Section Two - MUSIC OF A LEGACY (Steven Ponsford)
Published by SP&S
This piece pays tribute to the vast heritage of Salvation Army brass band music. Written in one movement, it is rhapsodic in nature and quotes references from just a few of the many iconic pieces from the past, progressing naturally...read more
Section One - TOURNAMENT FOR BRASS (Eric Ball)
Published by R Smith & Co
Eric Ball's work is not descriptive in terms of its title - the "tournament" being within the band itself. The work is split into three movements:
Trios and duets
Solos (Theme and Variations)
This music will set no problems...read more
Championship - GALLERY (Howard Snell)
Published by Rakeway Music
Originally commissioned for the 2015 Scottish Open contest, the title ‘GALLERY’ refers to six pictures - four of them by Scottish artists. Each picture has a movement, in addition to which there is a very short introduction. They are all linked, though there...read more
Please click the link to view the full results for the London & Southern Counties Regional Championships 2017, held on the weekend of 18/19 March.
London & Southern Counties Regional Championships 2017 - Results...read more
Please click the link to view the full results for the West of England Regional Championships 2017, held on the weekend of 11/12 March.
West of England Regional Championships 2017 - Results...read more
Please click the link to view the full results for the North of England Regional Championships 2017, held on the weekend of 11/12 March.
North of England Regional Championships 2017 - Results...read more
The National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain 2016 have now concluded, culminating in fantastic National Finals contests at Cheltenham Racecourse and The Royal Albert Hall.
We would like to thank each and every person who has been involved with the Regional & Finals events this year: players, conductors, sponsors, composers, exhibitors,...read more
Triple Champion, Cory Band, will deliver the end-of-contest concert, before the Awards Ceremony, at the Championship Section British National Final on 8 October, in London’s Royal Albert Hall.
As part of the day ticket, the band will perform an entertaining programme, which will include: Malambo (alberto Ginastera, arr. Phillip Littlemore), The Thieving...read more
The National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain Sections 1-4 Finals will take place at Cheltenham Racecourse later this month (17 and 18 September), where more than 70 bands will descend on The Centaur to compete for ‘National’ glory.At 9.30am on Saturday (17 September) Section 2 bands will get proceedings underway...read more
The Kapitol Promotions organising team are delighted to announce that the world-renowned period instrument ensemble, The Wallace Collection, will be appearing at the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain (Sections 1-4) over the weekend of 17th-18th September. The ensemble will not only be performing in the auditorium before the Results...read more
Kapitol Promotions is delighted to announce the list of exhibitors for the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain 2016 (Sections 1-4), who will be situated in the exhibition areas over the whole weekend. Please come along and say hello to them all!
Boobs & Brass
Brass Band Insurance Services
The official website of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain has recently been through an overhaul, which has not only enhanced the site's resources but also reflects the Nationals' growing social media presence.
Users will now be able to access much more in-depth information regarding the Nationals, such as Band...read more
Brass Sounds Inverclyde, Scottish 4th Section Champions, climbed Ben Nevis on July 9th to raise funds to get to the National Brass Band Championships in Cheltenham this September. Since "The Ben" has just been reclassified at 1345m high, this was the highest ever concert played in Britain!
Nine hardy souls began the...read more
Phillip McCann, Allan Withington & Luc Vertommen
This year's triumvirate of Championship section adjudicators is a diverse mix of top-class musicians. Phillip McCann is widely regarded as one of the finest cornet players in the history of brass banding, and possesses an incredible wealth of playing & conducting experience with most of...read more