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Friday, 12 September 2014
Denmark, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Scotland, Wales & England; playing solos, duets, conducting, adjudicating. Details of where David will be appearing up to and including December 2014.
Wednesday, 10 September 2014
The Flowers Band, with whom David is principal Euphonium recently performed in the British Open Championships for the first time since 2008 and surprised a few with a 'top class' performance.
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
The UK's oldest Brass Band Summer School drawing delegates from all over the world has just celebrated its 30th birthday with a fantastic course set in the beautiful town of Framlingham.
Friday, 11 July 2014
On July 12th David will join Karl Jenkins and the Chamber Orchestra of Wales as the world famous composer returns to his home village to celebrate his 70th birthday and his astonishing career with a concert entitled 'Karl Jenkins & Friends' to close the 2014 Gower Festival.
Thursday, 10 July 2014
The first North American Brass Band Summer School recently took place in Halifax Nova Scotia and proved an incredible success.
Wednesday, 9 July 2014
David recently returned from Canada where he was a featured soloist and conductor in Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo, the largest indoor show of its kind in the world.
Monday, 16 June 2014
David has just returned from two guest soloist appearances in Sicily.
Sunday, 25 May 2014
David recently returned from the USA where he appeared at ITEC 2014. Check out some photos and videos here.
Wednesday, 21 May 2014
4BarsRest Report: The international concert schedule of euphonium star David Child sees him perform a world premiere in the USA this weekend.
Saturday, 10 May 2014
Photos from David's guest soloist appearance with Dublin's RTE Orchestra and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
Monday, 28 April 2014
4BarsRest Report: Euphonium star David Childs will be making a brace of pretty Tidy high profile concert appearances in the next few weeks.
Tuesday, 22 April 2014
Tutoring the Euphonium & Baritone section of the NYBBGB.
Tuesday, 15 April 2014
David recently gave masterclasses at three USA Universities, adjudicated at the North American Brass Band Championships and performed as soloist in their closing ceremony.
Tuesday, 1 April 2014
Three Concerts with the RSNO: Dundee's Caird Hall, Edinburgh's Usher Hall and Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall.
Tuesday, 18 March 2014
The Flowers Band are crowned West of England Champions for a third successive year.
Tuesday, 18 March 2014
In association with the Buffet Group and Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo David will feature as soloist and tutor on the very first North American Brass Band Summer School this year. Sign up to be part of the fun!
Tuesday, 18 March 2014
Last weekend the Llywdcoed Brass Band from South Wales won the 1st Section Welsh Regional Championships under David's direction.
Sunday, 23 February 2014
Karl Jenkins celebrates his 70th Birthday at the Royal Albert Hall conducting the very best of his most popular works, including his Euphonium Concerto!
Thursday, 20 February 2014
David will be joining the brass section of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra for three performances of Strauss Ein Heldenleben next month.
Saturday, 15 February 2014
David Childs will be tutoring on just one UK based Summer School this year for international instrumentalists of all ages and ability. Find out how you can be part of it!
Monday, 10 February 2014
David Childs becomes just one of 14 high profile recipients of a Creative Wales Award.
Wednesday, 5 February 2014
Reports, reviews & videos from David's double appearance as guest soloist with the RNCM Band and Fodens Band at the Bridgewater Hall.
Monday, 3 February 2014
David picks up two solo prizes in his first two months as Principal Euphonium with the Flowers Band
Friday, 17 January 2014
David Childs has recorded four iconic Concertos with Bram Tovey and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
Thursday, 28 November 2013
Official Press Release from the Flowers Band announcing the appointment of Dave Childs as their Principal Euphonium.
Wednesday, 27 November 2013
David recently completed his 5th tour of Japan featuring 6 concert performances plus masterclasses and clinics for Besson Musical Instruments.
Tuesday, 2 July 2013
Atlanta, Switzerland, New York, Pittsburgh, Austria, Italy...some of the places you'll find David this summer.
Tuesday, 2 July 2013
David makes a return to the Adrian Boult Hall where he premiered the Gareth Wood Concerto with the RAF Central Band 8 years ago!
Tuesday, 2 July 2013
David recently swapped his euphonium for a baton as he conducted Cardiff Symphonic Winds' first concert with guest soloist Philip Cobb
Tuesday, 2 July 2013
David visits Kerkrade via Amsterdam for the an appearance as guest soloist in gala concert.
Sunday, 30 June 2013
David reports on an action packed weekend which saw him at both Lancaster & Cambridge Universities.
Sunday, 30 June 2013
Check out some photos from David's recent performances in Castellana Grotte Italy.
Sunday, 30 June 2013
David's second appearance at the Bridgwater Hall's Manchester Midday Concerts Society Series hailed as "one of the best we've had for a long time."
Sunday, 30 June 2013
David gives 3 solo concerts with one of Austria's premiere Brass Ensembles in and around Linz.
Sunday, 30 June 2013
"This two and three quarter hour Masterclass in Brass offers many valuable insights from and perspectives on one of the great brass artists of our time." Paul Hindmarsh 2013
Sunday, 23 June 2013
David's final engagement of 2012 saw him give the Spanish Premiere of Johan De Meij's UFO Concerto following a two day recording session.
Sunday, 23 June 2013
Having left the Cory Band David remains a fan of the Great British institution which is the brass band movement. Find out what he's been up to.
Sunday, 23 June 2013
Rodney Newton reports on David's first concert appearance as Musical Director of the Cardiff County & Vale of Glamorgan Youth Wind Band.
Sunday, 23 June 2013
David premieres Dan Price's On Winter Hill with "superb control and innate musicality."
Saturday, 22 June 2013
Check out some photos from a quick trip to Holland for a couple of concerts and a masterclass.