Jasper Dommett, of the Flowers band has secured an incredible opportunity to work with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Jasper, better known to his banding colleagues as a baritone player applied to be part of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales’ unique and exciting ‘Composition: Wales 2020’. Composers were invited...read more
Sunday 1st December saw the members of collaboration project ‘Creating a Buzz’ take part in their first public performance. After only two sessions of tuition this partnership project between Foden’s Band and Age UK Cheshire took to the stage to demonstrate their newly acquired music making skills.
The capacity audience at...read more
Ivors Composer Awards (previously known as the British Composer Awards) have been awarded to Edward Gregson and Gavin Higgins at the presentation evening held in London’s British Museum. Neither are strangers to the brass band movement, having written high profile works for to critical and popular acclaim. Edward Gregson’s award was...read more
The Brass Band of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama performed a lunchtime concert to a very appreciative crowd of almost 900 today in St David’s Hall, Cardiff. The programme contained a festive blend of lyrical melodies that allowed the talented young soloists from within the band to shine,...read more