Learning is one of life's greatest pleasures. Whether it be purely academic or for fun, a day spent learning is a day that doesn’t go to waste. However, this doesn't mean that it doesn't come with its own frustrations. One common culprit for this is the process of learning a new[...]
On Friday 7th December WMG Ambassador, Darren Lea visited Grange Farm Primary School in Coventry to introduce 2 classes of KS1 students to brass instruments.
Nearly 50 years ago I was lucky enough to go to a Junior School where the Deputy Head decided to pass on his love of brass playing by starting a brass band. I joined the band and loved it – and that opportunity shaped my life. I started conducting and adjudicating, did a degree[...]
We are delighted to be sponsoring the Championship section of the Bolsover Festival of Brass which will take place at the Heritage High School in Clowne, Derbyshire on Sunday 30th September.