Longridge Prepare For Life In The Top Section

Published on December 22nd, 2016

The Longridge Band can today announce significant signings in readiness for the bands promotion to the Championship Section in January 2017. The vacant principal cornet seat has been filled by Bethany Moore, who has joined from... Read More


Brighouse Announce David Thornton As New MD

Published on December 21st, 2016

Following the departure of Leigh Baker, The Brighouse and Rastrick Band are happy to announce that Dr. David Thornton will be taking over as musical director of the band in 2017. The role will see David... Read More


Incorrect Timings Alter Brass In Concert Results

Published on December 20th, 2016

The organisers of the 40th Brass in Concert Championship have announced an amendment to the final result of the event held at Sage Gateshead on 20 November 2016. Brass Band Schoonhoven, the Dutch National Champion, was... Read More


Foden’s Band Partnership With The Love Music Trust

Published on December 19th, 2016

Foden’s Band has announced they have entered into partnership with The Love Music Trust, the lead organisation and fund holder for the music education hub in Cheshire East.   Speaking about the partnership John Barber, Director... Read More


Brass Boost For Beginners Brass

Published on December 18th, 2016

Downton Band’s new Beginners Brass group has been given a boost by the award of over £3,000 from the Ernest Cook Trust. The traditional brass band, that has recently celebrated 140 years of music making, runs... Read More


Youth Looks Strong In North Midlands

Published on December 17th, 2016

Last Sunday 44 young players from the Midlands area met for the first North East Midlands Youth Band course of the new academic year. Led by Michael Fowles (Musical Advisor) with tutors Gary Wyatt, Stan Lippeatt,... Read More


Plastic Brass Set For Charity Event

Published on December 16th, 2016

A new group called Plastic Brass is being formed to perform and help Disabled people in the UK. The group will perform and raise money for the Disabled Charity, Milton Keynes Centre for Integrated Living ( Read More


Verwood Concert Brass Bring It Home

Published on December 15th, 2016

Verwood Concert Brass had a great day on Saturday 26th November in being crowned Champions of the Wessex Brass Band Association Winter Contest. A great achievement alongside the special awards of the South Wilts Cup given... Read More


Are You Ready For Carolling?

Published on December 14th, 2016

The New Christmas Praise books have become the backbone of carolling for brass bands across the world. This Christmas period is one that allows bands the opportunity to earn much needed funds to see them through... Read More


SWBBA Mid-Winter Workshop Details

Published on December 13th, 2016

The ever popular Mid-Winter Brass Workshop, promoted and organised by the South West Brass Band Association, will take place over the weekend of Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 February 2017 at the West Buckland School, near... Read More

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