RONG ON RIGHT PATH - BB shines a light on one of the rising stars of Norwegian banding

Issue 6062

BACK IN BUSINESS - Boost for bands in England as rehearsals resume

STAGE SET FOR CORY CONTEST - Draw made for online championship, with international flavour


Youth brass talent invited to take part in video showcase

Wednesday 23 September, 2020 Brass players far and wide have been enjoying engaging in distance banding videos, several of which have been organised by BrassFestUK and founder, Rob Tompkins. Now the organisation is offering the stars of tomorrow the opportunity to get involved in their own video project. Read full article

Welsh body hopes take step forward

Friday 18 September, 2020 The future of the Welsh brass band scene appears a little brighter following the formation of a new body to represent the interests of the country’s historic band movement. Read full article

NYBB auditions go online

Thursday 17 September, 2020 Auditions for the National Youth and National Children’s Brass Bands of Great Britain are to take place online in 2020, amid continued disruption brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article

Judges get to work on International Composer Contest entries

Saturday 12 September, 2020 The deadline has now passed for the inaugural International Brass Band Composer Competition, with 92 entries being received from 14 different countries including Australia, Canada, Denmark, England, Greece, Italy, Japan, Norway, Scotland, Spain, Switzerland, The Netherlands, the USA and Wales. Read full article