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Regional Championships: North of England

Section 1 Summary

Year Winners Conductor Test piece
2018 Harrogate Dean Jones Brass Metamorphosis, James Curnow
2017 Shepherd Group Richard Wilton The Land of the Long White Cloud - Aotearoa, Philip Sparke
2016 Lockwood Brass John Roberts Essay, Edward Gregson
2015 Kirkbymoorside Town John Woodward A London Overture, Philip Sparke
2014 York Railway Institute Chris Hirst Cry of the Mountain, Howard Lorriman
2013 Harrogate Craig Ratcliffe Brass Triumphant, Gareth Wood
2012 Shepherd Group Richard Wilton Mountain Views, Bertrand Moren
2011 Harrogate Craig Ratcliffe Le Carnival Romain, Hector Berlioz, arr Frank Wright
2010 Barton Town R. Evans A Moorside Suite, Gustav Holst
2009 GT Group Peterlee S. Malcolm Pentacle, Graham Cole
2008 Kirkbymoorside Town J. Woodward James Cook-Circumnavigator, Gilbert Vinter
2007 Felling G. Tindall Sinfonietta – The Wayfarer, Eric Ball
2006 Felling Graeme Tindall Voyage of Discovery, Goff Richards
2005 Easington Colliery D Hirst Comedy Overture, John Ireland
2004 Kirbymoorside J. Woodward Coventry Variations, Bramwell Tovey
2003 BHK (UK) Ltd Hordon - Passacaglia on a Theme of Brahms, A. Butterworth
2002 Gateshead Brass R. Morton Royal Parks, G. Lloyd
2001 Harrogate D. Lancaster The Undaunted, E. Ball
2000 Cottingham R. Grantham Music For The Common Man, K. Downie
1999 Greggs Bakery J. Shepherd Kenilworth, A. Bliss
1998 Cottingham R. Grantham Purcell Variations, K. Downie
1997 Skipton H. Lorriman Ballet for Band, J. Horovitz
1996 East Yorkshire Brass R. Tait Spectrum, G. Vinter
1995 EYMS Band N. J. Childs Land of The Long White Cloud, P. Sparkes

The Marple Band - The Marple Band presents Music from Musicals

Saturday 23 June • Stockport Grammar School. Buxton Road. Stockport SK2 7AF

Elland Silver Band - Elland Silver Band

Saturday 23 June • Blackley Blackley Church Prospect View Elland HX5 0TD

Blidworth Welfare Band - Organist Keith Hearnshaw

Saturday 23 June • St Andrews Church, The Green, Swanwick, Derbys DE55 1AN

Besses o' th' Barn Band - Charity Celebration Concert

Saturday 23 June • St Thomas Church, Warrington Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield WN4 9PL

York Railway Institute Band - Dan Thomas - Euphonium

Saturday 23 June • Central Methodist Church. St Saviourgate. York. YO1 8NQ YO1 8NQ

Lydbrook Band

June 22 • Lydbrook Band are recruiting a 2nd Trombone to our join our Championship section band . This is a great opportunity to be part of the premier band in the Royal Forest of Dean.

Garforth Brass

June 21 • GARFORTH BRASS are looking to recruit a SOLO CORNET to complete their 2018 team. Only one rehearsal a week on a Sunday evening from 6.15pm till 7.45pm at Garforth Methodist Church, Church Lane, Garforth, LS25 1NW. Easy access from A1/M1 and Leeds/York.

Amesbury Town Band

June 21 • Players and beginners of any standard are always warmly welcomed especially some more solo cornets, Eb horns and a spare percussionists to help out existing players. Feel free to drop in even if you just fancy a blow or want to try another instrument

Chris Wormald

B.Mus (Hons), LTCL, PGCE
Conductor, adjudicator, arranger