Top stories


Glasgow to host trombone weekend

Glasgow is to play host to leading brass virtuosi as international performers including Christian Lindberg and Mnozil Brass descend on the city for the Glasgow Trombone Weekend. Swedish trombone soloist Lindberg will team up with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (BBC SSO) for the prestigious festival, ... read more

The Nation's favourite soundtrack?

Few Hollywood films can match the heart-breaking climax of Titanic, where Kate Winslet tells Leonardo DiCaprio that she’ll “never let go” – and James Horner’s unforgettable music kicks in. Earlier this week, that classic, Oscar-winning score was named Britain’s favourite movie soundtrack of all time. A ... read more

Smithills to tour New York

Smithills School Senior Brass Band and MD, Chris Wormald, are to undertake their sixth USA concert tour this summer, where they will perform a series of July concerts in New York. Smithills and Chris first visited the USA to give concerts in West Virginia back in ... read more