Lourdes Brass Band
Location: Drogheda, Ireland
Launched in 2014, the North American Brass Band Summer School is a new venture, supported by the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo Society and Buffet Group. NABBSS takes place in the dynamic waterfront city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The school is based on the successful models, well established in the United Kingdom, but with one very special additional element...
In addition to receiving expert tuition from a team of Buffet soloists, led by the renowned Dr Robert Childs, participants also feature in the cast of the world's largest annual indoor show, the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo, performing to over 60 000 people alongside artists of the highest calibre from a variety of different nations.
Participation in the Tattoo involves no marching. Attendees perform from a static standing position on the Tattoo stage, together with the massed bands and other performers of the RNSIT itself, and perform a number of short concerts across the city of Halifax exploring some of the newest and most vibrant British style brass band repertoire, explored via a series of workshops and rehearsals held throughout the performance week.
Further information on the summer school can be found throughout this website and via the links at the top of all pages, while a promotional video for the world famous, 35 year established Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo can be found below. The 2014 NABBSS Flyer opposite can be downloaded, along with additional supporting documentation here, while video material of a number of the groups who performed in the 2014 RNSIT together with the NABBSS Band can be found here
A selection of images from NABBSS 2014 can be found in the Gallery section of the website here with additional images and information also available via our Facebook and Twitter accounts. You can check out our fantastic 2015 tutorial team here and find testimonials from 2014 NABBSS delegates here. Feel free to contact us with any and all queries via email, skype or telephone here