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1998 Spring Festival - Grand Shield

Saturday, May 9, 1998

Victoria Hall, Bolton

Test piece:
Partita, Philip Sparke

Peter Parkes, Garry Cutt

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1FlowersB. Hurdley2-
2B.T.G. O'Conner9-
3DUT Yorkshire ImperialR. Evans15-
4SWT WoodfallsM. White16-
5Ever ReadyN. Childs11-
6Point of AyrM. Fowles14-
7Rhodian BrassI. Craddock7-
8BodminJ. Hudson10-
9NewtongrangeT. Swainson22-
10Rolls-Royce (Coventry)D. Lea12-
11Staffordshire Building SocietyA. Culshaw3-
12British Fuels (Parc & Dare)D. Broadbent19-
13East Yorkshire Motor ServicesJ. Roberts7-
14British Steel TeessideA. Snell8-
15Bedwas Trethomas & MachenA. Morrison4-
16P.H.G. LindleyN. Jowett18-
17Lewis MerthyrC. Toghill13-
18StalybridgeA. Exley5-
19FreckletonP. Dalton21-
20NorthopT. Wyss1-
21KirkintillochF. Renton6-
22United Co-opJ. Sparkes20-

No points were awarded.

Flowers and BT qualified to the 1998 British Open.


1st: £600 plus the Grand Shield.
2nd: £500 plus the Midland Music Trophy.
3rd: £300 plus
4th: £200 plus  

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PGdip, BMus(hons) PGCE, dipABRSM, LRSM
Conductor, Arranger, Teacher, Adjudicator, Band Trainer