Death of Lyn Morgan

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 […]

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2019 National Finals test-pieces announced

2019 National Finals test-pieces announced

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)

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AoBBA Appoint New Training Officer

AoBBA Appoint New Training Officer

Martin Heartfield The Association of Brass Band Adjudicators (AoBBA) announce the appointment of Martin Heartfield as the head of AoBBA’s adjudicator training programme. Martin is a well known conductor and adjudicator and is self-employed as a marketing and education consultant. Commented David Hirst, “The adjudicator training programme has been extremely successful and we are currently […]

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