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Yeovil tops Wessex Contest

Yeovil have a Fantasy moment in Poole to win Wessex contest

 

WESSEX BRASS BAND ASSOCIATION
Poole Contest — 7th December 2002
RESULTS
Lighthouse Arts Centre, Kingland Road, Poole Dorset


CHAMPIONSHIP SECTION
Test Piece: Fantasy for Brass Band — Malcolm Arnold


1st Yeovil Town — 191 Points
2nd Hyde — 190 Points
3rd Woodfalls Concert Brass — 189 Points
4th Poole Borough — 188 Points
5th Test Valley Brass — 186 Points
6th Bath Spa — 182 Points

SWT Woodfalls Withdrawn

Trophies & Prizes:
1st PITT RIVERS TROPHY + £ 120
2nd CHRISTOPHER WREN TROPHY + £ 90
3rd GILLINGHAM HARRIS CUP + £ 60
BEST INSTRUMENTALIST OF THE DAY — KEVIN BOLTON PLAQUE
MARK FLETCHER — Solo Horn — Hyde Band
YOUNGEST INSTRUMENTALIST
MURRAY TABBART (Age 6) — Hyde Training Band


SECTION ONE
Test Piece: Purcell Variations — Kenneth Downie

1st Michelmersh Silver — 185 Points
2nd City of Winchester — 184 Points
3rd Shrewton Silver — 182 Points
4th Downton — 181 Points
5th Cosham Concert Brass — 179 Points
6th Hungerford Town — 175 Points
7th Calne Silver — 174 Points

City of Bristol — Withdrawn
Totnes (Drawn 3) Withdrawn

Trophies & Prizes:
1st LILLIPUT INVESTMENTS TROPHY + £ 120
2nd BESSON CHALLENGE CUP + £ 90
3rd INGRAM SHIELD + £ 60


SECTION TWO
Test Piece: Sinfonietta for Brass Band — Gordon Langford


1st Phoenix Brass (Crewkerne) — 183 Points
2nd Wincanton Silver — 180 Points
3rd Shanklin Town — 179 Points
4th Swindon Brass — 178 Points
5th Verwood Concert — 177 Points
6th New Forest Brass — 175 Points

Trophies & Prizes:
1st WESSEX SALISBURY CUP + £ 100
2nd DEEP HARMONY CUP + £ 75
3rd WELLINGTON CUP + £ 45

SECTION THREE
Test Piece: The Shipbuilders — Peter York

1st Sandleheath — 173Points
and Tom Gomersall Cup for Best Euphonium
2nd Wilton & District — 171 Points
3rd Shaftesbury Town Silver — 170 Points
4th Ramsbury Silver — 167 Points

Christchurch & Highcliffe Withdrawn

1st AVALON CUP + £ 100
2nd ASHLEY PRESS TROPHY + £ 75
3rd HAMMOND CUP


YOUTH / TRAINING BANDS
Test Piece : Own Choice + 2 Verses of
a Hymn Tune

North Wilts Youth/Training 85 Test Piece 86 Hymn Tune
Oakmead Training Band 88 Test Piece 84 Hymn Tune
Shanklin Town Youth/Training 89 Test Piece 81 Hymn Tune
Wilton & Hyde Youth 86 Test Piece 83 Hymn Tune

Downton Youth Training Withdawn

Trophies & Prizes : YOUTH — BERT STOCKWELL CUP — Wilton & Hyde Youth
TRAINING — GRADING CUP — Shanklin Town Youth/Training
HYMN TUNE CUP — North Wilts Youth/Training


Further Events
Veteran,s (50 Plus) Training Day and Concert
15th February 2003 Highcliffe School, Christchurch from 10am
Lead by Steve Sykes and members of Williams Fairy Band
Larmer Tree Entertainment Contest Tollard Royal
Sunday 8th June 2003

for details contact Mike Knapton 01373 832572



Brass in Concert

Result: 2017 Brass in Concert Championship

November 19 • Full results from Sage Gateshead where the 41st Brass in Concert Championship has taken place.


Clackmannan

Results: 2017 Scottish Challenge Shield

November 19 • Clackmannan claims the Scottish Challenge Shield honours with a triumphant performance in Perth.


Sage

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.


hands

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.


Gloucestershire Brass Band Association - Own Choice March & Test Piece Contest

Sunday 19 November • All Saints’ Academy. Blaisdon Way. Cheltenham GL51 0WH


Rotherham Schools' Youth Brass Band - Fountain City Brass Band

Monday 20 November • Rotherham Minster - Rotherham s60 1pd


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


Newstead Brass

November 18 • 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.


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


Sandy Smith


Conductor, teacher, adjudicator and arranger