Monday, 1 June 2015


The Flamish Brass Band Federation (VLAMO) announced the test pieces for the forthcoming Belgium Brass Band Championships on 28 & 29 November 2015  

The winning composition at the European Composer Competition 2015 in Freiburg L'Effet Divers, by the Dutch/Belgian composer Stan Nieuwenhuis, has been appointed as the set test piece for the 1st division.


Ulf Rosenberg: "EBBA is proud that the composition L'Effet Divers is chosen by the selection committee of VLAMO for the 1st division in Belgium. It's reflecting the high level of the European Composer Competition in Freiburg. I'd like to congratulate Stan on this major appreciation in his composer career."

The other selected pieces are

Championship Section: Trance - Thomas Doss

2nd Division: Variations on a Swiss Folk Song - Philip Sparke

3rd Division: Partita - Edward Gregson

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