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2009 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 12, 2009

Venue:
Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Test piece:
Titan's Progress, Hermann Pallhuber

Adjudicator(s):
David Read MBE, Dr Michael Ball & William Relton

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Cory Band Dr. Robert Childs 6 -
2 Black Dyke Dr. Nicholas Childs 16 -
3 Grimethorpe Colliery Allan Withington 3 -
4 Leyland Jason Katsikaris 13 -
5 Brighouse & Rastrick Professor David King 8 -
6 Foden's Garry Cutt 5 -
7 Desford Colliery James Gourlay 1 -
8 Co-operative Funeralcare Michael Fowles 12 -
9 Kirkintilloch Selmer Simonsen 2 -
10 Brisbane Excelsior Howard Taylor 10 -
11 Hepworth (Cookson Homes) Ian Porthouse 14 -
12 Fairey Band Philip Chalk 7 -
13 Hammonds Saltaire Morgan Griffiths 17 -
14 Virtuosi GUS John Berryman 15 -
15 Rothwell Temperance David Roberts 11 -
16 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Russell Gray 9 -
17 Whitburn Steven Mead 18 -
18 BTM Tom Davoren 4 -

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 Marie Smith

The Mortimer Medal was awarded to Alan Pope.

The winning conductor, Dr Robert Childs was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy.
The Best Soloist, Stephen Walsh, euphonium, Brighouse and Rastrick, won the Stanley Wainwright Memorial Trophy plus £100.
Brian Evans Memorial Trophy: Richard Evans, Desford

Relegated Bands: BTM, Hammonds Saltaire  



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BA (Hons), PGDipMus, PGCE
Conductor, Composer, Adjudicator (ABBA)