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2015 Spring Festival - Grand Shield

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Winter Gardens, Blackpool

Test piece:
Arabian Nights - Fantasy on Rimsky Korsakov’s Scheherazade for Brass Band

Stephen Roberts & Rob Wiffen

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Rothwell Temperance David Roberts 4 -
2 Woodfalls Dr Robert Childs 19 -
3 Whitburn Professor Nicholas Childs 10 -
4 Virtuosi GUS Adam Cooke 9 -
5 Reg Vardy Russell Gray 14 -
6 Marsden Silver Prize Glyn Williams 3 -
7 Northop Silver Thomas Wyss 11 -
8 Camborne Town John Berryman 7 -
9 Hepworth Mark Peacock 18 -
10 East Yorkshire Motor Services Alan Morrison 1 -
11 Tongwynlais Temperance Christopher Bond 2 -
12 Mount Charles David Stowell 8 -
13 Pemberton Old Wigan DW Kevin Gibbs 15 -
14 Burry Port Town Nigel Seaman 20 -
15 Wingates Paul Andrews 13 -
16 Aldbourne Jonathan Pippen 16 -
17 Unite the Union (City of Sheffield) David Hirst 5 -
18 Redbridge Alan Duguid 12 -
19 Thoresby Colliery Brian Grant 6 -
20 Kingdom Brass Eoin Tonner 17 -

Rothwell Temperance & Woodfalls promoted to British Open

Unite the Union (City of Sheffield, Redbridge, Thoresby Colliery, Kingdom Brass relegated to Senior Cup

Best Instrumentalist: Brett Baker, trombone, Woodfalls 

Foden's Band - Patrons Concert

Tuesday 20 February • Sandbach School. Crewe Rd, Sandbach CW11 3NS CW11 3NS

Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Chamber Ensemble

Friday 23 February • Regent Hall. (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London W1C 2DJ (opposite RESERVED) W1C 2DJ

Milton Keynes Brass - "Blow away those Winter Blues"

Saturday 24 February • The United Reformed Church. High Street. Newport Pagnell MK16 0FH

Elland Silver Band -

Saturday 24 February • All Saints Church Savile Road Elland HX5 0NH

Marshfield Band - Marshfield Male Voice Choir

Saturday 24 February • Marshfield Community Centre. Hayfield. Marshfield SN14 8PG

The Corsham Band

February 20 • Having now been promoted to the 2nd Section for the forthcoming Contest season, the band are now looking for an experienced Front Row Cornet Player to join our friendly and enthusiastic team.

Waitakere Auckland Brass Band

February 20 • Ever fancied moving to New Zealand? Waitakere Auckland Brass is looking for players to join their ranks. Our friendly band meets twice a week at our Auckland band room. We have an exciting year ahead so get in touch and find out more.

Waltham St. Lawrence Silver Band

February 19 • 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, front and back row, as well as baritone and BBb bass.

Mark Wilkinson

Cornet Soloist, Teacher, Adjudicator, Conductor