Invitation to International Big Band Competition 2019

I cordially invite your big band to apply for the 23rd Corendon International Big Band Competition (IBBC) on Saturday the 25th of May 2019. Our event, aimed at amateur big bands from the Netherlands and surrounding countries, will be held during the TAKE OFF Music Event in Hoofddorp. During three days of workshops, masterclasses, jam sessions, a musical instrument market and many top concerts, twenty big bands will be present on Western Europe’s largest amateur big band competition.

More information regarding the event and application procedure, please visit our website. Should you have any further questions, please contact undersigned through Please send your application the 9th of December latest, accompanied by (links to) recent recordings of the band and a biography.

We are looking forward to your application.

Best regards,
Alex Silvis, Pytrik Rot
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