Saving they call it, daylight saving. Well they must have been saving it somewhere on those first two dark and gloomy mornings that greeted Brisbane Brass members and supporters as we arose early for rehearsals and marches.
With the exception of a couple of individual entrants from interstate bands, the State Band Championships held on the Gold Coast was as thoroughly Queensland focused as a bunch of blokes running around a paddock knocking other blokes over.
Yes it was a bright bright bright sunshiny day at Maroochydore on Sunday. However the banding fraternity were all deep inside the Maroochy RSL’s classy cabaret lounge competing in the 42nd Festival Of Brass and only caught glimpses of the clear blue sky as we crossed t...
“Spells of a Deep Forest” is a brand new work by the exciting young composer Ludovic Neurohr and it made it’s way into the brass band world via ten different premiere performances at last week’s Yamaha Australasian Open Championship.