Black Dyke tenor horn star Siobhan Bates has been crowned 2019 BrassPass.tv Young Brass Award winner following an exciting live-streamed final at Manchester's Stoller Hall. The Huddersfield University student's performances of 'Peace' by John Golland and the 'Finale' from 'Fantasie Concertante' by Philip Wilby saw her claim the honours awarded by the panel of judges, Dr Robert Childs, trombone virtuoso Lito Fontana and Kate Moore, principal trumpet of the BBC Concert Orchestra.
Black Dyke Band is the most recorded band in the world with over 350 recordings and growing every year. It is also the most successful contesting band in the world having won the European Championships thirteen times, most recently in 2015, the British Open no fewer than 30 times (most recently 2014) and the National Championships of Great Britain 23 times (most recently 2014).
A brand new Contest where 10 of the UK's best bands will go head to head in Stoller Hall, Manchester on 21st June 2019
Black Dyke Band in St Marys Church Bridgwater. Tickets available from 30th April 2019
Mansfield Concert on Sunday 28th April 2019
Black Dyke will be giving their supporters an opportunity to hear Ray Steadman Allen’s Seascapes by ahead of the forthcoming Yorkshire Regional Brass Band Championships at Huddersfield Town Hall. Under the direction of Director of Music Prof. Nicholas Childs, the triple Yorkshire Area Champions will be presenting their open rehearsal at Morley Town Hall at 8.00pm on Friday 1st March. Admission is free and doors open at 7.30pm and the rehearsal will start promptly at 8.00pm.