UniBrass is all set to feature a cross genre trombone spectacular on 5th of February at the University of Sheffield’s Octagon Centre for a UniBrass 2022 Gala Concert like no other, featuring the Friary Brass Band alongside guest soloist, jazz trombonist Dennis Rollins, and performances from trombone quartet, Bone-afide.
Following 42 years of unstinting service to the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain, John Maines announced his retirement from the organisation. Beginning as a member of the band in 1963, John has since gone on to be trombone tutor, librarian and trustee as well as conducting the majority...read more
Congratulations to the competitors and winners of the recent 2021 Salford International Online Brass Soloist Competition. The adjudicators for the competition were Tom Hutchinson, Brett Baker and Mark Wilkinson, whilst generous support for the initiative came from Band Supplies Leeds and composer Dan Price, who kindly donated a solo with accompaniment...read more
There’s no doubt that 2021 had not been the recovery year expected. With that in mind, Brass Bands England is pleased to highlight two funding opportunities for brass bands that are quick on the horizon. In June, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will become the first British monarch to celebrate...read more