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Regional Championships: Midlands

Section 1 Summary

Year Winners Conductor Test piece
2017 Foresters Brass 2000 John Davis The Land of the Long White Cloud - Aotearoa, Philip Sparke
2016 Jackfield Elcock Reisen Simon Platford Essay, Edward Gregson
2015 Jackfield Elcock Reisen Simon Platford A London Overture, Philip Sparke
2014 Enderby Simon Jones Cry of the Mountain, Howard Lorriman
2013 Staffordshire Leigh Baker Brass Triumphant, Gareth Wood
2012 Ratby Co-operative Michael Fowles Mountain Views, Betrand Moren
2011 Phoenix West Midlands Trevor Jones Le Carnival Romain, Hector Berlioz arr. Frank Wright
2010 Langley Cliff Parker A Moorside Suite, Gustav Holst
2009 Phoenix West Midlands D. Maplestone Pentacle, Graham Cole
2008 Glossop Old J. Davies James Cook-Circumnavigator, Gilbert Vinter
2007 Gresley Colliery R. Grantham Sinfonietta – The Wayfarer, Eric Ball
2006 Foss Dyke Gary Wyatt Voyage of Discovery, Goff Richards
2005 Raunds Temperance J Fletcher Comedy Overture, John Ireland
2004 Langley Cliff Parker Coventry Variations, Bramwell Tovey
2002 Staffordshire Band D. Maplestone Royal Parks, G. Lloyd
2001 Kibworth J. Berryman The Undaunted, E. Ball
1999 Kibworth I. Scott Kenilworth, A. Bliss
1998 Thorntons Brass S. Shimwell Purcell Variations, K. Downie
1997 Ratby Co-operative K. Steward Ballet for Band, J. Horovitz
1996 Glossop Old J. Cant Spectrum, G. Vinter
1995 Rolls-Royce D. Lea Land of The Long White Cloud, P. Sparkes


Foden's Band - Matt Ford - Lichfield Cathedral

Friday 24 November • 19A The Close, Lichfield WS13 7LD


Enfield Citadel Band -

Saturday 25 November • The Salvation Army. 42 Clarence Road. Southend. SS1 1AN SS1 1AN


Contest: Swiss National Championships

Saturday 25 November • Stravinski Hall, Montreaux. Claude-Nobs 5, 1820 Montreaux, Switzerland 1820


Newstead Brass -

Saturday 25 November • John Godber Centre. Ogle Street. Hucknall. Nottingham NG15 7FQ


Lofthouse Brass Band - Lofthouse Christmas Fair

Saturday 25 November • Lofthouse Methodist Church, Leeds Road, Lofthouse, Wakefield WF3 3NE


The Corsham Band

November 21 • With promotion to the 2nd Section from January 2018 the band are now looking for an experienced Front Row Cornet Player to join our friendly and enthusiastic team.


Chinnor Silver

November 20 • Despite winning the 2nd section at the GBBA contest we still need a Bb BASS to complete our line up. Good but realistic book of concerts and concerts planned.. We have well attended rehearsals on a Wednesday in our own bandroom.


Hucknall & Linby Brass

November 20 • Hucknall and Linby Band - 2nd section- Require a front row cornet player. We rehearse Thursdays 7.30 -9.30 in Hucknall, Nottingham. With great transport links to the city centre and the universities.


David W. Ashworth

RSCM, ABBA Exec Member, NABBC PRO.
Conductor, Band Trainer and Adjudicator