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2011 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
Breath of Souls - Paul Lovatt-Cooper

David Read MBE, Luc Vertommen, Rob Wiffen

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Brighouse and Rastrick Professor David King 16 -
2 Fairey (Geneva) Russell Gray 7 -
3 Cory Dr Robert Childs 12 -
4 BeaumarisGwyn Evans 4 -
5 Tredegar Ian Porthouse 5 -
6 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Phillip McCann 17 -
7 Foden's Allan Withington 20 -
8 Flowers Paul Holland 13 -
9 Hepworth Michael Fowles 10 -
10 Co-op Funeralcare Dr Nicholas Childs 3 -
11 Redbridge Jeremy Wise 2 -
12 Virtuosi GUS John Berryman 11 -
13 Reg Vardy Ray Farr 19 -
14 Exchange Communications Whitburn Michael Bach 18 -
15 Rothwell Temperance David Roberts 14 -
16 Pemberton Old DW Mark Bentham 15 -
17 EYMS Alan Morrison 6 -
18 Woodfalls Gareth Pritchard 8 -
19 Thoresby Colliery Philip Harper 1 -
20 Zone One Richard Ward 9 -

Best Instrumentalist: Glen Van Looy, euphonium, Beaumaris

Top 4 bands automatically qualify for the final in 2012 

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.

Darren R. Hawken

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