Cory all set for Online Contest

The Cory Online Brass Band Championships are all set to take place on the Friday and Saturday evenings of the 18th/19th and 25th/26th September, with 73 bands worldwide contributing 10 minute entertainment programmes.The contest, supported by Arts Council Wales, will be broadcast live from the offices of Kapitol Promotions headquarters in Cardiff, and will be available to watch through the Cory Band YouTube channel for free at: 

The broadcast will include live judge's comments, discussions and instant feedback from the panel after each performance, and will be hosted by MD, Philip Harper alongside television presenter and Cory Band President, Morgan Jones. Commenting on the event Philip stated, "We're really excited to be hosting this event, and whilst we'd obviously all like to be back competing again properly, we're delighted to be able to offer bands something to focus on and keep them motivated during these challenging times. Having seen some of the entries I'm sure everyone is going to enjoy the entertainment on offer. Our plan is to make this as live an experience as we can, whilst having some fun and providing a platform for bands across the world to showcase their talents."

The full schedule can be seen below including sponsors and adjudicators for each event. To subscribe for free to the Cory Band YouTube channel, visit:  

Friday 18th September:
5.00pm — 7.45pm
Third Section sponsored by Thurrock Marching Brass

8.00pm — 10.15pm
Second Section sponsored by Indoor Music Games
Judges: Glyn Williams, Nigel Seaman, Rob Nicholson

Saturday 19th September:
5.00pm — 9:45pm
First Section sponsored by Besson
Judges: Steve Stewart, Steve Kane, Ailsa Russell

Friday 25th September:
5.00pm — 10.00pm
Fourth Section sponsored by Wright & Round
Judges: Helen Williams, Steve Stewart, Steve Jones

Saturday 26th September:
5.00pm — 8:45pm
Championship Section sponsored by World of Brass
Judges: Tom Hutchinson, Simon Howell, Nigel Seaman

9.00pm — 9.45pm
Results ceremony for of all sections


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