Wednesday 4 May 2022

WFEL Fairey in National Lottery Jubilee Party

The WFEL Fairey Band will be part of the National Lottery’s Big Jubilee Street Party at the AO Arena. It will be aired by ITV and hosted by Jason Manford and Fleur East. The event, will combine exciting performance collaborations from some of the biggest names in music; Kaiser Chiefs, Tom...read more

Monday 2 May 2022

Cory Crowned European Champions

Defending champions Cory proved unbeatable again as they claimed victory at the long awaited European Brass Band Championships at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall. The band gave a superb performance of Philip Wilby’s set-test ‘Saints Triumphant’ on Saturday evening under the inimitable musical direction of Philip Harper. The audience and brass band aficionados...read more

Sunday 1 May 2022

2022 BIC Championship Draw

The draw for the 2022 Brass in Concert Championships was made before the EBBF Gala Concert in Birmingham. Led by Brass Bands England CEO Kenny Crookston, in his role as adviser for the Brass in Concert event, the draws were made by David and Jenny Bennett, President and Lady President...read more

Sunday 1 May 2022

Jubilee Celebrations continue for NYBBGB

In the NYBBGB’s 70th jubilee year the organisation has much to celebrate – the band continues to reflect on the heritage of the charity and the many members whose musical experiences it has helped to shape. The band has recently given two fabulous concert performances outside of the recent Easter...read more

Sunday 1 May 2022

Hat-Trick for Fountain at NABBA Championships

Over thirty brass bands travelled across North America with over 1,100 musicians competing for glory at the 2022 North American Brass Band Association (NABBA) Championships this weekend. The event took place in the Von Braun Center, was hosted by the Brass Band of Huntsville with live streaming and interviews provided by...read more

Sunday 1 May 2022

Rossier wins EBBA Composer’s Competition

Adjudicators Jan de Hann, Kenneth Hesketh and Professor Philip WIlby had the enviable job on Friday evening of judging the Final European Conductor’s Competition. Each work was displayed to the highest quality by Grimethorpe Colliery Band at Birmingham Town Hall. ‘Stendhal’s Syndrome’ from the pen of Theo Rossier was awarded...read more

Sunday 1 May 2022

European Youth Brass Band Championships

The European Youth Brass Band Championships made a welcome return yesterday with eight fabulous performances on display across both sections for adjudicators Grethe Tonheim and Adam Cooke to enjoy. In the development section it was once again Wardle Academy Youth Band and their MD Lee Rigg that clinched victory, from the...read more


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