NYBBGB honour Howarth In an event that will celebrate his wonderful five year tenure as Artistic Director of the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain (NYBBGB), Elgar Howarth will conduct the band at a momentous concert in Cadogan Hall, Chelsea on Sunday 16 October. During his five year tenure, Elgar Howarth’s direction of the band has been both groundbreaking and inspiring to those that have been part of the band and in this celebration concert music by the maestro himself, Elgar, Muldowney and Lloyd will be performed. The band will also be conducted by its two Associate Conductors, Dr. Nicholas Childs and Garry Cutt and band’s new Artistic Director, Bramwell Tovey. Also taking the platform will be London Brass and the SAMYO Orchestra (South Asian Music Youth Orchestra). With the National Brass Band Championships on Saturday 15 October, this concert is beautifully timed to make a full weekend of brass bands. Tickets, which are priced £15, £13 and £10 can be purchased from the Cadogan Hall Box Office on 020 7730 4500.