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Why little Noah is the inspiration behind Brass Factor contest

A little boy battling from a rare lung condition has proved inspirational for organisers of a brass music contest.<p>Noah McNeill, from Birkby , was …

Centre Stage makes North American link

Centre Stage Uniforms has announced that they have agreed a five year partnership with the North American Brass Band Association.The company will now …

Mobile

Cross border welcome at Rochdale contest

The North West Area Brass Band Association's forthcoming contest at Rochdale Town Hall on October 29th has attracted a fine line-up of …

Inspiration

Sound! Euphonium to Release Special Videos With Cast Members Before Movie Release

Sound! Euphonium (Hibike! Euphonium) is a successful anime by Kyoto animation about a school brass band, based on […]

Anime

National Finals - 2nd Section - LIVE! 4. Boarshurst Silver Band (James Garlick) North West Real quality in the ensemble to open - tight and dynamic with a nice melodic flow. Not without the occasional blip but the attention dynamics and attack is very noticeable. Trombone intonation isn’t perfect before H but again the band’s quality speaks loudly through the allegro vivace. Cadenzas are all played with ease and the overall quality is maintained to another ‘driven’ finale. A possible leader!

2nd Section National Champions!! - Boarshurst Silver Band

It with great pride and joy that I write this post. On the 16th of September the band performed at the 2017 National Brass Band Championships of …

New body to run National Youth Band of Wales

The National Youth Brass Band of Wales is to be run by a new organisation.<p>The final concert under the auspices of Ty Cerdd will take place in St …

Famous brass band 'on brink of collapse' after 140 years

A CHAMPIONSHIP brass band that has been playing for more than 140 years is 'on the brink of collapse' and calling for immediate financial …

Sliding around Glasgow

<b>With professional orchestras, bustling theatres, bands and Scotland’s national conservatoire on its doorstep, Glasgow is a hub of activity when it</b> …

Feriespel — How Eikanger help to inspire the next generation of Norwegian players

<i>Making a musical mark for the future...</i><p>Players from reigning European Champions Eikanger Bjørsvik have been busy inspiring the next generation of …

Inspiration

Vizzutti inspires in the UK

The legendary American trumpet player Allen Vizzutti recently visited the UK and headed to the North-West of England where he appeared in a concert …

Education

4BR Interview — LCpl Nick Mott

1. Can you tell 4BR a little about your brass banding background?<p>Brass banding is very much in the family: My father and both grandfathers all played …

Robbie Williams

International Euphonium and Tuba Festival

<b>Band has broken up for the summer, but that doesn’t mean letting your musical skills gather dust for two months – quite the reverse because there are</b> …

Festivals

WATCH: Will Smith, James Corden And A HUGE Brass Band Get 'Jiggy With It' In Full-Length Carpool Karaoke

9 August 2017, 10:44<p>You just gotta love his Big Willie Style.<p>Okay, breathe. Chill. It's gonna be okay, but... THIS IS IT! Will Smith has finally …

Carpool Karaoke

Berggren named interim director of Brass Band Fest | The Advocate-Messenger

The Great American Brass Band Festival has picked a familiar face to serve as interim director while the search for a permanent director …

Performing Arts

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 …

Jazz

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 …

New Orleans

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 …

Inspiration

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

Radio 2's Young Brass Award 2017<p>Young Brass Award Winner 2017 Isobel Daws<p>The Young Brass Award 2017 finalists are:<p>Ellena Newton<p>Trombone<p>Siobhan Bates<p>Tenor horn<p>James Nash<p>Flugel horn<p>Isobel Daws<p>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 …

Humanities

Brassed off! Bradford loses brass band contest 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 …

Huddersfield

Teenager to lead army of runners - and a brass band - at Greater Manchester Run to raise money for children's hospital that treated her

A teenager will lead an army of runners - including a huge brass band - at this year's Great Manchester Run to raise money for the children’s …

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> …

Genius