• Gavin Holman deposited The origins of Brass Band Associations on Humanities Commons 1 month ago

    The formation of “county band associations” was originally promoted as early as 1882 by William Seddon and other high profile bandmasters, but it took some years for the ideas to bear fruit. Apart from an early association in Glasgow in 1863, most did not form until the 1890s or later. Some fell by the wayside over the years, but a good number are still active