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Bolsover Trophy Triumph

Ibstock Brick Brass were thrilled to achieve a 3rd place trophy win at Bolsover Festival of Brass this year. With a fantastic programme and some lovely solo playing, the band earned a great result on the day with a solid performance. The opening number was the exciting and energetic Starburst by Dan Price, a piece … Continue reading “Bolsover Trophy Triumph”

Regionals 2017: Overview

It was a big day out this weekend for Ibstock Brick Brass who took the stage at the Regional Finals in Bedworth as a First Section band. Since winning the Second Section Regional Finals in 2016 and competing at the National Finals last September, players have worked hard at strengthening and developing individual and ensemble … Continue reading “Regionals 2017: Overview”

Finals Performance: Cheltenham

Ibstock Brick Brass took to the stage this morning on a number 1 draw at the National Finals at Cheltenham. The band performed a calm and concise performance, with commentators noting “effective ensemble” with some fine playing with assertiveness and confidence. Star player of the day goes to Leeanne Wilkins on principal cornet, a player … Continue reading “Finals Performance: Cheltenham”

Road To Nationals: Update

Ibstock Brick Brass have been working solidly to perfect their rendition of Images ahead of the National Finals this coming Saturday. Players across the board have shown a high level of attendance and commitment to both personal practice and focus at rehearsals which we are hoping will stand us in great stead once we take … Continue reading “Road To Nationals: Update”

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Brand New Website!

Ibstock Brick Brass are pleased to announce that their new website is now LIVE!! With a brand new look and easily accessible information our ¬†followers, fans and players of the band will have immediate access to all updates and news at all times. We would like to thank our web designer Anthony Birch for all … Continue reading “Brand New Website!”

Road to Nationals

Previews and predictions have fast become available on 4barsrest.com showing stiff competition at the upcoming National Finals this weekend. The band continues to put the final touches in place in this last week of rehearsals and are looking forward to once again showing what they are made of when they take the stage at Cheltenham … Continue reading “Road to Nationals”

13-9 – Full Rehearsal for Finals

Last night saw all members of the band get together for a full rehearsal in advance of this weekends Finals. We are pleased with the preparation leading up to the final this weekend. If you feel like attending the event at Cheltenham, and would like to show your support towards the band then full details … Continue reading “13-9 – Full Rehearsal for Finals”

Fundraising Success!!

After a fantastic summer of varied concerts and performances, fun events and personal goals, Ibstock Brick Brass have managed to hit their target for Nationals fundraising. Members of the band enjoyed a delicious Thai green curry at our very successful Dine and Donate event sponsored by local pub The Kings Arms in Coleorton. It was … Continue reading “Fundraising Success!!”

National Regional Championship

Ibstock Brick Brass flew to victory this March to win the National Regional Championship 2nd Section title, winning not only the trophy but also a promotion the the 1st section and an invitation to the National Finals in Cheltenham come September. The band, formed in 1971 and based in Coalville, were drawn first on the … Continue reading “National Regional Championship”