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2005 US Open

Date:
Saturday, November 5, 2005

Venue:
John Hersey High School Theatre, Arlington Heights

Test piece:
Entertainment programme

Adjudicator(s):
Dale J. Lonis, John Phillips, Curtis Metcalf

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Brass Band of Central Florida Michael J Garasi 4 346
2Motor City Brass Brass Band Craig Strain 6 338
3Fountain City Brass Band Jason Reinhart 7 334
4Prairie Brass Band Dallas Niermeyer 5 332
5Sheldon Theatre Brass Band James A Kurschner 1 318
6Eastern Iowa Earle W Dickinson 2 317
7Milwaukee Festival Brass Dr Patricia D. Backhaus 3 291

Compere:
Frank Renton

Best new composition/arrangement:
Michael J Garasi, 'Tis a Gift

Best march performance:
Motor City Brass Band, Death or Glory

Best soloist:
William Hess, Baritone, Czardas, Fountain City

Most entertaining programme:
Fountain City Brass Band

Busker award:
Twisted City, Tuba/Euph Quartet, Fountain City Brass Band 



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Andrew White

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