News

AoBBA Appoint New Chairman

Published on February 2nd, 2018

A new Chair was appointed by the Association of Brass Band Adjudicators at their AGM, held last Sunday, 21st January. Mark Wilkinson will take over the position left vacant following Alan Morrison’s retirement from the position.... Read More


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Parsons to Lead Brackley & District Band

Published on February 2nd, 2018

Brackley & District Band are delighted to announce that Micah Parsons will be joining us as our new Musical Director. Micah is enthusiastic, energetic, motivated and ambitious, all qualities that are sure to push the band... Read More


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In With the Old For Fodens

Published on February 2nd, 2018

2018 marks the centenary since the death of Edwin Firth (Principal Cornet with Foden’s) who was killed serving his country on the 1st June 1918 aged 29. To commemorate his death, Foden’s will perform two concerts... Read More


Contests

North West Regionals Line Up Revealed

Published on February 1st, 2018

The first of the Regional Championships gets underway in a little under a month and the list of competing bands in the North West has been revealed… Championship Section: Opera House Draw: 1.30pm Commences: After Fourth... Read More


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Blidworth Sign New Trio

Published on January 31st, 2018

Blidworth Welfare Band has been given a welcome boost in advance of their appearance at the Midlands Regional Championships (Championship Section) through the signing of a trio of players bringing with them a wealth of experience... Read More


News

UniBrass 2018 Judges Announced

Published on January 30th, 2018

With UniBrass 2018 just around the corner, the organising committee are excited to announce the adjudicators for the Trophy and Shield sections in this year’s contest. Sandy Smith, the Conductor of Tubular Brass and Resident Musical... Read More


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Tommy Tynan Takes Drighlington Baton

Published on January 30th, 2018

After a few months of guest conductors & auditions, Drighlington band are pleased to announce they have appointed 20 year old Tommy Tynan as Musical Director. Tommy will make his first appearance with the band at... Read More


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Final Call for Saxhorn Fest

Published on January 29th, 2018

Saxhorn Fest is giving out a last call for entrants to the new combined Tenor Horn and Baritone festival to be held at Salford University on Saturday 3rd February 2018. The event will be run by... Read More


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Rothwell Concert Keeps Charity in Mind

Published on January 29th, 2018

One of Yorkshire’s and the country’s finest brass bands, Rothwell Temperance Brass Band, will be performing in Halifax ahead of its competitive assault on the Yorkshire Regional Brass Band Championships this March. Performing in St. Matthew’s... Read More


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