2010 National Championships of Great Britain - The David King time line to glory...

12-Oct-2010

4BR looks at the time line that started in Australia in January 1957 and ended at the Albert Hall in October 2010...


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The Major Man: David King becomes the fifth MD to claim a Triple Crown
All photos by Ian Clowes - Goldy Solutions. Go to www.pbase.com/troonly/brass

David King is just the fifth conductor to secure the ‘Triple Crown’ of European, British Open and National titles.

This is how the journey panned out…

1957: Born January 20th

1978: Appointed head of music at Lilydale Academy in Melbourne

1982: Played at British Open with Hawthorn Band

1982: Joins Black Dyke as a player

1983: Conductor of Swinton Concert Band

1983-1985: North of England Solo Champion

1985: Part of the Black Dyke ‘Grand Slam’ winning band

1985: Graduated from Salford College

1985: Directs Swinton Concert to Third Section National Championship title

1987: First of five consecutive British Open Cornet Solo Championship titles

1987: Makes British Open conducting debut with Kennedy Swinton – off the number 1 draw

1987: Makes National Finals conducting debut with Kennedy Swinton

1988: Appointed Head of Performance Studies at Salford University

1988: Directs Swinton Concert to Pontins Championship title

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Just at the right time: The watch on the wrist records the triple crown moment... 

1989: Appointed Musical Director of Black Dyke Mills Band

1990: Directs Black Dyke to Yorkshire Regional victory

1990: Directs Black Dyke to European title

1991: Directs Black Dyke to European title

1994: Appointed principal conductor of the Yorkshire Building Society Band

1994: Directs YBS to Yorkshire Regional title

1994: Directs Manger Musikklag to first of four consecutive Norwegian National titles

1995: Wins Grand Shield with Yorkshire Building Society

1996: First of eight European titles with Yorkshire Building Society Band

1997: Second European title with Yorkshire Building Society

Troms stand
Stand and deliver for Brighouse and their conductor at the Albert Hall

1997: Wins British Open title for first time with Yorkshire Building Society

1999: Third European title with Yorkshire Building Society

1999: Wins All England Masters title with Yorkshire Building Society

1999: Wins British Open title for second time with Yorkshire Building Society

2000: Wins Yorkshire Regional title for third time

2000: Fourth European title with Yorkshire Building Society

2000: Wins All England Masters title for second time with Yorkshire Building Society

2001: Fifth European title with Yorkshire Building Society

2001: Wins British Open title for third time with Yorkshire Building Society

2002: Sixth European title with Yorkshire Building Society

2003: Directs Stavanger to Norwegian National title

2003: Seventh European title with Yorkshire Building Society

2003: Wins British Open title for fourth time with Yorkshire Building Society

2004: Directs Stavanger to second successive National title

2004: Wins Yorkshire Regional title for fourth

2004: Eighth European title with Yorkshire Building Society

2004: Wins All England Masters title for third time with Yorkshire Building Society

2009: Appointed Musical Director of Brighouse & Rastrick Band

2010: Wins Yorkshire Regional title for fifth time - with Brighouse & Rastrick

2010: Directs Brighouse & Rastrick to win the National Championship of Great Britain

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