BeyonD The BArlines

'Beyond the Barlines' features Frank in conversation with some of the brass world's most important players, composers and conductors. 

There are details and free excerpts of all of our 'Beyond the Barlines' interviews below, and please subscribe to listen to the full programmes and future editions - there are two new programmes a month.

Philip Goodwin
April 9, 2021

Philip Goodwin

In this edition Frank talks to Phil Goodwin about his role at Black Dyke, and about banding in the community and how to answer the challenges that have to be faced.
Anthony Galinier
March 26, 2021

Anthony Galinier

In this edition Frank talks to the brilliant French tenor horn player Anthony Galinier, a man on a mission to bring the tenor horn out of the brass band shadows, and change the way we all see and hear it.

Bob Childs
March 12, 2021

Bob Childs

In this edition Frank talks to Bob Childs, one of the best Euphonium players of his generation, and one of the country’s most inspirational educationalists, who is now the new Director of Artistic Planning at the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain.
Jim Trott and Brass for Africa
February 26, 2021

Jim Trott and Brass for Africa

In this edition Frank talks to Jim Trott the founder of Brass for Africa, a charity using brass music to transform the lives of young people in Uganda, Liberia and Rwanda and there's some great music from Africa as well!"
Phil Lawrence
February 5, 2021

Phil Lawrence

As Frank says, "in this episode we find out just how a young lad born in Liverpool becomes a top trumpet player, an in-demand film music and jingle writer and someone whose brass band compositions have taken music into new territories, so join us as he talks about his career and the way that technology has played an important part in his success.

 

Ulf Rosenberg
January 22, 2021

Ulf Rosenberg

As Frank says, "my latest guest to go Beyond the Barlines with me is Ulf Rosenberg, the President of the European Brass Band Association and certainly the most influential voice in European Banding, if not the world. It was fascinating to hear his thoughts on the future of banding post the pandemic. Have a listen and then we'd love to hear your views via the Contact Us section of the website".