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PREVIEW & PREDICTIONS: ODBBA Contest

Published on February 21st, 2017

With the Oxford contest going from strength to strength, it is now so popular that it is being held across 2 days.  On Saturday 25th February, the Unregistered, third and first section bands will perform, whilst... Read More


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GBBA Announce David Childs As Entertainments Judge

Published on February 20th, 2017

David Childs has been announced as the adjudicator for the forthcoming annual GBBA Entertainment Contest to be held on May 7th, at All Saints’ Academy, Cheltenham. The contest is open to bands of all sections and... Read More


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Foden’s Back BBC Young Brass Award

Published on February 20th, 2017

On Saturday the 11th February Foden’s Band provided accompaniment for eight previously short listed candidates at Media City, Salford Lewis Bettles (Trombone) James Nash (Flugel Horn) Samuel Taber (Bass Trombone) Ross Dunne (Tenor Horn) Isobel Daws... Read More


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Pennine Music On The Road To The Regionals

Published on February 20th, 2017

Pennine Music and the Brass Band Music Shop will be on the road for the next month as they head to the various Regional Championships taking place, starting with Blackpool this coming weekend. As bands walk... Read More


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A4 Quartet Workshop Heading To Barnsley

Published on February 20th, 2017

The Rockingham band are set to host a brass workshop delivered by the A4 Quartet. Four of the countries finest brass musicians from the Grimethorpe and Wingates band will give a full day of  constructive  advice... Read More


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RESULTS: UniBrass 2017

Published on February 18th, 2017

Unibrass Trophy Adjudicators: Anne Crookston and Philip Harper 1. RNCM (Callum Harrison) 137 2. Birmingham Conservatoire (Ian Porthouse) 131 3. University of Huddersfield (Jonathan Beatty) 126 4. University of Manchester (James Keirle) 125 5. University of... Read More


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Bolsover Festival of Brass Reaches New Junction

Published on February 18th, 2017

Bolsover Festival of Brass have informed A4B that they have agreed a transfer from Bolsover District Council to Junction Arts for the Bolsover Festival of Brass. Carole Crompton (Hirst) has decided to take early retirement from... Read More


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LIVE: UniBrass 2017

Published on February 18th, 2017

Follow all the action from this year’s UniBrass 2017 Championships live … #UniBrass2017 Tweets UniBrass Trophy Commence: 12:15pm Format: Own Choice Entertainments Adjudicators: Phil Harper & Anne Crookston Competing Bands: 1. University of Manchester Brass Band... Read More


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Peter Skellern Dies Aged 69

Published on February 17th, 2017

Peter Skellern, famous amongst brass band enthusiasts for using Grimethorpe Colliery Band and others in a number of his songs throughout the 1970’s and 1980’s has died following a battle with brain cancer. His most popular... Read More


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