Monthly Archive

2021

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 16 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
News & Events
Jack Adler-McKean
96

John Wallace awarded The Queen’s Medal for Music 2021

The Queen has approved the award of Her Majesty’s Medal for Music for the year 2021 to John Wallace CBE. An internationally renowned Scottish trumpet soloist, composer and educator, John Wallace is... read more..

News & Events
Steven Lundahl
258

Inaugural Issue of Historic Brass Today

It's here! The inaugural edition of Historic Brass Today, an all-new publication of the Historic Brass Society to be published two times a year, bringing you news items from the historic brass comm... read more..

News & Events
Steven Lundahl
315

Calling for Submissions to Our Social Media Accounts

The Historic Brass Society is happy to share goings-on in the historic brass world to our followers on our social media accounts, including Facebook and Instagram. Please feel free to submit info... read more..

News & Events
Editorial Staff
465

5 Minutes That Will Make You Love the Trumpet

The online edition of the NY Times has been running a series of articles exploring the beauty of many different types of music and instruments with short blurbs by leading composers, writers and music... read more..

News & Events
Editorial Staff
345

North American Baroque Trumpet Competition and Conference

The North American Baroque Trumpet Competition and Conference will be held April 11-12, 2022, at the University of Kentucky. The event consists of concerts, masterclasses, paper presentations, and a c... read more..

News & Events
Editorial Staff
840

Review of On the Breath of Angels

On the Breath of Angels is the second release from Bruce Dickey, Hana Blažiková, and the Breathtaking Collective dedicated to exploring the natural and much sought-after affinity between the cornett a... read more..

Recordings
Helen Roberts
1112

The Breathtaking Collective: On the Breath of Angels

The Breathtaking Collective, dir. Bruce Dickey. On the Breath of Angels. Passacaille PAS 1091, €17.00 Recorded February 2020, available at passacaille.be   On the Breath of Angels i... read more..

News & Events
Editorial Staff
866

Peter Downey (1956–2020)

Dr Peter Downey was a dedicated music educator, scholar, researcher and composer. He was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on 14 February 1956, the son of Gerard and Elizabeth (O’Neill) Downey. He be... read more..

News & Events
Editorial Staff
799

New Book from Doug Yeo: Homer Rodeheaver and the Rise of the Gospel Music Industry

In case you are looking for something to add to your summer reading list, the University of Illinois Press has just published long-time HBS contributor Doug Yeo's new book, co-authored with ... read more..

News & Events
Bryan Proksch
1148

Christopher Larkin (1947-2021)

Christopher Michael Larkin was born on 1st  September 1947 in Wigan, Lancashire. His father was a schoolmaster and an amateur pianist, whilst his mother, a nurse, was busy bringing up their two d... read more..

Monk Award
Bryan Proksch
820

2021 Monk Award: Friedemann Immer

The HBS is pleased to announce Friedemann Immer as the recipient of the 2021 Christopher Monk Award. Immer is one of the greatest trumpeters of his generation and a key figure in the field of historic... read more..

Recordings
Bryan Proksch
929

His Majestys Sagbutts & Cornetts: In Chains of Gold and Hieronymus Praetorius

Fretwork, His Majestys Sagbutts & Cornetts, and Magdalena Consort, dir. William Hunt. In Chains of Gold: The English Pre-Restoration Verse Anthem Vol. 1. Orlando Gibbons—Complete Consort Anthems. ... read more..

News & Events
Bryan Proksch
3580

Alan Lumsden, 1934-2020

Alan Frederick Lumsden passed away peacefully on the 30 September 2020. An exceptionally versatile musician on a large number of early brass and woodwind instruments, he was a founding member of the L... read more..

News & Events
Editorial Staff
1208

2021 Monk Award Nominations

Members are reminded that nominations for the 2021 Monk Award must be received by 30 January. Nominations must comply with the procedures outlined on this site under 'Awards'. ... read more..

News & Events
Bryan Proksch
752

HBS Symposium connects brass players around the world

The HBS Symposium Pond Life: Crosscurrents over the Atlantic was held online May 24-26, 2021, with over 210 participants representing every continent. The symposium focused on the exchange and cr... read more..

News & Events
Bryan Proksch
1263

2021 HBS Membership Meeting

The Executive Committee and the Board of Directors are pleased to announce our first global virtual annual meetings. We have scheduled two meetings to better accommodate people's schedules and time zo... read more..

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