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2017 Region: Midlands - Championship Section

Sunday, March 12, 2017

The Civic Hall, Bedworth

Test piece:
Pageantry, Herbert Howells

Leigh Baker and Philip Harper

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Virtuosi GUS Adam Cooke 4 -
2 Thoresby Colliery Ian McElligott 1 -
3 Desford Colliery LCIWTF Thomas Wyss 5 -
4 Ratby Co-operative Mareika Gray 7 -
5 Derwent Brass Keith Leonard 8 -
6 Jaguar Land Rover Dave Lea 9 -
7 Spal Sovereign Brass Trevor Jones 2 -
8 Blidworth Welfare Martin Heartfield 3 -
9 Staffordshire Steven Walsh 12 -
10 Newstead Brass Philip Goodwin 10 -
11 Bilton Silver (Rugby) David Stowell 13 -
12 Jackfield (Elcock Reisen) Simon Platford 11 -
13 Bedworth Brass Chris Houlding 6 -


Virtuosi GUs, Thoresby Colliery 

Gloucestershire Brass Band Association - Own Choice March & Test Piece Contest

Sunday 19 November • All Saints’ Academy. Blaisdon Way. Cheltenham GL51 0WH

Rotherham Schools' Youth Brass Band - Fountain City Brass Band

Monday 20 November • Rotherham Minster - Rotherham s60 1pd

Foden's Band - Matt Ford - Lichfield Cathedral

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

Lofthouse Brass Band - Pudsey Churches Together Christmas Concert

Saturday 25 November • Pudsey Parish Church, Church Lane, Pudsey, LS28 7BD LS28 7BD

Lofthouse Brass Band - Lofthouse Christmas Fair

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

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.

Newstead Brass

November 18 • Bb Cornet (position negotiable). . Newstead Brass, established Midlands Championship section, have opportunity for an additional cornet player. Suitable for experienced player or someone looking to take the next step in their development.

Derek Renshaw

ABBA Member
Conductor, Band Trainer and Adjudicator.