March edition out now!
In this month’s edition…
COVER STORY – MYSTERIOUS HORIZONS
Christopher Thomas chats to Cornet star, Harmen Vanhoorne, about fresh vistas
WE MEET AGAIN!
Howard Snell rekindles his love affair with bands and shares his forthright views about where we are
Katrina Marzella surveys the recent Norwegian National when Eikanger reclaimed the top title
FIRST UK ‘AREA’ RESULTS
Steven Mead brings the action from Yorkshire and Jonathan Bates reports from the North West
Besson Artist Les Neish says ‘it’s time to take a tumble’ in the first of his new five-part master class series, plus Chris Turner enjoys a Q&A with Halle Orchestra Principal Trumpet - Gareth Small
Black Dyke’s Solo Baritone, Katrina Marzella, continues BBW's version of Desert Island Discs with Norwegian composer, Torstein Aagaard-Nilsen
GOING FOR GOLD!
Retrospectives of the Welsh Open, UniBrassand the Action Research Youth Championships
EUROPEAN FESTIVAL FRENZY
Previews of three festivals including Black Dyke's 2016 Festival, Germany's European Brass and Wind Festival, and Belgium's Vlaams Open Brass Band Championships
BBW surveys a new Music Business School, a specialist music school, a university-level course, Salvation Army-led and military career ‘opps’
Cory Band returns to the States 40 years after its first historic tour
Mark Good meets Norwegian trombonist and Danish National winner - Pernille Alsos
AND ANOTHER THING
With guest wit, John Barber and cartoonist Nezzy
New releases from Black Dyke, Foden’s and Brass in Concert; Andy Scott reads Howard Snell’s The Art of Practice; ‘Yes, Yes, Yes’ to Mnozil’s Leicester concert; Cory in the USA and Black Dyke at UniBrass; plus product up-dates
THE BRASS BAND WORLD NEWS
40th Brass in Concert headline act, Band Cymru semi-finals, EYBB baton announced, quintet of supporters for British National Finals, high-flying Hammonds, and Buizengen Principal Cornet debut
BRASS BAND WORLD RANKINGS
With Gordon Simpson - Area win boost for Foden's - the only band to have been ranked in the top-ten continuously since the Rankings were first published
What's on around the world in March and April
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