Saturday 12 November 2016

Les Neish inspires Riverside

A day of fun for Les Neish and The Riverside Youth Band Besson Artist and tuba star Les Neish led more than 30 youngsters, some of whom had never picked up an instrument before, through a packed Come and Play Open Day which ultimately saw them build and perform their own instruments...read more

Saturday 12 November 2016

Over £5k raised for Air Ambulance Charity

Keith Muggeridge was left feeling blown away and overwhelmed after the support shown by everyone involved in The Air Ambulance Concert at Christ The Cornerstone Church in Milton Keynes. Commenting on the event Keith said, “It was an absolutely fabulous evening that surpassed any expectation I could have had in every...read more

Saturday 12 November 2016

40 Years of Floral Dancing for Brighouse

Brighouse & Rastick will celebrate the 40th anniversary of almost reaching the very pinnacle of the pop charts in the UK with a special concert at Huddersfield Town Hall next March. The band famously reached Number 2 in the charts in 1977 with their rendition of 'The Floral Dance', and even...read more

Saturday 12 November 2016

14.5k tune in for Bolsover

Bolsover Festival of Brass A record breaking worldwide audience tuned in to enjoy the brass band entertainment at the Bolsover Festival of Brass with around 14,500 unique users taking up the opportunity to link up with the partnership production at the Heritage High School in Clowne hosted by Bolsover District Council, broadcast...read more

Saturday 12 November 2016

BASCA nominations

The British Composer Awards 2016 are delighted to announce this year’s shortlist which showcases the diversity and vibrancy of contemporary composition in the UK. Shortlisted works take inspiration from science, technology, other art forms and beyond, and with more women nominated than ever before and a fifth of nominees born overseas. Shortlisted...read more

Saturday 12 November 2016

Symphonic partnership for Birmingham Conservatoire

As part of its new Education Department plans to further develop partnerships across the UK, the Symphonic Brass of London has announced plans to work alongside Birmingham Conservatoire as part of their Learning and Participation programme.Birmingham Conservatoire is one of the leading music academies in the country with world renowned cellist...read more

Saturday 12 November 2016

Eccles take Wychavon crown

Eccles Borough led the way at Wychavon Festival of Brass with a Championship and First Section double under the direction of Mareika Gray. Weston Brass and Ynyshir also claimed title success. Results: Championship Section: Eccles Borough (Mareika Gray) — 189 Filton Concert Brass (Glenn van Looy) — 188 Medway (Melvin White) — 187 DUT Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart...read more


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