Long-serving principal trombonist, Christopher Thomas, will be bidding the European champions farewell this summer.
Christopher joined Cory in 2000, and was part of the famous ‘Double’ winning line-up during his first year. He has remained with the band for the last sixteen years, winning five British Open Championships (’00, ‘02, ‘07, ‘09,...read more
The Band of The King’s Division – one of three professional brass bands within the British Army – are once again competing in the world’s biggest brass band contest: the Whit Friday Marches.
In mid-2014 the Band ceased to exist as a military wind band and became the flagship brass band of...read more
On May 14 adjudicators, Nigel Boddice, Robert Childs, John Doyle, Allan Ramsay, Sandy Smith and David Thornotn were in Blackpool's Winter Gardens to hear 58 bands compete in the 2016 Spring Festival.
Following a long day's contesting in three different venues, the British Open is no longer a distant memory for Carlton...read more
The organisers of the Brass in Concert Championship, which will be held at Sage Gateshead on Sunday 20 November in association with Yamaha, Banks Group and British Bandsman, have revealed the line-up of adjudicators for the 40th Festival.
As extensively reported in the banding press, a new system was introduced four...read more
Foden’s Band has secured a major award from Arts Council England through the Grants for the Arts for Three-year Strategic Music and Audience Development Plan 2016-2019. Grants for the Arts is supported using Public Funding by Arts Council England. The grant over three years is worth £31,020 towards a total...read more