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Positive Moves At Wantage Silver Band

Published on May 16th, 2017

The Wantage Silver Band has recently undergone a makeover with lots of new players joining the ranks. The most recent is Becky Maglone who joins the band on 2nd trombone after her relocation to Oxfordshire. Experienced... Read More


Contests

RESULTS: Elland Silver Slow Melody Contest

Published on May 16th, 2017

The 28th Elland Silver Band Slow Melody Contest was held on Sunday 14th May, all judged by adjudicator for the day, Sandy Smith. A spokesperson for the event told A4B: ‘Once again, an excellent standard of playing was on... Read More


Contests

RESULTS: Spring Festival 2017

Published on May 15th, 2017

The Grand Shield Opera House Test Piece: Reflections on Swan Lake (Stephen Roberts) Adjudicators: Allan Ramsay & Steve Sykes Commence: 10.00am Draws: 9.00am & 12.30pm Results: 1. Whitburn (Prof. Nicholas Childs) 2. Wingates (Paul Andrews) 3.... Read More


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RNCM Announce New Head of Wind, Brass & Percussion

Published on May 15th, 2017

The Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) is delighted to announce the appointment of Nicholas Thompson as its next Head of the School of Wind, Brass and Percussion, commencing in September. Nicholas joins the RNCM from... Read More


News

Sheffield Bands Wow The Masses

Published on May 15th, 2017

Sheffield’s Tudor Square warmed to the sounds of brass on a cold Spring morning as hundreds of visitors to Sheffield city centre experienced the enthusiasm of 13 brass bands performing last Saturday at the invitation of... Read More


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Brass Band England Changes Have Eyes on Europe

Published on May 15th, 2017

Brass Bands England (BBE) has today announced changes in its organisation following Michael Waterson’s decision to step down as Treasurer after almost four years of service. He will be replaced by former BBE Treasurer and European... Read More


Live

LIVE: Spring Festival 2017

Published on May 13th, 2017

Follow all the action live from Blackpool… #sfest2017 Tweets The Grand Shield Opera House Test Piece: Reflections on Swan Lake (Stephen Roberts) Adjudicators: Allan Ramsay & Steve Sykes Commence: 10.00am Draws: 9.00am & 12.30pm Results: 1.... Read More


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New Associate Conductor Appointed at Enderby Band

Published on May 12th, 2017

Leicestershire based Enderby Band is delighted to announce that Simon Oates has been appointed in a brand new role of Associate Conductor. Simon is the former Musical Director of the Foss Dyke Band, leading them for... Read More


News

Legends Join Forces For Charity Concert

Published on May 12th, 2017

Some of the `greats` within the brass banding world are coming together for a major charity concert on the 22nd July, all hosted by Stan Lippeat. The Hatfield Band will be joined by Alan Morrison, Mark... Read More


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