The Brass Band of Central England is consistently judged as one of the top brass bands in the country. The band is classed as a Championship Brass Band and competes in both set test pieces and entertainment contests throughout the UK and internationally.
The band has been awarded numerous trophies and accolades throughout its history. Some of these include:-.
2017 2016 2000 &1999 British Open Birmingham Symphony Hall
2016 Senior Cup Champions
2014 Bolsover Entertainment Contest - Runners Up
2014 Bolsover Entertainment Contest - Soloist Prize
2013 2012 & 2006 National Finals Royal Albert Hall
2013 Midland Area Champions
2012 & 2006 Midland Area Runners-up
2011 Bolsover Entertainment Contest Champions
2011 2010 2009 2008 2003 & 2001 All England Masters
2010 & 2002 Pontins Champions
2006 USA Brass Band Open Championships - Runners-up
2006 USA Brass Band Open Championships - Best March
2006 USA Brass Band Open Championships - Best Buskers
2003 Senior Cup runners-up
2001 2000 1996 1995 & 1994 Milton Keynes Entertainment Winners
1999 Grand Shield runners-up
1995 1st Section National Champions
1993 1st Section South Midlands & East Anglia Champions
"It was through The Brass Band of Central England that I came to fully appreciate the fellowship of “Banding”. Many thanks to the band for their friendship and professional camaraderie over the years from across the pond. Here’s to many more years of great music-making! Congratulations!"
Rick Mizell, Senior Music Producer, Walt Disney - USA