In 2022, The National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain is coming to the corby business academy for the first time. On Saturday 26 March and Sunday 27 March, the Hall will play host to over 1,300 young people from all over the UK in four highly enjoyable sections.
The set test-piece for the Championship Section will be Saint-Saëns Variations by Philip Sparke. The Intermediate, Elementary and Besson Prodige Debut sections will perform programmes of their own choice.
The provisional event is scheduled as follows:-
Saturday 26 March 2022
Besson Prodige Debut Section – First band performs 12:30
Elementary Section – First band performs 9:30
Gala Concert from one of the Army Brass Bands TBC (tickets free to participants and included in the day ticket where space is available)
Sunday 27 March 2022
Intermediate Section – First band performs 9:30
Championship Section – First band performs 12:00
The final start time will be confirmed before the event along with a full schedule. Please visit www.bbe.org.uk for the latest updates.
The event will also host a trade and careers fair, as well as representatives of musical traders and manufacturers Including Besson Instruments sponsors of the Debut section. There will also be showcase performances throughout what promises to be a very exciting day’s music making.
Day tickets: Adults: £12.50, 12-16: £7.50 and Under-12: £4.50.
Weekend tickets: Adults: £15.00, 12-16: £9.00 and Under-12: £5.
There is an Early-Bird discount for tickets bought before the draw weekend on 9 January 2022 of 10%
Tickets purchased will be collected from the desk at the entrance on the day of the contest.