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  1. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 14 April 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Here we are with another two hours of music from the world of brass band. We have the third section UK National Finals test piece Viking Age written by French composer Thierry Deleruyelle and played by the Cory Band and we also have the second section test piece Occasion...
  2. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 23 December 2018

    Hello Brass Banders Well Christmas Day is just around the corner. Best wishes for 2019 where ever you are ................ Sunday Bandstand will of course be back with a new show next week. Thomas Koschat (8 August 1845 – 19 May 1914) was an Austrian composer and bass singer. He popularised...
  3. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 26 August 2018

    Hello Brass Banders - We have a wonderful two hour show for you this week. We have music dating back to the early 1950s and then through to the present day. Whilst the 1954 recording is not as good as today's recordings, it does give an insight into the quality of players in those days. It is...
  4. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 22 July 2018

    Hello Brass Banders I hope you are having a smashing summer. It must be a first for many years with no park engagements cancelled owing to inclement weather. I well remember in the 1960s being one of the younger members having to fetch the seats for our band and then set them out for our...
  5. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 24 June 2018

    Hello Brass Banders.. We have another wonderful two hour show of brass band music from bands and soloists from around the world. There are bands from Australia, USA, Belgium, Austria, Norway and of course some good home grown bands as well. Don't forget if you have a request or a question...
  6. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 17 June 2018

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two hours where you will hear some of the best brass band music both old and new. We are featuring bands this week from USA, Switzerland, Austria, Canada, Belgium and some great bands of course from the UK. We have soloists straight out of the top draw...
  7. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 3 June 2018

    Hello Brass Banders Well it's good to be back. Four weeks holiday soaking up the sun but it cannot last forever. So here we are with another two hours of brass band music from many parts of the world. We have some music tracks from three CDs that were only released in the last couple of weeks...
  8. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 1 April 2018

    Hello Brass Banders and welcome to my programme of wonderful music from the world of brass bands. We have performances from bands around world with some wonderful soloists. We have some real vintage performances dating back to 1957, the 1960s and 70s as well as some up to date performances...
  9. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 18 February 2018

    Hello Brass Banders and welcome to another two hours of music from the world of brass bands. As always we have a rich and diverse choice of music for your enjoyment. With bands from around the world and some fine soloists. In particular listen out for two of the finest soprano cornet players...
  10. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 21 January 2018

    Hello Brass Banders - Welcome to another two hours of sparkling music from the world of brass bands. As always I have a varied and eclectic choice for you this week. A special mention of 'A British March Parade...', any band taking this on needs to have both the ability and almost as important...
  11. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 14 January 2018

    Hello Brass Banders - welcome to another two hours of our kind of music. Brass band music both from the past (1957) and the present. As always we have bands from many parts of the world and some extraordinary soloists straight out of the top draw. Congratulations to all those bands that...
  12. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 7 January 2018

    Hello Brass Banders - Welcome to Sunday Bandstand and what is the first show for 2018. A Happy New Year to all my listeners where ever you are. I have a wonderful two hours of brass band music from around the world with some great soloists, some you will know some that may be new to you...
  13. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 31 December 2017

    Hello Everyone I hope you have all had a good Christmas. I was asked in December 2007 if I would like to produce and present a weekly brass band programme. Having been a player in brass bands for almost 50 years and having held various positions in bands from librarian to concert secretary...
  14. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 24 December 2017

    Hello Everyone - welcome to our Christmas Eve edition of Sunday Bandstand. We have two hours of festive music featuring many of the usual favourites at this time of year with some others you may not have heard before or may be it was a long time ago. The bands are from around the world with...
  15. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 17 December 2017

    Hello Everyone - Here is another two hours of festive brass band music from bands around the world: Austria, USA, The Netherlands and Norway just to mention four and of course some well known home grown bands as well.. There are some wonderful soloists and a little bit of nostalgia with...
  16. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 3 December 2017

    Hello Everyone - well we are now into the countdown for the festive season. In out first show in December we have a taste of Christmas music and lots more too. If you have a favourite piece of Christmas music or Christmas Carol and you would like to hear them on the show please contact me by...
  17. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 26 November 2017

    Hello Brass Banders - Welcome to another two hours of brass band music from around the world, we also have some wonderful soloists. We are now fast approaching the festive season - if you have a favourite carol or piece of Christmas music and you would like to hear it on the show please contact...
  18. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 12 November 2017

    Hello Brass Banders - Welcome to this week's two hour programme of brass band music, bands and soloists from around the world. Over the last couple of week's I have featured the Italian Brass Band and MD: Filippo Cangiamila - here at the show we send out best wishes and congratulations having...
  19. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 5 November 2017

    Hello Brass Banders Plenty of wonderful music played by bands from around the world. Born June 26, 1976 in Vetroz, Switzerland Bertrand Moren had his first piano lessons at the age of six. 1998, he graduated from piano teaching of the Swiss Society for Music Pedagogy. While studying piano...
  20. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 29 October 2017

    Hello Everyone - Well its good to be back after four weeks in the Cyprus sun. I have a great show for you with bands from California, Canada, Switzerland, Belgium, The Netherlands , New Zealand and some fine home grown bands and soloists. The real treat in this show has to be the first time...
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