New MD Appointed At Easington Colliery

Published on January 9th, 2017

Easington Colliery Band is delighted to announce that Ian Robinson has agreed to take on the role of Musical Director with the band forthwith and is now preparing the band for their upcoming appearances at Brass... Read More


Watership Brass To Welcome Steve Sykes

Published on January 8th, 2017

Watership Brass, the Newbury Town Band, will shortly be welcoming one of the brass banding world’s finest players to help kick off the New Year. On Sunday 22nd January, world-renowned bass player, conductor, arranger and adjudicator... Read More


Whitworth Vale Announce New Year Changes

Published on January 7th, 2017

Upon returning from their Christmas break following a busy period for all 3 of their bands, the New Year sees the organisation undergoing a number of significant changes. The Senior Band will now be conducted by... Read More


Webster Meets Wantage

Published on January 6th, 2017

Dr Webster will be giving meeting the guys and girls of Wantage in a masterclass, sponsored by Besson, at their band hall in Tugwell Field in Wantage on the 21st January.  This will feature young musicians from several of... Read More


Pennine Music 2017 Music Catalogue Released

Published on January 6th, 2017

Pennine Music are pleased to announce that their new Brass Band Music catalogue for 2017 is now available.  With the contesting season just around the corner, now is a perfect time to fill the pads with some new concert music to... Read More


AoBBA Announce 2017 Regional Test Piece Workshop

Published on January 5th, 2017

The Association of Brass Band Adjudicators (AoBBA) will host their 2017 Regional Test Piece Workshop on Sunday January 22nd at 13.00pm. Time and place The event, featuring Unite the Union Band, will be held at Bailiff... Read More


Fancy Being An A4B Reporter?

Published on January 4th, 2017

Do you fancy being a reporter for The New Year brings around the busy contesting season and we’re always looking for people who might be interested in helping A4B provide live coverage and previews for the many... Read More


Kevin Holdgate Pens New Novel

Published on January 3rd, 2017

Kevin Holdgate, the former James Shepherd Versatile Brass and Grimethorpe trombonist has written a novel which was released on 1st January. Kevin told A4B: ‘It’s always said that everyone has a book inside them waiting to... Read More

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