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RPO welcomes Josh Cirtina as new Principal Bass Trombone

At the age of the 24, Josh has been appointed as Principal Bass Trombone of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and is thoroughly looking forward to the future. James Fountain, Principal Trumpet of the RPO stated on social media, “We’ll always miss the big man, Roger Argente, ... read more

2019 Brass in Concert Draw Announced

The draw has been announced for the 43rd Brass in Concert and 2nd Youth Brass in Concert Championship. The event will be held at Sage Gateshead on the weekend of the 16thand 17thNovember. The draw was made by celebrity sports broadcaster Mark Pougatch, close to ... read more

Triumphs for Belgian brass bands on Dutch Open Brass Band Championships

Last Saturday Theatre De Lawei in Drachten was the venue for the Dutch Open Brass Band Championships (DOBC). A record number of eighteen bands from four different countries came to the Netherlands. Every year more bands want to participate in these popular championships. The format with ... read more


  • CD: Metropolis 1927

    Metropolis 1927 - Peter GrahamBlack Dyke BandConductor: Dr. Nicholas ChildsTrumpet: Philip CobbTrombone: Peter MooreNarrator: Dale GerrardNaxos: CD8573968 Black Dyke Band’s latest CD release ... read more

  • CD: Regionals 2019

    Regionals 2019Desford Colliery BandCory BandVirtuosi GUS BandBlack Dyke BandFoden’s BandDOYEN: CD387 With this year’s contest season now underway, this release will not ... read more