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Rath

Christmas is coming...

The sight and sounds of the festive season can already be heard in all parts of the country...

December 11, 2019


Euphonium

A prescription to the nation...

The health and well being benefits of playing in a brass band have pricked the interest of the national media this week...

December 11, 2019


Enter

New entertainment competition to be launched in North East Derbyshire

Entries are now being sought for a new entertainment contest in North East Derbyshire in June 2020 at a great venue backed by a generous prize fund.

December 11, 2019


Tambourine

4BR Shop: Remo TA-5210-70 Fiberskyn3 Tambourine

Get jingling this festive season with a great tambourine from the percussion experts at Ev-entz

December 11, 2019


A4 Brass

A4 Quartet launch new search for compositional talent

The award winning A4 Brass Quartet has launched its third annual Composition Competition

December 11, 2019


Heavy

4BR Shop: Heavy Bottom Cap for Besson Prestige tenor horn

Put something a little heavy in the bottom of your favourite tenor horn player's stocking this Christmas...

December 11, 2019


Wallace Mute

4BR Shop: Wallace flugel horn practice mute

Something nice to unwrap under the tree this Christmas — and to keep your mellow flugel sound in tip-top trim for the start of the New Year.

December 10, 2019


Herbet

From Abblasen to Zorsi Trombetta da Modon...

The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Brass Instruments has been named as one of the outstanding academic titles of 2019 by the Association of College and Research Librarians...

December 10, 2019


Carols

4BR Quiz: Mid week quiz

Another little brain tickler to get right to win three great CDs to put in someone's stocking...

December 10, 2019


ipbrass

4BR Shop: Gold IP Brass cornet mouthpiece

Everyone likes something a little golden at Christmas...

December 10, 2019


Stalham

Festive spirit on show in Stalham

Shoppers in North Norfolk have been enjoying spending their Christmas cash to the sound of Stalham Brass Band.

December 10, 2019


NEMYBB

Midlands youth continues to enjoy growth in popularity

The young players of the North East Midlands Youth Band have been showcasing their talents.

December 10, 2019


Simon Gresswell

Gresswell takes the helm at Blidworth Welfare

The experienced Simon Gresswell has become the new MD at Blidworth Welfare Band.

December 10, 2019


Pocklington

4BR Shop: Odyssey OCR200 Bb Cornet with case

A great entry level cornet dropped on your Christmas doorstep in time for Christmas from Pocklington Music.

December 10, 2019


Radio

Radio: Sounds of Brass

Festive music to enjoy from Phillip Hunt and Fairey Engineering and the great Peter Parkes

December 10, 2019


Buzz

Foden's help overcome isolation with new initiative

A new partnership between Foden's Band and Age UK Cheshire will help fight isolation and loneliness through making music together...

December 07, 2019


Travel mute

4BR Shop: Denis Wick SM Euphonium Travel Mute

The best bit of practice you will do this Christmas...

December 07, 2019


Syjes

Sykes takes Forest baton

Stephen Sykes takes on his first full time conducting appointment at Forest of Dean Brass.

December 07, 2019


Welsh Open

Last places at the Welsh Open inn...

There are just a couple of places left to be filled for the popular Welsh Open entertainment contest in February...

December 07, 2019


Arrow Valley

Buxton takes to the conducting waters at Arrow Valley

Ashley Buxton has been announced as the new MD at Arrow Valley Brass

December 07, 2019


Evetnz

4BR Shop: Tom & Will cornet gig bag

Become a member of the gig bag economy this Christmas...

December 07, 2019


Wallace Mute

4BR Shop: Wallace Bb cornet practice mute

A special 4BR Shop/Band Supplies deal for Christmas..

December 06, 2019


palace

4BR Quiz: What trophy...?

You will need to use your Christmas mince pies to identify this bit of festive gold to win a trio of new CD releases...

December 06, 2019


cAANGH

Cavanagh takes baritone role at Black Dyke

Michael Cavanagh becomes the new solo baritone players at Black Dyke

December 05, 2019


Awards

Black Dyke awards to McGlynn and Smith

Dave McGlynn and Dave Smith are presented with the 'Bandsman of the Year' and 'Pondasher' awards at Black Dyke's annual presentation evening.

December 05, 2019




Rath

Christmas is coming...

December 11 • The sight and sounds of the festive season can already be heard in all parts of the country...


Euphonium

A prescription to the nation...

December 11 • The health and well being benefits of playing in a brass band have pricked the interest of the national media this week...


Enter

New entertainment competition to be launched in North East Derbyshire

December 11 • Entries are now being sought for a new entertainment contest in North East Derbyshire in June 2020 at a great venue backed by a generous prize fund.


Tambourine

4BR Shop: Remo TA-5210-70 Fiberskyn3 Tambourine

December 11 • Get jingling this festive season with a great tambourine from the percussion experts at Ev-entz


Black Dyke Band - Queensbury Parish Church

Thursday 12 December • Holy Trinity Church, West End, Queensbury, West Yorkshire, BD13 2AD


Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band "Christmas with the Ban

Friday 13 December • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London. SE7 8RE


Regent Hall Concerts - Coldstream Guards Jazz Orchestra

Friday 13 December • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street Opp. RESERVED. London . W1C 2DJ


Essex Police Band - The Chelmsford Community Gospel Choir

Saturday 14 December • Christchurch, London Road, Chelmsford CM2 0AW 


Essex Police Band - Chelmsford Gospel Choir and Chelmsford Boys Bridga

Saturday 14 December • Christchurch. New London Road . Chelmsford . CM2 0AW CM2 0AW


Crewe Brass

December 12 • Crewe Brass is looking for a Solo cornet to complete our line up. Our Principal cornet seat is available for the right candidate. . We are a 2nd section band, with intentions of getting back into the 1st section!


Frampton on Severn Silver Band

December 11 • We are a friendly non-contesting band in Gloucestershire looking for players, in particular cornets, euphonium and Eb bass, but all are welcome. We play at local events and bandstand jobs, and practice on Tuesday evenings just off J13 of the M5.


Bollington Brass Band

December 10 • New year New challenge?. . We are looking for a kit percussionist and a bass Trombone. . The band will be playing in the North West first section this year and have a sensible concert programme. We rehearse Monday and Thursday 8-10pm in Bollington.


David A. Stowell


Conductor and composer


               

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