Tuesday 20 July 2021

Brass in Concert draws announced

The organisers of the Brass in Concert Festival, to be held at Sage Gateshead in association with Yamaha, Banks Group and World of Brass, have announced the draws for the 2020 event. The draw was carried out on Friday 16 July at Brass Bands England’s headquarters in Barnsley by leading cornet...read more

Wednesday 14 July 2021

Tickets available for British Open

With the news of a considered relaxation of Covid-19 rules, regulations and guidance this week the management at Symphony Hall in Birmingham have announced that bands will perform to a capacity audience. Seats are still available for the ground floor stalls and the Grand Tier for the 168th British Open Championships...read more

Wednesday 14 July 2021

Triple signing for Fairey

The Fairey Band has welcomed a trio of cornet players to the ranks as they look ahead to the Autumn and a return to the contest and concert stage. MD Adam Cooke stated that the youthful trio of James Atkins, Alicia Davis and Matthew Hall are “exceptionally talented and driven”. James Atkins...read more

Wednesday 14 July 2021

NYBBGB Summer Plans

The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain has announced its line-up of artistic and music staff for its forthcoming Summer Season. The Children's Band will be led by Prof Nicholas Childs, who will be joined by a world class team of tutors and soloists, with Foden's euphonium star Gary Curtin...read more

Wednesday 14 July 2021

Cory Band Conductors Weekend

Philip Harper and Nigel Seaman are running a special two-day initiative supported by Ty Cerdd and Arts Council of Wales funding. Cory Band’s artistic duo welcome first time conductors or conductors looking to take their skills and experience to the next level conductors to the event, which is being offered free...read more

Wednesday 14 July 2021

UniBrass Band Camp awarded extra Funding

The UniBrass foundation will benefit from new funding sources to help its Band Camp this summer. Band Camp is an exciting new playing and social experience for young musicians aged 18-25. The new summer school has received a grant of £14,980 from Arts Council England as well as an additional...read more

Wednesday 14 July 2021

Foden's Donate Funds to Whit Friday

Following the runaway success of the Foden's Online Whit Friday contest, and the generosity of participants and audience members, the event has raised over £4,000 to be split evenly between the Tameside and Saddleworth Organising Committees to help the return their traditional events in 2022. Bob Rodgers, Chairman of the organisers...read more


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