Friday 3 March 2017

Kerwins Boost Shepway Brass

Last weekend Simon & Tabby Kerwin worked with the exciting Shepway Brass Academy in Folkestone, Kent. Leading the two bands in rehearsals, Simon focussed on the principals and basics of playing and performance whilst Tabby supported the mentor systems in the band. Working on music especially developed by Simon entitled Mode for…Band,...read more

Friday 3 March 2017

Black Dyke to play Glastonbury

When you're the world famous Black Dyke Band, and you’ve played concerts at Carnegie Hall New York, the Sydney Opera House, the NHK Hall Tokyo, the KKL Lucerne, the Royal Albert Hall London and Symphony Hall Birmingham, to name a few, you might be forgiven for thinking there were not many...read more

Friday 3 March 2017

Cory and Only Men Aloud reunite

'Brass and Voices @ the Movies' to headline Brass in Concert Festival The organisers of this year’s Brass in Concert Festival, to be staged at Sage Gateshead on the weekend of 18-19 November, have announced that defending champion Cory will present this year’s Gala Concert together with award-winning choir Only Men Aloud....read more

Tuesday 7 February 2017

NYBBGB to perform with LSO stars

The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain will perform at London's Barbican Centre with LSO star guest soloists - Philip Cobb, LSO principal trumpet & Peter Moore, LSO principal trombone The 80-strong National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain (NYBBGB), conducted by the Grammy award-winning conductor, Bramwell Tovey, of the Vancouver...read more

Tuesday 7 February 2017

New recording from Foden's

Foden's Band have now reached the 10th recording in their Patrons' Choice series. After a fire destroyed their bandroom in 2016, Foden's have dedicated this recording to all of the companies and individuals who have helped them get back on their feet. This new release entitled 'Patrons' Choice X' includes: Grand Fanfare;...read more

Tuesday 7 February 2017

New BBW edition out now!

February 2017 edition out now, featuring: THE BBW INTERVIEW – FRENCH FORCEOn the eve of the French National, Christopher Thomas chats to the principal cornet of Paris Opera and Paris Brass Band, Alexis Demailly, about his life, career, new CD and getting his country’s brass bands valued! RNCM FESTIVALJames McLeod, Richard Robinson...read more

Friday 20 January 2017

Regional test-piece workshop

Sunday, 22nd January at 1.00pmThe Association of Brass Band Adjudicators (AoBBA) will be hosting the 2017 Regional Test Piece Workshop this coming Sunday, 22nd January at 1.00pm. The event will be held at the Bailiff Bridge Community Centre, 1 Victoria Road, Bailiff Bridge, Brighouse (HD6 4DX) and is open to all...read more


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