Thursday, 12 February 2015

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European Brass Band Association is pleased to announce the three finalists in European Composers Competition.

These three best pieces were selected among 15 entries to the contest.

The finalist’s pieces will be played at the final in Konzerthaus Freiburg Thursday 30th April 2015, as part of the European Brass Band Championships in Freiburg, Germany.

Jugend Brass Band Nordrhein-Westfalen (Youth Brass Band Northrhine-Westfalia), conducted by Martin Schädlich, will play the pieces.

There will be prizes of EUR 2500, 2000, 1500 and 500 (audience prize) and 500 (band prize), as well as special awards for the finalists.

The three pieces selected for the final (in no particular order) are:

... as a Glow

L'effet divers



The composers of the pieces, again in no particular order, are

Ludovic Neurohr (Switzerland)

Stan Nieuwenhuis (Belgium)

Christian Overhead (Netherlands)

On the concert stage this evening we will also see European Youth Brass Band, conducted by Prof. Uwe Köller. 

More info and ticket reservations:

For rules/invitation to contest, see enclosed document.

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