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Nominations Open for 2024 BBE Awards

Nominations are invited for the 2024 BBE Awards. Commenting on the annual event, a spokesperson from BBE stated, “BBE is proud to recognise those individuals and organisations in the banding world that have made an exceptional contribution to brass banding. Be it through inspiring young ... read more

UK Leading Bands Forum Announcement

The UK Leading Bands Forum (UKLBF) has announced the appointment of its regional representative bands and officers. The decision to offer Regional Contacts was made at its meeting on the 17th January. The organisation’s press release stated, "The UKLBF has created a regional framework of contacts ... read more

Italian Band’s School of Brass

The Italian Brass Band, from Rome has been working hard to inspire future generations of brass band players in Italy. The band proudly represented the nation in the Championship Section at the 2023 European Championships in Malmo, having won the European Challenge Section on three ... read more

Micah Roberts wins BrookWright Composition Competition

The results of the 2023 BrookWright International Brass Ensemble Composer Competition (IBECC) have been announced. For the first time since the competition began in 2020, the Overall Winner has also won the Public Commendation Prize, which was voted for by viewers. The winner of both ... read more