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2016 Region: Yorkshire - Championship Section

Sunday, March 6, 2016

St George's Hall, Bradford

Test piece:
Cambridge Variations, Philip Sparke

Dr Michael Ball and Philip Sparke

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Black Dyke Professor Nicholas Childs 12 -
2 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Russell Gray 4-
3 Hepworth Mark Peacock 11 -
4 Rothwell Temperance David Roberts 8 -
5 Hammonds Saltaire Morgan Griffiths 9 -
6 Grimethorpe Colliery Dr Robert Childs 1 -
7 City of Bradford Lee Skipsey 7 -
8 Brighouse & Rastrick Leigh Baker 2 -
9 Yorkshire Imperial Stig Mærsk 5 -
10 Strata Brass Dr Owen Wedgwood 10 -
11 Unite the Union (City of Sheffield) David Hirst 3 -
12 Marsden Silver John Hinckley 6 -


Black Dyke, Carlton Main Frickley Colliery
Pre-qualified: Brighouse & Rastrick

Best Principal Cornet: Kirsty Abbotts, Carlton Main Frickley Colliery
Best Soloist: Zoe Hancock, flugel, Black Dyke
Best Instrumentalist: Carol Stephens, timpani, Hepworth
Youngest Player: Keir Luc Evans-Brown, aged14, Strata Brass


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Elland Silver Band -

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The Cobham Band -

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Thundersley Brass Band

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The Corsham Band

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Waitakere Auckland Brass Band

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Ian Holmes

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