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Steve Stewart leaves Cory

Steve Stewart has left Cory Band after 10 years in the soprano cornet chair. He has decided that, after the enforced 18 month layoff due to the pandemic, the time is right to relinquish his seat with the band.  MD Philip Harper commented: "Steve has been ... read more

Cheltenham Competitors Confirmed

Kapitol Promotions has announced the list of competing bands for the Cheltenham National Finals, due to take place next weekend on 18th-19th September. Saturday 18th September begins at 9.30am with the Third Section, followed in the afternoon by the First Section. Sunday 19th will start with ... read more

Plans Revealed for Butlins 2022

The organisers of the Butlins Brass Band Festival have released details of a spectacular 2022 Festival. Next year’s event will incorporate the Butlins Youth Band Festival and British Open Solo & Quartet Championships as well as the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain 'Reunion ... read more

Reviews

  • CD: Gregson Music of the Angels

    GREGSON MUSIC OF THE ANGELS Works for Symphonic Brass and Percussion London Brass Conductor: Rumon Gamba & Edward Gregson Chandos: CH20127 www.chandos.net I will set my ... read more

  • CD: A Joyful Noël

    A Joyful Noël The Orchestral Music of Andrew Wainwright Cornet Soloist: James Fountain SKU: BWAR0002 www.brookwrightmusic.com In its excellently presented booklet notes, we learn that away ... read more