There are five main brass band sections in the United Kingdom: Championship, First, Second, Third, and Fourth. Sometimes, a Youth section is also used, but this is not graded. This is the section containing the very best bands in the United Kingdom who compete in the Open and National Brass Band Championships, established in 1853 and 1860 respectively. Bands such as Black Dyke, Brighouse and Rastrick, Fairey and Grimethorpe are placed in here.
National Youth Wind Orchestra of Great Britain. The National Youth Wind Orchestra of Great Britain (NYWO) consists of around 75 young musicians aged 14 to 21 from England, Scotland and Wales. Members are required to hold a minimum instrument Grade 8 at distinction level and are selected by auditions which take place annually in the autumn at various musical centres across the UK.
Frank Renton celebrates the 60th anniversary of the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain, with its current music advisor and conductor Bramwell Tovey. The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain has been a vital training ground for some of our best brass players and this is its 60th Anniversary year. Bramwell Tovey has been their Music Advisor since 2006 and he talks to Frank Renton about the spirit and the success of the band and conducts them in concert at The Brass In Concert Gala 2012 recorded at The Sage Gateshead.
The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain under Bramwell Tovey, celebrates 60 years with a programme of brass classics, including the premiere of a new symphonic work by Edward Gregson. With soloists and a host of guests. Posted: Thursday October 11 2012.
For 2018 our test pieces are a tribute to the great Gordon Langford. The Intermediate section test piece is West Country Fantasy composed by Gordon Langford and the Championship section test piece is Overture Metropolis also composed by Gordon Langford. More Info Get Directions. Orchestra of Solihull Schools in Concert. Fri 28 Jun 2019 . 0pm. Venue: Butterworth Hall. Sat 29 Jun 2019 .
Album · 2012 · 9 Songs. 2011 WASBE Chiayi City, Taiwan: National Youth Wind Ensemble of Great Britain. 2007 WASBE Killarney, Ireland: National Youth Wind Ensemble of Great Britain. Zero ads. Try it now.
|A1||French Military March|
|Suite: Voices of Youth|
|A2||Nobility of Youth|
|A3||Sadness and Tenderness|
|B1||Scherzo for Band|
|B2||Air from Suite in D|
|Entertainments for Brass Band|