The May edition of Brass Band World magazine is now out and it's full with fantastic features, articles, reviews and interviews from around the globe…
EDITOR'S VIEW:BBW Editor, David Childs, considers the knee-jerk reaction to the UK only lifting a ‘European’ youth title by the Chairman of Brass Bands England, Mike Kilroy.
The Butlins Mineworkers National Open Brass Band Festival 2018 (incorporating The Butlins Youth Band Festival) plans to deliver it's most spectacular weekend of competition and entertainment to date. The challenging test pieces and a huge prize fund, which includes the £10 000 first prize in the Championship Section, are expected to...read more
Llwydcoed Band gave themselves a confidence boost ahead of next week's Grand Shield with a win at the recent South East Wales Brass Band Association Spring Festival contest. Under Musical Director, Christopher Turner, the band performed Stephen Robert's Reflections on Swan Lake, impressing adjudicator Melvin White, who also awarded Lywydcoed 'Best...read more
Euphonium star David Childs made a fourth appearance at Carnegie Hall last month,as a featured artist in the prestigious New York International Music Festival where he gave the world premiere of Bernard Kane's 'Seren Wen' — Concerto for Euphonium, accompanied by the Gwent Youth Wind Orchestra, conducted by Sean O'Neil.
Unsurprisingly given...read more