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2008 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Saturday, October 11, 2008

Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
Concertino for Brass Band, Dr Kenneth Downie

James Gourlay, Professor David King & David Read

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Black Dyke Dr. Nicholas Childs 11 198
2 Fodens Garry Cutt 6 197
3 Cory Dr. Robert Childs 14 196
4 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Russell Gray 20 195
5 Fairey Philip Chalk 5 194
6 Rothwell Temperance David Roberts 16 193
7 Grimethorpe Colliery Allan Withington 1 192
8 Leyland Jason Katsikaris 10 191
9 East Yorkshire Motor Services Frans Violet 9 190
10 Virtuosi GUS John Berryman 18 189
11 Reg Vardy Allan Ramsay 17 188
12 Whitburn Steven Mead 2 187
13 Kirkintilloch Selmer Simonsen 13 186
14 Aveley and Newham Nigel Taken 15 185
15 Tredegar Ian Porthouse 3 183
16 SWT Woodfalls Melvin White 7 181
17 Redbridge Brass Jeremy Wise 12 180
18 BTM Band Philip Harper 4 179
19 Desford Colliery Nigel Seaman 19 178
20 Mount Charles Andrew Duncan 8 177

Best Instrumentalist: Glyn Williams, Euphonium, Fodens

Pre-qualified for 2009: Black Dyke (Defending Champions), Fodens, Cory & Carlton Main 

Foden's Band - Sandbach Transport Festival

Sunday 22 April • Sandbach Town Centre CW11 1AE

Contest: National Youth Championships

Sunday 22 April • Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Rd, Coventry CV4 7AL

The Hepworth Band - Wakefield Grammar School Foundation Chorus

Sunday 22 April • Queen Elizabeth Grammar School (QEGS). Northgate. Wakefield WF1 3QX

Lofthouse Brass Band - Mayor's Annual Charity Concert

Monday 23 April • Ossett Town Hall, Market Place, Ossett WF5 8BE WF5 8BE

Regent Hall Concerts - Clarendon Brass Ensemble

Friday 27 April • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London. SE7 8RE SE7 8RE

Waltham St. Lawrence Silver Band

April 21 • A friendly non-contesting community band within easy reach of Maidenhead, Bracknell and Reading, we are developing rapidly under our new MD, Steve Block, and urgently need cornet players, front and back row, as well as baritone and BBb bass.

Chinnor Silver

April 21 • we require a Bb BASS player to replace one of our award winning section who is moving away.. Good book of concerts and contests planned. We would also like to hear from back row cornets as we would like to strengthen this area

Blidworth Welfare Band

April 20 • Assistant Principal Cornet and Percussionist. Having recently secured 5th place at the Midlands Area Championship Section and a new Principal cornet we are looking for applications for the above positions. The band operate a sensible diary of engagements.

Ian Holmes

BA (hons), PGDip (RCM), ARCM, ALCM
Conductor, piano accompanist and educator