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Henning

New top man at Eikanger

March 31
Henning Anundsen returns to the principal cornet seat at Eikanger as Stanley Westh prepares to return to Denmark.


Cancelled

NEDDC Festival of Brass cancelled

March 31 • The popular North East Derbyshire District Council Festival of Brass is the latest contest to be cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic.


ebba

Performance embargo placed on 2020 European test-pieces

March 31 • Agreement has been reached to place a performance and recording embargo on the 2020 European Championships test-pieces by Philip Sparke and Vaida Beinariene.


Ross Knight

5 minute masterclass with Ross Knight

March 31 • The Yamaha tuba artist Ross Knight offers invaluable tips about approaching scale work in different forms...


Porthouse

Porthouse Pointers No 1

March 29 • Ian and Harry Porthouse offer up some home practice tips now that players have some time on their hands...


Brighouse brings the Floral Dance into your living room...

March 29 • The famous West Riding band has been doing its bit of social media outreach work with a great new take on its most famous concert encore...


Smiles all round...

March 28 • There was a time — not so long ago in fact — when brass bands had plenty to smile about...


You'll Never Walk Alone...

March 28 • Belgian champion Brass Band Willebroek pays a musical tribute to health and care workers all over the banding world...


Thornton's daily tips...

March 28 • David Thornton is providing 4BR with some daily tips to help players with their playing during the enforced period of self distancing and home isolation.


5 minute masterclass with Ross Knight

5 minute masterclass with Ross Knight

March 31 • The Yamaha tuba artist Ross Knight offers invaluable tips about approaching scale work in different forms...


Porthouse Pointers No 1

Porthouse Pointers No 1

March 29 • Ian and Harry Porthouse offer up some home practice tips on lip flexibility...


5 minute masterclass with Russell Gray

5 minute masterclass with Russell Gray

March 27 • Yamaha artist Russell Gray gives a mini masterclass on the art of passive beating and active beating... with a little help from his son Angus.


5 minute masterclass with Mike Lovatt

5 minute masterclass with Mike Lovatt

March 25 • One of the world's great lead trumpet players gives a special 4BR mini-masterclass to help you with your playing...


4BR Hall of Fame:  No.6: Arthur Stender

4BR Hall of Fame: No.6: Arthur Stender

March 31 • The Australian cornet star who rivalled Harry Mortimer for virtuosity on the stage, but who was the most unassuming figure off it.


Learning from the results of history: From Edinburgh 1886 to the Midlands 2020...

March 25 • Mistakes have always been made at brass band contests, but surely the time has come for a 21st century approach that works for everyone...


2020 Regional Championships: North of England - As it happened

March 15 • All the action from the 2020 North of England Regional Championships — as it happened.


2020 Regional Championships: West of England - As it happened

March 15 • All the action from the 2020 West of England Regional Championships — as it happened.

CD review: Symphonies for Brass

March 30 • The Brass Music of Derek B. Scott. Black Dyke Band. Conductor: Prof Nicholas J. Childs . World of Sound Recordings: WOS 155


LP Review: Cataclysm

March 29 • London Collegiate Brass. Conductor: Edward Gregson. Bedivere Records. BVUUK001


Concert: David Childs

March 28 • Accompanist: Chris Williams . Dora Stoutzker Hall. RWCM&D. Cardiff. Saturday 14th March


# Band Points
1Cory2,510.96
2Black Dyke839.37
3Brighouse and Rastrick717.00
4Eikanger-Bjørsvik669.26
5Valaisia Brass Band592.39
6Foden's553.24
7Flowers491.92
8Paris Brass Band423.40
9Carlton Main Frickley Colliery368.68
10Tredegar367.23

Black Dyke Band - Bury Parish Church

Thursday 2 April • The Rock, Bury, Lancashire. BL9 0AH


Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Music Services Jazz Octet

Friday 3 April • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. (Opposite RESERVED). London. W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ


scaba Youth Band - Southern Counties Youth Band Easter Residential Co

Monday 6 April • St Catherine's School,. Station Road,. Bramley,. Surrey GU5 0DF


scaba Youth Band - Southern Counties Youth Band Easter Concert

Thursday 9 April • Anniversary Halls,. St Catherine's School,. Bramley, Surrey GU5 0DF


Regent Hall Concerts - Ibex Brass

Friday 10 April • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street . (Opposite RESERVED). London. W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ


Amesbury Town Band

March 28 • Players and beginners of any standard are always warmly welcomed, especially some more solo cornets and Eb horns. Feel free to drop in, even if you just fancy a blow or just want to try another instrument.


Foss Dyke Band

March 23 • Recently promoted to the first section. Foss Dyke invites applications for Musical Director to commence on the return of rehearsals post COVID-19. A friendly well attended band. We are looking for a MD who can continue our heritage of quality music making


Golborne Brass

March 23 • Looking for a change after the areas? After placing 1st at Brass at the Wyre and a credible 6th place at the recent North West Areas, Golborne Brass require the services of a confident and committed Principal Euphonium & Eb Bass to join our friendly band!


Mark Wilkinson


Cornet Soloist, Teacher, Adjudicator, Conductor


               

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