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Elland Offer Free Workshop With the Cory Band

Published on December 6th, 2017

Elland Silver Band are delighted to announce that they have received a grant from the Norman Jones fund to provide a FREE Training band workshop for young brass and percussion players. Samantha Harrison, Elland Youth Band... Read More


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Darwen Brass & Steve Hartley Era Comes to an End

Published on December 6th, 2017

A successful ten year period for both Darwen Brass and their Conductor Steve Hartley, has come to an end following Steven’s resignation from the band. The New Year will see Steve leave the band after fulfilling... Read More


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Foden’s Heritage Preserves Lost Manuscripts

Published on December 5th, 2017

In October 2016 Foden’s were successful in a application to the ‘Heritage Lottery Fund’ for a ‘Heritage and Digital Project’ that would see the digitisation of the bands historical artefacts, original 78’s recordings (outside of copyright)... Read More


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LSO Principal To Lead Cornwall Youth

Published on December 4th, 2017

Around 40 young musicians of the Cornwall Youth Brass Band will be spending four days of their Christmas holidays, from 27th to 30th December, rehearsing and studying under the baton of their Guest Conductor Dr Stephen... Read More


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Elland Band Grant to Prove Big Hit

Published on November 30th, 2017

Elland Silver Band are delighted to announce they have received a Ward Forum grant from Calderdale Council. The grant will be used to fund tuition, equipment and music for our new “HIT IT” beginner percussion class,... Read More


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West of England Regionals Judges Announced

Published on November 30th, 2017

WEBBA are pleased to announce the panel of adjudicators for the 2018 West of England Regional Championships are Brett Baker, Stan Lippeatt, Alan Morrison, David Roberts, Duncan Stubbs OBE and John Winterflood. The Championships will take... Read More


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BBC Sounds of Brass

Published on November 28th, 2017

BBC Sounds of Brass radio programme list – Sunday 3rd December 2017 GOLDCREST (James Anderson) Fodens Courtois Band (Conductor Nicholas Childs) CHILD’S PLAY (John Golland) Euphonium Duet Robert & Nicholas Childs Salford College of Technology Brass... Read More


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Pemberton Band Seeking Co-operation

Published on November 28th, 2017

Pemberton Old Wigan Brass Band is looking for community support as they seek to raise funds towards the renovation of their new band room. They were chosen as one of the local causes for the Co-op... Read More


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RESULTS: SWEBBA Contests & Welsh League

Published on November 27th, 2017

Last weekend saw the finale to the SWEBBA Contests and the champion bands for the year announced. SEWBBA Autumn Festival Contest Results:- Championship Section Adjudicator: Paul Holland Test Piece: Variations on a Ninth (Gilbert Vinter) 1.... Read More


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Elland Band Announce Death of Sylvia Graucob MBE

Published on November 27th, 2017

It is with much sadness that the Elland Band report the passing of their band president and friend, Mrs Sylvia Graucob MBE. Sylvia passed away peacefully at her home in Jersey on Monday 6th November after... Read More


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