Saturday 19 March 2016

Enhanced quality from Wessex

Having now been in business five years, this year finds Wessex Tubas with a real drive to ensure that the quality of its instrument brands matches the most expensive brands in the market. Jonathan Hodgetts, the owner of Wessex Tubas, told BBW: “We are aiming for German quality of instruments, whilst at...read more

Saturday 19 March 2016

High-flying Hammonds

The high-profile success of the artistic collaboration between Hammonds Saltaire Band and Indian musician, Shri Shriram, will reach new heights as they take to the skies over the coming year. British Airways decided to feature ‘Just a Vibration’ as part of their inflight entertainment after the CD was featured on several BBC...read more

Sunday 13 March 2016

Spring Festival details announced

The organisers of the 96th British Open Spring Festival have announced further details for the contests which will take place at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens on Saturday 14th May. The Senior Cup will be the first event to go get under way at 10.00am, with the Grand Shield starting in the Opera House...read more

Sunday 13 March 2016

Yorkshire Regional 2016 Results

RESULTS YORKSHIRE REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPSVenue: St. Georges Hall, Bradford Full Results from the Yorkshire Regional Championships. Read Steven Mead’s full report on how the contest was won and lost by subscribing to BBW Digital today! Subscribe here Championship Section:Test Piece: Cambridge Variations (Philip Sparke)Adjudicators: Michael Ball and Philip Sparke 1. Black Dyke (Prof. Nicholas J...read more

Sunday 13 March 2016

Northwest Regional 2016 Results

RESULTS NORTH WEST REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPSVenue: Winter Gardens, Backpool Full Results from the Northwest Regional Championships. Read Jonathan Bates’ full report on how the contest was won and lost by subscribing to BBW Digital today! 10 editions throughout the year for only £30! Subscribe here CHAMPIONSHIP SECTIONTest-piece: Cambridge Variations (Philip Sparke) Adjudicators: John Berryman...read more

Sunday 13 March 2016

Norwegian National results

Full Results from the Norwegian Brass Band Championships. Read Katrina Marzella’s full report on how the contest was won and lost by subscribing to BBW Digital today! 10 editions throughout the year for only £30! Subscribe here ELITE DIVISION
Adjudicators:
Set work: Lars-Erik ter Jung, Aline Nistad and Manuel Hofstadter. Own-choice: Jan Van...read more

Sunday 13 March 2016

March edition out now!

In this month’s edition… COVER STORY – MYSTERIOUS HORIZONSChristopher Thomas chats to Cornet star, Harmen Vanhoorne, about fresh vistas WE MEET AGAIN!Howard Snell rekindles his love affair with bands and shares his forthright views about where we are VIKING ORDERKatrina Marzella surveys the recent Norwegian National when Eikanger reclaimed the top title FIRST UK ‘AREA’...read more


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