The Scottish Brass Band Association (SBBA) has announced details of the 2017 AGM and Learning Festival.
Attendees will be able to enjoy a series of workshops and discussions, with the spotlight put on issues including adjudication, percussion, recording, funding and child protection.
Spaces are available to attend the event supported by Creative Scotland,...read more
Organisers of the inaugural The Film Orchestra (TFO) Brass Band have been so inundated with demand for places at the band’s first rehearsal on 21 January, following promotion of the event in Brass Band World, that they have moved the event to a bigger venue – Great Witley Village Hall (WR6...read more
2016 has proved to be an American year for Professor Philip Wilby. After the premiere performance of his epic 'Pilgrim's Progress' in Los Angeles in May, Wilby was recently in Houston, Texas to hear the premiere of his latest new work, a collaboration with poet Ian McMillan.
Wilby told BBW, “Of...read more
Peripatetic music teaching in England, providing by a network of 121 hubs has been boosted by the news that they will receive funding of £300 million over the next four years. Although the announcement was broadly welcomed, the NASUWT teacher's union felt it was what they called, 'a sticking plaster to...read more
Brass for Africa is a non-profit organisation that uses music to improve the lives of extremely disadvantaged young people in Uganda and Liberia. Currently Brass for Africa provides brass music education to over 600 children in the greater Kampala area each week. At the start of this new year, why not...read more