Sunday 15 April 2018

Centenary flypast for RAF

The Royal Air Force marks its centenary this year - Nicola Bland charts the development of the RAF Music Services, which will be front and centre stage of the 100th celebrations. Read more… Read this article in full, featured in April 2018’s BBW, by subscribing to BBW Digital. Alternatively, subscribe to the...read more

Sunday 15 April 2018

BBW Centre Band: Friary Guildford

Friary’s upward trajectory Friary Guildford recently retained the London and Southern Counties Regional Championship crown for a fourth consecutive year and, in doing so, completed a whole decade of equalling, or bettering its previous year’s result. Read more… Read this article in full, featured in April 2018’s BBW, by subscribing to BBW...read more

Sunday 15 April 2018

The legendary Chandos sound

Chandos has just released a new CD, Latin Winds, featuring the RNCM Wind Orchestra, conducted by Clark Rundell and Mark Heron. Captain Sam Hairsine interviews the two about the project, which draws on brass players and the legendary Chandos sound. Read more… Read this article in full, featured in April 2018’s...read more

Sunday 15 April 2018

Pro practice with Roger Webster

This month, BBW’s resident Pro Practice host, Professor Roger Webster, advises how to take your best contest performance with you onto the stage. As we move from the UK Regional contests to the European Championships at the end of April/beginning of May, I feel it necessary to bring up the ever-present subject...read more

Sunday 15 April 2018

Rising Star: David Karran

Mark Good finds out about the remarkable journey of David Karran – City of Bradford’s hot seat cornet. Read more… Read this article in full, featured in April 2018’s BBW, by subscribing to BBW Digital. Alternatively, subscribe to the printed magazine delivered by post: £40 (UK); £68 (Europe); £81 (Rest of...read more

Sunday 15 April 2018

Regional Retrospective

BANDING ODYSSEY The last coach has rolled out of town and the 2018 Regional Championships in the UK have drawn to a close. Mark Good reports on a frantic few weeks of banding action, with help from the BBW team of David Childs, Christopher Thomas, Malcolm Wood and Steve Jack. Read...read more

Sunday 15 April 2018

Tribute to Ian Williams

THE EMBODIMENT OF TRUE CLASS One of the greatest cornet players to ever grace the brass band stage sadly died on 1 March at the age of 52. Lisa Fitzgerald-Lombard played in Cory Band’s cornet section with Ian Williams for more than a decade and pays tribute to the modest man...read more


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