Sunday 24 March 2019

Manus Carey appointed to the new role of RNCM Deputy Principal

The RNCM is delighted to announce the appointment of Manus Carey to the new role of Deputy Principal (Performance and Programmes) beginning 1stMay 2019. Manus Carey joined the RNCM in September 2017 as Director of Performance, bringing extensive experience from his previous role as Executive Producer at the Royal Scottish National...read more

Sunday 24 March 2019

Richard Evans – Still Beating

Launched at a concert with Foden’s Band, the banding legend that is Richard Evans has released a double CD of him talking about his life. Renowned for the amiable and charming way he delivers a tale, the recording entitled, ‘Still Beating’ by Music house Productions perfectly encapsulates his amazing career. The...read more

Friday 22 March 2019

David Childs to Headline BrassPass ‘Band of the Year’

The BrassPass 'Band of The Year' contest due to take place on 22ndJune at Manchester's Stoller Hall will showcase David Childs as guest soloist in its Gala Concert featuring Black Dyke. Contesting bands are required to perform a thirty minute own-choice programme of music that must include a solo, although organisers...read more

Friday 22 March 2019

Foden's and Matt Ford announce tour dates

On Saturday 23rd March Foden's will perform the first of six concerts with singer Matt Ford at the Hafren Theatre, Powys entitled 'Salute to Sinatra and the Swing Legends.' Matt is regarded as one of the finest big band singers in the UK, previously being voted best UK Male Big Band...read more

Wednesday 20 March 2019

GUS Band Unveils Latest Key Signing

The GUS Band has recently signed up with Andy Devereux of www.priorbooking.com, the on-line ticket booking platform bringing their ticket sales and promotions into the 21stcentury. Andrew Rigby, the GUS Band’s Concert Secretary explains: “Traditional ways of selling tickets for our concerts have always been pretty stressful. Advertising and pre-sales are...read more

Wednesday 20 March 2019

2019 National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain

Saturday 30 March will see Brass Bands England hosting the 2019 National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain at Warwick School, Myton Rd, Warwick CV34 6PP. The day will see 30 youth bands perform in four newly-defined sections, which host, Brass Bands England, has designed to 'maximise opportunities and...read more

Wednesday 20 March 2019

Friary Re-brands

Friary Guildford Band has re-branded as Friary Brass Band. The change follows an enforced move of rehearsal venue due to the redevelopment of the Band’s previous home at Chobham Club, near Woking. Friary is now based a few miles away at All Saints Church, Woodham. Band Chairman Nigel Stevens...read more


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