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Back dated trophies for Cory

January 16, 2022
Cory has finally got its hands on long awaited awards for being the world's number 1 ranked band.


Cory add to foundation team

January 12, 2022
The European champion brings in a new signing to their tuba team.


Cory perform final chord of the year

December 13, 2021
Covid-19 cases forces Cory to cancel concerts.

Philip Harper

Rankings update — December

December 13, 2021
The Band Supplies — 4barsrest World Rankings see Cory extend its lead following yet another victory at Brass in Concert in late November.

Sage Gateshead

Report & Result: 2021 Brass in Concert Championship

November 20, 2021
Cory take all the treasure once more to confirm their position as masters of the high seas of entertainment.


Cory relaunch Composer Competition

November 10, 2021
The RWCMD & Cory Composition Competition has been relaunched for 2022.

East Anglia

Cory players lead the Andante and Allegro pace of progress

November 08, 2021
Players from the world's number 1 ranked band have been using their experience to inspire players from the East Anglia Brass Band Association.


Cory and Besson renew partnership

September 30, 2021
The world's number 1 ranked band teams up with the leading instrument maker in a renewed and extended partnership.


Steve Stewart leaves Cory

September 13, 2021
Scottish sop star relinquishes role after a decade of prize winning performances as Kevin Crockford takes over for Royal Albert Hall title defence.


Cory help to reveal mysteries of conducting...

August 24, 2021
Philip Harper, Nigel Seaman and members of the world's number 1 ranked band were on hand recently to help 10 budding conductors explore the art of conducting.


Cory to celebrate Triple Crown anniversary

August 10, 2021
The world's number 1 ranked band will head to Norwich later this month to help the East Anglian Brass Band Association celebrate its 90th anniversary.


Besson Fridays at Home — Philip Harper and Cory special edition

July 16, 2021
The last in the present series tonight sees a special broadcast from the home of Cory Band with their MD Philip Harper to find out just how he makes the world's number 1 band tick.

Conductng weekend

Cory looking for conductors

July 13, 2021
Philip Harper and Nigel Seaman will lead a weekend of conducting at the home of the world's number 1 ranked band — and its free.


Cory add new players to the ranks

July 04, 2021
A quartet of new as familiar faces will add to the Cory ranks as they prepare for the defence of their titles later in the year.


4BR Tuesday Interview with Philip Harper

May 25, 2021
Cory MD Philip Harper rejoices at the news that the sale of British Open tickets heralds the long awaited return to 'live' competition for the world's number 1 ranked band.


Harper looks forward to final weekend of online excitement

March 26, 2021
We catch up with the Cory MD Philip Harper to find out what is in store with the final weekend of fantastic online action in the Kapitol Cory Championships.

Tom Hutchinson

4BR Monday Interview with Tom Hutchinson

March 22, 2021
4BR catches up with the Cory cornet star to find out about his latest project — a studio recital series performance alongside his great friend, pianist, Ewan Gilford.

Cory online

Cory apologise for judge's comments

March 13, 2021
The Cory Band has issued an unreserved apology for comments made by one of the adjudicators taking part in their online championships.

4BR Wednesday morning interview with Philip Harper

March 10, 2021
4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the Cory MD about the forthcoming Kapitol Cory Online Championships


Judges prepare for online entertainment

March 09, 2021
The Kapitol Cory Online Championships start this weekend — so join the panel of judges in enjoying the entertainment on offer.


Stewart honour at inclusion in major work

February 27, 2021
Cory soprano star Steve Stewart has spoken of the both the humbling and exciting emotions being asked to perform in a major new work by his friend Ken Ferguson about the 911 tragedy has brought him.


'Gwald' all over for Cory

February 24, 2021
The world's number 1 ranked band will be helping the Welsh nation celebrate its Patron Saint on 1st March...


Give us a clue...

February 08, 2021
The brass band answer to a clue in The Sunday Times crossword wasn't quite what it should have been...


Marine support for Kapitol Cory online Championships

February 05, 2021
Her Majesty's Royal Marines add their musical discipline to support the forthcoming online competition.


And I'm feelin' good...

January 21, 2021
The world's number 1 ranked band has once again reached out to players from across the globe to provide a feel good factor with their latest virtual training day.


Live broadcast coverage of UniBrass Championships announced

January 21 • Both the UniBrass Trophy and Shield competitions can be enjoyed with a live broadcast from the event this year.


New Euphonium competition looks to attract European talent

January 21 • The Fontys AMPA Euphonium Competition has been launched to attract the very best student euphonium players across Europe.


New lead for Adjudicators

January 21 • Sheona Wade has been appointed as the new Chairperson of the Association of Brass Band Adjudicators.

Winter Garden

Confidence boost to North West banding with Area numbers

January 20 • 74 bands have entered the 2022 North West Regional Championships that will take place at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool on 27th February.

Glossop Old Band - Cadishead Public Band

Sunday 23 January • Glossop Band Club, Derby Street, Glossop. SK13 8LP

Black Dyke Band - RNCM Brass Band Festival

Saturday 29 January • Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9RD

Regent Hall Concerts - The International Staff Band of the Salvation Army

Saturday 29 January • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London WC1 2 DJ

Black Dyke Band - Gladstone Theatre

Sunday 30 January • Greendale Road, Birkenhead, Wirral CH62 4XB

Glossop Old Band - Silk Brass Band

Sunday 30 January • Glossop Band Club, Derby Street, Glossop. SK13 8LP

Bollington Brass Band

January 21 • We are looking for a front row cornet player (position negotiable) and a percussionist to join the band after the North West area contest. If you fancy a new challenge with a friendly 1st Section please get in touch.

Forest of Dean Brass

January 18 • Do you fancy playing Spectrum at the West of England Areas in March? We are currently looking for a Front Row Cornet to complete our line-up. We rehearse on a Tuesday and Thursday at our bandroom in Yorkley, Forest of Dean GL15 4TA

The Cobham Band

January 17 • The Cobham Band is fully up and running again and requires a EUPHONIUM or BARITONE player. We have some great concerts planned including bandstand dates for the new season under our new conductor, Jim Lynch.. .

Dr. Stephen Arthur Allen

D. Phil. (Oxon) [Ph.D Oxford University], GBSM, LTCL, ABSM, ALCM, Cert. Ed.


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