Repertoire Lists 2014 / 2015
The lists for the season are now available by clicking the link to the right.
To support and encourage new British composers there is a requirement for this season for all Wind Bands to programme at least "one" programme item by a British composer from the repertoire list. The online version is searchable to show British Composers and new publications for 2014 / 2015.
Regional Festivals 2014
All dates and venues are now available for entries to the Regional Festival Season 2014 - 2015
Be part of National Concert Band Festival (ncbf
) as it reaches its 30th
Anniversary – the original, the most innovative, the best – it’s the UK's largest wind band & big band festival, supported by Yamaha and R. Smith & Co.
With Festival dates and venues set firmly in advance, ncbf
continues to grow in status in the band world, with more bands participating in even more areas of the UK - see where we are this Autumn and book your place now:
Scotland Sunday 2 November City of Edinburgh Music School
North Sunday 16 November Altrincham Grammar School for Boys
Midlands Sunday 23 November Cripps Hall, Northampton School for Boys
West Sunday 23 November Ribston Hall High School, Gloucs
South Sunday 30 November Richard Taunton VI Form College, Soton
London Sunday 7 December The Cardinal Vaughan School, Kensington
Those bands achieving the highest awards will receive an invitation to participate at the two-day 30th Anniversary National Festival being held at the prestigious ......
Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester on Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th April 2015.
This will be landmark occasion for ncbf
with more performance opportunities, more Trade Stands, more Workshops, plus a Gala concert with the Central Band of the Royal Air Force & the RAF Squadronaires.
On the Saturday evening, there will be the Yamaha Reception for all band directors who have participated at anytime in either Regional or National Festivals over the last 30 years.
continues to champion its support for British composers and publishers and this coming season a composers initiative is being established in conjunction with R. Smith & Co.
Once again, come and enjoy taking part in our 30th
Anniversary – see you somewhere in the UK.