WHEN Joyce Kane took to the stage to conduct Marske Brass Band
, she could not take the smile off her face.
Dennis and the Houghton Area Brass Band
play Hall Two, The Sage Gateshead, on Friday at 8pm.
During their concerts, which were held over four days, they performed traditional brass band
music, pop songs and hits from musicals including Joseph and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
Frank Hodges, chairman of the North-West Counties Brass Band
Association, says there are areas where brass bands
The event is organised by Mrs Margaret Mortimer, who has been doing so for the past eight or nine years, since the death of her husband Harry Mortimer, a brass band
conductor and much respected figure in music circles.
The Tribune-Review/River City Brass Band
celebration of Pittsburgh was kicked off on February 12 at the River City Brass Band
's concert at Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland.
Motor City Brass Band
is a not-for-profit, 501(c)3 organization supported in part of Southfield Parks and Recreation and the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.
Deputy council leader Alan Kerr said that while pop music rules the charts, brass bands
are a key part of the area's heritage.
While the Cory Band - which was launched in 1884 and currently has 29 musicians - is at the top of its game, the brass band
industry as a whole isn't such a success story.
He left a legacy to establish a brass band
competition in his name.
And on Sunday it's also brass band
time as the traditional Bilsdale Silver Band, with a history going back to the mid-1800s, performs from 2.
CITY of Cardiff (Melingriffith) Brass Band
will hold their annual gala concert on Saturday .