Edward Gregson will be travelling to Palanga, Lithuania, at the beginning of May to participate in the European Brass Band Festival. He will be a member of the jury for the European Composer’s Competition to be held on the evening of 2 May 2024 in the Concert Hall, Palanga. He will also be presiding over a seminar for Lithuanian composers on the topic of ‘Composing for Brass Bands’. For this he will be joined by two other well known composers for the medium: fellow English composer Philip Sparke and Swiss composer Oliver Waespi. Each will present a 45 minute talk on one of their works for brass band, followed by a round table discussion with all the delegates.