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2008 Australian National Championships - A Grade

Sunday, March 23, 2008

Brisbane, Queensland

Test piece:
Dances and Alleluias, Sparke

Dr Stephen Roberts

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Brisbane Excelsior (QLD)
Howard Taylor 3/6 43+191+197+49.5=480.5
2 Gunnedah Shire Band (NSW)
Harmony Music
Jason Katsikaris 13/12 44.5+189+196+48=477.5
3 Waratah Brass - Newcastle (NSW)
Music of the Spheres
Matthew van Emmerik 11/1 46.5+184+198+46=474.5
4 Dalewool Auckland Brass (NZ)
Extreme Makeover
Nigel Weeks 7/11 49+196+183+44.5=472.5
5 Kew Band Melbourne (VIC)
Vienna Nights
Mark Ford 1/9 47+190+187+45=469
6 Willoughby Band (NSW)
Dove Descending
Andrew Snell 9/7 45.5+187+186+46.5=465
7 Warringah Concert Brass (NSW)
Paganini Variations
John Saunders 10/4 46+188+185+44=463
8 Footscray Yarraville City Band (VIC)
St Magnus
Phillipa Edwards 8/8 43+182+189+45=459
9 K&N Spring Gully Brass (SA)
Dr Kevin Cameron 12/5 42+185+181+45=453
10 Brisbane Brass (QLD)
Greg Aitken 5/3 44+183+182+43.5=452.5
11 South Brisbane Federal Brass Band (QLD)
Essence of Time
Lindon Weise 6/2 45+186+175+41=447
12 Capricornia Silver Band (QLD)
Journey to the Centre of the Earth
Dennis Ilott 2/13 41+178+178+45=442
13 Darebin City Brass - Preston Band (VIC)
Contest Music
Jason Mears 4/10 41.5+181+168+39.5=430

Best Soloist in Test Selection:
Ken Cant, Euphonium, Dalewool Auckland Brass

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!)

John Maines

BA (Hons)
Presenter, compere and conductor