The current British Open, European, Brass in Concert and BrassPass UK Band of the Year champions are holding an open rehearsal on Thursday 10th Oct from 7:30pm at Tonyrefail Comprehensive School, Gilfach Rd, Tonyrefail, Porth CF39 8HH.
Come along and hear Philip Harper put the current #1 ranked band in the world...read more
Mark Bousie and Mark Wilkinson travelled to the North East last weekend to work with the Hoghton Area Youth Band and later perform with Houghton Brass as guest soloists. Commenting on the event Mark Bousie stated, “It was a brilliant day up in the North East working alongside Mark with the...read more
In advance of their appearance at the upcoming National Brass Band Championships in the Royal Albert Hall, Black Dyke Band are offering their supporters the opportunity to join them in their preparations. The band will be presenting their open rehearsal at Morley Town Hall at 8.00pm on Wednesday 9th October....read more
West Wales Brass Band Association Festival of Brass Competition, hosted by the Gwaun Cae Gurwen Brass Band took place on Saturday 5th October. It proved to be a case of the ‘home advantage’ working its magic for the hosts who claimed victory in the Fourth Section, under the relatively new...read more
This weekend South Wales’ Lewis Merthyr Band will travel to Ostend, Belgium to perform in the 2019 International Taptoe België (Belgian International Tattoo). The ITB is Belgium’s top large scale event. There the band will perform for over 12000 people across three performances at the Versluys Dome, Ostend alongside additional...read more
The Shirley Band from Solihull near Birmingham in the West Midlands has appointed Royal Birmingham Conservatoire’s (RBC) first postgraduate brass band conducting student, Tom Stoneman, as its new Musical Director. Tom, 22, who was awarded a first-class BMus (Hons.) degree from RBC last year is to start his role with immediate...read more