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2015 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 5, 2015

Venue:
Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Test piece:
Reflections on Swan Lake, Stephen Roberts

Adjudicator(s):
Derek Broadbent, Adrian Morris, Stephen Roberts

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Grimethorpe Colliery Dr Robert Childs 15 -
2 Brighouse & Rastrick Prof. David King 16 -
3 Cory Philip Harper 4 -
4 Leyland Thomas Wyss 11 -
5 Fodens Allan Withington 17 -
6 Black Dyke Prof. Nicholas Childs 8 -
7 Tredegar Ian Porthouse 7 -
8 Brass Band Burgermusik Luzern Michael Bach 18 -
9 Co-operative Funeralcare Allan Ramsay 9-
10 Flowers Paul Holland 2 -
11 Fairey Garry Cutt 1 -
12 Rothwell Temperance David Roberts5 -
13 Milnrow Mark Bentham 14 -
14 Desford Colliery Tom Davoren 13 -
15 Hammonds Saltaire Morgan Griffiths 12 -
16 Woodfalls Erik Janssen 10 -
17 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Phillip McCann 3 -
18 Kirkintilloch Russell Gray 6 -

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 Goff Richards.

The Mortimer Medal was awarded to Lee Rigg.

The winning conductor, Dr Robert Childs was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy.

The Best Soloist: Dr Roger Webster (cornet) — Grimethorpe Colliery
Brian Evans Memorial Trophy: Kevin Crockford, (soprano) — Grimethorpe Colliery
The Geoffrey Whitham Memorial Trophy: Glyn Williams (euphonium) — Cory

Relegated Bands: Carlton Main Frickley Colliery, Kirkintilloch

 



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May 23 • Under our newly appointed Musical Director, Lindon Bolt, our friendly and ambitious band are looking to strengthen the team with a Principal Euphonium player and Front row cornets (Principal to right candidate).


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May 23 • Llwydcoed Band (Championship Section) are looking for a committed Solo Cornet to sit Bumper up in our established cornet team. We are a hard working band with a good balance of contests/concerts/tours and social events. Lifts from Cardiff and West Wales.


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May 23 • We are looking to appoint an MD with experience of brass band conducting to move us forward as a band. We rehearse Thursday evenings 7:30-9:40. Ideally, someone reasonably local to Wolverhampton.


Mark Wilkinson


Cornet Soloist, Teacher, Adjudicator, Conductor