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.
The next meeting of the Executive Committee of the Association of Brass Band Adjudicators will be held at the Holiday Inn, Brighouse at 18.00 pm on Wednesday 8th May 2019. Please forward any items for discussion to the secretary, Nicholas Garman by Wednesday 24th April.
AoBBA announce the passing of retired member Lyn Morgan. Lyn began playing with the Ystalyfera Public Band, whilst there he won first prize at the National Eisteddfod (Senior Section), playing the Tenor Horn. In 1962 he joined the RAF, as a musician and in 1963 was awarded the Worshipful Company of Musicians Silver Medal for being […]
The test-pieces that bands must perform to become National Champions at London and Cheltenham have now been announced. Hermann Pallhuber (Composer of ‘Titan’s Progress’) Test Pieces: Championship Section: Titan’s Progress (Hermann Pallhuber) First Section: Endeavour (Philip Sparke) Second Section: Occasion (Edward Gregson) Third Section: Viking Age (Thierry Deleruyelle) Fourth Section: Beecher Variations (Stephen Bulla)