Thursday 15 June 2017

BBBC inspire

Brass Band Battle Creek Spring Concert ‘To bring joy, understanding and inspiration through the power of music’ is the mission statement of the Brass Band of Battle Creek (BBBC); a phrase the band certainly lived up to at the recent Spring Concert on 20 May 20 at the W. K. Kellogg Auditorium,...read more

Thursday 15 June 2017

Foden’s Solo Competition

Entries are open for Foden’s Band 7th Open Solo, Duet and Quartet competition on 29 October, supported by Besson Musical Instruments. One of the band’s Vice-Presidents, John Wallace CBE, will join the judges and the other adjudicators will be announced shortly. For further details of this year’s competition, email Fiona Rolfe: mailto:fiona-rolfe@hotmail.co.uk or...read more

Thursday 15 June 2017

Sterling choice for Kirkintilloch

Thornton to lead Kirkintilloch’s 2018 Scottish bid Sterling Artist and Resident Conductor at Brighouse and Rastrick, David Thornton, will direct Kirkintilloch Band at the 2018 Scottish Championship. Band spokesperson, Ian Squires, commented: "We are delighted by the news and look forward to starting work with David at the start of...read more

Thursday 15 June 2017

Bugle for new Chairman

The West of England Bandsmen’s Festival has announced the appointment of Geraint Richards as its new Chairman. Geraint Richards succeeds Leonard Adams (pictured above), who has stood down after ten years in the post. Recognising the commitment and support that Leonard Adams has given to the Festival during his term; the...read more

Thursday 15 June 2017

Eagley thrilled with Ripon win

Eagley Band and its recently appointed MD, Chris Wormald, are thrilled to have won the 2017 Ripon Cathedral Entertainment Contest held on 3 June. Band Chairman Deb Lyons enthused: “I cannot describe what this means to me personally and to the band. I have been in Eagley for 35 years and we...read more

Thursday 15 June 2017

SATCOL acquires Studio Music Company

The Salvation Army Trading Company (SATCOL) has revealed that it has acquired Studio Music Company Ltd. The acquisition will see Studio Music relocate from Luton to Wellingborough, and Mhairi Reid and Heidi Sones, who have many years of music retail experience, will continue to supply the same high level of expertise that...read more

Thursday 15 June 2017

Misa Mead plays Wick

Euphonium star - Misa Mead becomes Denis Wick Artist Denis Wick Products has announced that Misa Mead, who plays the SM Ultra 4X mouthpiece, has become a Denis Wick Artist. Denis Wick’s MD, Stephen Wick, told BBW: “Misa is an internationally renowned euphonium soloist and her performing career takes her all around...read more


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