Another Brass Band Advent Calendar: 25. Phoenix

One of Peter Graham’s finest works – and the inspiration behind Boarshurst Silver Band’s latest CD Piece: Phoenix; Composer and Arranger: Peter Graham. If you reading this entry, it is clear that you have clapped loud enough to justify the means for an encore. We hope you are having a fantastic Christmas Day and hope…

A Brass Band Advent Calendar: 5. Shine As The Light

A toast to absent friends in melodic form Sometimes, Christmas can be a sad time which has seen the loss of loved ones. All the worse with Christmas supposedly being The Most Wonderful Time of the Year. Many people may choose to plant a tree or dedicate a bench to commemorate their dearly departed friend…