Pageantry by Herbert Howells 1934, some thoughts for MDs and Adjudicators I am looking forward to the upcoming area contests with some trepidation. Pageantry is a classic for Brass Band and it also happens to be a particular favourite of mine. In respect of this I would like to mention some thoughts on the nature […]
The Association of Brass Band Adjudicators (AoBBA) are to present a ‘test piece workshop’ for Sections 2-4 on the Regionals test pieces which will be held at Bailiff Bridge Community Centre, 1 Victoria Road, Baliff Bridge, Brighouse HD6 4DX on Sunday 14th February 2016 (commencing 12.00 noon). The presenters for the day will be John Roberts […]
AoBBA member Sarah Groarke-Booth discusses the lack of female Conductors and Adjudicators in the Brass Band community. Published by kind permission of Brass Band World magazine.
Stephen Roberts talks about his approach to composing his test piece ‘Reflections on Swan Lake’ based on the work by Tchaikovsky.
In 2012 the Association of Brass Band Adjudicators (AoBBA) under the auspices of Chairperson, Alan Morrison, issued all adjudicator members the guidelines for effective adjudication of all U.K. and worldwide competitions. This document (Performance Assessment Criteria – PAC) is reproduced for bands and conductors in order that they may rehearse their competition pieces in line […]