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Wileman Takes Dronfield Helm

Published on September 22nd, 2017

Dronfield Genquip Band is pleased to announce Damian Wileman as its new Musical Director. On his appointment, Damian told A4B, “I am delighted to have been appointed Musical Director for Dronfield Band. The band has a real desire... Read More


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Fountain of Youth Runs Deep for Coleshill

Published on September 19th, 2017

Sunday 10th September saw Coleshill Youth Brass make the 150 mile journey to North Yorkshire to compete in the annual Hardraw Scar contest in Hawes, set alongside the beautiful Hardraw Force waterfall. The event saw twelve... Read More


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Chapeltown Announce Sam Fisher as New MD

Published on September 16th, 2017

The Chapeltown Band are delighted to announce the appointment of Sam Fisher as Musical Director. The band have been actively searching for an MD following the announcement that Andrew Dennis was to retire from Banding to... Read More


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Regional Test Pieces 2018 Announced

Published on September 16th, 2017

The 2018 Test Pieces for the Regional Championships have been announced. Championship Section: Odyssey (Kevin Norbury) This work was selected as the Championship Section Test Piece for the 1999 European Brass Band Championships held in Munich.... Read More


Live

LIVE: National Finals 2017

Published on September 16th, 2017

Follow all the action live this weekend from the National Championship Finals taking place in Cheltenham… #nationalfinals2017 Tweets FIRST SECTION RESULTS Test Piece: Tournament for Brass (Eric Ball) Adjudicators: Michael Fowles and Paul Holland 1. Pemberton... Read More


Contests

Wychavon Festival Announces Judges & Draws

Published on September 13th, 2017

The organising committee for Wychavon Festival of Brass is delighted to announce a truly exceptional number of bands that have entered the entertainment contest for 2017. Understood to be the largest entry of bands in the... Read More


Contests

REPORT & RESULTS: Hardraw Scar Festival

Published on September 12th, 2017

Last Sunday saw the annual Hardraw Scar Brass Band festival take place once again in the magnificent setting of Wensleydale. This year, the breath-taking dales backdrop was somewhat obscured by some inclement weather which forced the... Read More


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Loxley Band Delve Deep Into History

Published on September 12th, 2017

The Loxley Band, will delve deep into their history in an upcoming presentation tracing the band from their roots back in 1889. Stuart Young, until recently the Secretary, Concert Secretary and Marketing Manager of Sheffield-based Loxley... Read More


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