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Michael Dodd departs Grimethorpe

Following 20 years of distinguished service, Michael Dodd has resigned as principal euphonium of Grimethorpe Colliery Band. Michael joined Grimethorpe from Brighouse in 1997, having previously been a member of Grimethorpe Junior Band. Recognised as one of the finest euphonium players of his generation, Michael has ... read more

Historic appointment for B&R

Brighouse and Rastrick Band has appointed Kathleen Gaspoz as principal cornet - the first female to hold this position in the band’s long history. Kathleen, born in Switzerland, joins Brighouse from Black Dyke, where she has been part of the cornet section since moving to ... read more

New faces at Foden's

Foden's have announced the appointment of Jonathan Bates (pictured here) on Solo Horn from Grimethorpe. Speaking about the appointment Mark Wilkinson told BBW: "Foden's are extremely pleased to announce that Jonathan has joined the band to fill a vacancy since last August. We are extremely ... read more