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
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
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
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
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