Happy 2017!

Issue 5949

A Look back at the events in 2016…

…and forward to what 2017 might have in store

Banding in the land of the fjords

Jack Mackintosh - ‘The Prince of Soloists!'

Montreux setting the pace for national events

News

Features

BB at Butlins!

Thursday 12 January, 2017 Coverage of the 2017 Butlins Mineworkers National Festival from the Skyline Resort in Skegness Read full article

Life in the Land of the Fjords with Arfon Owen

Thursday 5 January, 2017 Welsh tenor horn player Arfon Owen is one of the growing number of British musicians who have moved to Norway in recent years to work as teachers, conductors and soloists. Formerly solo horn with Black Dyke and Grimethorpe colliery bands, and currently solo horn with Stavanger Brass Band, Arfon moved to Norway almost three years ago to pursue a freelance career. Rob Richardson caught up with Arfon to find out more about his musical life. Read full article