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Catalyst Collaboration for National Youth

Gavin Higgins' 'Concerto Grosso for Brass Band and Orchestra' will form the first half centrepiece of two concerts given by the joint forces of the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain and the National Youth Orchestra in Liverpool and London in April. The collaboration, ... read more

Foden’s achieve Eighth Successive Title in Blackpool

Congratulations to Foden’s and the band’s MD Russell Gray on securing an impressive eighth North West Regional win in a row. The band gave a superb performance of Philip Sparke's set-work ‘Variations on an Enigma’, at this first regional contest of the year, giving adjudicators ... read more

UKLBF February Update

On Monday 26 February, the UK Leading Bands Forum (UKLBF) issued information concerning its first Liaison Meeting (12 February) and subsequent Monthly Meeting (14 February). The UKLBF’s first Liaison Meeting consisted of four representatives from Black Dyke, Brighouse & Rastrick, Cory and Foden’s bands, together with ... read more