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  •  Brass in Concert pays tribute to former chief whip Derek Foster, who has died aged 81. A great supporter of Brass in Concert and former opposition chief whip from 1985 to 1995, Derek had attended the 2018 Championships and Gala Concert despite being very poorly. Lord Foster was an MP from 1979 to 2005 before […]

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  • The Brass in Concert Championship has had the pleasure of engaging two outstanding comperes. The ‘one-off’ contest in 1977 brought John Dunn to the Beehive Ballroom, Darlington, where his first words were to welcome the audience, to thank the sponsors and to confirm that the first band on stage was Morris Motors. Little did John […]

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  • Five fine performances from Sage on Saturday 17th November Adjudicators: Richard Evans and Helen Harrelson 1. Wardle Academy Youth (Lee Rigg) — 198 2. Elland Silver Youth (Samantha Harrison) — 197 3. Rochdale Borough Youth (Ben Dixon) — 190 4. Youth Brass 2000 (Chris Jeans) — 185 5. Houghton Area Youth (Brian Adams) — 180 […]

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  • November 19, 2018

    Brass in Concert 2018 Results

    With a record number of new compositions and arrangements a fabulous programme concepts the results were announce just before 7pm on Sunday. Nick Grace & Rieks van der Velde (Music Quality of Performance) Chris King (Programme Content) Jeremy Wise & Terry Carter (Entertainment & Presentation) Owen Farr (Soloist and Individual Awards) Music/Music/Content/Entertainment = Total Grace/van […]

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  • The Brass in Concert organising team has confirmed that this year’s contest on Sunday 18 November will now start at 9.30am, following the adjustment to the contest line-up announced recently. Access to the concourse facilities will remain at 8.00am, while compere Frank Renton will now commence his introductions at 9.20am. Brass in Concert also confirm […]

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