"To me, no band has been consistent so the answer to that question would be no however, I do believe that this year, there were bands in the final who should not have been there but that's just my personal opinion."
"From my perspective, there would be a few of the "big 5" who would remain in the final because they deserve to be there. Don't get me wrong. I'm not hating on them by any means. I'm being as impartial as possible here but…"
" I personally know of many qualified persons who are able to analyze a panorama arrangement for what the arranger does and not how much hype is produced and can see past the name of the band, the name of the arranger and break the music down…"
"Well Panorama is suffering the same fate as Carnival in general. The quality is deteriorating year after year after year. If we don't hire qualified judges, WTF is the point of having judges at all? To pull wool over our eyes and fool us into…"
"My opinion is if we hire judges who are qualified, open and are able to analyze what they hear and not just be impressed with flashing lights, a large sound and monotonous chromatics and generic music, we won't NEED to incorporate a test piece…"