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2007 Brass in Concert Championships

Sunday, November 18, 2007

The Sage - Gateshead

Test piece:
Entertainment Programme

Geoffrey Whitham, Stephen Roberts (Music): Michael J Garasi, Peter Roberts (Entertainment): James Gourlay (Soloist)

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Brighouse & Rastrick Richard Evans 11 198+58=256
2 Fodens Richardson Garry Cutt 6 195+57=252
3 Grimethorpe Colliery Phillip McCann 3 196+55.5(-1)=250.5
4 Fairey Band Philip Chalk 9 192+54(-.5)=245.5
5 YBS Morgan Griffiths 10 191+54.5= 245.5
6 Brass Band Oberosterreich Hans Buchegger 8 193+49(-.5)=241.5
7 Leyland Russell Gray 12 189+51.5=240.5
8 Desford Colliery Kevin Steward 5 190+49=239
9 Eikanger-Bjorsvik Reid Gilje 7 187+51.5=238.5
10 Reg Vardy Stephen Malcolm 1 185+53.5=238.5
11 Whitburn Allan Ramsay 2 186+49= 235
12 Hepworth (Cookson Homes) Mark Bentham 4 184+48=232

Penalty points incurrend for Grimethorpe, Fairey and Oberosterreich

1st Prize: £4,000
2nd Prize: £2,000
3rd Prize: £1,000
4th Prize: £750
5th Prize: £500
6th Prize: £250
The remaining bands received £100

Don Lusher Trombone Award: Nick Hudson, Desford
Youngest Player: Hayley Edmond, Whitburn
Best Euphonium: Glyn Williams, Fodens
Best Soprano: Alan Wycherley, Fodens
Best Principal Cornet: Hans Gansch, Oberosterreich
Best Percussion: Grimethorpe
Best Entertaiment performance: Brighouse & Rastrick
Own Choice March: Brighouse & Rastrick
Best Soloist: Hans Gansch, Oberosterreich
New Composition award: Leigh Baker, Brighouse & Rastrick
Quality of performance: Brighouse & Rastrick
Entertainment: Brighouse & Rastrick
Winning MD: Richard Evans 

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Alwyn Green

Conductor, composer, arranger, adjudicator, teacher and soloist