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New Peter Graham work for British Open 2019

The organisers of the 167th British Open Championships have announced that a brand new commission from Professor Peter Graham will test competitors at the 2019 contest. Described as a symphonic poem for brass band, Dynasty is inspired by the musical life of the legendary Harry Mortimer ... read more

Twice the TV Festive fun for Oldham (Lees)

Oldham Band (Lees), the current First Section National Champions will be making two separate TV appearances on Christmas Day this year. The band’s first appearance will be on BBC 1 at 10am when a small group will provide live carols at Oldham Parish Church. Later on ... read more

2019 Regional Adjudicators Announced

Kapitol Promotions has now announced the line up of adjudicators for the 2019 Regional Championships. North West:Blackpool Winter Gardens Date: 24th FebruaryChampionship Section: Tom Davoren & Howard EvansFirst Section: Leigh Baker & John DoyleSecond Section: Derek Broadbent & Brian RostronThird Section: Ian Brownbill & Sarah Groarke-BoothFourth ... read more


  • CD: Metropolis 1927

    Metropolis 1927 - Peter GrahamBlack Dyke BandConductor: Dr. Nicholas ChildsTrumpet: Philip CobbTrombone: Peter MooreNarrator: Dale GerrardNaxos: CD8573968 Black Dyke Band’s latest CD release ... read more

  • CD: Regionals 2019

    Regionals 2019Desford Colliery BandCory BandVirtuosi GUS BandBlack Dyke BandFoden’s BandDOYEN: CD387 With this year’s contest season now underway, this release will not ... read more