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International flavour to the Scottish Open in Perth

There is a cross border, cross ocean feel to the Scottish Open Championship in Perth this weekend.

Scotland
  The Scottish Open Championship takes place in Perth on Saturday

4BR will also be heading to the wonderful city of Perth this weekend to bring you live coverage of the Scottish Open Championship.

15 bands take to the stage to perform their Peter Graham selections in the hope of lifting the title.

The defending champion is Whitburn, whilst there is added international flavour to the event with former champion and recent Brass in Concert Championship runner-up Fountain City making a welcome return.

The defending champion is Whitburn, whilst there is added international flavour to the event with former champion and recent Brass in Concert Championship runner-up Fountain City making a welcome return4BR

Scottish Open:

Saturday 25th Movember
Perth Concert Hall
Own Choice test piece composed by Peter Graham
Commence 1.30pm
Adjudicators: Steven Mead and Alan Morrison

Bon Accord Silver (Stephen Malcolm)
Bo'ness & Carriden (Kevin Price)
Co-operative Funeralcare (Allan Ramsay)
Damellington (Richard Evans)
EYMS (Stig Maersk)
Fishburn (David Hirst)
Fountain City Brass (Dr Joseph Parisi)
Kirkintilloch (Ray Munday)
Kirkintilloch Kelvin Brass (Charles Keenan)
Kingdom Brass (Paul Drury)
Rainford Band (Gareth Brindle)
Tullis Russell Mills (John Wallace CBE)
Unison Kinneil (Raymond Tennant)
Whitburn Band (Prof Nicholas Childs)
Yorkshire Imperial DUT (Russell Gray)



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Northop Silver Band - Rhys Meirion & Denbighshire Youth Choir

Monday 11 December • St. Asaph Cathedral LL17 0RD


Strata Brass -

Wednesday 13 December • Rockingham Centre,Sheffield Road,Hoyland Common,Nr Barnsley S74 1DQ


South London Fellowship Band -

Wednesday 13 December • John Lewis Department Store. Bluewater. Kent DA9 9SA


Black Dyke Band - Queensbury Parish Church

Thursday 14 December • Queensbury Parish Church Halifax Road Queensbury BD13


Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Thursday 14 December • St Alfege Church. Greenwich Church Street. London. SE10 9BJ SE10 9BJ


Uppermill Band

December 10 • Cornet players required urgently in preparation for the upcoming Contest season. Positions negotiable on ability. If you are looking for a change or moving into the area come and join us in a rehearsal. We are a friendlly team with ambition to succeed


Newstead Brass

December 9 • Newstead Brass require Bass player (EEb or BBb) to join our established Midlands Championship section band.


Newstead Brass

December 9 • Bb Cornet (position negotiable) Newstead Brass, established Midlands Championship section, have opportunity for an additional cornet player. Suitable for experienced player or someone looking to take the next step in their development.


Stuart Black

BA (Hons) Music
Conductor, Teacher, Flugel soloist