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University of Huddersfield to recruit new Head of Brass

The University of Huddersfield is looking for a new Head of Brass for its music department. Huddersfield has a long and deep heritage in the brass band movement and its brass students explore a range of styles including classical (solo/orchestral) brass playing, and brass band playing. The role involves ... read more

Brass in Concert Championship announces 2017 judges

The organisers of the Brass in Concert Championship have revealed the line-up of adjudicators for the 41st Festival, which will be held at Sage Gateshead on Sunday 19 November in association with Yamaha, Banks Group and British Bandsman. The confirmed adjudication panel and their respective roles is as follows ... read more

Rob Westacott returns to B&R

The Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band has announced Rob Westacott as its new Chairman and assistant principal cornet.Rob is a former principal cornet of Brighouse and Rastrick, a position he also held with Grimethorpe Colliery Band. However, for the past 4 years he has conducted ... read more