Cornwall Brass Band Association
The The Association was founded in the 9150s to look after the interests of the brass bands of Cornwall, and to promote an annual brass band contents, now known as the Cornish Brass Band Championships.
Gloucestershire Brass Band Association
The GBBA have a wide range of member bands, from Championship to Non-contesting level. Spread throughout our regions of Gloucestershire,
Hereforshire, Somerset, Wiltshire and Worcestershire, our bands perform at contests and concerts all year round for the enjoyment of their
audiences and themselves.
The GBBA also run two contests each year and, in partnership with Gloucestershire Music, help the talented youth of our community to develop.
South West Brass Band Association
The Association aims to deliver both funding and education with increased profile to brass bands within it's membership, therefore
benefiting both players and audiences alike. Education and learning is a key role in the association as well as the supervision and maintenance
Wessex Brass Band Association
The Wessex Brass Band Association was formed with its objectives to encourage the formation of Brass Bands in the area, to improve
existing bands and to provide facilities for social interaction between the Bands. The Association organises an Annual Winter Competition for
Adult Bands and an Annual Youth and Training Band Contest.
Dartington International Summer School
Taken from the Dartington International Music Summer School Promotional email...
The summer school, from 27th July to 31st August 2013, is the leading event of its kind in Europe, where each year almost 1,000 people of all ages and abilities come together in a celebration of music, song and dance.
This year we are making sure that we make the summer school is accessible to as many music lovers of all genres and abilities as possible, which is why we are getting in touch. We would like to ensure you have the opportunity to see our programme and join us in the summer.
Click the image to the right to view the promotial flyer >>
More details of the summer programme, together with information on booking and accommodation, can be found on our new website – www.dartington.org/summer-school - which also contains other downloadable materials for your share with your members.
National Brass Band Championships
The ‘National’, as it is often referred to, is brass banding’s equivalent of the football league – a first-past-the-post Championship
involving some 600 bands in eight ‘Regional’ qualifying heats staged up and down the UK, plus two ‘Finals’ events.
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