*
banner

Judges prepare for online entertainment

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

Cory
  The Championships start this weekend

The panel of adjudicators has been announced for the up-coming Kapitol Cory Online Championships, which runs over consecutive weekends starting on Friday 12th March.

Judges

Championship Section (27th-28th March): Nigel Seaman, Steve Stewart, Tom Hutchinson

First Section (20th March): Chris Thomas, Simon Howell, Helen Williams
Second Section (12 March): Steve Kane, Rob Nicholson, Steve Jones
Third Section (27th March): Sion Rhys-Jones, Steve Jones, Helen Williams
Fourth Section (13th March): Glyn Williams, Ailsa Russell, Rob Nicholson
Youth Section (26th March): Gareth Johnson, Glyn Williams, Steve Kane
University Section (19th March): Tom Hutchinson, Hannah Plumridge, Chris Osborn

This weekend will see two sections of competition, which has gained sponsorship from a wide variety of supporters, including headline sponsors Kapitol Promotions and major partners, HM Royal Marines; UniBrass; Besson Musical Instruments and Arts Council Wales.

Trophy Sponsors come from World of Brass; Besson; Wright & Round; Thurrock Marching Brass; Yamaha and UniBrass, with special sponsors, Jonny Bates Music (Best New Composition or Arrangement Prize); New Moon Insurance and Yamaha (Best Percussion Award).

Several shows

Cory Musical Director Philip Harper told 4BR: "The online competition will be one of the biggest international brass band events of the first half of 2021.

We're all looking forward to presenting several shows full of the best brass band virtual entertainment money doesn't have to buy as it's all free to watch on YouTube — thanks to our sponsors!.

So, tell all your friends about it, get a bottle of wine ready and sit back to enjoy everything the bands have come up with."

This weekend

The Second Section will kick-off on Friday 12th March at 6.00pm and will be followed on Saturday 13th March with the Fourth Section at 4.00pm.

So, tell all your friends about it, get a bottle of wine ready and sit back to enjoy everything the bands have come up withPhilip Harper

Order of play:
Second Section:

1. Gresley Colliery Brass Band
2. Chinnor Silver Band
3. Broxburn & Livingston
4. Ware Brass
5. Annan Town Band
6. Brass Band B10
7. Bearpark & Esh Colliery Band
8. Brass Band Westfalen
9. Roughan Silver Band
10. Ifton Colliery Band
11. Lochgelly Band
12. Fjell Brass
13. Lakeland Brass Band
14. Brass Band du Hainaut

Fourth Section:

1. Twin Cities Brass Band
2. Witney Town Band
3. Golborne Brass
4. Dronfield & Lowedges Community Band
5. Woodhouse Prize Band
6. Loxley Silver Band
7. Simply Brass
8. Wincanton Silver Band
9. Holmestrand Brass
10. Morecambe Band
11. Blackley Band
12. Langley Community Brass
13. Shanklin Town (IOW)
14. South Cumbria Brass
15. Test Valley Brass
16. Royston Town Band
17. Amington Band
18. Ashover Brass Band
19. Fakenham Town Band
20. Crosskeys Band

Become a supporter and help make our future secure.

4barsrest continues to be a proudly independent voice. There are no paywalls to overcome to be able to enjoy what we do to keep our journalism at the heart of the brass banding world. Support us with a one-off donation or subscribe from just £2.50 per month.

Support us    


Cheltenham

Result: 2021 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 1

September 18 • Kingdom Brass and Ian Porthouse are triumphant as they claim First Section honours


Cheltenham

Result: 2021 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 3

September 18 • The return of competitive banding in the UK after the enforced Covid 19 break sees Tewitt Silver first past the finishing post at Cheltenham Racecourse.


cd

2022 Area test pieces announced

September 18 • Works by Wilfred Heaton, Gilbert Vinter, Goff Richards, Gordon Langford and Stephan Hodel will test the qualification credentials of bands next year if they want to get to London and Cheltenham.


Steve Sykes

Adjudicator Covid-19 test result impacts National Final

September 17 • Steve Sykes will not adjudicate at the Section 1 National Final this weekend due to a positive Covid-19 test result.


Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Saturday 18 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Race Course, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL40 4SH


Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Sunday 19 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL40 4SH


Bodmin Town Band - Bodmin Town Band in concert

Friday 24 September • St Petroc's Church, Priory Road, Bodmin PL31 2DT


Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Central Band Brass Ensemble & Seraphim Consort

Thursday 30 September • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Regent Hall Concerts - Fulham Band

Friday 1 October • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Bollington Brass Band

September 16 • Looking for a new challenge? We are currently recruiting a Solo Cornet, E Flat Bass, Tuned and or Kit Percussionist. Friendly 1st section North West. Sensible contest and concert program throughout the year. Currently rehearsing Thursdays 8-10pm.


Chinnor Silver

September 15 • We are looking to strengthen the band and require PERCUSSION CORNET AND 2ND TROMBONE PLAYERS.. Rehearsals are on a wednesday in our own bandroom.. Good atmosphere in this ambitious friendly band so give us a call.. Concerts and contests planned


Ashton under Lyne Band

September 15 • SOPRANO CORNET: We are looking for a confident and competent player to join our experienced cornet bench. Rehearsals are on Monday nights 8-10pm and we have a sensible and good quality forthcoming concert and contest schedule.


Prof. Christopher Houlding

MMus, GGSM, LRAM
Conductor, Performer, Educator


               

 © 2021 4barsrest.com Ltd