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2009 Brass in Concert Championships

Date:
Sunday, November 15, 2009

Venue:
The Sage - Gateshead

Test piece:
Entertainment Programme

Adjudicator(s):
Derek Broadbent, Nigel Boddice MBE (Music): Alan Fernie, Chris Wormald (Entertainment): Sheona White (Soloist)

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Fodens Garry Cutt 9 198/54=252
2 Grimethorpe Colliery James Gourlay 12 195/56=251
3 Cory Dr Robert Childs 5 193/57=250*
4 Brighouse & Rastrick Richard Evans 10 191/59=250
5 Reg Vardy Ray Farr 8 189/58=247
6 Leyland Jason Katsikaris 7 190/55=245
7 Fountain City Dr Joseph Parasi 3 186/54=240
8 Fairey Philip Chalk 11 185/52=237
9 Desford Stephen Roberts 6 183/52=235
10 Rothwell Temperance David Roberts 2 188/46=234
11 Flowers Paul Holland 4 182/48=230
12 Carlton Main Frickley Russell Gray 1 184/44=228

*Cory finish third by virtue of higher musical marks

Don Lusher Trombone Award: Chris Thomas, Cory
Harry Mortimer Best Principal Cornet Award: Rob Westacott, Grimethorpe
The Fesa Trophy for Best Flugel Award: Matt Vangjel, Fountain City
The Shaw Trophy for Best Soprano Award: Kevin Crockford, Grimethorpe
Best Euphonium: David Childs, Cory
Best Baritone/Horn: Owen Farr, Cory
John Fletcher Best Basses Award: Fodens
Best Percussion: Fodens
Best Entertainment Performance: Brighouse & Rastrick
Own Choice March: Brighouse & Rastrick — 'Where Our Flag Waves' (Johann Strauss arr. Sandy Smith)
Best Soloist: Michael Dodd, Grimethorpe — Blue Bells of Scotland
New Composition/Arrangement Award: Leyland — 'O Magnum Mysterium'
Quality of performance: Fodens
Winning MD: Garry Cutt
Youngest Player: Kieran Johnson, Reg Vardy, 12 



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James Chamberlain

BMus (Hons) PGCE
Conductor, Teacher