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European Brass Band Championships – Own Choice Pieces

EUROPEAN BRASS BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS – OWN CHOICE PIECES The European Brass Band Association (EBBA) is pleased to announce the own choice test piece selections by the competing bands at the 45th European Brass Band Championships 2024, in Palanga, Lithuania.   There is an intriguing selection of own choice pieces and composers in the Championship, Challenge and Youth sections, [...]

European Brass Band Championships 2024 – Jury Panels

EUROPEAN BRASS BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS 2024 – JURY PANELS The European Brass Band Association is pleased to announce the adjudicators for the European Brass Band Championships, the European Composers Competition and the European Youth Brass Band Contest to be held as part of the European Brass Band Festival 2024, Palanga, Lithuania, 27th April - 5th May.   After the [...]

9th European Composers Competition 2024

9TH EUROPEAN COMPOSERS COMPETITION 2024 The Music Commission of the European Brass Band Association (EBBA) is pleased to announce the three composers whose new works for brass band will receive their premiere performances at the final of the 9th European Composers Competition, to be held in the Palanga Concerthall, Thursday, 2nd May 2024. The three finalists (in alphabetical [...]

Gala Concert

The local organiser of the EBBC 2024, Palangos Orkestras, has programmed for an entertaining Gala Concert with both a local and international flavour. Palanga Wind Orchestra, European Youth Brass Band and the Cory Band will all take part in the concert. The Cory Band and EYBB The fantastic European Youth Brass Band will be joining forces with Cory [...]

PLAYERS FOR THE EUROPEAN YOUTH BRASS BAND 2024

PLAYERS FOR THE EUROPEAN YOUTH BRASS BAND 2024 The European Brass Band Association is pleased to announce the line-up of players who will form the 2024 European Youth Brass Band [EYBB] in Palanga. This year will see the 20th edition. 36 players aged between 18 and 22, from 14 different countries, will come to Palanga, Lithuania, in the [...]

Line up of bands for Palanga

LINE UP OF BANDS European Brass Band Championships 2024, Palanga The European Brass Band Association is pleased to announce the line-up of bands for the 45th European Brass Band Championships in association with World of Brass. A total of 23 bands will take part in this year championships, which for the first time is arranged in Lithuania. In [...]

Get your tickets for the EBBC 2024!

Get your tickets for the EBBC 2024! The official ticket sale will launch 20 January 2024.   EBBC 2024 will take place in the city Palanga in Lithuania 27 April – 5 May 2024. Organised by Palangos orkestras, the event will see bands from across Europe gather in a celebration of music-making and the most important and prestigious [...]

Test pieces for EBBC 2024 announced

Test pieces for EBBC 2024 announced The European Brass Band Association [EBBA] is pleased to announce the set test pieces for the 45th European Brass Band Championships, Palanga, Lithuania (27 April - 5 May 2024), and is delighted that the competition will be going ahead! The pieces had been commissioned by the host organiser, Palangos Orkestras with the [...]

Link to the EBBC 2024 tickets pre-sale announced

A pre-sale of 500 combi-tickets for the 45th European Brass Band Championships (EBBC) to be held in Palanga, Lithuania is starting now. for only EUR 120 at the pre-sale! Your ticket to EBBC 2024 Palanga Combi-tickets will give access to all the events of the European Brass Band Championships 2024 listed below: - 2 May: European Composers Competition [...]

The Cory Band to the European Composers Competition

THE CORY BAND TO THE EUROPEAN COMPOSERS COMPETITION We are delighted to share the news that the finale of the 9th European Composers Competition will be played by the Cory Band, Thursday 2 May 2024, in the Palanga Concert Hall.   The Cory Band The Cory Band is one of the most successful brass bands in modern times, [...]

Tickets for EBBC Palanga go on sale!

Your ticket to EBBC 2024 Palanga Get your tickets for the EBBC 2024! The official ticket sale will launch 20 January 2024. EBBC 2024 will take place in the city Palanga in Lithuania 27 April – 5 May 2024. Organised by Palangos orkestras, the event will see bands from across Europe gather in a celebration of music-making and [...]

EYBB 2024 Palanga – Conductor and Venue

EYBB 2024 Palanga- Conductor and venue The 20th European Youth Brass Band will be gathering in Palanga 27 April to 5 May 2024. The planning is in full swing. Read more about the beautiful venue, the excellent conductor and the plans for the band. https://orkestras.pro/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/NY_EYBB_2024_ENG_R0.mp4   Players from all member countries All the delegates, from the 15 countries [...]

9th European Composers Competition 2024

9TH EUROPEAN COMPOSERS COMPETITION 2024 in Palanga, Lithuania   Composers are invited to apply for a place in the 9th European Composers Competition, to be held in Palanga, Lithuania in 2024 as part of the 45th European Brass Band Championships. Composers are invited to submit an original composition for brass band of maximum 12 minutes duration. The competition [...]