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2013 Brass in Concert Championships

Date:
Sunday, November 17, 2013

Venue:
Sage, Gateshead

Test piece:
Entertainment Programme

Adjudicator(s):
Paul Cosh & Luc Vertommen (Music-Quality of Performance); Andrew Duncan (Programme Content); Steve Walker (Entertainment); Les Neish (Soloist)

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Cory Philip Harper 9 54/60/36/34=184
2 Tredegar Ian Porthouse 2 60/48/34/40=182
3 Foden's Allan Withington 5 51/39/38/38=166
4 Grimethorpe Colliery Dr Robert Childs 6 48/57/32/28=165
5 Brighouse & Rastrick Martin Winter 10 57/33/40/24=154
6 Leyland Richard Evans 7 42/42/22/36=142
7 Virtuosi GUS Adam Cooke 4 45/36/28/32=141
8 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Leigh Baker 11 33/51/24/26=134
9 Whitburn Anne Crookston 8 36/45/30/22=133
10 Flowers Paul Holland 1 39/30/26/30=125
11 Fairey Garry Cutt 3 30/54/20/20=124

Points are allocated as follows:

Music/Music/Content/Entertainment = Total
Cosh/Bulla/Kilroy/Wheeler = Total

Individual Awards:

Don Lusher Trombone Award: Chris Thomas (Cory)
Harry Mortimer Best Principal Cornet Award: Kirsty Abbotts (Carlton Main Frickley Colliery)
The Fesa Trophy for Best Flugel Award: Chris Bradley (Whitburn)
The Gateshead MBC Trophy for Best Soprano Award: Kevin Crockford (Grimethorpe Colliery)
The Louis and Colin Johnson Trophy for Best Percussion Section: Tredegar
Best Euphonium: Michael Dodd (Grimethorpe Colliery)
Best Baritone/Horn: Lesley Poole (Foden’s)
John Fletcher Best Basses Award: Brighouse & Rastrick
Best Entertainment and Presentation: Tredegar
Best Programme Content: Brighouse & Rastrick
Quality of Performance: Cory
Own Choice March: She Loves You (Leyland)
Best Soloist: Kirsty Abbotts (Carlton Main) Papa Can You Hear Me?
New Composition/Arrangement Award: Finale — Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No3 (Philip Harper)
Winning MD: Philip Harper
Youngest Player: Romana Halstead, Leyland (aged 16)
 



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David Hirst

MA, B.Ed (Hons), LTCL
Conductor, adjudicator and arranger