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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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  • The organisers of the Brass in Concert Championship have announced that Grimethorpe Colliery and Virtuosi GUS bands have withdrawn from this year’s event. Hammonds Saltaire has been added to the line-up, leaving 11 bands in the contest, while a total of five bands will now take part in the inaugural Youth Brass in Concert Championship. […]

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  • Brass in Concert Championship have announced that trumpet star Mike Lovatt is to present a masterclass on the Saturday of this year’s event at Sage Gateshead. Brass in Concert Chairman John Woods revealed: “We are delighted to announce that our annual Brass in Concert Masterclass will be hosted by Mike Lovatt, who is widely regarded as […]

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  • The organisers of the Brass in Concert Championship have revealed the line-up of adjudicators for the 42nd Festival, which will be held at Sage Gateshead on Sunday 18 November in association with Yamaha and Banks Group. The confirmed adjudication panel and their respective roles is as follows: Quality of Performance: Nick Grace and Roger Argente Programme Content: Chris King Entertainment and Presentation: […]

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  • In addition to the contest, we have an appealing performance lined up for this year’s Saturday Gala Concert, with Foden’s Band and Matt Ford presenting a themed set entitled Sinatra and the Swing Legends. Take a look at this promotional video : https://youtu.be/7XgASx_vAHM This will follow Elementary workshops, taster sessions and a performance by Manger […]

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