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BBC Award leaves Boobs Brass speechless

Maggie Betts, the co-founder of the charity fund-raising band Boobs & Brass has spoken to 4BR about her pride as well as disbelief on being presented …

Get Tips from the Very Best Musicians at Durham Brass Festival - Durham Magazine - Durham News for Durham by the people of Durham

The Brass Festival is coming to Durham this summer and up-and-coming musicians will have the chance to learn from some of the world’s jazz greats.<p>A …

Trombone Shorty Pushes Tradition Forward

It's hard to imagine an artist more steeped in the culture of New Orleans than Troy Andrews, better known as Trombone Shorty. Andrews grew up in the …

Young brass players invited to Open Evening as Dobcross Youth Band looks for new recruits

<b>CALLING ALL young people looking to join a band…</b><p>Dobcross Youth Band is holding an Open Evening on Friday, April 28 from 6-6.30pm at Dobcross Band …

BBC Radio 2 - Young Brass Award - Radio 2's Young Brass Award 2017

Radio 2's Young Brass Award 2017<p>Young Brass Awards semi-finalists. (From left to right) Siobhan Bates (tenor horn), James Nash (flugel horn), Ellena Newton (trombone), Lewis Bettles (trombone), Adam Neild (cornet), Samuel Taber (bass trombone), Ross Dunne (tenor horn) and Isobel Daws (trombone) …

Box Hill City Band 2017 - Interviewed by Brassbanned

Sound of Morris Men back in Saddleworth for new season

<b>THE SOUND of Morris Men filled the villages as the Saddleworth side launched their new season with their traditional Easter dances.</b><p>With colourful …

Brassed off! Bradford loses brass band contest to Huddersfield after two decades in city

A PRESTIGIOUS brass band contest, which has been staged at Bradford’s St George’s Hall for more than 20 years, will not return to the venue next …

Boarshurst Silver Band

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7 clips that prove comedy icon Chris Morris is also a musical genius

<i>UK comedian Chris Morris is one of the most biting satirists of his generation, but as classic TV shows like</i> <b>Brass Eye</b> <i>and</i> <b>Jam</b> <i>proved, he’s also</i> …

Judges hope to enhance roles with collaborative working

The Association of Brass Band Adjudicators has told 4BR that it hopes 2017 will be one of increased collaboration with contest promoters and …

John Roberts

2017 Butlins Postcard — Retaining the simple formula of genius

<i>Uncle Bill: The man behind the simple secret for success: Billy Butlin</i><p>The Butlins formula for success is a simple one.<p>Give the punters what they …

Presidential Award for Brass for Africa

The work of the Brass for Africa Charity, which undertakes pioneering intervention in making a positive change to the lives of disadvantaged children …

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Radio 2 Brass Award semi-finalists

Next month, eight talented young musicians will record up to ten minutes of repertoire with Foden's Band, conducted by Michael Fowles, at the BBC …

Corps of Army Music to offer apprenticeship scheme

The Corps of Army Music, which includes the world famous bands of the Household Division, has announced the launch of a brand new Army Music …

Education

Report & Results: 2016 Brass in Concert Championship

You suspect not even Willy Wonka himself could now invent his own splendiferously, gloriumptous gobstopper band to beat Cory in a major contest after …

Willy Wonka

Let us entertain you!

<b>of presenting a rich seam of repertoire, entertainment and international contenders</b><p>On the 20 November, Brass in Concert will celebrate a very special …

Milnrow Band put in exceptional performance at Brass Band Festival

Date published: 25 October 2016<p>Milnrow Band at Rochdale Brass Band Festival: Championship Section<p>Milnrow Band put in an exceptional performance …

CD: Regionals 2017

<b>Various bands and conductors</b> <b><br>Doyen label - World of Brass</b><p>It’s that time of the year again and, as the dust settles on the results of the National …

What the judges said...

What the judges said about Cory's winning performance...<p>Journey of the Lone Wolf<p><i>Peasant's Song:</i><br>Great angular feeling to open, journey starts well. …

How the performing arts can set the stage for more developed brain pathways

Dance and music training have even stronger effects on the brain than previously understood -- but in markedly different ways, say researchers.

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Paul Hindmarsh looks back on a Welsh Regional Championships at which the world’s number one band regained the Championship title Read full …

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Test your strengths

<b>In BBW’s extensive Brass Education focus this month, Christopher Turner - a well-respected brass educator, who has been coaching students through</b> …

Brass Bands England launches Virtual Box Office service

After the success of selling tickets on-line for the National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain this year, Brass Bands England has …

VirtualBox

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British Bandsman

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