The Brass Band Summer School is set to return to its regular in-person format this summer for what promises to be an extra special event from... Read more


A service to celebrate the life of Richard Evans LTCL took place on Monday 16th May 2022 at St. Andrew's Church, Longton. Here is a beautiful... Read more

The passing of Richard Evans

The death has been announced of BBSS Musical Director, Richard Evans, one the most popular conductors of the modern brass band movement. He passed away on... Read more

2021 Brass Band Summer School cancelled

Regrettably, due to ongoing Covid-19 concerns, the 2021 edition of the Brass Band Summer School (BBSS) has been cancelled.The course, which has attracted hundreds of delegates... Read more

Star tutor line-up confirmed for 2021 BBSS

The 35th anniversary course will return in its regular in-person format later this year in Harrogate, with a star line-up of tutors.Following a successful online virtual... Read more

In-person Brass Band Summer School return

Following last year's successful online virtual course, the Brass Band Summer School is delighted to announce that we will return to our regular in-person format later... Read more

New Solo Competition with cash prizes launched

With many summer schools choosing to cancel their courses amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, the Brass Band Summer School (BBSS) - formerly known as the Harry Mortimer... Read more

BBSS 2020 Repertoire Revealed

This year’s Brass Band Summer School (BBSS) will be packed with content, delivered by a phenomenal line-up, accessible by delegates at any time, from any time-zone... Read more

Hear from the BBSS tutorial team

A little video put together by our dedicated tutorial staff, outlining just some of our plans for this year's course.Shareable link: Read more

2020 BBSS goes VIRTUAL

The Brass Band Summer School (BBSS) has announced exciting plans to adopt an innovative online format for this year’s event.Whilst performing together in a conventional brass... Read more
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