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2011 Brass in Concert Championships

Sunday, November 20, 2011

The Sage, Gateshead

Test piece:
Entertainment Programme

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)

Contest: London & SC Regional Championships

Saturday 17 March • Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Lytton Way, Stevenage SG1 1LZ

Contest: Welsh Regional Championships

Saturday 17 March • Brangwyn Hall, The Guildhall, Swansea SA1 4PE

Contest: North of England Regional Championships

Saturday 17 March • The Gala Theatre, 1 Millennium Place, Durham DH1 1WA

Black Dyke Band - Victoria Hall, Bolton

Saturday 17 March • 37 Knowsley St, Bolton BL1 2AS

Contest: London & SC REgional Championships

Sunday 18 March • Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Lytton Way, Stevenage SG1 1LZ

Wakefield Metropolitan Brass Band

March 17 • Musical Director due to work commitments, the Wakefield Metropolitan Band seeks applications for this position. 1st section band with a 5th place at the areas. We require someone with the drive and ambition to take us to the next level is this you ?

Walsall Brass Band

March 17 • WALSALL BRASS BAND are looking for Cornets, 1st Baritone, 2nd Euphonium, Bb Bass and Percusion.

Cheshire Constabulary Band

March 17 • We are urgently looking for a Tenor Horn, Cornet and snare drummers (for our Corps of drums). Smart friendly well run band with varied engagements, just one rehearsal a week. Open to all walks of life ( you do not need to work for the Police!)

Christopher Houlding

Conductor, Performer, Educator