Saturday 27 June 2020

Holly Bennett joins Whitburn on Baritone

Whitburn Band is delighted to announce Holly Bennett, the current Scottish youth brass champion, has joined on second baritone. The 18-year-old joins from Arbroath Instrumental Band and is a current member of the National Youth Brass Band of Scotland. Holly has been the Scottish solo champion in three different age groups, winning...read more

Saturday 27 June 2020

National Youth at Home

The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain (NYBB) & National Children’s Brass Band of Great Britain (NCBB) unveil plans for their joint innovative Summer National Youth at Home courses & concert The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain (NYBB) and the National Children’s Brass Band of Great Britain...read more

Monday 22 June 2020

Shirebrook reschedules for 2021

The Shirebrook Open Brass Band Entertainment Contest was due to have taken place on Sunday 5th July this year, but was postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Organisers have now announced that the contest has been rescheduled for Sunday 4th July 2021. All competing bands have been informed. The Shirebrook 'Brass...read more

Monday 22 June 2020

NYBBS prepare for Virtual Performance

Since the cancellation of the NYBBS course because of COVID-19, work has been going on behind the scenes by the Scottish Brass Band Association to create an exciting and memorable project. This has been made possible through funding from Creative Scotland's Youth Music Initiative scheme. 116 members of the three...read more

Monday 22 June 2020

New Principal Cornet at Fairey Band

The Fairey Band have announced the signing of Tom Smith as their new Principal Cornet player. This exciting, forward looking appointment demonstrates the band’s desire for further success. A student at the RNCM, Tom joins the band after gaining experience with Grimethorpe Band and more recently as Principal Cornet with Pemberton...read more

Monday 22 June 2020

Childs and Renton in concert with Downshire

Downshire Brass is busy preparing for an exciting online concert on 27 June which will feature renowned virtuoso euphonium soloist and Besson artist, David Childs, and a variety of specially prepared solo, ensemble and full band pieces, all recorded during this period of lockdown. The event, which will be...read more

Monday 22 June 2020

Whitehall wakes up with Fulham Brass

Fulham Brass Band recently featured in the ‘Father’s Day Special’ on BBC One with Jack Whltehall. Screened on 19th June, the programme showcased the band, adhering to social distancing measures, perform ‘The Dambusters’ as the comedian pranked his father with this unique wake-up call. The band arrived on the back of...read more


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