The International Brass Band Summer School has arrived at Swansea University, complete with glorious weather providing all the ingredients for ‘Sun, Sea and Brass’. Course administrator, Alison Childs commented, “We have nearly 100 delegates from many different countries. Everyone is enjoying the fantastic facilities and is finding the repertoire really...read more
Later this week, on Sunday 7th August, the Brass Band Summer School will assemble in person for the first time since 2019 at Harrogate Ladies’ College for its 35th Anniversary Course, culminating in a Finale Gala Concert at Harrogate’s Grade-1 listed St Wilfrid’s Church on 12th August at 7.30pm.
Grimethorpe Colliery Band has announced that Swiss conductor Michael Bach will lead the band at the British Open Championship in September. Speaking about the appointment, Michael said, “It didn’t take me long to think about the invitation. To conduct one of the world’s most famous bands at the British Open is...read more
The National Youth Children’s Band is in full flight in Taunton for its annual residential course and looking forward to its summer concert celebrating music from around the world. The guest conductor Russell Gray hails from Scotland and has chosen a programme with an international flavour. The programme begins with Russian...read more