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2008 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 13, 2008

Venue:
Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Test piece:
Rococo Variations, Professor Edward Gregson

Adjudicator(s):
Dr Michael Ball, Major Peter Parkes and David Read

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Fodens Richardson Garry Cutt 10 -
2 Grimethorpe Colliery Allan Withington 6 -
3 Cory Band Dr. Robert Childs 11 -
4 Leyland Jason Katsikaris 4 -
5 Kirkintilloch Selmer Simonsen 15 -
6 Black Dyke Dr Nicholas Childs 1 -
7 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Russell Gray 12 -
8 Brighouse & Rastrick Alan Morrison 16 -
9 Hepworth (Cookson Homes) Ian Porthouse 17 -
10 Whitburn Steven Mead 9 -
11 Scottish Co-op Andrew Duncan 13 -
12 Flowers David Hirst 14 -
13 BTM Nigel Boddice 7 -
14 Desford Colliery Nigel Seaman 3 -
15 Fairey Philip Chalk 8 -
16 YBS Band Morgan Griffiths 5 -
17 Rothwell Temperance David Roberts 2 -

Prizes:

1st: £3,000 plus the British Open Challenge Trophy and the Belle Vue Challenge Cup.
2nd: £2,000 plus the Frank Parker Memorial Cup.
3rd: £1,500 plus the Harry Mortimer Trophy.
4th: £1,000 plus the Edrich Siebert Memorial Trophy.
5th: £500 plus the John Gladney Trophy.
6th: £400 plus the William Rimmer Trophy.

The Iles Medal was awarded to Peter Roberts.

The Mortimer Medal was awarded to Alan Pope.

The winning conductor, Garry Cutt was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy.

The Best Soloist, Glyn Williams, euphonium, Fodens Richardson, won the Stanley Wainwright Memorial Trophy plus £100.

Brian Evans Memorial Trophy: Kevin Crockford, Grimethorpe

Relegated Bands: Flowers, Rothwell Temperance 



Black Dyke Band - Symphony Hall

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The Hepworth Band - Soprano Sarah Ogden

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The Fairey Band -

Sunday 21 January • The Hawth Theatre. Hawth Avenue. Crawley. RH10 6YZ RH106YZ


Regent Hall Concerts - The Countess Of Wessex's String Orchestra

Friday 26 January • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London. SE7 8RE SE7 8RE


Foden's Band - RNCM Brass Band Festival

Friday 26 January • RNCM. 124 Oxford Rd, Manchester, M13 9RD M13 9RD


Waltham St. Lawrence Silver Band

January 21 • We are a friendly non-contesting community band within easy reach of Maidenhead, Bracknell and Reading. We look forward to an exciting year under our new MD, Steve Block, and urgently need cornet players, both front and back row, baritones and BBb bass..


Middleton Youth Band

January 21 • Training band musical director.. . Musical director required for our recently formed training band to start from February or as soon as possible.. Rehearsals are Mondays 5.45 -6.45pm and the first Saturday of the month 10 -11am


Northop Silver Band

January 21 • 2017 National Eisteddfod winners and Band Cymru semi-finalists are seeking applications for an assistant principle cornet, Bb Bass and a Baritone to help us fulfil our potential under our new MD John Doyle. . Easy travel links, located just off the A55.


James McLeod

BMus (hons)
Euphonium Soloist, Teacher and Conductor