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BBC Sounds of Brass

Published on May 17th, 2017

BBC Sounds of Brass radio programme list – Sunday 21st May 2017 Remembering Gordon Langford CARNIVAL DAY (Gordon Langford) DAISY BELL (Henry Dacre arr. Gordon Langford) River City Brass Band  (Conductor Robert Bernat) SULLIVAN FANTASY (Sir... Read More


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Pershore Prices Drop For Midsummer Festival

Published on May 17th, 2017

After the success of reduced price tickets at last year’s event, tickets for this year’s Pershore Midsummer Brass Festival will cost just £7.50 for a full 12 hour programme of music. Pershore Midsummer Brass 2017 will take... Read More


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Webb Takes the Middleton Baton

Published on May 17th, 2017

Middleton Band are delighted to announce the appointment of Les Webb as their Musical Director. A spokesperson for the band told A4B: ‘Les was selected by the band from a strong field of experienced and talented... Read More


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Cory Band Deliver The Spirit of Brass

Published on May 16th, 2017

The World’s No.1 ranked brass band, The Cory Band, took time out following their return from Ostend where they competed at the European Brass Band Championships, to record the new work that has been penned for... Read More


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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


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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


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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


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