LIVE: UniBrass 2017

Published on February 18th, 2017

Follow all the action from this year’s UniBrass 2017 Championships live … #UniBrass2017 Tweets UniBrass Trophy Commence: 12:15pm Format: Own Choice Entertainments Adjudicators: Phil Harper & Anne Crookston Competing Bands: 1. University of Manchester Brass Band... Read More


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Peter Skellern Dies Aged 69

Published on February 17th, 2017

Peter Skellern, famous amongst brass band enthusiasts for using Grimethorpe Colliery Band and others in a number of his songs throughout the 1970’s and 1980’s has died following a battle with brain cancer. His most popular... Read More


Bands Prepare For ODBBA Winter Contest

Published on February 17th, 2017

Whilst many eyes around the banding world shall be focussed on the Winter Gardens in Blackpool next week, The Oxfordshire and District Brass Band Association Winter Contest is also being held over the weekend of the... Read More



Published on February 16th, 2017

Unibrass is one of the banding highlights of the year, for both students and long term banders. It’s in its seventh year and boasts an extra section as well as a different professional venue. The University... Read More


Weekend Set For Mid-Atlantic Brass Band Festival

Published on February 15th, 2017

This weekend the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Brass Band Festival will take place at Rowan University, Glassboro, New Jersey. The trio of guest clinicians for this year’s event includes international euphonium star David Childs, ex-pat conductor & arranger... Read More


Roberts Bakery Band Move Into Their New Home

Published on February 14th, 2017

The Roberts Bakery Band has recently secured their very own band room in their home town of Sandbach, Cheshire. The band is fortunate to have received consistent support from the Northwich-based Roberts Bakery since 1980, a... Read More


Errata Published For Regionals Test Pieces

Published on February 13th, 2017

An errata for the Championship Section and Third Section regional championship Test Pieces has been published by the organisers at Kapitol. Both Pageantry (Howells) and Darkwood (Dan Price) have some mistakes that bands will quickly want... Read More


Crewe Set For Test-Piece Previews

Published on February 13th, 2017

Crewe-based Co-op Funeralcare Band North West have coming up their fourth Annual Test Piece Preview Evening. The event will take place in the Studentzone at Manchester Metropolitan University’s Cheshire Campus on Saturday 18th February from 7.30pm... Read More

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