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Todmodern

Future looks brighter for rare community bandstand

An Edwardian bandstand in Todmorden could once again become a hub of community music making thanks to the commitment and dedication of a local support group.

January 24, 2020


Care

4BR Shop: Band Supplies Care Kits

Great little care kits for cornet, trumpet, horn, trombone, euphonium, tuba and even French horn...

January 24, 2020


SBBA

SBBA AGM forms part of Learning Festival Day in Falkirk this weekend.

The Scottish Brass Band Association enters its 125th year with more to learn as well as celebrate this weekend...

January 24, 2020


rncm

RNCM Festival set to showcase artistic talents

The RNCM Brass Band Festival — packed with world class talent, music and discussions will take place this weekend.

January 23, 2020


noe

North of England judges announced

The panel of judges who will make the all important National Final qualification decisions in Durham has been announced.

January 23, 2020


Rosetti

4BR Shop: Rosetti Series 5 Eb alto trombone

A great little instrument ideal for the early leaner or a more experienced performer with a niche to fill...

January 23, 2020


Hands

The Price is right at Tewkesbury

Andrea Price becomes the new Musical Director at Tewkesbury Town Band.

January 23, 2020


score

Bands ready for high Wire challenges

There is a strong field of bands putting final preparations in place for their appearances at the Brass in the Wire contests this weekend.

January 23, 2020


Van Looy

Van Looy signs for Swansea

The Geneva Group euphonium star will head to Swansea later this year to showcase his talents at the International Brass Band Summer School.

January 22, 2020


Northop

New trio adds to to sense of qualifying excitement for Northop

Northop Silver look to claim a Royal Albert Hall qualification spot for the second successive year with new signings boost.

January 22, 2020


Packer horn

4BR Shop: John Packer JP072S tenor horn

The great John Packer tenor horn is the perfect instrument for student level players

January 22, 2020


nybbs

National Youth Bands of Scotland looks for 2020 players

Young players can now apply to join the National Youth Brass Bands of Scotland

January 22, 2020


BBE

BBE welcomes new treasurer

Marie Bedford has taken on the treasurer's role at Brass Bands England from Nigel Morgan.

January 22, 2020


Cornet

4BR Shop: Odyssey Symphonique Bb Cornet — Sliver Plated

The outstanding Odyssey Symphonique Alan Morrison Signature Cornet is now available from Ev-entz at an outstanding price.

January 22, 2020


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Report & Results: 2020 NCBBA Solos & Ensembles

Quality was the key to success at the Northern Counties Solos contest in Forfar recently.

January 22, 2020


Perth

Scottish judges announced

The panel of adjudicators for this year's Scottish Championship have been revealed.

January 22, 2020


Dustbin

Band lodges legal action over 'lost' uniforms

Glynneath & District Band look to claim for the loss their 'rotten' stage uniforms after they say local council disposed of them from storage without their knowledge.

January 21, 2020


North of England

North of England has designs on future

The North of England Regional Championships hopes to build on the success of their move to a new venue with fresh corporate look...

January 21, 2020


aobba

Judges express desire to play key partnership role in banding future

The Association of Brass Band Adjudicators tackle issues around mental health and public perception as they reiterate their determination to play a key partnership role in 21st century banding progress.

January 21, 2020


IBBSS

International links lead to Swansea

The International Brass Band Summer School continues to attract delegates from all around the musical world

January 20, 2020


Besses

Snapshot Besses history gains Radio 3 spotlight

Radio 3 does a little bit of time travelling to give listeners a snapshot of the rich history of Besses o' th' Barn Band

January 20, 2020


RNCM

RNCM opens doors for new junior talent

The Royal Northern College of Music is to hold a Junior RNCM Open Day next month — aimed at the next generation of talented young performers...

January 20, 2020


Timer

Still time for entries at ODBBA Contest

There is still just enough time to get entries in for the Oxfordshire & District Brass Band Association Winter Contest.

January 20, 2020


Signings

Five new Sovereigns...

Sovereign Brass has welcomed a quintet of new signings as they look ahead to the Regional Championships in Bedworth.

January 20, 2020


Coalburn

Take a chair...

The Coalburn Band rehearsals will be quite a bit more comfortable at Coalburn, thanks to a bit of financial help for Tesco...

January 20, 2020




Todmodern

Future looks brighter for rare community bandstand

January 24 • An Edwardian bandstand in Todmorden could once again become a hub of community music making thanks to the commitment and dedication of a local support group.


Care

4BR Shop: Band Supplies Care Kits

January 24 • Great little care kits for cornet, trumpet, horn, trombone, euphonium, tuba and even French horn...


SBBA

SBBA AGM forms part of Learning Festival Day in Falkirk this weekend.

January 24 • The Scottish Brass Band Association enters its 125th year with more to learn as well as celebrate this weekend...


rncm

RNCM Festival set to showcase artistic talents

January 23 • The RNCM Brass Band Festival — packed with world class talent, music and discussions will take place this weekend.


Foden's Band - Aberystwyth

Saturday 25 January • Old College, King Street, Aberystwyth SY23 2AY


Black Dyke Band - RNCM Brass Band Festival

Saturday 25 January • 124 Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9 RD


Tredegar Town Band - RNCM Festival of Brass

Sunday 26 January • Royal Northern College of Music. 124 Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9RD


Black Dyke Band - Gladstone Theatre

Sunday 26 January • Gladstone Theatre, Greendale Road,Birkenhead,. Wirral CH62 4XB


Contest: Brass in the Wire

Sunday 26 January • Pyramid and Parr Hall, Palmyra Square, Warrington WA1 1BL


London Central Fellowship Band

January 23 • Vacancies for CORNET (solo / 1st / 2nd), TROMBONE, Bb BASS and PERCUSSION. An enthusiastic band affiliated to the Salvation Army with a full and varied diary of local and national concerts. We are looking for committed enthusiastic players


Mid-Rhondda

January 22 • Are you looking for a change for 2020 or a new challenge with a friendly/sociable band. We have vacancies for Soprano, back row cornet, Bb Bass and percussion. Rehearsal is on Thursdays at the Band Hall, Dunraven Street, CF40 1AL


Corby Silver Band

January 22 • Corby Silver Band, 3rd section - Midlands Area, are looking to recruit a back row cornet and/or 1st horn player for the regional Contest and beyond. We rehearse in our own band room in Corby, North Northamptonshire on Monday and Wednesday at 8pm.


Morgan Griffiths

Dip. Performance
Conductor, Peripatetic Music Teacher, Lower brass specialist


               

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