“Brass bands are a bedrock of British musical life, yet rarely celebrated at the Proms. Great news, then, that one of the best – Tredegar Band, from South Wales are featured twice in quick succession.” This was how The Times announced Tredegar Band’s double appearance at this year’s BBC Proms series...read more
The Association of Brass Band Adjudicators (AoBBA) has announced the appointment of Brett Baker as Vice-Chair of the organisation. The international trombone soloist is an experienced adjudicator having in many of the world’s most prestigious brass band competitions over the last 20 years.
Commenting on his appointment, Brett said, "I am...read more
World of Brass will be live streaming the action from the European Brass Band Championships at Symphony Hall on Saturday 30th April and Sunday 1st May via the www.wobplay.com platform. The Gala Concert will also be bought to you by the Louis Dowdeswell Big Band performing with Cory Band.
The streaming...read more
With nominations for the 2022 Brass Bands England Awards due to close in just a couple of weeks, make sure you cast your vote for one of the most popular award categories - the Outstanding Contribution Award. The Outstanding Contribution Award is intended for an individual who has made an...read more
A new music education initiative is taking Gloucestershire schools by storm and has seen communities come together to make it happen for the benefit of our county’s young musicians. The Brass Foundations programmes brings live music-making into schools in the form of free of charge brass workshops, providing children with the...read more
The Scottish Champion claimed a convincing win ahead of their Grand Shield appearance at the Fife Brass Band Festival title at Dunfermline's Carnegie Hall on the weekend. Championship colleagues Kingdom Brass finished 3 points adrift in second place, with Scottish First Section champion Bo'ness & Carriden coming in third. Whitburn...read more
The Kirkintilloch Band are happy to announce an open rehearsal on Wednesday May 4 conducted by Steven Mead, to be held at:
Glasgow City Centre Salvation Army, 1 Houldsworth Street, Glasgow G3 8ED
7.30pm start. Free admission
The band have been enjoying their preparations for their performance of Freedom by Hubert Bath...read more