Gustav Holst’s beautiful tune in a simple but effective arrangement for flexible instrumental ensembles by David Catherwood.
Free resources for beginner brass ensembles from BigShinyBrass. Includes whole-band warm-up exercises, 5-note ensemble pieces, 8-note ensemble pieces, easy Christmas carols, solos with backing tracks, and fingering charts.
The Ruddick Arts Centre, Edgbaston was the venue for the commencement of Birmingham Citadel Band’s 125th Anniversary celebrations on Saturday, 22 September 2018. A weekend which, as it progressed, conjured up many happy memories of the band’s consistent ministry in Birmingham and further afield over the years.
Kintambo Band (Bandmaster Sergeant Henri Makanda Nkodia) shared the stage with the Matete Band (Bandmaster Sergeant Achille Ngombi) in the Kintambo hall on 19 August 2018, offering a praise and worship concert for the glory of God.
The latest installment of the Two-Part Hymn Series has been released. This is the sixth set in Part 2 and the 18th set overall, bringing the total number of tunes to 180. All of these simple two-part arrangements are free to download and use.
This recording features the five test pieces used for the British Regionals contests in 2019. Each is recorded by one of the premier brass bands, including Desford, Cory, Virtuosi GUS, Black Dyke, and Foden’s.
It is now sixteen years since the first invitation was given to the Birmingham Citadel Band (Bandmaster Gavin Lamplough) to provide a program of music in the foyer of Symphony Hall prior to the British Open Brass Band Championship. This year’s concert was on Saturday, 8 September 2018.