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David Childs Takes MD Role at Flowers

Published on August 7th, 2017

In recent month’s Flowers Band have enjoyed working with David Childs as guest conductor. The band are now delighted to announce the appointment of the international euphonium soloist as their Principal Conductor ahead of the British... Read More


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Interim Arrival At Stockport Silver

Published on August 4th, 2017

Stockport Silver Band are pleased to announce the appointment of Alex Parker as their interim MD whilst regular MD, Ian Colwell takes a sabbatical. Most people will know Alex as “Parky” from his work having recently... Read More


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Pogson Bray Contest Open For Entries

Published on August 4th, 2017

Entries are now open for the Pogson Bray Trust Entertainment contest 2017 which takes place on Sunday 15 October 2017 at Berties Banqueting Hall, Elland The contest is open to 2nd, 3rd, 4th section bands along... Read More


Reviews

REVIEW: Legends In Brass Concert

Published on August 4th, 2017

Some time ago, Mike Kilmartin spoke to Maggie Bettes (one of the founders of Boobs and Brass) about an idea he had to raise some funds for charity. He mentioned that he had already been in touch... Read More


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New Imp Arrives In Yorkshire

Published on August 4th, 2017

Yorkshire imps are delighted to announce the signing of young trombone star, Joseph Heartfield. Joseph started playing the Trombone at the age of 6 under the guidance of local brass teacher Stan Lippeatt and is currently... Read More


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Huddersfield MD on the Run

Published on August 4th, 2017

With fundraising for the National Finals at Cheltenham in full flow, Huddersfield and Ripponden MD Adam Bell set himself the challenge of running two 10K races in 15 days in the hope of raising a few... Read More


Reviews

REVIEW: Leyland Band’s Austria Tour

Published on August 1st, 2017

Last Friday (28th July 2017) saw Leyland Band travel to Austria in order to perform at the prestigious Innsbrucker Promenadenkonzerte series. Following a successful performance at this festival in 2015 where the band was the first... Read More


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REVIEW: NCBBGB Summer Concert

Published on August 1st, 2017

After a week of intensive rehearsal plus a chance to meet others with an affinity for brass bands & music making, Friday 28th July was a chance to show what the National Children’s Brass Band of Great... Read More


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Old Silkstone Announce MD Resignation

Published on July 27th, 2017

Old Silkstone Band announce with regret, the resignation of Musical Director Sam Fisher. Sam accepted the challenge to lead the band in 2014 and, at his first contest as a conductor, gained a well-deserved 2nd place... Read More


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Martin Heartfield Takes Yorkshire Imps Baton

Published on July 27th, 2017

The Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart Travel Band are delighted to announce the appointment of Musical Director Martin Heartfield. The band have been actively searching for an MD to work alongside Associate Conductor Russel Gray. The band thought... Read More


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