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Hammonds Go European with new Masters

Published on January 15th, 2019

The Hammonds Band are pleased to announce that Toby Brazier has joined the solo cornet bench and Hélène Missioux takes over the 2nd Euphonium chair. Toby joins the band after recently relocating to Thornton near Bradford.... Read More


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BBE In Call For Youth Championship Volunteers

Published on January 15th, 2019

Do you want to support and nurture the next generation of young brass musicians? Do you have a willingness to get involved in the UK’s flagship youth event and help make it a great experience for... Read More


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Besses Reveal New Quartet Ahead of Regionals

Published on January 15th, 2019

After an enjoyable 2018 celebrating their 200th anniversary, the Besses o’ th’ Barn Band are pleased to announce four new signings in the run up to the 2019 Regional Championships Contest. A spokesperson for the band... Read More


Contests

RESULTS: Butlins Mineworkers Open Championships 2019

Published on January 13th, 2019

Results from the 2019 Butlins Mineworkers Open Championships. Championship Section: Adjudicators: Alan Fernie & Brian Rostron (Test Piece) Alan Fernie & Brian Rostron (Entertainment Music) Mike Kilroy & Alan Morrison (Entertainment) (Test Piece + Entertainment (music)... Read More


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New Solo Tuba at Black Dyke

Published on January 10th, 2019

Black Dyke Band are delighted to announce that the experienced and very talented Gavin Saynor has accepted the position as Solo Tuba at the Queensbury band. Black Dyke’s Music Director, Prof. Nicholas Childs, told A4B: “Gavin... Read More


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Grimethorpe Youth Band to Expands Across UK

Published on January 10th, 2019

The Grimethorpe Colliery Band is delighted to be supporting a new initiative for 2019 which will see an expansion of its highly successful Youth Band programme into new areas of the UK. The first event will... Read More


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Rothwell Bid Farewell to Stalwart Player

Published on January 8th, 2019

The Rothwell Band are sad to announce that experienced Cornet player, Andrew Riley, has taken the difficult decision to retire from playing as of December 2018. In an impressive career spanning over 20 years, Andrew has... Read More


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