Virtuosi GUS Band and NYBBGB percussionist, Jordan Ashman, is the winner of the 2021 Davison Young Musician Award. He received his award from patron of the Davison Young Musicians Award, Commodore Duncan Lustig-Prean, at Ely Cathedral on August 12, 2021. Jordan, from Milton, performed his winning piece – Hombre d’Août by...read more
If you missed the release on Sunday, make sure to check out the streaming services on a new recording by Lode Violet from an outstanding work for the cornet: ‘Cornet Concerto’ by Edward Gregson. The last year gave the cornet virtuoso the opportunity to launch some small recording projects. Several songs...read more
On Tuesday 21 September, the Brass Band Conductors’ Association will be hosting an online networking session providing a chance to chat to other band conductors from the comfort of your sofa. The event will also offer a chance to meet a number of the BBCA’s local Area Representatives and Executive Committee,...read more
Brass Bands England has announced that their BBE Brass Foundations programme has been extended until July 2022. Following the success of the first six months of this ground-breaking brass education initiative, Arts Council England have awarded £48,000 for the programme through its National Lottery Project Grants. Brass Foundations currently operates on...read more
Brass Bands England (BBE) is set to hold its online Annual General Meeting on 25 September, ahead of the BBE Conference, and is encouraging people to put themselves forward if they think they could make a valuable contribution as a new trustee on their Board.
Chair Mike Kilroy commented “We would...read more