The band were thrilled to compete in the Kapitol Cory Online Brass Band Championships 2021, a virtual music contest broadcast live on YouTube and hosted by the Cory Band. Broadcast over three successive weekends in March, the contest included Championship, 1st to 4th, University and Youth Sections, with bands entering from all around the world!
Pontardulais Town Band competed in the 1st Section, broadcast on 20th March in a field of 12 bands. The adjudicators for the section were Cory Band members Chris Thomas, Simon Howell and Helen Williams.
The entire contest is worth watching, but if you only want to view our entry, it starts at 1:12:57 in the video below.
The running order for the section was as follows:
- Coalburn Silver Band (Scotland)
- Strabane Brass (Northern Ireland)
- Johnstone Band (Scotland)
- Pontardulais Town Band (Wales)
- Dallas Brass Band (USA)
- Langley Band (England)
- Seindorf Arian Deiniolen (Wales)
- Freckleton Brass Band (England)
- North Skelton Band (England)
- Drogheda Brass Band (Republic of Ireland)
- Wotton Silver (England)
- Strata Brass (England)