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Moves Like Jaggar at Hammonds

Published on June 21st, 2018

Following on from being crowned Grand Shield winners 2018, Hammonds now have a new Soprano player. Rob Jaggar has moved from Assistant principal to soprano cornet. Rob made an impressive debut on soprano at Batley Town... Read More


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Geoff Hawley Steps Down at Matlock

Published on June 21st, 2018

It has been announced that Geoff Hawley is to step down as the Musical Director of Matlock Band due to ongoing health issues. Geoff, who has been at the helm of Matlock for the last 4... Read More


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Don Lusher Competition for 2018 Now Open

Published on June 21st, 2018

The British Trombone Society is proud to remember one of the world’s great trombonists with the Don Lusher Trombone Competition 2018. With kind support of Diana Lusher, this contest gives young players the opportunity to display... Read More


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REPORT & RESULTS: Holme Valley Solo Contest

Published on June 21st, 2018

The 8th Holme Valley Solo & Ensemble Competition took place at the weekend in the impressive surroundings of the Band Room at Hade Edge.  Whilst numbers ultimately were slightly down on previous years, adjudicator Jonathan Bates... Read More


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Rockingham Band Announce New Principal

Published on June 21st, 2018

Rockingham Band are proud and excited to announce that Andrew Abele has joined the hard working team to lead the cornet section from the principal chair. Andy joins the band with a wealth of experience in... Read More


Contests

RESULTS: Morley March & Hymn Tune Contest 2018

Published on June 18th, 2018

Full results of the Morley March & Hymn Tune Contest 2018: (Overall Placing, March, Hymn Tune, Total): 1. Yorkshire Imperial DUT  96 88 184 2. Skelmanthorpe   93 86 179 3. Marple    90 85 175 4. Uppermill    84 90 174 5. Marsden Silver Prize Band  87 82 169 6. Kippax    81 78 159 7. Audley... Read More


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Legends In Brass Returns

Published on June 18th, 2018

Legends In Brass returns for another years following on from its initial success in 2017. Organiser, Mike Kilmartin told A4B: ‘Late in 2016 I was toying with the idea of organising a `benefit` concert.  Building the... Read More


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Queen’s Honours Awarded to Diane Pannell

Published on June 14th, 2018

The Musical Director of Haverhill Youth & Community Band and Hadstock Silver Band, Diane Pannell, has been awarded the British Empire Medal. The award in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, is in recognition of her many... Read More


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