Radio 2 Young Brass Soloist question

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by Di, Jul 28, 2005.

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  1. Di

    Di Active Member

    Has anyone seen any entry details for the competition for 2006? I wrote to the Beeb asking about information and they sent me the link to the 2005 results and said it was too early to be thinking about the 2006 comp. Bearing in mind the closing date last year was 30th September, I'm a little worried about missing it.
  2. HBB

    HBB Active Member

    Yea! I've been looking too!
  3. super_sop

    super_sop Supporting Member

    your a tad old to be entering mumsie!!!!:biggrin:
  4. HBB

    HBB Active Member

    YOu're as young as you feel!
  5. imthemaddude

    imthemaddude Active Member

    What is the maximum age then?
  6. Di

    Di Active Member

    For under 21s I think.
  7. Aidan

    Aidan Active Member

    yep its under 21's...

    I wanted to do it last year but I was 21 the day before the competition :frown:
  8. HBB

    HBB Active Member

    Awww, mate!
  9. Andy Moore

    Andy Moore Member

    I emailed them and the bloke who replied didn't seem to have much of a clue what was going on, he wasn't convinced it was a BBC competition.

    Are there any application forms for Young Brass Soloist 2006 yet? If not
    do u know when they are going to be released?



    Hi Andy,

    Excuse my ignorance, but is this a Radio 2 event?!

    Kind regards,

    Radio 2


    It was this year
    so i imagine next years competition will be aswell?


    Indeed it will. So just keep an eye on it. At moment I know as much as
    you do!

    Kind regards,
    Radio 2

  10. dyl

    dyl Active Member

    And that, ladies and gentlemen, is where our license money goes! Unbelievable response.
  11. Di

    Di Active Member

    Considering this competition was advertised from about March last year, and had a closing date of September, if they've not even got it in the planning stages, it looks like a no no. I thinkits time to ring someone rather than messing around with e-mails.
  12. PeterBale

    PeterBale Moderator Staff Member

    It does seem odd that there's no information around: I just checked the "Listen to the band" page to see if there was anything there - no joy, but at least they've got tMP on their Links page ;)
  13. Steve

    Steve Active Member

    maybe its a conspiracy to keep the bouncy one well out the way of this years event!!!!
  14. Andy Moore

    Andy Moore Member

  15. katej

    katej Member

    Doesn't make sense that it is on at the prime time for areas? Or am i just being thick? Most brass players will be taking part in a regional contest around then?
  16. Di

    Di Active Member

    Exactly. I spoke to the folks at Radio 2 last week and they say its been very difficult to get the studio and that is the only date they can manage. I have confirmed all the area dates. It only actually clashes with the Midlands and Scotland.
  17. Andy Moore

    Andy Moore Member

    The only date in the whole year? hmm.
  18. Di

    Di Active Member

    I have now posted the details of this competitioin the news forum. Please click here to continue discussion.

    Last edited: Sep 25, 2005
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