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Thursday, 16 April 2015

poster live streamThe Dutch company Hafabralivestream.nl is to present live Internet coverage of this year’s European Brass Band Championships from the Konzerthaus in Freiburg.

An initiative that will give the brass audience worldwide a chance to witness what has become the most competitive of all bands contests in recent years. Hafabralivestream.nl will work in collaboration with World of Brass to transmit the European Championships via its own website.
The event, which will be held on Friday 1 and Saturday 2 May, is already sold out for the contesting days, as well for the Gala Concert which will feature the current European Brass Band Champion Brass Band Bürgermusik Luzern, the world famous German Brass and the European Youth Brass Band conducted by Uwe Köller. 

EBBA President Ulf Rosenberg commented: "I am delighted that Hafabralivestream.nl and World of Brass are to collaborate on the live streaming of this year's European Championships from Freiburg. The event promises again to be one of the best we'll have seen in the 38-year history of the European Championships, with great bands performing fine music in a very good concert hall in Freiburg. This project will present a great opportunity for brass band enthusiasts all over the world to see and hear the very pinnacle of brass band competition and we look forward to ‘welcoming' them to Freiburg."

Johan Talman from Hafabralivestream.nl concluded: "It’s a great opportunity for us to show the brass audience from all over the world, the best bands competing in Freiburg.”
 
Ulf Rosenberg: “Starting with 12 bands in the Championship Section, which will play the set test-piece The God Particle by the German composer Rolf Rudin on Friday evening. On Saturday morning, bands from Germany, Austria, Lithuania, Northern-Ireland and two from Italy will compete in the Challenge Section, followed by the own-choice pieces from the Championship Section.”

Viewers can sign up to watch the 2015 European Brass Band Championships here for only €12,50 for the entire weekend's Championship Section competition, the Challenge Section, Gala Concert and Award Ceremony.
 
Find enclosed also updated time table for the event.
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