Monday 1 March 2021

2021 National Finals Announcement

Kapitol Promotions is delighted to announce that the Finals of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain 2021 will be held as planned this year, subject to government rules & guidance at the time. Please see dates below: Sections 1-4 Finals: Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 September, Cheltenham Racecourse Championship Section...read more

Sunday 28 February 2021

NYBBGB masterclass from Adoo

The inspirational former professional trumpeter, Dr Clarence Adoo MBE, is to give a masterclass to members of The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain (NYBBGB). The masterclass will be delivered during the Youth Brass Band’s forthcoming Easter Course, which due to the ongoing pandemic, will be a mix of virtual...read more

Sunday 28 February 2021

Green-light for BBSS Return

Following a successful online virtual course last year, the famous Brass Band Summer School (BBSS) is delighted to announce that it will return to its regular in-person format later this year when it celebrates its 35th anniversary at Harrogate Ladies College from August 8-14. A BBSS spokesperson commented: “Following recent government...read more

Saturday 27 February 2021

Funding Boost for Eikanger

Eikanger Bjorsvik receives a one million Krone boost (around £115,000), for the third consecutive year, from businessman and philanthropist Trond Mohn. The 77 year old, who lives in Bergen was the owner and chief executive of Frank Mohn AS, a multi-national portfolio of oil, gas and marine companies. The donation...read more

Saturday 27 February 2021

BBE Outlines way out of Lockdown

Brass Bands England (BBE) has been working in conjunction with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) to explain how brass band activity is planned to fit into the proposed roadmap for the removal of Covid restrictions in the coming weeks and months. The proposed timetable has been set...read more

Saturday 27 February 2021

Anthony Smith joins Besson  

Besson Musical Instruments has announced addition of Anthony Smith, the highly regarded solo euphonium of Filton Concert Brass and Bandmaster of Bristol Eastern Corps of the Salvation Army, as an international performance artist. Anthony joined Filton Concert Brass in 2010 as solo euphonium and has been pivotal in their rise to...read more

Saturday 27 February 2021

European Youth Collaboration

German and Belgian youngsters will meet up for a week of music making later this year thanks to a new collaboration between VLAMO and Youth Brass Band Nord-Rhine Westfalen. The Belgian VLAMO organisation is already highly regarded in organising events that cater for brass and percussion players of all ages and...read more


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