Pangbourne College press statement: Awesome, sensational, and uplifting were three words one could use to describe the second annual Brass Day organised by Head of Brass, Mr Jonathan Corry, at Pangbourne College on the final Sunday of January. James Fountain (Principal Trumpet, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra), encouraged and guided eight trumpeters aged...read more
In November 1977, the Brighouse and Rastrick Band reached number 2 in the UK Singles Chart with its recording of The Floral Dance. With support from legendary broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan, the band held its position in the charts for nine weeks, only surpassed at the time by Mull of Kintyre...read more
Black Dyke Band is thrilled to announce that through a three year initiative funded by Arts Council England, Edward Gregson has accepted the role of ‘Composer in Residence’ for 2016.
Professor Gregson is well known to the Black Dyke Band, having begun his association with the band in 1971 with the premier...read more
The Flowers Band has taken banding’s top money prize in emphatic style for a third consecutive year. Full results from the 2016 Butlin’s Mineworkers Brass Band Championships:
Set work: Breath of Souls by Paul Lovatt-CooperAdjudicators: John Berryman and Michael FowlesEntertainment set: 23 minutes own choice programmeAdjudicators: Micahel Fowles and Brian Rostron
Foden's Band have informed BBW that former repiano cornetist, Melanie Whyle, has been appointed as the band's new Flugel Horn Player.
Speaking about the appointment Mark Wilkinson told BBW: "Melanie has played Repiano with Foden's for 5 years and during this time has proved herself to be a very stylish, consistent, committed...read more
Whitburn Band has celebrated the end of 2015 by awarding some its longest serving members and current stars.
The West Lothian band had reason to celebrate after winning every domestic contest the band entered in 2015, including the Scottish Championships and the Scottish Open, and also taking part in the celebrated Dark...read more