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David Chapman Appointed at BAE Systems

Published on May 30th, 2018

Following the resignation of Melvin White due to ill health, BAE Systems Brass Band is delighted to announce the appointment of David Chapman as the Musical Director. David takes over with immediate effect... Read More


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New Works on Show At Bolsover Summer School

Published on May 30th, 2018

The Bolsover International Brass Band Summer School Finale Concert being staged on Friday 27th July at Heritage High School Clowne, will premiere a newly commissioned Concert March from the pen of Gavin Somerset entitled Bolsover Castle.... Read More


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Lord Takes Elland Presidency

Published on May 30th, 2018

The Elland Silver Band organisation is delighted to announce that Lord Shutt will become their new President. David Trevor Shutt, Baron Shutt of Greetland, OBE, PC (born 16 March 1942) is a Liberal Democrat politician, who... Read More


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More Holme Comings Required for Slow Melody Contest

Published on May 30th, 2018

Preparations for the 8th Annual Holme Valley Slow Melody and Ensemble Competition are well underway but organisers are concerned about the current level of entries, and have also made a late change to the adjudicator. Due... Read More


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LIVE: Whit Friday 2018 – Coverage & Results

Published on May 25th, 2018

Follow all the action live from Saddleworth & Tameside. Results shall be posted below as soon as they become available:- #whitfriday Tweets Saddleworth & Oldham District: Area Open Champions: £2,500, 2nd: £1,000, 3rd: £750, Youth: £250... Read More


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Bugle Committee Attend Royal Celebrations

Published on May 24th, 2018

West of England Bandsman’s Festival Chairman, Geraint Richards, accompanied by Officers of the Festival, attended a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday May 22nd to mark the 70th Birthday of HRH The Prince of Wales,... Read More


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Elland Slow Melody Gets A New Date

Published on May 24th, 2018

Elland Silver Band’s 29th Annual Slow Melody Quartet and Duet contest has announced a new date. This long running slow melody contest, which the organisers believe is one of the oldest, independently organized events of it’s... Read More


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Manchester Hymn Tune Offered Free to Customers

Published on May 22nd, 2018

The Hymn Tune arrangement of ‘Manchester’ is being offered out free this week to all customers of both Pennine Music and the Brass Band Music Shop. Today marks the first anniversary of the tragic events that... Read More


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