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Midlands Results — Sections 3 and 4

Brass 2000 make it first in 2001 to win Third Section title and Carlton Brass take the winners podium in the 4th. Click on for full results.


Brass 2000, drawn number 12 conducted by D. Blackeson took the top slot in Section 3 with Raunds Temperance joining them in the Finals after playing straight after them. Third place went to Audley Brass with Whaley Bridge coming in fourth.

Full result:

1. Brass 2000. D. Blackson. 184pts
2. Raunds Temperance. J. Fletcher. 183pts
3. Audley Brass. K. Birch. 182pts
4. Whaley Bridge. T. Wyatt. 181pts

Adjudicator: David Horsfield

Fourth Section:

Carlton Brass are the new fourth section Midlands Champions, with a performance under the baton of T. Wilson that took the honours from Shirland and West Mercia Police.

Full Result:

1. Carlton Brass. T. Wilson.
2. Shirland Welfare. M. Smith
3. West Mercia Constabulary. P. C. Plod

Adjudicator: Roy Roe


Langholm celebrations for 65 year stalwarts

January 19 • The Langholm Band recently sprang a wonderful surprise on two of their stalwart members.

4BR shop

4BR launches its shopping revolution

January 19 • 4BR has launched its new internet platform to help traders revolutionise the way in which they reach their worldwide customer base...


Foden's gain new lottery funding award

January 18 • Foden's proactive approach to organisational development sees them secure funding from Arts Council England's National Lottery funded Catalyst programme.

Yamaha Neo

Interview with Yamaha on the new Neo euphonium launch

January 16 • 4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Jeremy Smith of Yamaha to find out more about the launch of the brand new Neo and Custom euphonium.

Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Wind Soloists

Friday 19 January • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London. SE7 8RE SE7 8RE

The Brighouse & Rastrick Band - EYMS Brass Band at Hull City Hall

Saturday 20 January • Hull City Hall. 67 Carr Lane,. Kingston upon Hull HU1 3RQ

Black Dyke Band - Morley Town Hall

Saturday 20 January • Morley Town Hall, Morley, Leeds LS27 8DX

Wantage Silver - Gary Curtin

Saturday 20 January • Reading Central Salvation Army RG1 7JR

The Hepworth Band - Soprano Sarah Ogden

Sunday 21 January • Christ Church, Sude Hill, New Mill, Holmfirth HD9 7BL

Shipston Town band

January 18 • We currently need a Kit percussionist, horn and Bb Bass as we prepare for the forthcoming Midlands Area at Bedworth in March. We are graded Section 4

The Corsham Band

January 18 • 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

Derwent Brass

January 17 • Derwent Brass | Championship | Midlands invites applications for PERCUSSION. At Derwent Brass percussion is an important and integral part of the band. We are looking for a talented percussionist, ideally with good tuned ability, to complete the section.

John Ward

Conductor, Adjudicator