Monday 19 March 2018

Black Dyke Festival   

There is still time to register for one of Black Dyke's most popular events of the year, as the Yorkshire hat-trick winning Champion Band from Queensbury hosts its Black Dyke Festival. Led by Director of Music Prof Nicholas Childs, the Festival provides a hub of musical activity and excellence which more

Monday 19 March 2018

NASUWT Riverside take the honours in the North

Congratulations to NASWUT Riverside and M.D. David Roberts, the victors at Durham on Kevin Norbury's Odyssey. The band claimed their Championship title along with a host of other prizes including Best Soprano, Best Euphonium, Best Trombone, Best Basses and Best Percussion. The prize for Best Principal Cornet went to runners-up more

Sunday 18 March 2018

Emotions run high in Swansea

It was an emotional weekend in Swansea, with thoughts of the untimely passing of Welsh cornet legend Ian Williams, permeating the Brangwyn Hall. A lovely tribute was made by Dr Robert Childs and the brass band of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, who dedicated their performance of ' more

Saturday 17 March 2018

Chief Executive for National Youth Arts Wales 

The Trustees of National Youth Arts Wales, who oversee the acclaimed National Youth Brass Band of Wales as part of a portfolio of other National Youth ensembles, are delighted to announce the appointment of Gillian Mitchell as the organisation’s first Chief Executive. Gillian will take up her post at the more

Friday 16 March 2018

Octagon Theatre Founder Is New Eagley Band President 

Gerry Russell, one of the five people responsible for the design and building of Bolton’s World famous Octagon Theatre, has become the new President of Eagley Brass Band. Mr Russell has lived and worked in Bolton for over fifty years but whilst still a student in Loughborough, he and more

Thursday 15 March 2018

Wardle Junior Blast supporting Help for Heroes

On Saturday 10th March 2018, St Ann’s church in Manchester hosted the Brass for Heroes concert. The concert was a sell out and helped to raise £1,500 for the Help for Heroes charity. The head of brass, woodwind and percussion Simone Rebello, who is an acclaimed percussion soloist, introduced the concert. more

Tuesday 13 March 2018

Details revealed for BIC 2018 

For the 42nd Brass in Concert Festival, held in association with Yamaha, Banks Group and British Bandsman, we announce an exciting line-up of events for the 2018 event, to be held at Sage Gateshead on the weekend of 17-18 November. In addition to an impressive international band line-up in the more

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