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Twelve Months on For NABBC Conducting Champion

Published on April 10th, 2019

As the 4th Conducting Competition approaches on June 8th, the National Association of Brass Band Conductors has revisited last year’s champion. For Josh Geddes from Australia, victory in 2018 was very much a personal achievement in... Read More


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Showing The Right Signs at Foden’s

Published on April 10th, 2019

In 2017, Sandbach Town Council were responsible for installing new town and village signs at several key locations in Sandbach making reference to Foden’s Band. Foden’s are extremely privileged to be informed that signs have now... Read More


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New Music Leadership Team at St Austell Town

Published on April 5th, 2019

Following the departure of Musical Director David Nicholson due to international work commitments, St Austell Town Band have appointed a new Musical Director and Musical Advisor. Garry Lannie has been appointed as Musical Director after working... Read More


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David W Ashworth Takes The Horwich Reins

Published on April 3rd, 2019

The Horwich RMI Band are delighted to announce and welcome David W Ashworth as their new Musical Director. For many, David needs no introduction, he is described, as one of the UK’s most experienced, and popular... Read More


Reviews

REVIEW: The Big Brass Band Concert (WMBBA)

Published on April 3rd, 2019

The West Midlands Brass Bands Association held their annual Big Brass Band Concert at Cradley Heath Salvation Army on Saturday March 30th. The band was conducted by Dave Lea and comprised 65 players from 23 different... Read More


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Dronfield Band Go On The Run

Published on April 3rd, 2019

Members of the Dronfield Genquip band have been pushing themselves not only musically but physically as they prepare to take part in the gruelling ‘Dronfield 10k run’ on Sunday 7th April. Musical Director Damian Wileman will... Read More


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Band For Britain Planning an Exciting Year Ahead

Published on April 3rd, 2019

Dinnington Colliery Band are now in early planning for a number of exciting projects and performances in preparation of the tenth anniversary year of the filming of the iconic “A Band for Britain”! While it will... Read More


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Blidworth Delight In Protégé Success

Published on April 3rd, 2019

Blidworth Welfare Band are delighted with the progress of their cornet protege, Corey Kohut who has recently been awarded the Selston Music Festival Special Award Trophy and sponsorship from the festival. The award is for performers... Read More


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Performance Anxiety Study Needs Your Help

Published on March 28th, 2019

Mary Golder, a trombone player from Yorkshire is completing a Masters in Developmental Psychology at Sheffield Hallam University. For her dissertation she is researching whether Performance Anxiety decreases with age and experience and whether focusing on... Read More


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