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  • The experienced Derek Southcott will replace Tom Redmond who is now unavailable for the Entertainment and Presentation role. Derek’s background in the Entertainment world, and also the BBC, brass bands as conductor and soloist make him an ideal replacement. He last adjudicated at Brass in Concert in 2000. On behalf of Brass in Concert John […]

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  • The organising team of the Brass in Concert Championship has confirmed the draw for the 2016 event, to be held at Sage Gateshead on Sunday 20 November in association with Yamaha, Banks Group and British Bandsman. The draw for the playing order took place on Friday 3 June at Sage Gateshead, carried out under the […]

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  • Brass in Concert Championship announces 2016 judges The organisers of the Brass in Concert Championship, which will be held at Sage Gateshead on Sunday 20 November in association with Yamaha, Banks Group and British Bandsman, have revealed the line-up of adjudicators for the 40th Festival . As extensively reported in the banding press, a new system was introduced four years ago […]

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  • Brass in Concert announces 2016 line-up   The organisers of the 40th Brass in Concert Festival, to be held on 19-20 November at Sage Gateshead in association with Yamaha, Banks Group and British Bandsman, have announced the line-up of contenders for the 2016 Championship. Defending Champion Cory will face 11 challengers, with three from overseas […]

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  • The Organisers of the Brass in Concert Festival have announced that James Morrison – the ‘Wizard of Oz’ – will perform as guest soloist with Black Dyke (Professor Nicholas Childs) in the World of Brass Gala Concert, the ‘curtain-raiser for the 40th annual Brass in Concert Championship at Sage Gateshead in November. Announcing the news […]

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