Saturday 8 April 2017

Owen Farr boosts Salford students

Besson tenor horn artist Owen Farr recently visited the University of Salford to work with the Adelphi Brass Band and soloists. Owen is the International Brass Tutor for the Musical Arts programme and enjoyed working with the students as they prepare for their end of year performance exams. Dr Brett Baker Programme...read more

Saturday 8 April 2017

New CD for Clarence

New CD Recording Confirmed For Clarence Adoo Trust Supporters of the Clarence Adoo Trust are delighted to announce a new fundraising project will take place later this year: the renowned Enfield Citadel Band, under the guest direction of John Ward will record a celebration of Eric Ball’s music in July. This will...read more

Saturday 8 April 2017

Foden’s recognised by Sandbach

Sandbach Town Council announces that new town and village entry signs have been erected to identify the individual villages of Elworth, Ettiley Heath, Sandbach Heath and Wheelock. The entry signs also recognise the role and importance of Foden's Band in Sandbach. John Barber, Chairman of Fodens Band, commented: “Foden’s is delighted to...read more

Saturday 8 April 2017

Don't miss the NYBBGB Open Day

The 80-strong National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain (NYBBGB) is to hold a free-of-charge Open Day on 11 April for young brass players and music teachers. The day will give brass and percussion players, aged eight to 18, the opportunity to play with the band, receive tuition from expert coaches...read more

Saturday 8 April 2017

Dr. Childs for Woodfalls

Following success in Torquay, Woodfalls Band has announced a new three-year partnership with Dr. Robert Childs. The band was crowned champion of the West of England after giving a commanding performance of Herbert Howell’s Pageantry under Robert Childs, who agreed a three-year tenure as Musical Director of the Wiltshire-based band. The...read more

Saturday 8 April 2017

New BBW edition out now!

The April edition of Brass Band World magazine is out and full with fantastic features, articles, reviews and interviews from around the globe… EDITOR'S VIEW:BBW's Editor, DAVID CHILDS, highlights the fundraising campaign to raise £90,000 for life-saving treatment - which is above the NHS funding threshold - for the 26-year-old ace trombonist...read more

Friday 31 March 2017

European own-choice tests and adjudicators announced

The European Brass Band Association (EBBA) has released the list of own-choice works to be performed at this year’s event, which will take place in Oostende, Belgium during the last week in April. In addition to the set test-pieces, which were previously announced as Where Angels Fly by Belgian composer Kevin Houben...read more


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