News

Strata Quartet Arrive Ahead Of Championship Assault

Published on January 26th, 2017

Strata Brass have announced several new signings ahead of their appearance at the Yorkshire Regional Championships. Philip Barrett joins the front row from South Yorkshire Police Band whilst Hannah Broadbent returns to take a 2nd cornet... Read More


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UniBrass 2017 Adjudication Team Announced

Published on January 25th, 2017

With just a few short weeks to go until the 2017 contest, the UniBrass organising committee can today announce the team of adjudicators who will be overseeing the Trophy and Shield sections. Cory Band musical director... Read More


Contests

PREVIEW & PREDICTIONS: Brass At The Guild

Published on January 25th, 2017

Brass At The Guild provides bands with the perfect opportunity to get a good insight into performing the Regional Championship’s set works under contest conditions. The alternative, if your band has finished defrosting from Skegness, is... Read More


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Russell Gray Announces Conducting Seminar

Published on January 25th, 2017

Following the success of previous events, Russell Gray has announced that he will once again join forces with The Bathgate Band in holding a conductor’s seminar in West Lothian over the weekend of 17th to 19th... Read More


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Kippax Take Advantage Of January Transfer Window

Published on January 25th, 2017

Kippax Band have been busy in the January transfer window, in which they have completed their lineup for their assault on the up and coming Yorkshire Regional Championships contest in March. Returning to the band after... Read More


Contests

Judges Announced For Scottish Championships

Published on January 24th, 2017

The Scottish Brass Band Association (SBBA) has announced the adjudicating line-up ahead of the 2017 Scottish Championships. Mike Kilroy and Chris Wormald will judge championship section bands as they lock horns on Herbert Howells’ Pageantry at... Read More


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NYBBGB To Share Barbican Stage With LSO Stars

Published on January 24th, 2017

The 80-strong National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain (NYBBGB), conducted by the Grammy award-winning conductor, Bramwell Tovey, of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, is to perform at London’s Barbican Centre on 22 April, alongside two of... Read More


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Foden’s Set For Young Soloists Weekend In Armagh

Published on January 23rd, 2017

Foden’s Band will travel to Armagh for the 17th consecutive year on the 3rd of February 2017 for their annual gala concert and young soloists weekend hosted by Armagh Old Boys Silver Band. Young Soloists Rehearsals... Read More


Reviews

REVIEW: AoBBA Test Piece Workshop

Published on January 23rd, 2017

The Bailiff Bridge Community Centre near Brighouse was packed to capacity on Sunday 22nd January for the annual Association of Brass Band Adjudicators (AoBBA, not to be confused with ABBA which is something completely different!) lower... Read More


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