Monthly Archives: September 2018

Bolsover Castle

This work ws commissioned by the Bolsover International Brass Band Summer School (BIBBSS) in memory of David Morris, a valued member of both the Summer School and Festival of Brass team. The light-hearted, traditional-style march is playable by most levels of bands.  Read more

National Capital Band Retreat and Personnel Changes

The National Capital Band (Bandmaster Dr. Steve Kellner) began its 2018–2019 season in traditional fashion with a retreat held at Camp Happyland in central Virginia. As usual, the retreat served as both a musical and spiritual foundation for the season.  Read more

A Shropshire Lad

A major concert work for brass band, this tone poem arranged by Duncan Wilson is based on George Butterworth’s song cycle of the same name  Read more

Sarabande

An arrangement of the familiar theme from the 4th movement of Handel’s Keyboard Suite in D minor.  Read more

For the World

Household Troops Band "For the World" cover art

Latest recording from the Household Troops Band, conducted by Bandmaster Carl Saunders.  Read more

British Bandsman Announces Wainwright as Editor

Andrew Wainwright

Andrew Wainwright has been announced as the new Editor of British Bandsman. The magazine, founded in 1887, was acquired in August 2018 by International Brass Band Media (IBB) Ltd. In addition, it was announced that the magazine will return to its roots as a weekly publication in a modern digital-only format -beginning in October 2018.  Read more