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Stellar line up for FTBBSS

Course dates have just been announced as Thursday 19th July to Saturday 21st July for the 2018 Fermanagh/ Tyrone Brass Band Summer School. Whilst you're thinking about booking a summer holiday, why not take a mini break to Co. Fermanagh N.I. for FTBBSS?   The Fermanagh / Tyrone Brass Band Summer School gives ... read more

New Principal Trumpet at the Scottish Opera 

Music graduate Jason Owen Lewis starts his new job as Principal Trumpet for Scottish Opera this month.   Jason started playing with the National Youth Brass Band of Wales, and by the time he was thirteen he’d passed Grade 8 on both cornet and trumpet with distinction. At ... read more

Grimethorpe announce Sandy Smith as the new Resident M.D. 

The Grimethorpe Colliery Band is delighted to announce the appointment of Sandy Smith as their Resident Musical Director. Sandy needs little introduction to the banding world, having been a highly decorated and respected horn player with Black Dyke, Fairey and Grimethorpe Colliery Bands. The arrangements from his pen are played world-wide, such ... 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