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Cinematic Scope at 2018 Black Dyke Festival

Black Dyke’s Brass Festival, at Leeds Town Hall on 3 June this year, promises to be another highlight culminating in a Gala Concert with a World première of ‘cinematic proportion’, all of which has been made possible by National Lottery funding through the Arts Council England.  The day ... read more

Worshipful Company awards Iles and Mortimer medals 

The Worshipful Company of Musicians has announced that the 2018 Iles Medal is to be awarded to the Managing Director of SATCOL - Trevor Caffull and the Mortimer Medal to the Musical Director of the Beaumaris Youth Band organisation, Gwyn Evans.  Making the announcement, the Chairman of the ... read more

New Sop at B&R 

The Brighouse & Rastrick Band are delighted to announce the signing of Connor Lennon on soprano cornet with immediate effect.  Connor joins the band shortly after Dominic Longhurst, who reluctantly decided to leave the Band to focus on furthering his trumpet playing career in the orchestral world.   Having recently ... 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