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2014 Brass in Concert Championships

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Sage Gateshead

Test piece:
Entertainment Programme

Alan Morrison & David Thornton (Music-Quality of Performance); Paul Cosh (Programme Content); Steve Sykes (Entertainment); Les Neish (Soloist)

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Grimethorpe Colliery Dr Robert Childs 8 60/54/40/19/17=190
2 Cory Philip Harper 254/60/30/17/18=179
3 Tredegar Ian Porthouse 10 42/57/34/16/20=169
4 Fairey Garry Cutt 11 57/51/26/15/16=165
5 Flowers Paul Holland 12 51/45/36/10/14=156
6 Foden's Allan Withington 4 45/48/28/20/13=154
7 Brass Band Schoonhoven Erik Janssen 539/39/32/18/19=146
8 Leyland Richard Evans 6 48/42/20/14/15=139
9 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Leigh Baker 133/33/38/11/12=127
10 Brass Band of Central Florida Chad Shoopman 7 36/36/22/9/10=112
11 Woodfalls Ray Farr 9 30/30/24/13/11=108
12 Virtuosi GUS Adam Cooke 3 27/27/18/12/9=93

Points are allocated as follows:

Music/Music/Content/Entertainment = Total
Morrison/Thornton/Cosh/Wheeler/Sykes = Total

Individual Awards:

Don Lusher Trombone: Josh Cirtina (Fairey)
Harry Mortimer Best Principal Cornet: Dewi Griffiths (Tredegar)
The Fesa Trophy for Best Flugel: John Doyle (Leyland)
The Gateshead MBC Trophy for Best Soprano: Steve Stewart (Cory)
The Louis & Colin Johnson Trophy for Best Percussion Section: Brass Band of Central Florida
Best Euphonium: Glyn Williams (Foden's)
Best Baritone: Ben Stratford (Flowers)
Best Horn: Owen Farr (Cory)
John Fletcher Best Basses: Grimethorpe Colliery
Best Entertainment & Presentation: Brass Band Schoonhoven
Best Programme Content: Grimethorpe Colliery
Quality of Performance: Grimethorpe Colliery
Best Soloist: David Childs, 2nd & 3rd Movements of Stratos Euphonium Concerto (Flowers)
New Composition/Arrangement: Paul McGhee (Monet's Embankment)
Winning MD: Dr Robert Childs
Youngest Player: Zoe Wright (aged 15)—Leyland Band

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BMus (Hons) PGCE
Conductor, Teacher