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2002 Brass in Concert Championships

Sunday, November 17, 2002

Spennymoor Leisure Centre

Test piece:
Entertainment programme

Rob Wiffen, Nigel Boddice (Music): Roy Sparkes, Barry Thompson (Entertainment):

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Grimethorpe Colliery (UK Coal)Garry Cutt6256
2Fodens RichardsonRussell Gray1249
3JAG Mount CharlesBryan Hurdley9248
4Sellers InternationalPhilip McCann3242
5RansomePeter Parkes8240
6LeylandChris Davies2239
7KirkintillochAllan Ramsey10238
8Ever ReadyRay Farr4237
9Carlton Main Frickley CollieryWilliam Rushworth7230
10Yorkshire Imperial David Urquhart BandDavid Evans5229
11Besses o' th' BarnLynda Nicholson11228


1st Prize: £2,000
2nd Prize: £1,500
3rd Prize: £1,000
4th Prize: £500
5th Prize: £250

The remaining bands received £100

Winning Soloist: Shaun Thomas, JAG Mount Charles
Performing: Brilliante—Peter Graham

Best Soprano: Alan Wycherley, Fodens Richardson
Best Principal Cornet: Darren Stott, Sellers International
Best Euphonium: Michael Dodd, Grimethorpe Colliery UK Coal
Best March: 'The New Colonial', Grimethorpe Colliery UK Coal
Youngest Player: Michael Smith, JAG Mount Charles

Quality Performance Award: Grimethorpe Colliery UK Coal
New Music Award: Sellers International, 'You Raised Me Up', Andy Duncan
Entertainment and Presentation: Grimethorpe Colliery UK Coal
Winning Conductor Award: Garry Cutt, Grimethorpe Colliery UK Coal
Neatest Presentation of Score: JAG Mount Charles 

Foden's Band - Matt Ford - Lichfield Cathedral

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Lofthouse Brass Band - Pudsey Churches Together Christmas Concert

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Lofthouse Brass Band - Lofthouse Christmas Fair

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

Enfield Citadel Band -

Saturday 25 November • The Salvation Army. 42 Clarence Road. Southend. SS1 1AN SS1 1AN

Newstead Brass -

Saturday 25 November • John Godber Centre. Ogle Street. Hucknall. Nottingham NG15 7FQ

Harrogate Band

November 24 • Join our team - Harrogate band! We are looking for committed front and back row cornet players who are looking for a new challenge to join our thriving, dynamic, fun and exciting 1st Section band. Our cornet section are a friendly bunch!

Strata Brass

November 24 • Bb BASS. The band are currently preparing for Butlins/Area Contests (1st Section). MD Jonathan Bates (Solo Horn - Fodens Band). Rehearsals SUN/WED,bandroom 5 mins from J35/36 M1 (Hoyland)

Olney Brass

November 23 • 2nd Trombones, look no further. We are looking for a 2nd trombone to join our band. We are an ambitious 3rd section band with a new MD, winning the ODBBA winter contest 2017. Any other instruments, we would be interested to talk, please get in touch.

Christopher Houlding

Conductor, Performer, Educator