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Brass Bands News

22nd June 2016
Brass Bands England were lucky enough to be invited for a “behind-the scenes” look at the unique and inspirational event that was this year’s Northumberland  Miners’ Picnic.
21st June 2016
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has received a unique musical birthday gift composed by former BBC Inspire Young Composers’ Competition winner, Thomas Brown.
20th June 2016
After some terrible flash flooding over the weekend in the Greater Manchester area, the committee members of Poynton Youth Brass Band discovered that their storage facility at the Vernon Band Room was flooded.
17th June 2016
A couple of upcoming performances by the Band of the Kings Division this weekend. This coming Friday 17th June, they are performing a charity concert for the ABF, the Soldiers' Charity at the Sands Centre, Carlisle, commencing at 7.30pm.
16th June 2016
The Symphonic Brass of London is delighted to announce following the formation of its new Education Department its first Education Partner, Brass Bands England.
13th June 2016
Play the flute on Flamborough Head or a guitar solo in Grassington; record a recital in Reeth or sing in Swaledale. North Yorkshire’s music groups are invited to take part in a new campaign Play Far Away Day which will see remote spots in North...
9th June 2016
John Berry, a former member of Loxley Silver Band, has been accepted into the Household Cavalry Mounted Band; the only mounted band in the Army.
8th June 2016
Horse and Bamboo Theatre, The Boo, are holding their an annual Puppet Festival and want to include live music at the festival parade with the ‘BamBOOzle Band’. Can you help?!
7th June 2016
2016’s BBC Music day saw Unite the Union (Formerly City of Sheffield) Brass Band taken once again to their city’s hearts in a performance with much-loved - and particularly unique- Sheffield band The Everly Pregnant Brothers, with the help of Brass...
6th June 2016
BASCA (British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors) has opened the call for nominations for the 14th Annual British Composer Awards. The British Composer Awards celebrate the art of contemporary music composition in the UK, honouring...
2nd June 2016
Set in a rehearsal room, En avant, marche! celebrates the marching band community surrounding a dying, yet larger-than-life trombonist as he comes to terms with his lot – and his demotion to cymbal player.
1st June 2016
BBC Music Day is a UK-wide celebration of everything we love about music with the aim of bringing people from different generations and communities together. It returns bigger and better for 2016 with Duran Duran and Laura Mvula live at Eden, Travis...