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James Fountain To Set Stage Alight With Fulham Brass

Published on April 6th, 2017

The Royal Philharmonic principal trumpet player, James Fountain, will join Fulham Brass to perform Blaze, a concerto originally conceived for and dedicated to the great Rod Franks a number of years ago. The work was premiered... Read More


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Hercules Stands By Brighouse & Rastrick

Published on April 3rd, 2017

The Brighouse & Rastrick Band are proud to announce their new partnership with Hercules Stands. Alongside the current Band and players that recorded The Floral Dance 40 years ago, eagle eyed supporters in the audience would... Read More


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Jonathan Bates Leaves Grimethorpe For Foden’s

Published on April 3rd, 2017

Foden’s have announced the appointment of Jonathan Bates on Solo Horn from Grimethorpe. Speaking about the appointment, Mark Wilkinson told A4B: ‘Foden’s are extremely pleased to announce that Jonathan has joined the band to fill a... Read More


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Cornwall Youth Set For Easter Course

Published on April 3rd, 2017

The young musicians of the Cornwall Youth Brass Band will be spending four days over the Easter weekend rehearsing and studying under the baton of their Guest Conductor Paul Holland, Musical Director of the Flowers Band,... Read More


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Brass In Concert Competitors Announced

Published on March 31st, 2017

The organisers of the 41st Brass in Concert Festival, to be held in association with Yamaha, Banks Group and British Bandsman on the weekend of 18-19 November at Sage Gateshead, have announced the line-up for the... Read More


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New Signing For Foden’s Front Bench

Published on March 31st, 2017

Foden’s are pleased to announce the signing of Darren Lea on Solo Cornet. Speaking about the signing, Mark Wilkinson told A4B: ‘All at Foden’s are extremely pleased that Darren has joined the band. I have been... Read More


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Brass Re-Made by Barnsley Brass

Published on March 30th, 2017

Yorkshire band Barnsley Brass, performed this weekend in an Arts Council England-funded world premiere – a premiere not only of music, but of instruments! In a project created to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Brassed Off,... Read More


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RNCM Hosts Swab For Sykes

Published on March 30th, 2017

On Thursday 23rd March, Kevin Holdgate tells us that he spent the day at the Royal Northern College of Music on behalf of the Swab for Sykes campaign. A total of 93 young musicians gave swab... Read More


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