Thursday 7 April 2016

British Nationals: Music and line-up

The Music Panel of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain have announced the set tests for the 2016 National Finals on 17/18 September at The Centaur, Cheltenham and on 8 October in London’s Royal Albert Hall. CHAMPIONSHIP SECTION: Journey of the Lone Wolf by Simon Dobson - published by Faber...read more

Thursday 7 April 2016

Foden’s to partner Keele University

Foden's Band are pleased to announce a new Partnership with Keele University, as well as a free workshop and concert on 23 April. Keele University Music & Music Technology is calling all keen brass instrumentalists to come and play with the legendary Foden’s Band in a fantastic free workshop. The workshop is...read more

Thursday 7 April 2016

Top brass celebration

Peter Bassano, Elgar Howarth, John Wallace and the City of Cambridge Brass Band are set to present a concert tracing the development of the British Brass Band, its instruments, composers and music from its humble origins as working class entertainment to a sophisticated culture attracting many of Europe’s leading composers to...read more

Thursday 7 April 2016

Comings and goings at EYMS

East Yorkshire Motor Services Band and its new musical director Stig Maersk are set to make history later this year at the iconic Royal Albert Hall. The 32-year-old Copenhagen-born MD will in October become the first Dane to conduct at the finals of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain. He...read more

Thursday 7 April 2016

SBBA Awarded £100,000

The Scottish Brass Band Association has been awarded more than £100,000 of funding from the Scottish Government's Youth Music Initiative. SBBA was named as one of the recipients of the £1.1 million of funding, receiving £100,000 following an announcement last month. Carrie Boax, SBBA president told BBW, "I'm delighted that the Scottish...read more

Thursday 7 April 2016

Higgins shortlisted for RPS Award

Rambert and Gavin Higgin’s collaborative work Dark Arteries has been shortlisted for the RPS Music Award for Large-Scale Composition. Dark Arteries, which premiered at Sadler’s Wells in May 2015, is inspired by the miner’s strike which took place 31 years ago. A collaboration between Rambert Artistic Director Mark Baldwin and composer Gavin...read more

Thursday 7 April 2016

Euro adventure in Halifax

In preparation for the European Championships, the Brighouse & Rastrick Band is thrilled to welcome Elland Silver Youth Band to its European Adventure concert in Halifax Minster on 9 April. Formed in 1995, Elland Youth conducted by Samantha Harrison, continues to develop as one of the most outstanding youth bands in the...read more


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