New Repertoire Lists for 2021 – 2022 Released

You will notice that there is a rather distinct difference in the updates to the Repertoire Lists for Wind Band and Big Band this year. For Wind Bands, there are only 6 new additions with promises of more from publishers once things start to return to ‘normal’. However, please remember that for 2020 – 2021 […]

Back To The Band Room – Part 4

As promised in Part 3 of this short series, here are some suggestions for what Sir Thomas Beecham called “lollipops” – pieces that fit very well at the end of your programme, some are entertainment style, others are more reflective. The value of these titles is that they are in contrast to the rest of […]

Recommended Listening – Wind Band

“From 2011 – 2019 I had the pleasure of conducting the Gloucestershire Youth Wind Orchestra. During this time, the band and I covered a wide range of music that was chosen for concerts, festivals, competitions and workshops. Many of the pieces we chose were as the result of a considerable amount of time sat at […]