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2006 Spring Festival - Grand Shield

Date:
Saturday, May 13, 2006

Venue:
Winter Gardens

Test piece:
Whitsun Wakes, Michael Ball

Adjudicator(s):
Dr Michael Ball & Geoffrey Whitham

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Aveley & Newham Nigel Taken 8-
2 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Allan Ramsey 15-
3 Staffordshire Steve Bastable 14-
4 Leyland Russell Gray 17-
5 Pennine Brass Ian Porthouse 9-
6 PolySteel Philip Harper 1-
7 Mount Charles Nigel Weeks 11-
8 Ransome Major Peter Parkes 10-
9 Burry Port Town Michael Thorne 4-
10 GUS Band David Stowell 6-
11 Tredegar Garry Cutt 13-
12 Redbridge Melvin White 5-
13 Fishburn David Roberts 18-
14 Wooley Pritchard Sovereign Brass Stephen Roberts 3-
15 BT Mike Fowles 2-
16 Cwmaman Institute Silver (Tower Colliery) Jonathan Corry 12-
17 Freckleton Paul Dalton 7-
18 Besses o' th' Barn John Hinckley 16-
w Beaumarism Gwyn Evans

Best soloist: Kirsty Abbotts, Cornet — Carlton Main

Top two bands qualify for the British Open
Bottom four bands to be relegated. Final decision pending from organisers due to Beaumaris withdrawing 



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Steve Pritchard-Jones

FTCL LTCL LDBBA DipMusEd GMus QTS NPQH
Conductor, Adjudicator, Teacher