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The Young Brass Awards 2013

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 13 February 2013

Youth Brass 2000, Thomas Fountain and Josiah Walters each play a 10 minute programme as they try to take the 2013 Overall Award. Presented by Frank Renton and Simone Rebello at The Royal Northern College of Music's Festival of Brass we hear the College's own Brass Band with conductor Russell Gray plus music from Exit Brass. All three have already received category Awards as either Youth Band of the Year or as player of the Year Under 18 or Under 21. The winner, announced by the adjudicators at the end of the event, will be offered a further broadcast as a featured artist on Radio 2. Making that decision are Ewan Easton, Principal Tuba of The Halle Orchestra, Richard Evans, one of the worlds most respected brass band conductors along with a composer who is creating creating new sounds for today's bands, Simon Dobson and Kenneth Crookston, current editor of British Bandsman, a magazine at the heart of the banding scene.

Music Played

9 items
  • Image for Royal Northern College of Music Brass band conducted by Russell Gray

    Royal Northern College of Music Brass band conducted by Russell Gray Hms Trinidad

  • Image for Thomas Fountain with the Royal Northern College of Music Brass band conducted by Russell Gray

    Thomas Fountain with the Royal Northern College of Music Brass band conducted by Russell Gray Concert Etude

  • Image for Thomas Fountain with the Royal Northern College of Music Brass band conducted by Russell Gray

    Thomas Fountain with the Royal Northern College of Music Brass band conducted by Russell Gray Concertino For Flugel – 2 Nd & 3 Rd Movements

  • Image for Josiah Walters with the Royal Northern College of Music Brass band conducted by Russell Gray

    Josiah Walters with the Royal Northern College of Music Brass band conducted by Russell Gray Song For The Skies

  • Image for Josiah Walters with the Royal Northern College of Music Brass band conducted by Russell Gray

    Josiah Walters with the Royal Northern College of Music Brass band conducted by Russell Gray James Brown In The Twilight Zone

  • Image for Youth Brass 2000 conducted by Chris Jeans

    Youth Brass 2000 conducted by Chris Jeans Bolero

  • Image for Youth Brass 2000 conducted by Chris Jeans

    Youth Brass 2000 conducted by Chris Jeans 'valero;

  • Image for Youth Brass 2000 conducted by Chris Jeans

    Youth Brass 2000 conducted by Chris Jeans Fesitval March – Rocky Mountain Centennial

  • Image for Royal Northern College of Music Brass band conducted by Russell Gray

    Royal Northern College of Music Brass band conducted by Russell Gray The Spider And The Fly

Broadcasts

BBC Radio 2 Young Brass Award 2014

The Semi Finalists

See photos and hear performances from this year's semi-finalists

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