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Baleni And Tugwana Aboard

Former National Union of Mineworkers head Frans Baleni and current City of Johannesburg spokesman Gabu Tugwana have been elected to the Field Band Foundation’s (FBF) Board of Directors. Baleni, who was NUM General Secretary from 2006 to 2015, is also deputy chairman of the Development Bank of Southern Africa, a member of the Council of […]

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Thurrock Marching Brass December 2016 Update

December was a very busy month for the young members of Thurrock Marching Brass as they engaged in an enjoyable schedule of events that saw them perform across the community. First live performance of this year’s festive carols was on 4 December to entertain an appreciative gathering for the Essex Wildlife Trust, and although very […]

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Thurrock Marching Brass Meets Marcus Collins

Thanks to a grant from the Jack Petchey Foundation the young members of Thurrock Marching Brass took to the live theatre to enjoy all the fun and frolics of the panto. This also provided the opportunity for the members to learn about how professionals handle live performances, what works and how to deal with mishaps. […]

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Thurrock Marching Brass January 2017 Jack Petchey Achievement Award

Thurrock Marching Brass is pleased and proud to confirms that Jessica Reynolds is the worthy winner of the January 2017 Jack Petchey Achievement Award. Jessica joined the organisation shortly after its re-launch in 2010 and has been an active member of the colourguard. Jessica has also been an integral part of the percussion section where […]

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SCVWG Workshop Series Benefits Community

Just because the Santa Clara Vanguard Winter Guard isn’t fielding a competitive ensemble this season, doesn’t mean exciting things aren’t happening for them. In fact, they have found a new and rewarding way to give back to the local color guard community in 2017: the SCVWG Workshop Series! It all started back in November with […]

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20 Years Of Your Foundation – An FBF Fit For Purpose

Dear Friend of the Foundation The Field Band Foundation has reopened its central offices at the start of our massive “Fit for Purpose” year. This year marks our 20th of making “Music for Life!” – a journey that has seen more than 50 000 young South Africans pass through our lifeskills and musical training programmes. […]

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We Will Remember Them

Liberty’s Drumline were extremely proud to lead the Remembrance Parade through Daventry on Remembrance Sunday. We were also really proud to once again supply a trumpet player to sound Last Post and Reveille at the village of Nether Heyford, Northamptonshire. Read the rest of the article here.

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The Drum Corps United Kingdom 2017 Season Shows

Drum Corps United Kingdom are pleased to announce that for their 2017 season there will be, once again, 4 regional contests taking place. They are: The 2017 DCUK Contests ~ Sunday 18th June – Barnsley FC Academy, Barnsley South Yorkshire ~ Sunday 2nd July – Woking FC, Woking, Surrey ~ Sunday 16th July – Saffron […]

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A Year Of Solid Achievements For The Field Band Foundation

As 2016 comes to a close, the Field Band Foundation NPC (FBF) looks back on a year of highlights that are even more proudly acknowledged because they were hard but sincerely won. We determinedly focused on our vision to continue to increase opportunities for our members to experience themselves positively and creatively, and found some […]

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DCUK And DCI Build Partnership With SoundSport

Drum Corps United Kingdom (DCUK) are pleased to announce that they are entering into strategic partnership with Drum Corps International (DCI) and, as well as continuing to offer DrumLine Battle™, will now also be integrating SoundSport® events into its calendar. SoundSport® was introduced by DCI in 2013 and is designed to be local, low cost […]

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