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2008 Spring Festival - Grand Shield

Date:
Saturday, May 10, 2008

Venue:
The Winter Gardens, Blackpool

Test piece:
Vienna Nights, Professor Philip Wilby

Adjudicator(s):
Major Peter Parkes and Dr Robert Childs

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Leyland Jason Katsikaris 14 -
2 BTM (PHS) Nigel Boddice 7 -
3 Tredegar Ian Porthouse 9 -
4 Virtuosi GUS John Berryman 5 -
5 Wingates Andrew Berryman 2 -
6 Reg Vardy Allan Ramsay 12 -
7 Stockport Brass Mike Fowles 3 -
8 Mount Charles Andrew Duncan 4 -
9 Redbridge Jeremy Wise 1 -
10 Kibworth Gary Wyatt 15 -
11 Tongwynlais Temperance Gareth Pritchard 8 -
12 Sovereign Brass David Maplestone 13 -
13 Aveley & Newham Nigel Taken 16 -
14 Pennine Brass Huw Thomas 10 -
15 Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart Travel William Rushworth 6 -
16 Thoresby Colliery Stan Lippeatt 11 -
17 Newstead Brass Duncan Beckley 17 -
18 Freckleton Paul Dalton 18 -
19 Burry Port Town Nigel Seaman 19 -
20 Staffordshire Simon Kerwin 20 -

Best soloist: Chris Doran, Bass — Leyland

Top two bands qualify for the British Open
Bottom four bands to be relegated to Senior Cup 



Gloucestershire Brass Band Association - Own Choice March & Test Piece Contest

Sunday 19 November • All Saints’ Academy. Blaisdon Way. Cheltenham GL51 0WH


Rotherham Schools' Youth Brass Band - Fountain City Brass Band

Monday 20 November • Rotherham Minster - Rotherham s60 1pd


Foden's Band - Matt Ford - Lichfield Cathedral

Friday 24 November • 19A The Close, Lichfield WS13 7LD


Lofthouse Brass Band - Pudsey Churches Together Christmas Concert

Saturday 25 November • Pudsey Parish Church, Church Lane, Pudsey, LS28 7BD LS28 7BD


Lofthouse Brass Band - Lofthouse Christmas Fair

Saturday 25 November • Lofthouse Methodist Church, Leeds Road, Lofthouse, Wakefield WF3 3NE


Chinnor Silver

November 20 • Despite winning the 2nd section at the GBBA contest we still need a Bb BASS to complete our line up. Good but realistic book of concerts and concerts planned.. We have well attended rehearsals on a Wednesday in our own bandroom.


Hucknall & Linby Brass

November 20 • Hucknall and Linby Band - 2nd section- Require a front row cornet player. We rehearse Thursdays 7.30 -9.30 in Hucknall, Nottingham. With great transport links to the city centre and the universities.


Newstead Brass

November 18 • Bb Cornet (position negotiable). . Newstead Brass, established Midlands Championship section, have opportunity for an additional cornet player. Suitable for experienced player or someone looking to take the next step in their development.


Chris Wormald

B.Mus (Hons), LTCL, PGCE
Conductor, adjudicator, arranger