Contests

RESULTS: BrassPass Band of the Year Contest

Published on June 24th, 2019

The World’s number one ranked band add to their collection of silverware by taking the inaugurals  BrassBassTV Band of the Year contest. Results: Adjudicators: Jan De Haan, Tom Brevik, Reid Gilje De Haan/Brevik/Gilje/(Soloist*) = Total *only used... Read More


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The French ‘Flash Mob’ in Birmingham

Published on June 21st, 2019

A 75-strong ensemble of French Horn players from Royal Birmingham Conservatoire surprised commuters at Birmingham New Street Station with a ‘flash mob’ performance on the main concourse at 6.15pm, Thursday 20 June. Conducted by Royal Birmingham... Read More


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Craig McKenzie Takes 4th NABBC Competition Title

Published on June 21st, 2019

On Saturday 8th June, the National Association of Brass Band Conductors held their 4th annual Conducting Competition. Once again the competition attracted entrants from across the U.K. and Europe, with this year’s winner travelling all the... Read More


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RESULTS: Whit Friday 2019

Published on June 21st, 2019

Saddleworth & Oldham District Open Championship: 1. Brighouse & Rastrick — £2,500 2. Oldham Band (Lees ) — £1,000 3. Fairey — £750 Local Championship 1. Milnrow — £750 2. Marsden Silver — £600 3. Uppermill... Read More


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pBone Gains Royal Approval

Published on June 21st, 2019

It’s awarded to only a handful of companies each year, but the creators of pBone – the world’s first plastic trombone which is played across the globe – can now boast their invention has Royal approval... Read More


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Redruth Celebrate Hat-Trick at Bugle Contest

Published on June 21st, 2019

Redruth Town Band have secured their third consecutive win, this time at Bugle in the 4th Section at the 95th Annual West of England Bandsmen’s Festival. On Saturday 15th June. Over 600 brass musicians marched through... Read More


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Frank Hoyland Picks Up The Baton at East Riding

Published on June 14th, 2019

The East Riding of Yorkshire band are delighted to announce the appointment of Frank Hoyland as Musical Director to take the band into the concert and contesting season. After a few years away from conducting due... Read More


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BBE Takes BandSafe On The Road

Published on June 14th, 2019

Following the recent announcement that the Secretary of State for Education has granted Brass Bands England (BBE) a Body of Persons Approval (BOPA), which will alleviate the administration workload of its member bands in relation to... Read More


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BBE Artistic Development Comes to Yorkshire

Published on June 14th, 2019

On Saturday 29 June, Brass Bands England (BBE) will bring its revolutionary Artistic Development workshops with Philip Harper, Musical Director of world leading Cory Band, to Yorkshire. The event is designed to appeal to anyone interested... Read More


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