Corus Brass Ensemble was formed in 1985 and since then has gained an enviable reputation as one of the finest brass ensembles of its kind in the country.
Based in Bolton, Corus has performed throughout the country including numerous prestigious events. These have included two engagements during the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester, television appearances, recordings and concerts in some of finest venues in the United Kingdom. Corus regularly performs in the wonderful setting of the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester.
Corus has made numerous concert tours to Bolton's German twin town, Paderborn and its near neighbour of Elsen the most recent ones being in October 2006 when they played at the 100th anniversary celebrations of the Bundes-Schutzen Musikkorps and again in October 2010 when Corus itself was celebrating its 25th Anniversary season gaining great critical acclaim.
Now in its 34th season, the ensemble continues to promote high quality brass instrumental music of all styles to as wide an audience as possible.