News

New MD Appointed At South Yorkshire Police

Published on December 5th, 2016

The South Yorkshire Police Band is delighted to announce the appointment of its new musical director, Jack Capstaff. Jack originates from York and is soon to graduate from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama,... Read More


News

Poulton-Le-Fylde Band Aid A Christmas Miracle

Published on December 4th, 2016

In the run-up to Christmas, students and staff at The Blackpool Sixth Form College are using their musical skills to send a powerful message about child poverty and Poulton-Le-Fylde Band have been lending their talents to... Read More


News

Wigston Announce Small MD Appointment

Published on December 3rd, 2016

The Wigston Band has announced the appointment of their new MD, Christopher Small. The 26 year old is a Euphonium Graduate from the Birmingham Conservatoire and joins the band following a 17 year playing association with... Read More


News

Death of EYMS Ambassador Announced

Published on December 1st, 2016

Barry Mathews, who had a lifelong passion for brass bands in the north Lincolnshire area and beyond, and latterly was an ‘ambassador’ for the East Yorkshire Motor Services Band, has died aged 83. He passed away... Read More


Contests

Scottish Youth Championships Draw Revealed

Published on December 1st, 2016

The Scottish Brass Band Association (SBBA) has unveiled the draw for the 2016 Scottish Youth Brass Band Championships. Forming part of the Scottish Festival of Brass, the event will see hundreds of talented young brass and... Read More


Reviews

CD REVIEW: Tom Hutchinson – In Principal

Published on December 1st, 2016

Tom Hutchinson, Cory’s Principal Cornet, released his first solo album last month and even before one complete listen you are left wondering ‘How is this his first solo CD?!’  His CD ‘In Principal’ is a fantastic... Read More


Contests

West of England Regionals Judges Announced

Published on December 1st, 2016

WEBBA are pleased to announce that the adjudicators for the West of England Regional Championships on 11th & 12th March 2017 are confirmed as follows: Gary Davies, Sam Hairsine, Les Neish, Paul Norley & Stephen Roberts... Read More


Contests

North of England Regional Judges Announced

Published on December 1st, 2016

The Annual meeting for the North or England Regional Committee took place in Darlington at the weekend. The North of England Brass Band Championships will take place in the Gala Theatre, Durham on the 11th March... Read More


Contests

Stern Spring Festival Tests Announced

Published on December 1st, 2016

The British Open is pleased to announce the Test Pieces for next year’s Spring Brass Band Festival to be held at The Winter Gardens, Blackpool on Saturday 13th May . The Test Piece for The Grand... Read More


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