At the three days of the European Brass Bands Championships 2018 a total of 26 bands will enter the stage in TivoliVredenburg. The strong line up promises an exciting and fantastic contest.
In the Championship Section reigning champion Eikanger-Bjørsvik Musikklag will defend its title, Brass Band Fröschl Hall from Austria is making its debut and home band De Wâldsang will make its 20th appearance at the EBBC.
The Challenge Section will see five bands taking part. Italian Brass Band will defend its title and will compete along with bands from Germany, Sweden, Lithuania and Northern Ireland.
The Youth Brass Band Contest will see four bands in the Development Section and five in the Premier Section. Three bands are entering for the first time; Tasta Skolekorps from Norway, Catch Bassin Brass Band from Austria and Seindorf Beaumaris Youth Brass Band from Wales will make their debuts in the contest.
Prepare yourselves to be spoiled by the finest bands in world!
|3BA Concert Band||Thomas Ludescher||Germany|
|Brass Band Fröschl Hall||Corsin Tuor||Austria|
|Brass Band Willebroek||Frans Violet||Belgium|
|Concord Brass Band||Jesper Juul Windahl||Denmark|
|De Wâldsang||Rieks van der Velde||Netherlands|
|Eikanger-Bjørsvik Musiklag (def. champion)||Ingar H. Bergby||Norway|
|Fairey Band||Garry E. Cutt||England|
|Hauts-de-France Brass Band||Luc Vertommen||France|
|Stavanger Brass Band||Allan Withington||Norway|
|Valaisia Brass Band||Arsène Duc||Switzerland|
|Whitburn Band||Prof. Nicholas Childs||Scotland|
|Badische Brass Band||Dominik M. Koch||Germany|
|Göta Brass||Michael Thomson||Sweden|
|Italian Brass Band (def. champion)||Filippo Cangiamila||Italy|
|Laganvale (Metal Technology) Band||Stephan Crooks||Northern Ireland|
|Sunday Brass||Tadas Sileika||Lithuania|
European Youth Brass Band Contest
|Brass Band Aukštyn||Piet Visser||Lithuania|
|Elland Silver Youth Band (def. champion)||Samantha Harrison||England|
|Tasta Skolekorps||Morten Øvrebekk||Norway|
|Wardle Academy Youth Band||Lee Rigg||England|
|Brass Band Berner Oberland Junior||Jan Müller||Switzerland|
|Catch Bassin Brass Band||Andreas Lackner||Austria|
|Danish Youth Brass Band||Stig Mærsk||Denmark|
|Seindorf Beaumaris Youth Brass Band||Gwyn M. Evans||Wales|
|Youth Brass 2000||Chris Jeans||England|