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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.


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.


Cash and carry at Butlin's in 2022

July 31 • There is plenty of prize money to win at the Butlin's Open Brass Band Festival in January — with individuals, ensembles and bands able to carry off big cash prizes.


Friday night is music night at Bolsover Summer School

July 30 • The Bolsover International Brass Band Summer School has been a huge success this year — with delegates and tutors overcoming Covid and the weather to enjoying their music making.

British Open

Bands reminded of rejoicing in public

July 29 • Bands have been reminded by the publishers of the British Open set-work of the performance rights associated with Edward Gregson's composition.


National Youth stay Well with new support

July 29 • The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain has enjoyed the support of one of the UK's leading pharmacy chains to put on its summer residential courses.

Regent Hall Concerts - Trafalgar Brass

Friday 6 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London SE7 8RE

Epping Forest Band - Proms on the Green

Sunday 8 August • On the green outside the Epping Forest District Council Civic Offices CM16 4BZ

Regent Hall Concerts - Arc Brass

Friday 13 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London . SE7 8RE

Regent Hall Concerts - The Wind Ensemble of the Band of the RAF Regiment

Friday 20 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London . SE7 8RE

Regent Hall Concerts - The Brass Ensemble of the Central Band of the RAF

Friday 27 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London . SE7 8RE

Newstead Brass

July 31 • Newstead Brass, Championship section, require PRINCIPAL TROMBONE to lead the section at the delayed 2020 national finals , Bolsover Entertainment festival and a range of concerts across the region.

Chinnor Silver

July 31 • GREAT to be back rehearsing again but with Uni time coming up we require CORNETS AND PERCUSSION PLAYERS Rehearsals on a wednesday in our newly refurbished bandroom.Concerts and contests planned. Very friendly hard working group so come and check us out.

Rainford Band

July 30 • Rainford Band (Championship Section) requires a first class BBb bass player. . Upcoming contests include Dr Martins, Scottish Open, NW Areas and Grand Shield, and a varied concert programme.

Nicholas B. Hudson

Musician | Trombonist | Educator


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