NYBBGB To Share Barbican Stage With LSO Stars

Published on January 24th, 2017

The 80-strong National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain (NYBBGB), conducted by the Grammy award-winning conductor, Bramwell Tovey, of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, is to perform at London’s Barbican Centre on 22 April, alongside two of... Read More


Foden’s Set For Young Soloists Weekend In Armagh

Published on January 23rd, 2017

Foden’s Band will travel to Armagh for the 17th consecutive year on the 3rd of February 2017 for their annual gala concert and young soloists weekend hosted by Armagh Old Boys Silver Band. Young Soloists Rehearsals... Read More


REVIEW: AoBBA Test Piece Workshop

Published on January 23rd, 2017

The Bailiff Bridge Community Centre near Brighouse was packed to capacity on Sunday 22nd January for the annual Association of Brass Band Adjudicators (AoBBA, not to be confused with ABBA which is something completely different!) lower... Read More


Smith Ends MD Tenure At Flixton

Published on January 22nd, 2017

After just over two years as musical director of Flixton Band, Jason Smith has decided to end his tenure.  During his time with Flixton, Jason has had great success at the annual Hymn and March contests in... Read More


Big Youth Opportunities At UniBrass 2017

Published on January 19th, 2017

UniBrass is thrilled to announce a whole host of opportunities for young people at this year’s event. As in previous years UniBrass will be running free workshops for those learning to play brass instruments (young and... Read More


VBS Poynton Secure Stig Mærsk For Regionals

Published on January 18th, 2017

The Vernon Building Society (Poynton) Band are delighted to announce that they have secured the services of Stig Mærsk to direct them at the North West Regional Championships in February, following the departure of Neil Samuel... Read More


Brass Band Music Shop Adds New Partners

Published on January 17th, 2017

The Brass Band Music Shop are proud to announce new partnerships with two of the most respected Brass Band music publishers. Adding to their already vast catalogue of titles that boasts over 35,000 publications, The Music... Read More

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