The European Brass Band Association and local organiser, Zimihc, have announced that Dutch composers, Harrie Janssen and Hendrik de Boer, will write the Championship Section and Challenge Section tests respectively for the 2018 European Championships in Utrecht.
EBBA President, Ulf Rosenberg, stated: "We are delighted that Harrie Janssen and Hendrik de Boer...read more
The 2018 Butlin's Mineworkers National Open Brass Band Festival, due to take place from 12-15 January, has lined-up the high- octane, high-profile entertainment package for which the holiday company is famous.
The 2017 Butlin’s Champion, Virtuosi GUS, will give the main Friday night (12 January) concert in Centre Stage, whilst the Youth...read more
Euphonium soloist, Gary Curtin, is the latest addition to the Sterling Instruments line-up of international performance artists.
The Foden's solo euphonium has earned a worldwide reputation having played for Wingates, Fairey, Black Dyke and Foden's bands, and told BBW: "When I joined Foden's, I was approached by Sterling Instruments about playing their...read more
Brass band music is to provide a central strand in Sir James MacMillan's 2017 Cumnock Tryst Festival in Ayrshire in Scotland. At its heart will be a performance by Dalmellington Band conducted by Martyn Brabbins, Artistic Director at English National Opera, whilst there will also be a world premiere to enjoy...read more
Over the weekend of the 7th to 9th July, the inaugural BrassFestUK event was held. Over 130 brass bands across Great Britain performed to members of the public to show the country just how wonderful the sound of a brass band is.
BrassFestUK was a project that set out to encourage as...read more