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Regional Championships: North of England

Section 2 Summary

Year Winners Conductor Test piece
2017 Ashington Colliery David Kendall Rhapsody in Brass, Sir Dean Goffin
2016 Dunston Silver Aidan Hodgson The Mermaid of Zennor, Philip Harper
2015 Lockwood Brass John Roberts Variations on Maccabeus, Kevin Norbury
2014 Lockwood Brass John Roberts Chaucer's Tunes, Dr Michael Ball
2013 Ripon City Malcolm Dibb The Plantagenets, Edward Gregson
2012 South Milford Brass Martin Hall Cross Patonce, Dr Goff Richards
2011 Catterick Brass Brenden Wheeler Resurgam, Eric Ball
2010 Cockerton Prize Silver G. Nicklin The Kingdom of Dragons, Philip Harper
2009 Flookburgh A. Lewis New World Sketches, Dan Price
2008 Barton Town R. Evans Three Part Invention, Kenneth Downie
2007 Wansbeck’s Ashington Colliery N. Stedman Carnival, Helen Perkin
2006 Lockwood Brass John Roberts Images of the Millennium, Howard Snell
2005 Lockwood Brass J Roberts Variations For Brass Band, R. Vaughan Williams
2004 Ellington Colliery D. Wright Kaleidoscope, Philip Sparke
2003 Langbaurgh Brass T. Oldroyd Celestial Prospect, W. Heaton
2002 Langbaurgh Brass T. Oldroyd Symphony for Brass, V. Ewald
2001 Westoe STCHT S. Malcolm The Moor of Venice, W. Alwyn
2000 Harrogate D. Lancaster Sword, Jewel and Mirror, P. Harper
1999 Yarm & District M. Sidwell Symphonic Suite for Brass, L. Locas
1998 Rowntree Band C. Hirst Culloden Moor, G. Wood
1997 The Cottingham Band R. Grantham A New Buckenham Suite, A. Jackman
1996 Carlisle St. Stephens W. Rumford Hollywood, G. Richards
1995 Broughton's Brass B. Holden Rococo Variations, A. Street

Contest: London & SC Regional Championships

Saturday 17 March • Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Lytton Way, Stevenage SG1 1LZ

Contest: Welsh Regional Championships

Saturday 17 March • Brangwyn Hall, The Guildhall, Swansea SA1 4PE

Contest: North of England Regional Championships

Saturday 17 March • The Gala Theatre, 1 Millennium Place, Durham DH1 1WA

Black Dyke Band - Victoria Hall, Bolton

Saturday 17 March • 37 Knowsley St, Bolton BL1 2AS

Contest: London & SC REgional Championships

Sunday 18 March • Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Lytton Way, Stevenage SG1 1LZ

Arrow Valley Brass

March 16 • Arrow Valley Brass is developing well under Andy Culshaw and seeks to appoint an experienced front row cornet player. We are based in Inkberrow, Worcs.and our main rehearsal is on Sunday morning. Full programme of concerts, contests etc.

Garforth Brass

March 15 • Following on from their success in coming second in the 4th Section in Huddersfield, GARFORTH BRASS are now looking for a SOLO/TUTTI CORNET player to join the team in preparation for their appearance at Cheltenham in September.

The Corsham Band

March 15 • Due to work commitments, a vacancy has arisen for a Tenor Trombone player. First or Second position available. We are a newly promoted Second Section band with a friendly and enthusiastic team.

David W. Ashworth

Conductor, Band Trainer and Adjudicator