Hi, not sure active this forum is still but I'll post here anyway incase someone might be otherwise missing out!
The championships kick off tomorrow and go through to saturday night.
A decent, deceivingly difficult but easy on the ears test piece for the championship bands on the friday and a...
Norway's entertaintment competition, Siddis Brass, kicks off this coming Saturday from Stavanger's new concerthall.
As always it'll be streamed live by TV2 Sumo.
I think it costs around a fiver for a months subscription...
The Norwegian equivalent of the BBC have produced a reality documentary focusing on the Brass Band scene around the Bergen area with Eikanger in the spotlight - "Korpsfiksert" (Brass obsessed).
The first two episodes have gone out in Norway and have had a really good reception, both...
Haven't seen any other thread about this, but then again I'm not around much, so may have overlooked.
Tomorrow is SIDDIS Brass, Norway's equivalent of 'Brass in Concert' held in Stavanger.
You can find full details of times etc here...
A bit early (not til early feb) but thought I'd get the ball rolling now that most details are out..
Test piece for the elitedivisjon (championship section) is 'Sketches from Nowhere' by Thomas Doss.
(His first work for brass band, his second will be the test piece for the 2010 Europeans.)...
Brass Night at the Proms
with the Leyland Band & Honley Male Voice Choir
in association with the Rotary Club of Accrington
Sat Apr 19, 8pm kick off
£11, £9, £8 Adults
£10, £8, £7 Concessions
This is the Leyland Band's first visit to Ipswich and proceeds from the concert, which is being presented by the Ipswich Charity Concert Committee, will be divided between The Priory Centre in Queens Way, Ipswich and The King George's Fund for Sailors.
Tickets available by phone on 01473...
Established in 1946 in the heart of industrial Lancashire as the Leyland Motor Band, taking its name from the then world famous truck and bus maker. Now an independent group of some thirty musicians. The Band have witnessed scores of prize awards at all the major competitions, including...
Name and contact details: Aidan Smith, 07764 482666, firstname.lastname@example.org
Instrument(s) played: Tenor Horn
Section of Band you are comfortable to deputise for: All
How much notice do you require: As much as poss
Name of your present Band: YBS
What section is your present Band in: Championship...
Name and contact details,Aidan Smith
Instrument(s) played,Tenor Horn
Section of Band you are comfortable to deputise for,All
How much notice do you require,As much as is possible, pref over 5 days.
Name of your present Band,YBS
What section is your present Band in,Championship...
YBS under MD David King will be performing at Morley Town Hall on Sat 13th March (tomorrow evening)
Kick off at 7.30
On the programme is the testpiece Tristan Encounters, which we came 1st with at last week's areas. Come and hear Dave Kings
2 of the featured soloists will be...
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seeing as we have no real time chat program on the site.. what do you peeps reckon about setting up an irc (internet relay chat.. just a sortof chatroom) channel that we can all pop into from time to time to chat... all you would need is an irc client such as mIRC...
what do people reckon??
The Moon Under Water!!!! (Wetherspoons, Deansgate.. same starting point as the last one)
With EVERYONE from the locality in attendance please.
can a mod make this a sticky or announcement or something...
im sure everyone has enough notice to scrimp and save...
I am proud to annouce that the world-infamous BrassNeck Quintet have reformed after 8 months (ok ok... we just havnt had a rehearsal in 8 months!) to do a special cd recording for the BBC, after they especially requested our immense talent to be showcased publically.. [/utter_drivel]