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Music Revolution Contest Review – By Adrian Riley

In the UK as across the Atlantic, show concept is now a big part of how a marching unit presents their music and movement – this made for a great days entertainment at Music Revolution, the first show of the BYBA & DCUK seasons.

Marie Leighton-Morgan

It is with deep sadness that we learn of the passing of musician, judge and friend to many, Marie Leighton. Marie was a great supporter of BYBA, banding and musical education in general.

New ‘March Contest’ and ‘Show Parade Contest’

Following a proposal by Hertfordshire Showband, a UK version of the World Music Contest (WMC) ‘street style’ contests are to be trialed ...

Beeches Performance Ensemble announce return to BYBA

Beeches Performance Ensemble is pleased to announce that they will be back competing in the British Youth Band Association for the 2018 season ...

Train the Trainer success

On 24 February 2018, band instructors young and old, new and experienced, gathered in Atherstone Warwickshire for BYBA’s Train the Trainer day.

An introduction from our new Chairman – Mr Neil Wright

First of all, friends, I’d like to say what a privilege it is for me to have the opportunity to become BYBA chairman....