Richard Evans will certainly be keeping delegates busy at any time they wish with the virtual music making on this year's Brass Band Summer School course.
June 6 • The 200th anniversary of Haverhill will be marked by musical celebrations very much of the present and possibly immediate future.
June 5 • Butlin's announce that they are looking at government proposals to see if they can open again in the not too distant future — although social distancing rules still pose huge challenges to live music weekends.
June 5 • There may not be a contest this year but you will still be able to enjoy the music and atmosphere of the iconic Cornish event thanks to a special on-line broadcast.
June 4 • The Foden's Band will host 79 bands from across the world for their virtual Whit Friday on-line competition — so sit back and enjoy a fantastic few hours of brass band music making...
June 4 • Composer Alan Fernie has been working with members of the National Youth Band of Scotland towards a fantastic musical finale for their virtual 2020 course.
June 4 • There is a chance to enjoy a free brass band concert from Rong Brass this weekend — introduced by a familiar face and featuring some great music.
June 4 • Prof Stephen Allen takes an in depth look at Edward Elgar's 'The Severn Suite' to find yet more intrigue and debate about its inspiration...
June 4 • Brass Band England's latest online development programme sees David Thornton explore how we can learn from listening and how it can make a positive impact on our performances...
June 4 • Prof Stephen Allen takes an in depth look at one of the classic works for the brass band medium - 'The Severn Suite' by Edward Elgar.
June 3 • The Geneva euphonium artist talks about the benefits of free buzzing and mouthpiece exercises...
June 2 • Besson artist Ross Dunne leads you through another aspect of a good regular practice regime - this time the use of the tongue and wind control...
May 30 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox catches up with the newly appointed Musical Director of the Fairey Band.
May 31 • The player's player principal cornet — a wonderful musician whose modesty and unassuming personality ensured he was revered by all who performed with him.
May 29 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox wonders what price individuals would be willing to pay to secure a sustainable, democratically robust brass band movement in the UK...
May 25 • Tabby Kerwin looks at the importance of awareness and education on mental health issues within the brass band movement — this time with the emphasis on the adjudicator.
May 18 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox looks towards the light at the end of the long Coronavirus tunnel and wonders what the new destination will be like when we eventually get there...
May 27 • Besses o' th' Barn Band. Conductors: Alec Evans & Roy Newsome. Soloists: Peter Read, Graham McEvoy, Andrew Snelson . Chandos Recordings: BBR 1009
May 26 • Trumpet Lead Pipe, Valve Casing and Mouthpiece Swabs. Price: £57.99
May 21 • Cory Band. Conductor: Philip Harper. Narration: Frank Renton . World of Sound Recordings: CD WOS156
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Friday 5 June • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. (Opposite RESERVED). London. W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ
Thursday 11 June • Pyramid Parr Hall, Palmyra Square S, Warrington WA1 1BL
Thursday 11 June • The Causeway, Halifax HX1 1QL
Sunday 21 June • The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AD
Friday 26 June • Prescot Church,, Church St, Prescot L34 3LA
May 23 • Deepcar Band has a vacancy for a MUSICAL DIRECTOR. We are a 3rd section contesting band, rehearsing Monday & Friday nights.Our bandroom is equal distance to Sheffield, Barnsley & Huddersfield.
May 21 • 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. Come along to one of our rehearsals.
May 21 • We are currently looking for a Euphonium and Front Row Cornet to join our friendly and ambitious 1st Section Band. We undertake a broad range of activities from supporting community events, charities and Contests, coming 3rd at the West of England Areas.
Conductor, adjudicator, tutor