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2011 Brass in Concert Championships

Date:
Sunday, November 20, 2011

Venue:
The Sage, Gateshead

Test piece:
Entertainment Programme

Adjudicator(s):
Philip Sparke, Rob Wiffin (Music): David Horsfield, Dr Luc Vertommen (Entertainment): Peter Roberts (Soloist)

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Leyland Richard Evans 11 196/10=206
2 Brass Band of Central Florida Chad Shoopman 7 195/11=206
3 Tredegar Ian Porthouse 4 198/6=204
4 Foden's Michael Fowles 3 193/9=202
5 Grimethorpe Colliery Sandy Smith 10 194/7=201
6 Fairey (Geneva) Steve Sykes 2 192/9=201
7 Reg Vardy Ray Farr 8 190/6=196
8 Exchange Communications Whitburn Simon Dobson 8 189/3=192
9 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Phillip McCann 5 188/2=190
10 Redbridge Brass Jeremy Wise 1 185/4=189
11 Rothwell Temperance David Roberts 6 185/1=186

Individual Awards:

Don Lusher Trombone Award: Danny Brooks (Leyland)
Harry Mortimer Best Principal Cornet Award: Dewi Griffiths (Tredegar)
The Fesa Trophy for Best Flugel Award: John Cappella (Brass Band of Central Florida)
The Shaw Trophy for Best Soprano Award: Steve Stewart (Tredegar)
Best Euphonium: Toni Howden (Carlton Main)
Best Baritone/Horn: Will Kus (Brass Band of Central Florida)
John Fletcher Best Basses Award: Grimethorpe Colliery
Best Percussion: Brass Band of Central Florida
Best Entertainment Performance: Brass Band of Central Florida
Own Choice March: Imperial Echoes (Leyland)
Best Soloist: Kirsty Abbots, Cornet (Carlton Main)
New Composition/Arrangement Award: Nightingale Dances — Matt Hall (Tredegar)
Quality of Performance: Tredegar
Winning MD: Richard Evans (Leyland)
Youngest Player: Richard Kaye — Leyland (aged 14)
 



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Stan Lippeatt

BA, LRSM
Conductor, adjudicator, tutor