A band made up of players associated with the city of Sheffield will be making their debut appearance in the Foden's Whit Friday Contest.
May 11 • 14 UniBrass bands contribute Covid-19 compliant tracks to new Lockdown CD....
May 11 • A new Mental Health in Brass Bands Charter has been launched — and you can support its ethos...
May 11 • Hogan Music in Newbury is looking to reinvigorate the appeal for music making in the younger generation with a free 'try out' initiative.
May 10 • Composer Paul Saggers claims the prestigious O/Mordent Composer competition prize with a work inspired by the fantastic Mr Fox...
May 10 • 4BR talks to the Ivors Award winning composer following the announcement that his work, 'The Turing Test' performed by Valaisia Brass Band has been voted the 'Favourite Own Choice Performance' at the European Championships since 2003.
May 10 • Foden's gain further Heritage Lottery Funding with ambitious plans to celebrate and share their proud history with their local community.
May 9 • There will be a worldwide flavour to the march entertainment on offer at the forthcoming Foden's On-line Whit Friday events.
May 9 • The acclaimed Norwegian conductor Bjarte Engeset.will join the adjudication panel for the forthcoming Brass Band Conductors Association's Conducting Competition.
May 1 • Phillip McCann announces the results of the Geneva International Slow Melody Competition
April 30 • 4BR catches up with the great Scottish cornet and trumpet player to look back in time over a remarkable 60 year musical career - and one that was marked at its start by a wonderful presentation.
April 28 • 4BR finds out more about an exciting two day Brass Academy being hosted by Opera North - one which will give a fantastic opportunity for young players to work with their brass stars.
April 27 • 4BR talks brass banding and soprano playing with one of the most successful players in Norwegian banding history after he has just celebrated a landmark birthday.
April 29 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox picks a quintet of memorable brass band recordings of the great Verdi overture La Forza Del Destino to add to your collection.
April 28 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox argues that despite the success, brass bands must maintain the prestige of on-line contesting reality rather than relying on aural illusion to keep everyone entertained.
April 25 • Tim Mutum looks back on the life and musical career of one of the most respected figures of the banding movement.
March 5 • When brass bands return to live performance how do they prise the bums of an audience from the sofas in front of smart television screens to hear them play — or can they also offer another button to press...
May 8 • Quartet for 2 cornets, horn and euphonium. Publisher: Brookwright Music . PDF download. Price: $24.99
May 7 • Champion Instrument & Mouthpiece & Synthetic Reed Disinfectant . Price: £5.50 approx per 60ml bottle
April 29 • Johann Pachelbel arr. William Himes. Available for brass band and brass choir.
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Saturday 11 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA
Saturday 18 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Race Course, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL40 4SH
Sunday 19 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL40 4SH
Saturday 2 October • Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 2AP
Saturday 20 November • St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR
May 11 • Percussionist required. Preferably with experience playing in Brass Band, Wind Band or Orchestra. We do not contest but play to a good standard and play a variety of contempory and historical music.
May 11 • Musical Director required. We are a friendly band, based in Chelmsford Essex with a core of competent players and perform at a variety of events across Essex and in surrounding areas. We rehearse every Wednesday evening at Police HQ Chelmsford
May 10 • The St Dennis Band - Cornwall (Championship Section) invites expressions of interest for the position of PRINCIPAL CORNET. Based in Mid Cornwall and just 5 minutes off the A30, the band rehearses every Monday and Thursday at 19:45.
D. Phil. (Oxon) [Ph.D Oxford University], GBSM, LTCL, ABSM, ALCM, Cert. Ed.