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2006 Brass in Concert Championships

Sunday, November 19, 2006

The Sage - Gateshead

Test piece:
Entertainment programme

Geoffrey Whitham, Nigel Boddice (Music): Kevin Wadsworth, Lt-Col Chris Davis (Entertainment): Martin Winter (Soloist)

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Brighouse & Rastrick Richard Evans 4 255
2 Grimethorpe Colliery (UK Coal) Steven Mead 10 253
3 Sellers International Phillip McCann 12 246
4 Brass Band of Central Florida Michael Garasi 8 244
5 The Fairey Band Simon Stonehouse 6 243
6 Reg Vardy Ray Farr 2 243
7 Leyland Russell Gray 9 242.5
8 Fodens (Richardson) Garry Cutt 3 241
9 Scottish Co-op Allan Ramsey 7 238.5
10 Whitburn Andrew Duncan 11 231.5
11 Mount Charles Nigel Weeks 5 230
12 Polysteel Philip Harper 1 229.5


1st Prize: £4,000
2nd Prize: £2,000
3rd Prize: £1,500
4th Prize: £1,000
5th Prize: £500
6th Prize: £250
The remaining bands received £100

Presentation of Scores: Polysteel
Don Lusher Trombone award: Runar Vaernes, Leyland
Youngest player: Phillip Tait, 14, Reg Vardy
Soprano award: Nigel Fielding, Brighouse & Rastrick
Best Euphonium: Morgan Griffiths, Fairey
Best Principal Cornet: Iain Cullross, Sellers International
Best Percussion: Brass Band of Central Florida
Best Entertaiment performance: Brass Band of Central Florida
Own Choice March: Brighouse & Rastrick (New Colonial)
Best Soloist: Michael Dodd, Grimethorpe (Believe Me if all those Endearing Young Charms)
New Composition award: Leigh Baker, Brighouse (Bare Neccesities)
Quality of performance: Brighouse & Rastrick
Winning MD: Richard Evans

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

Marshfield Band - Marshfield Male Voice Choir

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

The Brighouse & Rastrick Band - Chirst Church Ilkley

Saturday 24 February • Christchurch,. The Grove,. Ilkley LS29 9LW

Elland Silver Band -

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

Thundersley Brass Band

February 20 • Thundersley Brass, a Championship section band based in Benfleet, Essex are welcoming applicants for the following positions (seats negotiable)from April 2018:. Eb Bass. BBb Bass.

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.

James McLeod

BMus (hons)
Euphonium Soloist, Teacher and Conductor