Sunday 16 October 2016

Scotland to host International Tenor Horn and Flugel Day

Scotland is to host the third International Tenor Horn and Flugel Day - and players of all levels of experience are being invited to get involved. Led by tenor horn virtuoso and Besson Artist Owen Farr, the free event is taking place in Woodside Community Centre, Glenrothes, on November 12 and will...read more

Sunday 16 October 2016

BiC fringe events detailed

Brass in Concert confirms youth and education event details The organisers of the Brass in Concert Festival have announced final details of the Arts Council England-supported youth and education events at this year’s 40th Festival. These popular events, commencing with Workshops and Taster Sessions, will once again be an integral part of...read more

Friday 14 October 2016

'National' downloads available

World of Brass are offering downloads of all 20 performances of Simon Dobson’s Journey of the Lone Wolf in both mp3 and higher quality FLAC (CD quality lossless audio) formats. Why not download them all and see if you agree with the adjudicators? The World of Sound team were hard at work...read more

Thursday 13 October 2016

Brassed Off set for RAH

Beloved British movie Brassed Off, will receive a special 21st birthday screening next year, including a pre-show Q&A and the film’s score played live by the Grimethorpe Colliery Band – all on the iconic stage where its famous finale takes place - the Royal Albert Hall. The classic 1996 film, starring Stephen...read more

Thursday 13 October 2016

A youthful French connection

The Tewit Youth Band, based in Huby near Harrogate, have just returned from a fantastic trip to Bagnes de Luchon in France to celebrate the ‘Fete des Fleurs’ (festival of flowers). After a record breaking year, this wonderful youth band entertained the thousands of visitors to the festival with a virtuoso display...read more

Thursday 13 October 2016

Solo residency for horn star

Brassband Willebroek have announced the appointment of Tim De Maeseneer as 'Soloist in Residence' for the period 2016/2017. Willebroek's Musical Director, Frans Violet, is a former teacher of Tim's, and was keen to continue working with the Besson tenor horn artist following his appearance with Willebroek at the British Open Brass...read more

Thursday 13 October 2016

The show goes on for Oxted

Despite an arson attack on Oxted band's rehearsal hall on the afternoon of Wednesday 5th October, the band's Autumn Concert on Saturday 29th October at St John’s Church, will go ahead as planned. The theme of this year’s concert is CLASSIC BRASS. We shall not only be showcasing music from the great...read more


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