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Regional Championships: North of England

Section 1 Summary

Year Winners Conductor Test piece
2017 Shepherd Group Richard Wilton The Land of the Long White Cloud - Aotearoa, Philip Sparke
2016 Lockwood Brass John Roberts Essay, Edward Gregson
2015 Kirkbymoorside Town John Woodward A London Overture, Philip Sparke
2014 York Railway Institute Chris Hirst Cry of the Mountain, Howard Lorriman
2013 Harrogate Craig Ratcliffe Brass Triumphant, Gareth Wood
2012 Shepherd Group Richard Wilton Mountain Views, Bertrand Moren
2011 Harrogate Craig Ratcliffe Le Carnival Romain, Hector Berlioz, arr Frank Wright
2010 Barton Town R. Evans A Moorside Suite, Gustav Holst
2009 GT Group Peterlee S. Malcolm Pentacle, Graham Cole
2008 Kirkbymoorside Town J. Woodward James Cook-Circumnavigator, Gilbert Vinter
2007 Felling G. Tindall Sinfonietta – The Wayfarer, Eric Ball
2006 Felling Graeme Tindall Voyage of Discovery, Goff Richards
2005 Easington Colliery D Hirst Comedy Overture, John Ireland
2004 Kirbymoorside J. Woodward Coventry Variations, Bramwell Tovey
2003 BHK (UK) Ltd Hordon - Passacaglia on a Theme of Brahms, A. Butterworth
2002 Gateshead Brass R. Morton Royal Parks, G. Lloyd
2001 Harrogate D. Lancaster The Undaunted, E. Ball
2000 Cottingham R. Grantham Music For The Common Man, K. Downie
1999 Greggs Bakery J. Shepherd Kenilworth, A. Bliss
1998 Cottingham R. Grantham Purcell Variations, K. Downie
1997 Skipton H. Lorriman Ballet for Band, J. Horovitz
1996 East Yorkshire Brass R. Tait Spectrum, G. Vinter
1995 EYMS Band N. J. Childs Land of The Long White Cloud, P. Sparkes

Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Chamber Ensemble

Friday 23 February • Regent Hall. (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London W1C 2DJ (opposite RESERVED) W1C 2DJ

The Brighouse & Rastrick Band - Chirst Church Ilkley

Saturday 24 February • Christchurch,. The Grove,. Ilkley LS29 9LW

Elland Silver Band -

Saturday 24 February • All Saints Church Savile Road Elland HX5 0NH

Milton Keynes Brass - "Blow away those Winter Blues"

Saturday 24 February • The United Reformed Church. High Street. Newport Pagnell MK16 0FH

The Cobham Band -

Saturday 24 February • The Vera Fletcher Hall . 4 Embercourt Road. Thames Ditton. KT7 0LQ KT70LQ

The Corsham Band

February 22 • Having now been promoted to the 2nd Section for the forthcoming Contest season, the band are now looking for a back row cornet player, 2nd or 3rd, to join our team

Thundersley Brass Band

February 20 • Thundersley Brass, a Championship section band based in Benfleet, Essex are welcoming applicants for the following positions (seats negotiable)from April 2018:. Eb Bass. BBb Bass.

The Corsham Band

February 20 • Having now been promoted to the 2nd Section for the forthcoming Contest season, the band are now looking for an experienced Front Row Cornet Player to join our friendly and enthusiastic team.

Sandy Smith

Conductor, teacher, adjudicator and arranger