The Association of Brass Band Adjudicators (AoBBA) is pleased to announce a new cohort of trainee adjudicators. The trainee’s will commence their two-year training programme in September and will be involved in live adjudications in conjunction with the official AoBBA adjudicators. The new trainees are Stephanie Binns, Darren Hawken, Alan Hobbins, and Nicholas Sanders who […]
It is with great sadness that the Association of Brass Band Adjudicators (AoBBA) learns of the passing of our Honorary Member Alan Lawton MBE. Alan was a member of AoBBA for many years and has served with distinction until retiring from adjudicating in 2014. Alan will be remembered not only as an exceptional cornet player […]
The Association of Brass Band Adjudicators (AoBBA) is to increase trainee places from six to ten from September 2021. The scheme has been extraordinarily successful, and head of the trainee scheme, Martin Heartfield commented ““The adjudicator training scheme has been effectively embedded into our core activities and the Executive feels the time is right to […]
The Association of Brass Band Adjudicators (AoBBA) has announced that they have received a major endorsement of their trainee adjudicator programme from the London College of Music. High level AoBBA’s Secretary and LCM Examiner Nicholas Garman told 4BR: “We are keen to show that members who complete the trainee adjudicator scheme have done so with […]
Christopher Bond The Association of Brass Band Adjudicators (AoBBA) are pleased to announce the acceptance of two of the associations trainee adjudicators as full members. Both Sam Fisher and Christopher Bond have completed their trainee assignments and become fully validated members of AoBBA. Sam Fisher Sam Fisher has already been active on the adjudication circuit […]
The next meeting of the Executive Committee of the Association of Brass Band Adjudicators (AoBBA) is to be held on Wednesday 23rd October 2019 at 18.00pm. The venue is Holiday Inn, Brighouse – could members forward any items for the agenda to secretary Nicholas Garman at least two weeks prior to the meeting.