Sunday 15 April 2018

Breaking boundaries in Bergen

Leading brass band conductor and member of the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra trumpet section, Allan Withington, is currently composing, authoring and producing a cross-genre brass band and dance project inspired by Coco Chanel for Bergen International Festival audiences. Here, he leads us through his groundbreaking creative journey to present a brass band...read more

Sunday 15 April 2018

BBW Interview: Matthew van Emmerik

Australian-born Adams Artist, Dr. Matthew van Emmerik, has just completed a major ‘Preserving Code’ project - Thomas Dunne caught up with the globetrotting euphoniumist to find out about find out about it. Preserving Code is clearly a project that means a great deal to Matthew and he reflected: “I think the biggest...read more

Sunday 15 April 2018

Let's Debate: Leading England to global greatness

Brass Bands England has appointed Kenneth Crookston as its new CEO. Nicola Bland charts his career to date and probes him about his vision for making England a global leader in banding again by building the ‘highest and widest pyramid in the banding world.’Probed about his future vision and plans for...read more

Thursday 28 December 2017

Voice from the past: Maurice Murphy

VOICE FROM THE PAST: REACHING FOR THE STARS A candid and previously unpublished interview with the late
Maurice Murphy at the Barbican Centre, in February 2002,
with Lisa Fitzgerald-Lombard gained a fabulous insight into the life and times of the legendary trumpet player, who passed away in 2010…read more Read this article in...read more

Thursday 28 December 2017

Pro-practice with Roger Webster

PEAK FOR PERFORMANCE Could sport science, epitomised by top athletes Mo Farah and Usain Bolt, be applied to brass contest performance? As we head towards a new contesting year, BBW’s Pro Practice host, Professor Roger Webster, applies world-class sport training techniques to achieving peak performance at brass band contests…read more Read this...read more

Thursday 28 December 2017

BBW Castaway – David Morten

The principal cornet of 2017 Grand Slam Band, Eikanger - David Morton - selects his desert island listening, book and luxury item…read more Read this article in full, featured in December 2017 / January 2018’s BBW, by subscribing to BBW Digital. Alternatively, subscribe to the printed magazine delivered by post: £40...read more

Thursday 28 December 2017

Grand Slam for Eikanger

Norway’s Vikings completed a 2017 grand slam of four major titles at Brass in Concert, which invited the audience to award the first Audience Entertainment Trophy at its 41st edition…read more Read this article in full, featured in December 2017 / January 2018’s BBW, by subscribing to BBW Digital. Alternatively, subscribe to...read more


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