4BR talks to composer Jasper Dommett as he prepares for the premiere of his opera 'Coram Boy' which will be broadcast from the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in Cardiff on Friday 7th May.
May 6 • There is a great opportunity to enjoy a day of brass band entertainment in a fantastic Australian tourist spot later this month.
May 6 • The Blasmusikverein Carl Zeiss Jena e.V organisation will spearhead its future development under the new leadership of Norbert Goldhardt.
May 6 • The critically acclaimed publisher launches a new competition to boost the repertoire for small brass ensembles.
May 5 • 4BR talks to the Musicians' Union to find out more about their response to the proposal to reduce higher education funding for music and other subjects in England by 50%.
May 5 • The most famous and most successful band in New Zealand in celebrating its 130th anniversary this year.
May 5 • The Music Industries Association will be taking a closer look at the Department of Education's recently published Model Music Curriculum — and you can be a part of the discussion.
May 5 • There are two new episodes of the popular 'Fully Scored' podcast to enjoy.
May 5 • Happy memories charge the determination of the Italian Brass Band to return to rehearsals.
May 1 • Phillip McCann announces the results of the Geneva International Slow Melody Competition
April 30 • 4BR catches up with the great Scottish cornet and trumpet player to look back in time over a remarkable 60 year musical career - and one that was marked at its start by a wonderful presentation.
April 28 • 4BR finds out more about an exciting two day Brass Academy being hosted by Opera North - one which will give a fantastic opportunity for young players to work with their brass stars.
April 27 • 4BR talks brass banding and soprano playing with one of the most successful players in Norwegian banding history after he has just celebrated a landmark birthday.
April 29 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox picks a quintet of memorable brass band recordings of the great Verdi overture La Forza Del Destino to add to your collection.
April 28 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox argues that despite the success, brass bands must maintain the prestige of on-line contesting reality rather than relying on aural illusion to keep everyone entertained.
April 25 • Tim Mutum looks back on the life and musical career of one of the most respected figures of the banding movement.
March 5 • When brass bands return to live performance how do they prise the bums of an audience from the sofas in front of smart television screens to hear them play — or can they also offer another button to press...
April 29 • Johann Pachelbel arr. William Himes. Available for brass band and brass choir.
April 24 • Salaputia Brass. OEHMS Classic Recordings: CDOC473. Playing Time: 70.22
February 9 • Mark Glover (euphonium). Featuring: Dr Viktoriya Zaharieva (piano). ASIN: B07MCZJ1RJ
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Saturday 11 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA
Saturday 18 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Race Course, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL40 4SH
Sunday 19 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL40 4SH
Saturday 2 October • Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 2AP
Saturday 20 November • St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR
May 6 • Dobcross Silver Band invite applications for the following positions. . . SOLO BARITONE, . EB BASS. . . Players must be dedicated and enthusiastic team players. Great atmosphere and enjoyable rehearsals to look forward to!
May 6 • St Michael's Brass Band: We are a friendly, non-contesting band playing for church and local community events, looking for players to come and join us on Thursdays from 8pm - 9:30pm at the Old Vic behind Church on Townley St. Middleton Mcr M24 1BT
May 5 • As we get ready to return to rehearsals we are looking to recruit Bb Bass, Eb Bass & Cornets to join our friendly 3rd section band. We do a good mix of concerts and contests. Come along for a blow you will be welcome. Other instruments also very welcome.
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