Wigston Thank Retiring MD Garry Sleath

Published on December 9th, 2016

The Wigston Band are sorry to see Garry Sleath retire as Musical Director after 18 years.Garry has decided it is time to put his baton away and spend more time exploring the world and spending time... Read More


New Principal Appointment At Yorkshire Imps

Published on December 8th, 2016

The Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart Travel Band are delighted to announce that Leisa Mallalieu-Ingman has been appointed as the band’s new Principal Cornet Player. Leisa follows in the footsteps of great cornet players such as Graham Walker,... Read More


Baker Swaps Brighouse Helm For Hepworth

Published on December 7th, 2016

After an action packed year as Resident Conductor of the Brighouse and Rastrick Band, Leigh Baker is to move on to take the Musical Director position at the Hepworth Band. Although the move will officially take... Read More


Alan Hobbins Takes Strata Baton

Published on December 6th, 2016

Strata Brass are delighted to announce the appointment of Alan Hobbins as their new Musical Director. Alan takes up the position with immediate effect having impressed the band after taking a couple of rehearsals and for... Read More


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


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


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


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


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

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