Award-winning UK Brass Band Performs at Arcadia University on East Coast Tour

By Caitlin Burns | January 28, 2016

On Friday, Feb. 19, the award-winning Welsh brass ensemble Cory Band will perform at Arcadia University. The concert is set for 7 p.m. in Stiteler Auditorium.

Showcasing the “Best of British” brass music, the band will perform songs such as Riverdance and The Yeomen of the Guard, as well as renditions from the rock group Queen and the James Bond theme.

The band has earned worldwide ranking as one of the best brass ensembles. Since 2000, Cory Band has won the British National Champions three times, the British Open Championship five times, the European Champions four times, and the Band Cymru Championship.

The concert is a collaboration between Arcadia University and the Welsh Society of Philadelphia. It is open to the public, with tickets available for purchase online at Eventbrite. Tickets are approximately $22 for the public and free for Arcadia students.