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2011 European Brass Band Championships — Championship Section Own Choice Gallery

Gallery of images from the Own Choice Contest

2011 European Brass Band Championship
Images of the Own Choice Contest

Pictures by Ian Clowes
Words by Iwan Fox

More great images from Ian Clowes of Goldy Solutions can be found at:
www.pbase.com/troonly/2011_ebbc


The EBBC Trophy - the final prize


Frank Renton gets proceedings underway


'A confident start has energy and detail'


MD - Selmer Simonsen - 'The musical intention is there'


Lyngby-Taarbaek [Denmark]


'There is detail and precision about this'


'a very cultured musical approach by MD' - Ivan Meylemans


Noord-Limburgse [Belgium]


'Plenty of wonderful playing and a super reading'


'MD takes some risks' - James Gourlay


Treize-Etoiles [Switzerland]


'certainly a big banger!'


'plenty left in the tank to really explode' - MD Erik Jannsen


Schoonhoven [Netherlands]


'virtuosi euphonium'


'Stunning percussion playing is so effective'


Fairey (Geneva) [England], - MD Russell Gray


'some stunning ensemble work'


'real sensuous feel to the playing'


Manger Musikklag [Norway], MD - Peter Szilvay


'well paced fugue sets band up for their best playing'


'there is some fine ensemble work'


Kingdom Brass [Scotland], MD - Andrew Duncan


'Excellent ensemble clarity'


'Plenty of wierd and wonderful effects'


Tredegar [Wales], MD - Ian Porthouse


'Wonderfully measured atmoshpheric start'


'The technique on display is stunning'


Cory Band [Wales], MD - Dr Robert Childs



Kettering Citadel S A Band - Leicester South Songster Brigade

Saturday 17 February • The Lighthouse Theatre. Kettering Conference Centre. Thurston Drive. Kettering. NN15 6PB NN15 6PB


Contest: Unibrass

Saturday 17 February • Barbican Centre, Paragon St, York YO10 4AH


Foden's Band - Patrons Concert

Tuesday 20 February • Sandbach School. Crewe Rd, Sandbach CW11 3NS CW11 3NS


Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Chamber Ensemble

Friday 23 February • Regent Hall. (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London W1C 2DJ (opposite RESERVED) W1C 2DJ


Elland Silver Band -

Saturday 24 February • All Saints Church Savile Road Elland HX5 0NH


Strata Brass

February 17 • Require FRONT ROW CORNET (flexibility in the section) after Yorkshire Area (1st Section) in March.. Rehearsals SUN/WED.. MD Jonathan Bates (Solo Horn - Fodens Band). Sensible concert/contest schedule.


Shipston Town band

February 15 • We currently need a Kit percussionist, 2nd horn and Bb Bass as we prepare for the forthcoming Midlands Area at Bedworth in March. We are graded Section 4


The Corsham Band

February 15 • Having now been promoted to the 2nd Section for the forthcoming Contest season, the band are now looking for a back row cornet player, 2nd or 3rd, to join our team


John Ward


Conductor, Adjudicator