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Results: 2005 NABBC

Official Results from the North American Brass Band Championships.



North American Brass Band Association
23rd Annual Event
March 11 and 12, 2005
Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 East Main Street, in St Charles, Chicago, Illinois

For more information see www.nabba.org

BAND RESULTS including own choice selections

CHAMPIONSHIP Testpiece: Harrison's Dream (Peter Graham)

1. Brass Band of Central Florida (Michael J. Garasi): Odyssey (Norbury); 265.4

2. Chicago Brass Band (Colin Holman): St Magnus (Downie); 264.8

3. Atlantic Brass Band (Salvatore A. Scarpa): Paganini Variations (Wilby); 259.6

4. Fountain City Brass Band (Jason Rinehart): Year of the Dragon (Sparke); 253.0

5. Brass Band of the Western Reserve (Keith Wilkinson): Harmony Music (Sparke); 246.2

6. St Louis Brass Band (Colin Holman): Contest Music (Heaton); 236.4

HONORS Testpiece: Coventry Variations (Bramwell Tovey)

1. James Madison University (Kevin Stees): Montage (Graham), 285.4

2. Central Ohio Brass Band (Jessica Sneeringer): The Victor’s Return (Rimmer); Shine as the Light (Graham), 276.2

3. Cincinnati Brass Band (Anita Cocker-Hunt): Firestorm (Bulla), 275.2

4. Sheldon Theater Brass Band (James A. Kurschner): Kaleidoscope (Sparke), 267.2

5. Ozark Mountains Brass Band (Patricia Ellison): Resurgam (Ball), 256.8

6. Prairie Brass Band (Dallas Niermeyer): Variations on Laudate Dominum (Gregson), 253.6

7. Sunshine Brass Band (James F. Cheyne): Resurgam (Ball), 251.8

CHALLENGE Testpiece: Music for a Festival (Sparke)

1. Spires Brass Band (John Slezak): Jubilee (Drury); Chorale and Toccata (Bulla), 249.6

2. Natural State Brass Band (Rusty Morris): Partita on St Theodulph (Norbury), 245.6

3. Spokane Brass Band (Mark Williams): The Shipbuilders (Yorke); Elegy from Downland Suite (Ireland), 223.2

4. Commonwealth Brass Band (Jerome Amend): In Memoriam R.K. (Howarth), 216.6

YOUTH Testpiece: Haslemere Suite (Peter Graham)

1. Cincinnati Honors Brass Band (A. Greg Mills): Music from Kantara (Downie), 251.4

EXPLORER Testpiece: First Suite in Eb (Holst/Wilkinson)

1.�����Brass Band of Central Illinois (Michael Forbes): Festival Fanfare (Forbes); The Last Spring (Grieg/Curnow); Arsenal (Van der Roost); Death or Glory (Hall), 253.8


Adult High Brass Technical
1. Cyndi Salata (cornet), Prairie Brass Band
2. Alvin Bernard (cornet), Brass Band of Central Florida
3. Amy Nelson (cornet), Chicago Brass Band

Adult High Brass Slow Melody
1. Laura Shea Clark (cornet), Chicago Brass Band
2. Bob Hinckley (cornet), Brass Band of Central Florida
3. Dean Pasarakis (cornet), Brass Band of Central Florida

Adult Low Brass Technical
1. Brad Say (euphonium), Chicago Brass Band
2. William Hess (euphonium), Fountain City Brass Band
3. Marc Donatelle (trombone), Chicago Brass Band

Adult Low Brass Slow Melody
1. P. J. Shaver (tuba) James Madison University Brass Band
2. Thomas Gillette (baritone), Chicago Brass Band
3. Nicole Cline (tenor horn), Brass Band of Central Florida

Adult Percussion Solo
1. Carolyn Trowbridge (marimba), James Madison University Brass Band
2. Teralyn Keith (marimba), Chicago Brass Band
3. Andrew Keith (marimba), Chicago Brass Band

Youth Brass Solo
1. Ryan Vanaman (cornet), Atlantic Brass Band
2. Daniel Geldert (euphonium), Brass Band of Central Florida

Adult Brass Ensembles
1. Chicago Brass Band Players
2. Fountain City Phour, Fountain City Brass Band
3. Hotcha McGotcha, Illinois Brass Band

Percussion Ensembles
1. Chicago Percussion Project, Chicago Brass Band
2. James Madison University Percussion Ensemble

Band Supplies

Band Supplies focuses on youth

April 21 • Make sure you get along and see the brilliant deals that can be bagged on student and intermediate instruments at the National Youth Championships of Great Britain.

Penine Music

Brass Band Music Shop heads to Youth Championships

April 21 • There will be plenty of great music and fantastic products to browse through at the Brass Band Music Shop and Pennine Music trade stand at the National Youth Championships. — so make sure you visit them!


Davoren's proclamation heard across Atlantic

April 21 • Composer Tom Davoren's latest work, 'Proclamation' has been given its American premiere in a concert featuring the New York and Amsterdam Staff Bands of the Salvation Army.

Logan Hartley

Logan's run to Black Dyke

April 21 • The Yorkshire champion adds a new signing to their percussion ranks as Logan Hartley heads to Queensbury.

Foden's Band - Sandbach Transport Festival

Sunday 22 April • Sandbach Town Centre CW11 1AE

Contest: National Youth Championships

Sunday 22 April • Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Rd, Coventry CV4 7AL

The Hepworth Band - Wakefield Grammar School Foundation Chorus

Sunday 22 April • Queen Elizabeth Grammar School (QEGS). Northgate. Wakefield WF1 3QX

Lofthouse Brass Band - Mayor's Annual Charity Concert

Monday 23 April • Ossett Town Hall, Market Place, Ossett WF5 8BE WF5 8BE

Regent Hall Concerts - Clarendon Brass Ensemble

Friday 27 April • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London. SE7 8RE SE7 8RE

Waltham St. Lawrence Silver Band

April 21 • A friendly non-contesting community band within easy reach of Maidenhead, Bracknell and Reading, we are developing rapidly under our new MD, Steve Block, and urgently need cornet players, front and back row, as well as baritone and BBb bass.

Chinnor Silver

April 21 • we require a Bb BASS player to replace one of our award winning section who is moving away.. Good book of concerts and contests planned. We would also like to hear from back row cornets as we would like to strengthen this area

Blidworth Welfare Band

April 20 • Assistant Principal Cornet and Percussionist. Having recently secured 5th place at the Midlands Area Championship Section and a new Principal cornet we are looking for applications for the above positions. The band operate a sensible diary of engagements.

Neil Samuel