The Brass Band Conductors Club?????

Discussion in 'The Adjudicators' Comments' started by Frontman, Aug 30, 2009.

  1. Frontman

    Frontman Member

    I have just found a website call the Brass Band Conductors Club.

    Does anyone have any idea as to who set it up and is the current owner?

    I think this would be a very good idea if run properly.
     
  2. ploughboy

    ploughboy Active Member

    but we already have NABBC, same thing surely?

    or are you saying that's not well run? ;)
     
  3. Frontman

    Frontman Member

    No I am not saying that at all Gary. As a former exec officer I know just how much the NABBC does. I am trying to locate the owners to direct them to that very organisation.
     
  4. andywooler

    andywooler Supporting Member

    a url would be useful to help track it down!
     
  5. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

  6. Bones

    Bones Member

    It's assigned to Graham Jacklin. A search using www.whois.com gives the full name and address. This is in the public domain.

    Given the site does not appear to have been updated since 2008 I suspect Jacko knows the work the NABBC does.
     
  7. andywooler

    andywooler Supporting Member

    Bones beat me to it - for what its worth, it only has 3 members. Its purpose seems to be to encourage debate amongst those who enter the nationals (membership criteria is must have conducted in the last 5 years in the regionals) so not quite the same remit as the NABBC.
     
  8. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

    I get that impression too. I have the funny feeling that conductors wouldn't like to discuss with peers and rivals their contest tactics.
     
  9. Columbo

    Columbo Member

    Why not? Frontman and I do it all the time. Gives us a good opportunity to wind each other up! LOL!
     
  10. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

    For wind-ups ... I can see that, lol! But to see, for example, conductors prior to a contest chatting about what they are playing and how they are preparing their bands sounds suicidal to me. Adjudicators might take a peek as well.
     
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