Bandiau Pres Cymru / Brass Bands Wales, the representative body that supports the existing organisations and structures of the Welsh banding community and music sector, continues to work towards improving the overall playing health of the nation's bands as they prepare for their forthcoming return to rehearsals.
Their latest initiative saw the...read more
Details have been released for a 'Digital Conductor Summer School' with Allan Withington. The critically acclaimed course will be led by Allan with administrative support from Anja Abma, six students at a time can take part over selected as well as follow up teaching links during the Autumn.
Three students who benefitted...read more
Sterling Instruments has announced that highly respected euphonium player Gilles Demeurisse has become a Sterling ‘Performance Artist’.
Gilles studied at the renowned Lemmensinstitute in Leuven with Nick Ost and Bart Van Neyghem, before gaining a Master in Performance Arts from the prestigious Ghent Conservatoire under Frank Vantroyen. He regularly performs with the...read more
The publishers of the 2021 British Open test-piece have announced three errata in the first print run of the scores of Edward Gregson's 'The World Rejoicing: Symphonic Variations on a Lutheran Chorale':
1. Bar 69: Bass Trombone; last semiquaver of bar should be B double flat and Euphonium; last semiquaver...read more
Elland Silver Band organisation is very pleased to announce The Reverend Canon Hilary Barber as its new President. The position of President became vacant following the very sad and untimeley loss of their President Lord David Shutt, David had been associated with the band for many years as an external...read more
Foden’s Band has announced that owing to the huge popularity of this year’s virtual Whit Friday Championships that the contest will now be broadcast over two evenings instead of one. A spokesperson from the band stated, “Following the remarkable number of entries to our Online Whit Friday Championships, we have taken...read more
A4 Brass Quartet has announced that they will be performing live in concert on 10th May as the Royal Over-seas League 2018 Mixed Ensemble winners. The performance will be live streamed and available to watch for free at 6.30pm. A spokesperson for the group stated, “We are excited to be...read more