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Issue 5989

THE BIGGEST PROBLEM IN BRASS BANDS? How do brass bands ensure they have a future?

THE SOUNDTRACK OF MY LIFE - David Read discusses the pieces that have made the most impact on him


Childs and Brighouse to star at BIC Gala Concert

Monday 4 March, 2019 Brighouse and Rastrick Band and euphonium virtuoso David Childs will take centre stage at this year’s Brass in Concert Festival, with the combination presenting an evening of ‘Classic Brass’ on the Saturday evening prior to the 43rd Brass in Concert Championship. Read full article

Adjudicators announced for Europeans

Wednesday 27 February, 2019 The European Brass Band Association is pleased to announce the adjudicators for the European Brass Band Championships, the European Composers Competition and the European Youth Brass Band Contest to be held in Montreux, Switzerland from 25 - 28 April 2019. Read full article

Child Performance Licensing - how will it affect your band?

Friday 1 February, 2019 As bands prepare for the most intense part of the contest season, Brass Bands England wants to help them to ensure that they are on the right side of the law regarding Child Performance Licensing requirements. The need for Child Performance Licenses is becoming more relevant as local authorities begin to clamp down on the rules, and if your band has anyone under the age of 16 then you are advised to act now in order to be compliant. BBE’s Development Manager Alex Parker explains why. Read full article