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Carlton Main Frickley give thanks to Abbotts

Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band has published a heartfelt message of thanks to Kirsty Abbotts for the fantastic service she has given the band over almost two decades as principal cornet. A spokesperson for the band stated, “On behalf of the Carlton Main Frickley Colliery ... read more

European Composers Competition 2022

Composers are invited to apply for a place in the 8th European Composers Competition, to be held in Birmingham, England in 2022 as part of the 43rd European Brass Band Championships.  Composers are invited to submit an original composition for brass band of maximum 12 minutes ... read more

National Victory for Foden’s

Congratulations to Foden’s Band on winning the 2021 National Brass Band Championships. It was a very special event, set in the iconic Royal Albert Hall with 19 of the UK’s top bands competing against one another to be crowned the National Champion Band of Great ... 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