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  • Best Wishes for Christmas and 2015 from SBBA & EBBA

    Published on 19 December, 2014 at 15:12
      ‘Dear friends, On behalf of all at SBBA may I wish you and yours a very merry christmas and a happy new year. Whilst I know that there has been a lot of activity in brass band halls and their respective...
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  • Message for 2nd section bands taking part in Scottish Championships 2015

    Published on 12 December, 2014 at 10:12
    Letter from Kapitol Promotions Music Panel for all bands in 2nd Section of Scottish Championships  with trgards test piece Maccabeus. Note on Changes being...
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  • Sad passing of Eddie Paley

    Published on 9 December, 2014 at 18:12
    It was indeed sad to hear of the passing of Eddie Paley who over the years contributed so much to banding in the Aberdeen area. For many years he was seen on his bike with the Eb bass strapped to his back. From Aberdeen Newspaper {With...
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  • Recordings of Shield and Open available

    Published on 6 December, 2014 at 11:12
    On Saturday 29th November as part of a trial, all bands taking part in the Challenge Shield and Scottish Open were recorded using the in house microphones of Perth Concert Hall and with the assistance of the staff all bands were recorded on to...
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  • News of 2015 European Tickets and Composers Competition

    Published on 4 December, 2014 at 00:12
    Dear all brass friends in Europe. Ticket sales started on Saturday 20 December for European Brass Band Championships and associated events during the Eurofestival 2015 in Freiburg, Germany. Link for ticket ordering:
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  • Busy time ahead for Bon Accord Silver Band

    Published on 1 December, 2014 at 23:12
    Bon-Accord Silver Band has completed one of their most successful contesting years by winning the Scottish Challenge Shield. On Saturday 29th November, they saw off competition from ten other Scottish brass bands, from the first and second...
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  • Scottish Challenge Shield & Scottish Open RESULTS

    Published on 29 November, 2014 at 09:11
    Results Scottish Open Saturday 29th November Adjudicators Tom Daveron, Prof John Miller, Andy Duncan Test Piece 'Cantata' by Andrew Duncan BAND  -...
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  • Irvine & Dreghorn Band Christmas Concert & Open Day

    Published on 24 November, 2014 at 19:11
    Irvine and Dreghorn Brass are pleased to announce that we will be holding our annual Christmas concert on Sunday 14th December at 6.15pm at Woodlands Primary School, Woodlands Avenue, Irvine. KA12 OPU.Tickets are £5 for adults and...
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  • Festival of Brass Results Youth Championships and Cup

    Published on 22 November, 2014 at 06:11
    Results so far............. SCOTTISH YOUTH BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS - DEVELOPMENT SECTIONSATURDAY 22nd NOVEMBER start 9 .30 a.m. Adjudicators - Nigel Boddice & John Doyle Band  -...
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  • Bathgate still looking for Euphonium

    Published on 21 November, 2014 at 11:11
    The Bahgate Band would like to invite applications for the position of Principal Euphonium. Bathgate Band are in the first section and we have a good mixture of young and experienced players. All applications will be treated in...
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