Thursday 7 April 2016

Antique jug returns home

Black Dyke has been reunited with a beautiful memento of its rich history, after being presented with a rare commemorative water jug dating from 1883.It is one of just a few now in existence that records the prizes won by the 'Black Dike Band' at venues throughout the Great Britain more

Tuesday 22 March 2016

Brass at Hampton Court Palace

Music for the Tudor court: On 27th March 2016, aedelfrìth: brass quintet shall take their place as Tudor court musicians to put on a special Easter Sunday performance at the former residence of Henry VIII, Hampton Court Palace. Led by trumpet player Nick Walkley, the group shall perform as part of more

Sunday 20 March 2016

Fowles to leave Ratby

The Ratby Co-operative Band Organisation have announced that their twelve year partnership with Musical Director Michael Fowles will be coming to an end following their performance at The Spring Festival Senior Cup on 14th May 2016. Speaking of his decision Michael told BBW: “It’s been a great 12 years with a more

Sunday 20 March 2016

Quintet of sponsors for Nationals

Geneva Instruments has again stepped forward as the Headline Sponsor of the 2016 British National Finals, whilst the, Denis Wick Products, Brass Band World magazine and Yamaha Percussion have also agreed to become supporters. Speaking about the quintet of Headline Sponsor and supporters, Philip Morris of Kapitol Promotions, which presents more

Sunday 20 March 2016

Royal Marines Graduate Scheme

The Royal Marines Band Service (RMBS) has just launched a five-day Graduate Placement Scheme Something new and special took place in Portsmouth last month as members of the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) and a member of the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain (NYBBGB) joined The Band of more

Sunday 20 March 2016

EYBB baton announced

The European Youth Brass Band (EYBB) will meet in Lille, France, at the 39th European Championships under the baton of the respected Dutch conductor, Erik Janssen. The 14th gathering of the EYBB, this year includes ten young musicians from all corners of Great Britain, and the ensemble will perform at the more

Sunday 20 March 2016

TYB inspires future stars

The Salvation Army Territorial Youth Band courses provide valuable instrumental teaching for scores of young people. Nineteen years ago, The Salvation Army’s annual Territorial Youth Band Course was inaugurated - in part perhaps as a response to regulation changes relating to membership expectations and the release of The Salvation Army’s band more

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