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Dragon logo helps breathe life into new Welsh body

Bandiau Pres Cymru/Brass Bands Wales makes further progress with corporate logo to reflect its future aims and ambitions.

November 23, 2020


Besson

Baritone benefits from Band Supplies

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, 2020


Crowdfun

Bands gain benefit from Crowdfunder campaign

Bands are already benefiting from the #SaveOurBrassBands campaign — so make sure you sign up.

November 23, 2020


Advent

Reg Vardy get ready to open the advent windows

There will be a carol a day from Reg Vardy Band this Christmas — all the way up to the big day itself...

November 23, 2020


Gramercy

Gramercy provide musical support for charity

An ensemble from the award winning Gramercy Brass has helped raise funds for an important charity in their area.

November 23, 2020


Heavy

The perfect heavy duty gift this Christmas

You can now buy the brass band player in your life the perfect gift voucher for Christmas...

November 23, 2020


Rowe

Double Champion of Champions online triumph for young star

The talented Sebastian Rowe leads the online Champion of Champions at the Band Association of New South Wales

November 22, 2020


Carrie Boax

Host intervention robs Scottish banding of answers

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 22, 2020


Wainwright

Festive music from BrookWright Music

There are plenty of great titles to enjoy in time for the festive season despite the challenges.

November 21, 2020


Signing

New rep signing for Grimethorpe

Seb Williman joins Grimethorpe Colliery Band on repiano cornet from Fairey.

November 21, 2020


Brass in concert

Last free dip and delve into Brass in Concert

You have still got time this weekend to dip into the entertainment delights of the 2020 online BiC Festival for free.

November 21, 2020


Simone

Rebello to host BBE percussion webinar

Simone Rebello will be given a potted history of the development and importance of percussion in the next BBE webinar.

November 21, 2020


Fairlop

Fairlop to support community lockdown festivities

Fairlop Brass has made an inventive commitment to provide musical support to their local community this Christmas.

November 21, 2020


bUTLINS

Refunds and potential replay for Butlins

Festival Organisers confirm full refunds of entry fees and accommodation as they look towards potential future dates.

November 19, 2020


Unity

Musical unity brings North West youth together

The Lions Youth, Macclesfield Youth, Stockport Schools and Poynton Youth Bands have joined forces to ensure their players are kept inspired.

November 19, 2020


BrassFest

BrassFest looks forward to providing festive cheer

BrassFestUK's 'Isolation Christmas' plans to get us all having a 'Merry Christmas Everybody'.

November 19, 2020


rncm

Chic response to RNCM appeal

Nile Rodgers is one of a number of leading musicians pledging their support to help the RNCM secure its future.

November 19, 2020


bULTINS

2021 Butlins Mineworkers Festival cancelled

Ongoing Coronavirus pandemic uncertainties sees the cancellation of the January festival — although talks are being held to try and see if a later 2021 date is viable.

November 18, 2020


Consot

Musicians hope to bring Victorian musical benefits into care sector

The Queen Victoria's Consort is hoping to raise funds to bring festive music into care homes and hospitals this Christmas.

November 18, 2020


Covid

SBBA welcomes aerosol findings of COVID-19 report

Music Education Partnership Group concludes that there is no significant added risk of viral transmission of COVID-19 if brass playing precautions are put in place.

November 17, 2020


Mode for

Mode for... making a Christmas difference with creative music

Enjoy a 'Jingle on the Mind Christmas Video Showcase' thanks to Mode for... and support the fantastic work of two mental health charities in the process.

November 17, 2020


Bradley

Bradley reveals Silver Lining

Whitburn's principal cornet Chris Bradley provides a musical Silver Lining with his latest download CD release.

November 17, 2020


Bram Tovey

Foden's catch up with Tovey for podcast

The latest Foden's podcast sees John Barber catch up with the inspirational Bramwell Tovey.

November 17, 2020


Wilkins

More star signings for Geneva as Steph Wilkins adds flugel presence

Black Dyke's new flugel star Stephanie Wilkins is signed up by Geneva Group as their latest Performance & Development Artist.

November 17, 2020


Landscapes

Cory keep developing new Landscapes

The Brass in Concert Champion of Champions keep developing their talents in new musical areas.

November 17, 2020




bbw

Dragon logo helps breathe life into new Welsh body

November 23 • Bandiau Pres Cymru/Brass Bands Wales makes further progress with corporate logo to reflect its future aims and ambitions.


Besson

Baritone benefits from Band Supplies

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.


Crowdfun

Bands gain benefit from Crowdfunder campaign

November 23 • Bands are already benefiting from the #SaveOurBrassBands campaign — so make sure you sign up.


Advent

Reg Vardy get ready to open the advent windows

November 23 • There will be a carol a day from Reg Vardy Band this Christmas — all the way up to the big day itself...


The Marple Band - Marple Band Family Christmas Concert

Friday 18 December • Marple Conservative Club, church Lane, Marple, SK6 6AY


Black Dyke Band - Brighouse & Rastrick, Huddersfield Town Hall

Saturday 27 March • Corporation St, Huddersfield HD1 2TA


Contest: 100thSpring Festival

Saturday 8 May • 97 Church St, Blackpool, FY1 1HL


Contest: Whit Friday March Contests

Friday 28 May • Saddleworth & Tameside OL3


Contest: 168th British Open

Saturday 11 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA


Chadderton Band

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.


Crewe Brass

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.


Shipston Town Band

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


Andreas Kratz

Mus.B (hons)
Conductor, Adjudicator, Teacher


               

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