Given considerable safety concerns in relation to COVID-19, we stopped giving in-person lessons to our kids at the beginning of this week. But this does not mean music making atContinue reading “Kids Adapt to Online Lessons”
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Melodicas – Favela Brass’s Secret Weapon!
A big thank you to our UK donors, including long standing monthly donors, and all those who have been supporting New York Brass Band and Doncaster Youth Jazz Association‘s recentContinue reading “Melodicas – Favela Brass’s Secret Weapon!”
Favela Brass in the Schools
In the first term of this year Favela Brass entered into partnership with 4 local state schools, taking on 72 new students between the ages of 8 and 10. WeContinue reading “Favela Brass in the Schools”
Carnival 2019 with the New York Brass Band
Favela Brass received a very special visit during Rio Carnival this year. The New York Brass Band are a 7-piece brass band who are actually from “old” York in England.Continue reading “Carnival 2019 with the New York Brass Band”
On May 13th there is going to be a music festival at Doncaster dome to raise money for Favela Brass and Doncaster Youth Jazz Association. Lots of great local musiciansContinue reading “Favestival!!”
Two Appearances on the BBC in one week!
They say that lighting doesn’t strike twice, but Favela Brass has just appeared on the BBC two times within the space of three days! The first was playing own sambaContinue reading “Two Appearances on the BBC in one week!”
An Olympic Dream Come True?
This time last year we had absolutely no links with the Olympics. No contacts, no shows, no nothing. Then our French percussion teacher Yann Vathelet had an idea: “No, butContinue reading “An Olympic Dream Come True?”
Sandhouse Stompers Coast to Coast Mardi Gras 2016 – Thank You!!!
Great news! The The Sandhouse Stompers Coast to Coast Mardi Gras 2016 has raised £4385, smashing last year’s total and making a HUGE contribution to our ability to sustain FavelaContinue reading “Sandhouse Stompers Coast to Coast Mardi Gras 2016 – Thank You!!!”
Sandhouse Stompers Coast to Coast Stomp 2016
To donate to the Sandhouse Stompers Coast to Coast Stomp 2016, please visit our Just Giving page: Following the success of last year’s event, which raised £4,064 for Favela Brass,Continue reading “Sandhouse Stompers Coast to Coast Stomp 2016”
Favela Brass on BBC World Service
A big thank you to Benjie Guy and Jon Bithrey for coming to visit our show last weekend and producing this lovely piece about us in the run up toContinue reading “Favela Brass on BBC World Service”