August 2003 Edition – Issue 1

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In this inaugural issue The Brass Herald starts with a bang featuring leading writers from the world of brass including Stephen Cobb, Eric Crees, Richard Franklin, Don Lusher and Lynda Nicholson.

Rebecca Agnew, former Deputy Editor of Classical Music, finds out more about the brass phenomenon at the Royal Northern College of Music from the principal, Edward Gregson.

Richard Franklin, a player at 12 British Opens and a member of the winning band in 1988, previews the 2003 Open Championship. He focuses on the success story that is BAYV Cory Band.

BBC Radio 4’s Joanna Pinnock interviews three world class soloists in Rod Franks, Roger Webster and David Daws.

Vince DiMartino, who has performed with The Boston Pops Orchestra and The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, provides an insight into the The Great American Brass Band Festival, an event held each year in mid June of the picturesque campus of Centre College, Danville, Kentucky