Bands are already benefiting from the #SaveOurBrassBands campaign — so make sure you sign up.
November 23 • Bandiau Pres Cymru/Brass Bands Wales makes further progress with corporate logo to reflect its future aims and ambitions.
November 23 • A new Sovereign baritone from Band Supplies now comes with even more extra freebies — including free tuition from Black Dyke Band star Michael Cavanagh.
November 23 • There will be a carol a day from Reg Vardy Band this Christmas — all the way up to the big day itself...
November 23 • An ensemble from the award winning Gramercy Brass has helped raise funds for an important charity in their area.
November 23 • You can now buy the brass band player in your life the perfect gift voucher for Christmas...
November 22 • The talented Sebastian Rowe leads the online Champion of Champions at the Band Association of New South Wales
November 22 • There was no answer to the question of a rehearsal return posed by SBBA President Carrie Boax in a televised debate after BBC presenter ignores the need for a political response.
November 21 • There are plenty of great titles to enjoy in time for the festive season despite the challenges.
July 16 • Prof Stephen Allen takes an in depth look at Edward Gregson's seminal 1977 National test piece.
July 1 • Prof Stephen Allen takes an in depth look at one of the classic works for the brass band medium - Ray Steadman Allen's 1978 work, 'Victorian Snapshots - On Ratcliff Highway
June 25 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks exclusively to one of the world's great brass players - trombonist Ian Bousfield.
June 20 • The Besson artist reveals some brilliant tips of how to learn and benefit from playing from memory...
November 19 • How a 1976 musical combination of the National Coal Board, Max Bygraves and Grimethorpe Colliery Band could well help bands return safely to rehearsals in the future.
November 16 • Tim Mutum looks back on the life and career of an Australian musician whose influence should be remembered for much more than an iconic cornet solo.
November 13 • 4BR looks back 35 years ago with Alan Morrison and Steve Sykes to Grimethorpe Colliery Band's victory at the Granada Band of the Year contest — one inspired by a very particular kind of musical genius.
November 5 • Remember Remember the 5th of November — with five great recordings of Elgar Howarth's iconic pyrotechnic test-piece.
November 20 • Alexis Demailly and Bastien Baumet. Brass Band Fribourg. Conductor: Maurice Donnet-Monay . Bacem Recording: BE004
November 17 • John Wallace (cornet); Anthony George (ophicleide). Piano accompanists: Aaron Shorr; Simon Wright. TWC Recordings: TWC-FR2020-003
November 6 • A Celebration of Women Composers. Natalie Mannix. Pianist: Stephanie Bruning. Featuring: Tony Baker, Steven Menard, Christopher Sharpe . MSR Classics: MS 1658
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|5||Valaisia Brass Band||542.45|
|9||Paris Brass Band||389.84|
|10||Carlton Main Frickley Colliery||365.35|
Friday 18 December • Marple Conservative Club, church Lane, Marple, SK6 6AY
Saturday 27 March • Corporation St, Huddersfield HD1 2TA
Saturday 8 May • 97 Church St, Blackpool, FY1 1HL
Friday 28 May • Saddleworth & Tameside OL3
Saturday 11 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA
November 17 • Chadderton 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 + EUPH and percussion. Most welcome to come along and have a blow give us a try.
November 12 • Crewe Brass require an Eb or Bb Bass to complete the "engine room" line up. We are also seeking a Tuned Percussionist to complete our section.
November 1 • We are currently looking to recruit a Bass Trombone BBb bass and EEb bass to bring the band up to strength ready for when things return to normal. We are graded section 3 in the Midlands taking part in a good range of concerts and contests
FTCL LGSMD (Hons)
Musician | Trombonist | Educator