On Christmas Day, the BBC Radio show Sounds of Brass, hosted by Phillip Hunt, will feature “Music with a Message” from the International Staff Band (Bandmaster Dr. Stephen Cobb). The program will include items from the ISB’s latest Christmas recording, Celebrate the Season! and will also feature a personal message for the listeners from the Staff Bandmaster.
For the sixtieth year, the Cornwall Youth Brass Band will hold its annual Christmas Course 27 – 30 December 2015. The event features an Open Rehearsal and Audition afternoon on 28 December and concludes with a Gala Concert, 7:00 PM on 30 December 2015 at St. Michael’s Church, Newquay.
76 young musicians of the Cornwall Youth Brass Band spent 4 days of their Christmas holiday rehearsing under the baton of guest conductor Richard Evans and the instruction of guest soloist Owen Farr.