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Black Dyke plays for Royal visit

Members of the world famous Black Dyke Band, under the direction of Philip Goodwin played at for HRH Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall, as they visited the magnificent Piece Hall in Halifax.   Since its official re-opening on 1 August 2017 the Piece Hall and Calderdale Council’s Arts and Heritage Manager, Claire Slattery, have won two ... read more

Congratulations Eikanger

Following a weekend of outstanding music making in Bergen across six divisions, Eikanger Bjorsvik Musikklag continue to show their dominance with a decisive win to retain their status as National Champion Band of Norway. The adjudicating panels comprising Stig Nordhagen, Hakon Berge, Per Kristian Svensen, Niels-Ole Bo Johansen, Jens T Larsen and Davur Juul Magnussen judged Eikanger to be winners in both ... read more

'Saxhorn Fest' at Salford  

On Saturday 3rd February Katrina Marzella of Black Dyke and Helen Varley of Grimethorpe led a new combined Tenor Horn & Baritone 'Saxhorn Fest' Day at the University of Salford. The event was aimed at exploring and developing the potential of the traditional brass band 'middle of the band' and was run with ... read more


  • CD Reviews

    In December 2017 / January 2018's BBW, Principal trombone of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Simon Cowen, reviews the news Foden’s Christmas ... read more

  • Music Reviews

    In December 2017 / January 2018's BBW Thomas Dunne reviews the latest batch of concert music published by Music Company, mf-musikverlag ... read more