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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.


New dates for Kapitol Cory Online Championships

January 12, 2021
Ongoing concerns over Covid-19 restrictions sees the hugely popular online event push back dates for broadcasting.


4BR Awards: 2020 Conductor of the Year

January 01, 2021
The winner is...


4BR Awards: 2020 Newcomer of the Year

January 01, 2021
The winner is...


Cory place history at heart of future

December 08, 2020
Future visitors to Cory's new rehearsal home will have the opportunity to enjoy their rich history laid out before them.


New Year treat from Cory

December 01, 2020
The world's number 1 brass band will be offering players a chance to keep up those New Year's practice resolutions.


Cory keep developing new Landscapes

November 17, 2020
The Brass in Concert Champion of Champions keep developing their talents in new musical areas.

Cory take to the water...

November 14, 2020
Phil Harper and the band take wing with an exciting bit of Tchaikovsky's 'Swan Lake' for their latest socially distanced entertainment.


Cory to host regional battles

October 27, 2020
The world's number 1 ranked band will hosting a new online championship — this time with an emphasis on regional talents.


Report & Results: 2020 Cory Online Championships

September 28, 2020
There has been wonderful online entertainment provided by bands from across the globe over the last two weekends of the innovative Cory contest — led by winners Fountain City, Downshire Brass, Lochgelly, Lostrock Hall Memorial and Woodhouse Silver Prize


Cory online championship reaches weekend climax

September 24, 2020
The 35 bands in the Championship and Fourth/Unregistered Sections will showcase their entertainment programmes on Friday and Saturday for the banding world to enjoy.


Prizes up for grabs for Cory Online Championships

September 17, 2020
The trophies are being dusted off to be won by bands competing at the Third, Second and First Section competitions this weekend.

Cory success with virtual youth

September 09, 2020
71 young players from across Wales joined the world's number 1 ranked band for a weekend of great music making a fun.


Cory online plans come together for contest weekends

September 05, 2020
The schedules and list of judges are revealed for the Cory Online Brass Band Championships

Rex Richardson

All that jazz and more...

May 21 • Two ensembles from Brass Band of Battle Creek made sure the local population was left in no doubt who was in town this weekend...


French Open maintains attraction

May 21 • The 26th French Open Championships will take place in the wonderful Loire Valley town of Amboise next month.


Sounds of Summer brass returns to Leeds

May 21 • The wonderful sounds of brass bands playing in public bandstands will be heard again in Leeds this year.


Double attraction at Oxford Contest

May 20 • There is something for both bands and composers to aim for at the Oxfordshire & District Brass Band Association Entertainment Contest later this year.

Perth Festival of the Arts - The Brewin Dolphin Gala Opening Concert

Thursday 19 May • Perth Concert Hall, Mill Street, Perth PH1 5HZ

Perth Festival of the Arts - Reverie: The Life and Loves of Claude Debussy

Friday 20 May • Perth Theatre, Mill Street, Perth PH1 5HZ

Perth Festival of the Arts - Perthshire Brass at Perth Festival of the Arts

Saturday 21 May • St Paul's Church Plaza, St Paul's Square PH1 5PA

Black Dyke Band - 2nd Rossendale Scouts, Rossendale Male Voice Choir

Saturday 21 May • The Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley St, M2 3WS

Lofthouse 2000 Brass Band - Brass for YAS Charity Concert

Saturday 21 May • St Austin's Theatre, Wakefield, Wentworth Terrace. Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF1 3QN United Kingdom WF1 3QN

Otley Brass Association

May 22 • Musical Director - Otley Brass Band. . Required:. Our enthusiastic, unregistered band is looking for a new MUSICAL DIRECTOR. Located in Otley to the North West of Leeds we rehearse on Tuesday Evenings from 1930-2145 at the Otley Courthouse

Avonbank (Evesham) Brass Band

May 21 • We're a happy second section band in Worcestershire and we'd love you to join us on our front row or, if you prefer, on the back. We have a full summer and autumn programme planned and want to welcome you to our ranks! Please get in touch!

Stretford Band

May 20 • Tenor horn required. We are a local, friendly band with a varied concert programme in the following months. If you are returning to banding or looking for a change please come along and meet the band.

Dr. Stephen Arthur Allen

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


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