Contests

RESULTS: ODBBA Winter Contest

Published on February 28th, 2017

The ODBBA Winter Contest gave bands the opportunity to showcase their Regional Championship Test Pieces and gain valuable feedback ahead of their respective ‘Area’ contests that are just around the corner. A special mention of thanks... Read More


News

Brighouse & Rastrick To Display Their Pageantry

Published on February 28th, 2017

The Brighouse & Rastrick Band will be hosting an open rehearsal in the Brighouse Methodist Church on Wednesday for all those interested to hearing the band rehearse Herbert Howells’ fantastic piece, “Pageantry”, directed by Dr. David... Read More


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Shepway Brass In Mode For…Band

Published on February 27th, 2017

Saturday 25 February 2017 saw Simon & Tabby Kerwin working with the exciting Shepway Brass Academy in Folkestone, Kent. Leading the two bands in rehearsals, Simon focussed on the principals and basics of playing and performance... Read More


Contests

RESULTS: North West Regional Championships

Published on February 27th, 2017

Championship Section Test piece: Pageantry Venue: Winter Gardens (Opera House Theatre), Blackpool Adjudicators: David Lancaster & Roger Webster 1. Foden’s (Prof Nicholas Childs)* 2. Milnrow (Mark Bentham)* 3. Fairey (Garry Cutt)** 4. Co-operative Funeralcare North West... Read More


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Radio Waves For The University of Warwick

Published on February 25th, 2017

The University of Warwick Brass Society competed at last weekend’s UniBrass competition in Harrogate, picking up 5th place in the top section, plus the coveted Most Entertaining trophy. The highlight of their radio-themed set was a... Read More


Article

ARTICLE: What Makes The Perfect Test Piece?

Published on February 24th, 2017

As the Regional Championships 2017 get underway this weekend in Blackpool, Sophie Hart looks at the age old question, ‘What makes the perfect Test Piece?’ The Age Old Question The quest for ‘the perfect Test Piece’... Read More


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