Friday 17 March 2017

Band Supplies to promote Jupiter and XO ‘Pro’ Brass

Leading UK-based brass retailer, Band Supplies, with outlets in Leeds and Glasgow, has formed a vigorous dealer partnership with Korg UK, which distributes the Jupiter student and XO Professional brass instrument ranges, to develop and promote the brands. Why, because the Managing Director of Band Supplies, Ronnie Tennant, firmly believes in the ...read more

Friday 17 March 2017

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, which also features competitions and masterclasses ...read more

Friday 17 March 2017

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 poll, commissioned by the Royal Albert ...read more

Friday 17 March 2017

Scotland - a world leader in performing arts education

Scotland’s National Conservatoire Ranked in World Top Three for Performing Arts Education The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland has just been ranked third in the world for performing arts education in a global review by the prestigious QS World Rankings 2017. Up three places from last year, Scotland's national conservatoire joins Juilliard in New ...read more

Friday 17 March 2017

Fontana tours Europe

Trombone virtuoso Lito Fontana has been busy across Europe giving performances in Spain, Italy and Austria. After hosting a very successful Masterclass and concert at the end of 2016 near Valencia, in February he returned to Spain where he performed in Tarragona with the critically acclaimed Quartet Gaudi alongside his friend ...read more

Friday 17 March 2017

Rogerstone Revival

Rogerstone Revival One of the famous names of south Wales brass banding made a welcome return to making music, with the news that Rogerstone is to reform as a non-contesting community band. The Rogerstone Community Band was launched at a special rehearsal on Friday the 24th February led by conductor Dr. Robert Childs, ...read more

Friday 17 March 2017

I want to ride my bicycle...

Cory Band to pedal its way to the European Championships Cory Band is preparing to travel to Ostend in Belgium on 28 April where it will fiercely defend its title of European Champion. This is the 17th consecutive appearance for the band at the competition – a modern-day record of which the ...read more


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