Saturday 21 September 2019

New signing at Grimethorpe

Grimethorpe Colliery Band is delighted to announce the appointment of Sarah Lenton as its new Principal Baritone. Sarah will make her contesting debut with Grimethorpe at the forthcoming National Championship finals at the Royal Albert Hall in October. Sarah has spent the last few years playing with some of the...read more

Saturday 21 September 2019

New Leadership Team for Dallas Brass Band

Dallas Brass Band has announced the appointments of David Childs as its Principal Conductor and Daniel Cook as Resident Conductor. The band, which is the only community brass band in Dallas, was formed in January 2017 and has quickly established itself as one of the premier amateur music ensembles in the...read more

Friday 20 September 2019

Superbrass Weekend lined up at RWCMD

The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama will host a Spectacular weekend of Super Brass from 8-10 November. The event kicks off at 5.30pm in the foyer with AMSERJAZZTIME in a brass special featuring Gordon Campbell and a host of RWCMD jazz musicians. The Friday night showcase event in the...read more

Friday 20 September 2019

Wareham is Hyde’s new Resident

Andy Wareham has been announced as the new Resident Musical Director of Hyde Band. Andy will work with Professional Conductor Nigel Seaman as the band continues to go from strength to strength ahead of their appearance at the forthcoming Wychavon Entertainment Contest. Commenting on the appointment Andy stated, "I'm delighted I'm...read more

Friday 20 September 2019

Aobba link to Solo and Quartet Contest

Foden's has announced further details of the annual Solo and Quartet contest to be held in Sandbach on the 2nd November, which will be supported by Kapitol Promotions and Brass Band World. The Solo contest is a regular highlight in the bands busy calendar attracting over 120 competitors each year from...read more

Friday 20 September 2019

Jazz Trumpeter’s opera to feature at the Met

Jazz trumpeter and composer, Terence Blanchard will become the first black composer ever to have had an opera staged at the Metropolitan Opera , New York. It was announced earlier this week that the company would present ‘Fire Shut Up in My Bones’, by the composer and jazz trumpeter Terence...read more

Friday 20 September 2019

Funeral Details of Philip Biggs

The funeral of Philip Biggs will take place on Tuesday 1st October, at 2.00pm at St Andrews' Church, in Histon (CB24 9EP) Family flowers only with donations (should people wish) to the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain in memory of Philip. These can be gifted on the day or...read more


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