Festival Brass Band

Belgian national champions 2022

BRASS & BITES #4 - Swedish edition

Sunday March 26th

Walking dinner: €35 incl. concert
Concert: €15

Gemeentestraat 24 - Nijlen

Lode Vloemans new principal euphonium

Lode Vloemans was appointed principal euphonium with immediate effect. The young talent from Nick Ost's class is studying at the Lemmens Institute in Leuven and won auditions to join the Royal Symphonic Band of the Belgian Guides in August 2022.

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Leen Vandenhende nominated for '2021 band of the year' by 4barsrest

The online brass band platform 4barsrest annually presents virtual awards for exceptional merits during the past year. There are awards for soloists, conductors, newcomers, contestants and bands. In addition, at the end of each year, they put together a fictitious band with the - according to 4barsrest - best players from all over the brass band world.

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The World Rejoicing

The winning performance of the set test piece 'The World Rejoicing by Edward Gregson during the Belgian national championships 2022.

"I send my congratulations to the band on a very fine performance of my work, one of the best I have heard so far in the four countries where it has been premiered. Your performance had real style and character as well as displaying outstanding technical control, and with some fine individual playing from the various soloists in the band." - Edward Gregson

A Gabrieli Fantasy

The winning performance of 'A Gabrieli Fantasy' by Bert Appermont.