Thursday, 14 April 2011

Dear all brass friends in Europe

The European Brass Band Association welcomes you all to Montreux, Switzerland, April 23 - May 1 for the:

34rd European Brass Band Championships

5th European Conductor Competition

9th European Youth Brass Band

--- and many more musical events and fabulous concerts.
The events are in cooperation with the Swiss Brass Band Association. See enclosed posters and the link to  for full information.

European Brass Band Association announces the adjudicators of the European Brass Band Championships 2011 in the Straviniski Auditorium, Montreux:

Championship section test piece Friday 29. April and B-section Saturday 30. April, morning:

Thomas Doss (Austria), Frode Amundsen (Norway) and Eric Crees (England).

Championship section own-choice section Saturday 30. April, afternoon:

Blaise Heritier (Switzerland), Allan Withington (England) and Luc Vertommen (Belgium).

The own choice pieces to be played in the Championship section on Saturday 30. April:

A Symphony of Colours (Simon Dobson)

A Tale as Yet Untold (Philip Sparke)

Concerto for Brass Band (Kenneth Downie)

Destroy, Trample, as Swiftly as She (Gavin Higgins)

From Ancient Times (Jan Van der Roost)

Montage (Peter Graham)

Music of the Spheres (Philip Sparke)

Rococo Variations (Edward Gregson)

Old Licks Bluesed Up (Torstein Aagaard-Nilsen)

Titan's Progress (Herman Pallhuber)

Among the works to be played in the 'B' Section are Excalibur (Jan Van der Roost), Extreme Makeover (Johan de Meij), Of Men and Mountains (Edward Gregson), Partita (Philip Sparke) and Trittico (James Curnow).
The bands in EBBC 2011, Championship Section:

Brass Band Schoonhoven, Netherlands


Brass Band Treize Etoiles, Switzerland


Cory Band, Wales (defending champion)


Kingdom Brass, Scotland

Lyngby-Taarbaek Brass Band, Denmark


Manger Musikklag, Norway


Noord-Limburgse Brassband, Belgium


The Fairey (Geneva) Band, England


Tredegar Town Band, Wales


Windcorp Brass Band, Sweden



Austrian Brass Band of the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, Austria

Brass Band Oberschwaben-Allgäu, Germany

EXO Brass, France

Messina Brass Band, Italy

Ensemble de Cuivres Euphonia, Switzerland

 See the link for full view and time table of all events: 

Kind regards
Ulf Rosenberg
European Brass Band Association

Download European Poster with full programme of events

 2011 european logo - 20110414131355.jpg






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