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Sheffield Youngsters Reignite Brass Band Passion

Published on January 25th, 2019

Sunday 20th January saw the first rehearsal of the Sheffield Youth Brass Collective, a new brass band generated by an alliance between the Sheffield Music Hub, the Sheffield Brass Network and Brass Bands England. For several... Read More


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Elland Slow Melody Gets A Contest Makeover

Published on January 21st, 2019

2019 marks the 30th anniversary of Elland Silver Band’s annual Slow Melody contest. Over the years the contest has had the pleasure of welcoming some 1600 musicians; many young players have gone on to become some... Read More


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Saxhorn Fest Unveils Special Guest Details

Published on January 21st, 2019

With just 2 weeks to go, the tenor horn and baritone festival ‘Saxhorn Fest’ has announced a number of special guests, along with details of the Evening Recital concert. Top of the bill is eminent composer... Read More


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Host of New Arrivals At Abbey Brass

Published on January 21st, 2019

Abbey Brass (Abingdon) are pleased to announce that following the move of Esther Villiers to Wantage Concert Brass, that Ania Gobold has registered with the band and will take up the seat Esther has vacated on... Read More


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BBC Sounds of Brass

Published on January 21st, 2019

BBC Sounds of Brass radio programme list – Sunday 27th January 2019 A Tribute to Derick Kane on his retirement from The International Staff Band of The Salvation Army. EXETER TEMPLE (Major Leslie Condon) WE’LL ALL... Read More


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BBE Reveals new Youth Championships Branding

Published on January 21st, 2019

The team at Brass Bands England are very proud to reveal the new branding for the  National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain. The BBE team have been working closely with artworks54 to develop a... Read More


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Fairey Band Boost Top & Bottom of Their Ranks

Published on January 17th, 2019

Ahead of their performance at the Festival of Brass, the Fairey Band are delighted to announce two top quality signings to the band. Jon Davis returns to the band as Principal Eb Bass. Jon, who has... Read More


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Hammonds Go European with new Masters

Published on January 15th, 2019

The Hammonds Band are pleased to announce that Toby Brazier has joined the solo cornet bench and Hélène Missioux takes over the 2nd Euphonium chair. Toby joins the band after recently relocating to Thornton near Bradford.... Read More


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BBE In Call For Youth Championship Volunteers

Published on January 15th, 2019

Do you want to support and nurture the next generation of young brass musicians? Do you have a willingness to get involved in the UK’s flagship youth event and help make it a great experience for... Read More


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