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Grimey take top honours in Spennymoor

Grimethorpe and Garry Cutt win the Brass in Concert Championships in Spennymoor- full results


BIC Championships — Spennymoor
Sunday 18th November 2001

1. Grimethorpe Colliery UK Coal: 198 music + 60 entertainment = 258
Soloist: Richard Marshall
2. Fodens: 196 music + 58 ent = 254
Soloists: Helen Fox and Mark Landon
3. Sellers International: 190 music +57 ent = 247
Soloists: Kirstie Abbots and Rupert Trippet
4. Leyland: 193 music + 53 ent = 246
Soloists: Andrew King and Jocelyn Robinson
5. Kirkintilloch: 189 music + 55 ent = 244
Soloist: Alan Wardrope
6. Carlton Main Frickley: 188 music + 52 ent = 240
Soloist: Jim Hayes
7. The Ransome Band: 184 music + 56 ent = 240
Soloists: Chris Jeans and George Thackery
8. Todmorden Old: 185 music + 54 ent = 239
Soloist: Peter Smith
9. Yorkshire Imps Rothwell: 181 music + 50 ent = 231
Soloist: Leon Renilson
10. Ever Ready: 181 music + 49 ent = 230
Soloists: Brian Tait and Anne Armstrong
11. Besses o' th' Barn: 178 music + 48 ent = 226
Soloist: Paul Coupe

Best Soloist: Richard Marshall, Grimethorpe
Best Principal cornet: Richard Marshall, Grimethorpe
Best Euph: Michael Dodd, Grimethorpe
Best Soprano: Nigel Fielding, Grimethorpe

Entertainment and Presentation: Grimethorpe
New arrangement: Another Fine Mess — Grimethorpe arranged by Sandy Smith.

Best March: Under the White Ensign, Leyland
Youngest player: J Chalker, Todmorden Old


Gateshead prepares for the entertainers to arrive

November 17 • The Sage Gateshead will host two days of world class brass band talent this weekend at the Brass in Concert Championship festival.


Trinity Girls look for new lead

November 17 • The successful musical partnership between conductor Ryan Watkins and Trinity Girls Band has come to an end.

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Big, little, large or small for Your Logo Here

November 17 • It doesn't matter about the size or number for Your Logo Here — just ask and we can keep everyone feeling part of your banding team...


Welsh heavyweights join forces under one roof

November 17 • Cory and Tredegar renew their support for the Ty Cerdd organisation that helps promote and celebrate music making in Wales.

Concert - Brass in Concert Gala Concert

Friday 17 November • St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR

Contest: Brass in Concert

Saturday 18 November • Sage Gateshead, St Mary's Square, Gateshead NE28 2JR

The Brighouse & Rastrick Band - Billingham Forum Theatre

Saturday 18 November • Billingham Forum Theatre. Queensway. Stockton-on-Tees. TS23 2LJ

Foden's Band - Morley Town Hall

Saturday 18 November • Queen Street, Morley LS27 9DY

Cory Band - Brass in Concert Gala Concert

Saturday 18 November • St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR

Wakefield Metropolitan Brass Band

November 17 • FRONT ROW CORNET. SOLO TROMBONE. . The band have an exciting concert/contest/marching schedule ahead. We are looking for a committed front row cornet and solo trombone player to come and join us in the Yorkshire 1st Section! MD: Richard Larder.

Glossop Old Band

November 17 • SOLO TROMBONE. The Glossop Old Band Welcomes applications for the Solo Trombone Chair. The Band will be competing in the First Section as of 2018 and are looking to continue its progression back to the top levels of performance

East London Brass

November 17 • Champ band under their INSPIRATIONAL MD Jayne Murrill are looking for a top quality BASS TROMBONE player to join our team. Lots of exciting projects (concerts and contests) lined up in the next 2 years.

Howard J Evans

MA (Dist), Mus.B (hons), ARCM (hons), LRAM, LTCL, PGCE
Conductor, composer, arranger, tutor and pianist