4BR Shop: Denis Wick Heritage cornet mouthpiece

Band Supplies has a fantastic array of Denis Wick mouthpieces — and the Heritage range is amongst the most popular

August 10, 2019


Exmouth Festival on the horizon

The popular Exmouth Festival will look to attract bands to the town next month.

August 10, 2019

Simon Kerwin

Rothwell to help celebrate Kerwin legacy

The first release on the new Mode for... recording label will feature the music of Simon Kerwin played by Rothwell Temperance Band

August 09, 2019


Penclawdd Juniors hoping for share of £1 million prize pot

Penclawdd Junior Band is hoping that they can get as many votes as possible to win a share of a million pound jackpot set up by Persimmon Homes.

August 09, 2019

USa Flag

New lead and venue for US Open Championship

Dr Lee Harrelson will become the new Executive Director of the US Open Championship as the event moves to Kansas City.

August 09, 2019


Morecambe make Wise appointments

A busy Andrew Porter takes over the baton at Morecambe as he embarks on new musical routes...

August 08, 2019

Denis Wick

4BR Shop: Denis Wick SM Travel Mute (Euphonium)

A great opportunity to make sure you don't miss a day of practice ahead of the major events to come this autumn...

August 08, 2019

Sale Brass

Sale bargains for Cheltenham

The North West Fourth Section Area champion bags a trio of great Sale bargains ahead of the National Finals.

August 08, 2019


4BR Shop: Tuba Salad

The perfect tuba solo accompaniment to any concert...

August 08, 2019


Barker takes the helm at Witney

The experienced Chris Barker has taken in the MD role at Witney Town Band.

August 08, 2019


4BR Shop: I Dovregubbens hood (pdf download)

Why not try something very different for your next concert — Edvard Grieg meets dubstep!

August 08, 2019


Take Pride in brass

August 18 • Half a century of a pioneering battle for equal rights will be celebrated with a special brass band concert in Boarshurst next month.


4BR Sunday Quiz: The French Connection

August 18 • All you have to do is identify the link and three great CDs with a Gallic musical flavour could be yours to enjoy...


The making of Battle of the Brass Bands

August 16 • An exclusive look behind the scenes at how the forthcoming Sky Arts documentary series Battle of the Brass Bands made it to our screens...

Brass Band World

Brass Band World magazine: August edition out now...

August 16 • The August edition of Brass Band World is out now — packed with news, views, opinions and reviews that make for essential reading...

Black Dyke Band - Macmillan Theatre, Bridgwater

Sunday 18 August • The McMillan Theatre, Bath Road, Bridgwater,Somerset TA6 4PZ

Regent Hall Concerts - Ensemble Sauterelle (french horns and male voices)

Friday 23 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London. SE7 8RE SE7 8RE

Sandhurst Silver Band - Music in the Memorial Park

Sunday 25 August • Sandhurst Memorial Park, Yorktown Road, Sandhurst GU47 9DP

Foden's Band - Sandbach

Monday 26 August • The Wheatsheaf, Sandbach, 1 Hightown, Sandbach CW11 1AG

Black Dyke Band - Scarborough Spa

Saturday 31 August • South Bay, Scarborough YO11 2HD

Band of the Gloucestershire Constabulary

August 18 • We require Front Row CORNETS including PRINCIPAL for a friendly, welcoming, non-contesting band with a sensible diary of public engagements including prestigious performances at venues such as Gloucester Cathedral and Tewkesbury Abbey.

Stannington Brass Band

August 18 • 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

Corby Silver Band

August 17 • We have vacancies for solo cornet, back row cornet and 1st horn. . We are a 3rd section band based in Northamptonshire in the East Midlands. . Rehearsals 8pm - 10pm Monday & Wednesday held in our own band club. We do not charge any subs.

Ian Porthouse

Cornet soloist, clinician, conductor and adjudicator


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