Taking ‘doux’ around the world

Issue 5961

BB meets cornet virtuoso Harmen Vanhoorne

2017 - the year banding was turned on its head

John Henry Iles - the man who created a dynasty

2018 Regional tests revealed

Saturday 16 September, 2017

The test-pieces have been revealed for the 2018 Regional heats of the National Brass Band Championships, as chosen by the Music Panel of Kapitol Promotions. The chosen works are:

Championship Section: Odyssey (Kevin Norbury)

1st Section: Brass Metamorphosis (James Curnow)

2nd Section: Ex Terra Lucem (Jonathan Bates)

3rd Section: Napoleon on the Alps (Philip Harper)

4th Section: World Tour (Rodney Newton)

The qualifying events will be held in late February and March in Blackpool, Huddersfield, Perth, Durham, Bedworth, Swansea, Stevenage and Torquay.