News

Foden’s Launch Composition Contest

Published on February 5th, 2019

Foden’s are pleased to announce that they have entered into a partnership with the ‘Love Music Trust’ (LMT) to launch a composers competition. Speaking about the competition Mark Wilkinson told A4B: ‘Foden’s are pleased to strengthen our... Read More


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Pilling Delight in Preston

Published on February 5th, 2019

Pilling Jubilee Silver Band are delighted following their win at Brass at the Guild. As well as the main prize, Principal cornet Andy Hall won the best soloist award, and Solo horn Kate Marney won the... Read More


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Adjudicator Training Scheme Hailed A Success

Published on January 29th, 2019

The Association of Brass Band Adjudicators (AoBBA) has been delighted at the success of their adjudicator training scheme. The AoBBA trainee adjudicator scheme was developed with the purpose of giving experienced musicians who had no previous... Read More


Contests

RESULTS: Brass At The Guild

Published on January 28th, 2019

Championship Section: Adjudicator: Sandy Smith 1. City of Bradford (Lee Skipsey) 2. Thoresby Colliery (Ian McElligott) 3. Strata Brass (Jonathan Bates) 4. Oldham (Lees) (John Collins) 5. Skelmanthorpe (Martin Heartfield) 6. Freckleton (John Pearson) 7. Foresters... Read More


News

Nigel Seaman Leaves City of Cardiff (Melingriffith)

Published on January 25th, 2019

It has been announced that Nigel Seaman has relinquished his position as Professional Musical Director of City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) band. Nigel told A4B: ‘Recent developments within the band’s organisation have meant that the time is... Read More


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Heartfield to Lead Hitchin at Regionals

Published on January 25th, 2019

Hitchin Band are pleased to announce that Martin Heartfield has kindly agreed to take the band to the London and Southern Counties Area Contest in March. A spokesperson for the band told A4B: ‘Martin is being... Read More


News

One Small Step for Mbale Schools Band

Published on January 25th, 2019

Wigston Band’s Musical Director, Chris Small has recently been clocking up the air miles following his appointment at the end of 2018 as the International Musical Director of the Mbale School Band and Ugandan Brass. Accompanied... Read More


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Hammonds Annual Awards Delivered

Published on January 25th, 2019

The Hammonds Band recently presented their annual awards at their concert at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough. In a hotly contested ballot, Principal trombone Matthew Brown was voted ‘Players’ Player of the Year’. Matthew has... Read More


News

UniBrass Ready for Wales Debut

Published on January 25th, 2019

UniBrass is getting ready for the first time in its history, to be hosted in Wales on Saturday 2nd February 2019. UniBrass, the University Brass Band Championships of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is being organised... Read More


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