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Concord wins the Danish National Title 

23 bands took to the stage in Musikhuset Aarhus at the Danish National Championships last weekend. Concord Brass Band, under the direction of Reid Gilje, found favour with the judging panel of Frode Rydland, Florent Didier, Jonathan Bates and were crowned champions of Denmark.  In addition to the National title ... read more

Wallace awarded Queen’s Medal for Music  

The Queen has approved the award of Her Majesty’s Medal for Music for the year 2021 to John Wallace CBE.   An internationally renowned Scottish trumpet soloist, composer and educator, John Wallace is the seventeenth recipient of the award, following the celebrated organist Thomas Trotter, who received ... read more

Cory Triumphs at BIC 2021

Congratulations to Cory on completing a hat-trick of victories with this year’s Brass in Concert Championship title. The band performed with its usual assured confidence, and under the direction of Philip Harper, who brought his own inimitable style to the winning programme, Cory proved to ... read more

Reviews

  • CD: Gregson Music of the Angels

    GREGSON MUSIC OF THE ANGELS Works for Symphonic Brass and Percussion London Brass Conductor: Rumon Gamba & Edward Gregson Chandos: CH20127 www.chandos.net I will set my ... read more

  • CD: A Joyful Noël

    A Joyful Noël The Orchestral Music of Andrew Wainwright Cornet Soloist: James Fountain SKU: BWAR0002 www.brookwrightmusic.com In its excellently presented booklet notes, we learn that away ... read more