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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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RESULTS: GBBA Annual Contest 2017

Published on November 23rd, 2017

The Annual GBBA Contest was held at the All Saints Academy in Cheltenham on Sunday 19th November. The chosen venue was in many respects, the perfect place to hold such a contest. A splendid hall, ample... Read More


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Ryan Watkins Takes The Slaithwaite Baton

Published on November 22nd, 2017

Slaithwaite Brass Band are pleased to announce Ryan Watkins as their new Musical Director. The appointment of Brighouse and Rastrick’s principal trombone player comes as the Slaithwaite Band announces that the recent partnership with MD Andrew... Read More


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RESULTS: Brass In Concert 2017

Published on November 21st, 2017

Eikanger-Bjørsvik under the direction of Reid Gilje took the 2017 Brass In Concert title with their speciallay commissioned programme; Tales of the North Sea. Adjudicators: Jan Van der Roost & Lito Fontana (Music: Quality of Performance)... Read More


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BBC Sounds of Brass

Published on November 21st, 2017

BBC Sounds of Brass radio programme list – Sunday 12th November 2017 OVATION (Martin Ellerby) Combined Bands of Grimethorpe Colliery & Yorkshire Building Society Conductor Elgar Howarth CLUB EUROPE (Marin Ellerby) Flowers Band Conductor Philip Harper... Read More


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Overwhelming Support Ahead of David Morris’ Funeral

Published on November 10th, 2017

Woodhouse Prize Band and Chapeltown Band have announced further details regarding the upcoming funeral of the well loved brass band player and photographer, David Morris. A spokesperson on behalf of both bands told A4B: ‘Both Woodhouse... Read More


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Bandsmen’s Festival Reveal 2018 Test Pieces

Published on November 10th, 2017

Thoughts of summer days, though well ahead, are always welcome, so the West of England Bandsmen’s Festival is pleased to announce during these darker days of autumn the Test Pieces chosen for next summer’s Festival on... Read More


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England Band Adds Extra Bite to Wembley Line Up

Published on November 10th, 2017

Huddersfield Town’s very own Brass Group, “Terrier Brass” are to perform at the upcoming England Internationals at Wembley Stadium as members of the official England Band. 6 members of the group will be joining the England... Read More


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