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IBBSS gets set for a ‘Great’ Gala Concert 

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 ... read more

Last call for BBSS 2022

  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 ... read more

Wellington Brass Wins NZ Nationals

  Wellington Brass retained their elite level National Band of New Zealand title for the fourth consecutive time in their home city on the weekend. Guided to victory for an 8th time since 2013 by MD David Bremner, Wellington Brass impressed in all three areas of ... read more


  • Concert: Sparke Euphonium Concerto Première

    To celebrate his 60th Birthday, Steven Mead commissioned a new euphonium concerto from the pen of Philip Sparke. The world première took ... read more

  • CD: Keep the Music Playing

    KEEP THE MUSIC PLAYINGSolo trumpet: James FountainPiano: Elliot LaunnTredegar Town Band: Conductor: Ian PorthouseSlide Action/Lucy Knight/Classical / James Fountain, recently crowned ... read more