The National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain 2016 have now concluded, culminating in fantastic National Finals contests at Cheltenham Racecourse and The Royal Albert Hall.
We would like to thank each and every person who has been involved with the Regional & Finals events this year: players, conductors, sponsors, composers, exhibitors,...read more
Triple Champion, Cory Band, will deliver the end-of-contest concert, before the Awards Ceremony, at the Championship Section British National Final on 8 October, in London’s Royal Albert Hall.
As part of the day ticket, the band will perform an entertaining programme, which will include: Malambo (alberto Ginastera, arr. Phillip Littlemore), The Thieving...read more
The National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain Sections 1-4 Finals will take place at Cheltenham Racecourse later this month (17 and 18 September), where more than 70 bands will descend on The Centaur to compete for ‘National’ glory.At 9.30am on Saturday (17 September) Section 2 bands will get proceedings underway...read more
The Kapitol Promotions organising team are delighted to announce that the world-renowned period instrument ensemble, The Wallace Collection, will be appearing at the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain (Sections 1-4) over the weekend of 17th-18th September. The ensemble will not only be performing in the auditorium before the Results...read more
Kapitol Promotions is delighted to announce the list of exhibitors for the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain 2016 (Sections 1-4), who will be situated in the exhibition areas over the whole weekend. Please come along and say hello to them all!
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The official website of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain has recently been through an overhaul, which has not only enhanced the site's resources but also reflects the Nationals' growing social media presence.
Users will now be able to access much more in-depth information regarding the Nationals, such as Band...read more
Brass Sounds Inverclyde, Scottish 4th Section Champions, climbed Ben Nevis on July 9th to raise funds to get to the National Brass Band Championships in Cheltenham this September. Since "The Ben" has just been reclassified at 1345m high, this was the highest ever concert played in Britain!
Nine hardy souls began the...read more
Phillip McCann, Allan Withington & Luc Vertommen
This year's triumvirate of Championship section adjudicators is a diverse mix of top-class musicians. Phillip McCann is widely regarded as one of the finest cornet players in the history of brass banding, and possesses an incredible wealth of playing & conducting experience with most of...read more
The percussion requirements for Journey of the Lone Wolf (Dobson) were amended in 2016 at the request of Kapitol Promotions Music Panel, which has selected the work as the test-piece for the 2016 Championship Section finals of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain, to be held on Saturday 8th...read more
The five test-pieces that bands will need to conquer at the Finals of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain 2016 have been announced.
CHAMPIONSHIP - JOURNEY OF THE LONE WOLF (Simon Dobson)
The 20 bands competing at the Royal Albert Hall will perform Simon Dobson's evocative portrait of Hungarian composer...read more