The Brighouse & Rastrick Band is excited to have been invited to provide the adjudicators for this year's competition at the Aalborg Music Festival in May. The team, led by Musical Director David Thornton, will include Kathleen Gaspoz (pictured), Sheona White, and Philippe Schwartz. The Aalborg Music Festival was founded...read more
On Saturday night, Black Dyke played to over 700 people in Bolton people at its first Victoria Hall concert since 2005. During the fantastic concert which featured 'Journey into Freedom', 'March Slave' and a host of exceptional solos, star Flugel Horn player Zoe Hancock performed the solo 'Always on My...read more
Foden's are pleased to announce that Carole Hirst has accepted their offer to become the bands 'Strategic Arts Funding Advisor' Speaking about the appointment Mark Wilkinson commented, "We are extremely pleased that Carole has accepted our offer. Carole is a previous Solo Baritone player with the band and has...read more
The Scottish Brass Band Association (SBBA) has announced that it is to receive almost £90,000 from Creative Scotland through the Youth Music Initiative (YMI) 'Access to Music-Making Programme'. The money is to be used to assist with six proposed projects.
SBBA President Carrie Boax said: "I'm delighted that we have been...read more
On Tuesday 20th March A4 Brass Quartet added another huge accolade to the already bulging trophy cabinet by winning the Royal Over-Seas League mixed ensembles class final. The members of A4; Jamie Smith, Jonathan Bates, Michael Cavanagh and Chris Robertson are delighted by the win. Not only do the group...read more