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Swab For Sykes On The Hunt At Spring Festival

Published on April 12th, 2017

On Saturday 13th May Kevin Holdgate and his willing team of volunteers will be spending the day in the Winter Gardens on behalf of the Swab for Sykes campaign. Kevin Holdgate told A4B: ‘As I am... Read More


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Spring Sale On At Big Shiny Brass

Published on April 12th, 2017

For the next ten days, online brass publishers, Big Shiny Brass are offering a massive 70% off all their PDF sheet music. There are hundreds of titles to choose from, with music for junior bands, small... Read More


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Holme Valley Slow Melody Open For Entries

Published on April 11th, 2017

The Seventh Annual Holme Valley Slow Melody, Air Varie & Ensemble Competition will take place on Saturday 17th June 2017, again being held at Hade Edge’s impressive Band Room. Organising the event once again is Graham... Read More


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BBC Sounds of Brass

Published on April 6th, 2017

BBC Sounds of Brass radio programme list – Sunday 9th April 2017 ARNHEM (A E Kelly) East Yorkshire Motor Services Band  Conductor Alan Morrison BUSTER STRIKES BACK (Alan Morrison) Cornet Soloist Alan Morrison Grimethorpe Colliery Band... Read More


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End Of An Era At SWBBA

Published on April 6th, 2017

It’s the end of an era at the South West Brass Band Association. The Annual General Meeting, held on the 26th March, saw the Association say a very big ‘thank you’ to three of its most... Read More


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James Fountain To Set Stage Alight With Fulham Brass

Published on April 6th, 2017

The Royal Philharmonic principal trumpet player, James Fountain, will join Fulham Brass to perform Blaze, a concerto originally conceived for and dedicated to the great Rod Franks a number of years ago. The work was premiered... Read More


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Hercules Stands By Brighouse & Rastrick

Published on April 3rd, 2017

The Brighouse & Rastrick Band are proud to announce their new partnership with Hercules Stands. Alongside the current Band and players that recorded The Floral Dance 40 years ago, eagle eyed supporters in the audience would... Read More


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Jonathan Bates Leaves Grimethorpe For Foden’s

Published on April 3rd, 2017

Foden’s have announced the appointment of Jonathan Bates on Solo Horn from Grimethorpe. Speaking about the appointment, Mark Wilkinson told A4B: ‘Foden’s are extremely pleased to announce that Jonathan has joined the band to fill a... Read More


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