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2012 Brass in Concert Championship — The programmes

These are the programmes of the 11 competing bands at The Sage on the weekend.

band logo11. Virtuosi GUS (John Berryman)

Tortuguero6 (Jonathan Bates)

If (Michael Nyman arr. Andrew Berryman)
Flugel soloist: Thomas Fountain

Galop (Aram Khachaturian arr. Andrew Wainwright)
Distant Land (John Rutter arr. Andrew Wainwright)

The Smoke that Thunders (Andrew Wainwright)


band logo10. Fairey (Reid Gilje)

Stealing Apples (Benny Goodman arr. Reid Gilje)

Yiddish Dance No 1 Freylachs (Adam Gorb arr. Reid Gilje)
Jill’s Theme from Once Upon a Time in the West (Ennio Morricone arr. Reid Gilje)

Girl from Ipanema (Traditional arr. Reid Gilje)
Flugel Soloist: Mike Eccles

Jubilate (Tom Davoren)


band logo9. Reg Vardy (Stephen Roberts)

Monstrous Munch (Stephen Roberts)

Meditation on 'Be Thou My Vision' (Stephen Roberts)
Flugel Soloist: Stephen King

Nobles of the Mystic Shrine (John Philip Sousa arr. Stephen Roberts)
Grandfather’s Clock (Henry Clay Work arr. Stephen Roberts)

Finale from Symphony No 2 - Resurrection (Gustav Mahler arr. Stephen Roberts)


band logo8. Cory 
(Philip Harper)

Theme of Life Everlasting

The Great Summons (Gustav Mahler arr. Philip Harper)

Theme from Superman (John Williams arr. Ray Farr)
Lux Aeterna (Philip Harper)

Live and Let Die (Paul McCartney arr. Ray Farr)
Soprano Soloist: Steve Stewart

La Fiesta (Chick Corea arr. Philip Harper)

Finale from Symphony No 2 - Resurrection (Gustav Mahler arr. Philip Harper)


band logo7. Carlton Main Frickley Colliery 
(Paul Andrews)

God put a smile upon your Face (Coldplay arr. Adam DJ Taylor)

Send in the Clowns (Stephen Sondheim arr. Adam DJ Taylor)
Cornet Soloist: Kirsty Abbotts

Come What May (David Baerwald arr. Adam DJ Taylor)
Old Comrades (Carl Teike)

Toccata from Tombeau De Couperin (Maurice Ravel arr. Adam DJ Taylor)


band logo6. Leyland 
(Richard Evans)

Oh When the Saints (Traditional arr. Paul Duffy)
Soprano Soloist: John Doyle

God Only Knows (Brian Wilson & Mike Love arr. Leigh Baker)
Featuring: Flugel horn and four trombones

On the Quarter Deck (Kenneth Alford)

Black is the Colour of My True Loves Hair from Appalachian Mountain Folk Song Suite (James Curnow)
Finale from Symphony No. (Dvorak arr. Nicholl)

Excerpt from Hootenanny (Harold Walters)


band logo5. Grimethorpe Colliery 
(Garry Cutt)

The Storm (Jim Steinman)

Dark Eyes (Traditional arr. Bill Geldard)
Trombone Soloist: Chris Gommersall

Breathing the Night (Gareth Meek)
Beat 70 (Pat Metheny)

Simon Smith and his Amazing Dancing Bear (Randy Newman)

Call of the Mountain (Joseph Curiale)


band logo4. Tredegar Town (Ian Porthouse)
Anthems and Folk Songs

National Emblem (Eugene Bagley arr. Joshua T. Jameson)

Damba (Franco Cesarini)

Dark Eyes (Traditional arr. Bill Geldard)
Trombone Soloist: Stephen Sykes

Sea Fever (Kenneth Downie)
Little Hymn (Simon Dobson)

Calon y Ddraig (Heart of the Dragon) (Matthew Hall)


band logo3. Co-operative Funeralcare (Paul Lovatt-Cooper)

Sempre Fidelis (John Philip Sousa)

You’ve Been Warned (Paul Lovatt-Cooper)

Only For You (Paul Lovatt-Cooper)
Soprano Soloist: Caroline Tennant

Cause and Effect (Paul Lovatt-Cooper)
Percussion feature

Fire in the Blood (Paul Lovatt-Cooper)


band logo2. Whitburn (Simon Dobson)

Bust-out Brigade (The Go Team arr. Simon Dobson)

Clapp (Steve Reich arr. Paul McGhee)
Light from Torsion (Simon Dobson)

Finale - On Hope and Momentum, 3rd Movement from SHIFT (Simon Dobson)
Trombone Soloist: Alec Philip

Backlash (Simon Dobson)


band logo1. Brighouse & Rastrick (Allan Ramsay)

Phoenix (Peter Graham)

Por Una Cabeza (Carlos Gardel arr. Peter Graham)
Cornet Soloist: Stuart Lingard

Three French Renaissance Dances from the Suite: Rameau Revisited (Jean-Philippe Rameau arr. Peter Graham)
La Joyeuse
Rondeau
Tambourin

Porgy’s Spiritual Improvisation (various)

El Camino Real (Alfred Reed arr. Frode Rydland)



Foden's Band - Matt Ford - Lichfield Cathedral

Friday 24 November • 19A The Close, Lichfield WS13 7LD


Lofthouse Brass Band - Pudsey Churches Together Christmas Concert

Saturday 25 November • Pudsey Parish Church, Church Lane, Pudsey, LS28 7BD LS28 7BD


Lofthouse Brass Band - Lofthouse Christmas Fair

Saturday 25 November • Lofthouse Methodist Church, Leeds Road, Lofthouse, Wakefield WF3 3NE


Enfield Citadel Band -

Saturday 25 November • The Salvation Army. 42 Clarence Road. Southend. SS1 1AN SS1 1AN


Newstead Brass -

Saturday 25 November • John Godber Centre. Ogle Street. Hucknall. Nottingham NG15 7FQ


Olney Brass

November 23 • 2nd Trombones, look no further. We are looking for a 2nd trombone to join our band. We are an ambitious 3rd section band with a new MD, winning the ODBBA winter contest 2017. Any other instruments, we would be interested to talk, please get in touch.


The Corsham Band

November 23 • With promotion to the 2nd Section from January 2018 the band are now looking to fill a couple of vacancies. One back row cornet (2nd or 3rd) plus an EEb Bass.


Thoresby Colliery Band

November 22 • Sadly due to work commitments we are looking for an experienced Percussionist to join our friendly and progressive Band. The Band has experienced a recent run of good form and is currently enjoying a sensible mix of contests, concerts and recordings.


John Ward


Conductor, Adjudicator