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Regional Championships: Wales

Championship Section Summary

Year Winners Conductor Test piece
2020 Tredegar Ian Porthouse A Tale as Yet Untold (Philip Sparke)
2019 Tredegar Ian Porthouse Seascapes (Ray Steadman-Allen)
2018 Cory Philip Harper Odyssey (Kevin Norbury)
2017 Cory Philip Harper Pageantry (Herbert Howells)
2016 Tredegar Ian Porthouse Cambridge Variations (Philip Sparke)
2015 Cory Philip Harper The Torchbearer (Peter Graham)
2014 Cory Philip Harper St Magnus (Kenneth Downie)
2013 Tongwynlais Temperance Steve Sykes Harmony Music (Philip Sparke)
2012 Cory Dr. Robert Childs The Devil and The Deep Blue Sea (Derek Bourgeois)
2011 Cory Dr. Robert Childs Paganini Variations (Philip Wilby)
2010 Tredegar Ian Porthouse English Heritage (George Lloyd)
2009 Cory Dr. Robert Childs Salute to Youth (Gilbert Vinter)
2008 Tredegar Ian Porthouse Festival Music (Eric Ball)
2007 Buy As You View Dr. Robert Childs Isaiah 40 (Robert Redhead)
2006 Buy As You View Dr. Robert Childs Journey to the Centre of the Earth (Peter Graham)
2005 Buy As You View Dr. Robert Childs Rienzi (Richard Wagner arr. Howard Lorriman)
2004 Buy As You View Cory Dr. Robert Childs Tristan Encounters (Martin Ellerby)
2003 Buy As You View Cory Robert Childs Prague (Judith Bingham)
2002 Buy As You View Cory Robert Childs Whitsun Wakes (Michael Ball)
2001 Tredegar Steve Bastable Jazz (Philip Wilby)
2000 Buy As You View Cory Jeremy Wise Variations on an Enigma (Philip Sparke)
1999 Point of Ayr Michael Fowles Blitz (Derek Bourgeois)
1998 Cory Jeremy Wise Montage (Peter Graham)
1997 Point of Ayr Michael Fowles A Lowry Sketchbook (Philip Wilby)
1996 Tredegar Nicholas Childs Sounds (John Golland)
1995 Tredegar Nicholas Childs Un Vie de Matelot (Robert Farnon)
1994 Cory Michael Antrobus Partita (Philip Sparke)
1993 B.T.M. Melvin White Of Men and Mountains (Edward Gregson)
1992 Tredegar Nigel Weeks Frontier (Michael Ball)
1991 B.T.M. Melvin White Journey Into Freedom (Eric Ball)
1990 Tredegar Nigel Weeks The Beacons (Ray Steadman-Allen)
1989 Parc & Dare Paul Cosh Prisms (Peter Graham)
1988 Cory Major Arthur Kenney Ballet for Band (Joseph Horovitz)
1987 Parc & Dare James Watson Diversions on a Brass Theme (George Lloyd)
1986 Penclawdd Brass Tony Small Variations on a Theme of Haydn (Brahms arr. Harold Nash)
1985 Parc & Dare Major Arthur Kenney Contest Music (Wilfred Heaton)
1984 Lewis Merthyr (Cardiff Lift Co.) Denzil Stephens Waverley (Berlioz, arr. H. Snell)
1983 Tredegar Steve Walkley Images (John McCabe)
1982 Cory Denzil Stephens Essay (Edward Gregson)
1981 Cory Denzil Stephens Variations on the Shining River (Rubbra arr. Frank Wright)
1980 Cory* Denzil Stephens Beatrice & Benedict (Berlioz arr. Keith Wilkinson)
1979 Cory Denzil Stephens Variations for Brass Band (Vaughan Williams)
1978 Tredegar W David Thomas The Belmont Variations (Sir Arthur Bliss)
1977 Tredegar John Childs Pageantry (Herbert Howells)
1976 Parc & Dare Ieuan Morgan Spectrum (Gilbert Vinter)
1975 Parc & Dare Ieuan Morgan Journey Into Freedom (Eric Ball)
1974 Cory Band Major Arthur Kenney Variations on a Ninth (Gilbert Vinter)
1973 Rogerstone C Brian Buckley The Plantagenets (Edward Gregson)
1972 Cory Band Major Arthur Kenney Concert Overture for Brass Band (Vilem Tausky)
1971 Excelsior Ropes Works Haydn White A Joyful Noise (Gordon Jacob)
1970 Parc & Dare Walter Hargreaves Le Corsair (Berlioz arr Brand)
1969 Lewis Merthyr (Porth) Workmen's Stanley Williams Diadem of Gold (G. Bailey, arr F. Wright)
1968 Excelsior Ropes Works W David Thomas Themes from Beethoven's 8th Symphony (arr. Denis Wright)
1967 Cory Workmen's John Harrison Festival Music (Eric Ball)
1966 Cory Workmen's John Harrison La Forza del Destino (Verdi arr. Frank Wright)
1965 Cory Workmen's John Harrison Themes from the First Symphony (Beethoven, arr. Eric Ball)
1964 Cory Workmen's John Harrison Symphony of Marches (Gilbert Vinter)
1963 Lewis Merthyr Workmen's Institute Oliver Jones Rienzi (Wagner, arr. Haydn Johns)
1962 Cory Workmen's Walter Hargreaves Salute to Youth (Gilbert Vinter)
1961 Cory Workmen's Tom J. Powell Les Preludes (Liszt arr. William Rimmer)
1960 Cory Workmen's Tom J. Powell Themes from Symphony No. 5, Tchaikovsky (arr. Eric Ball)
1959 Melingriffith Tom J. Powell Wuthering Heights (Austin Rayner)
1958 Parc & Dare Workmen's Harry Nuttall The Moor of Venice (William Alwyn, arr. Frank Wright)
1957 Parc & Dare Workmen's Harry Nuttall Themes from the Ninth Symphony (Beethoven arr. Eric Ball)
1956 Cory Workmen's Stan Brown Orion (Granville Bantock)
1955 Parc & Dare Workmen's William Scholes The Severn Suite (Edward Elgar)
1954 Parc & Dare Workmen's William Scholes Clive of India (Joseph Holbrooke)
1953 Parc & Dare Workmen's William Scholes Rhapsody in Brass (Dean Goffin)
1952 Cory Workman's Walter Hargreaves Resurgam (Eric Ball)
1951 Parc & Dare Workman's Harry Nuttall Atlantic (Denis Wrightl)
1950 Cory Workmen's Walter Hargreaves Festival Overture (Henry Geehl)
1949 Cory Workmen's Walter Hargreaves Morning Rhapsody (Eric Ball)
1948 Parc & Dare Workmen's W. Haydn Bebb Fantasia in F (Mozart arr. Malcolm Sargent)
1947 Parc & Dare Workmen's W. Haydn Bebb Akhaton (Eric Ball)
1946 Parc & Dare Workmen's W. Haydn Bebb The Severn Suite (Edward Elgar)
1945 Gwaun Cae Gurwen Dan Lloyd Lorenzo (Thomas Keighley)


The Marple Band - Marple Band Family Christmas Concert

Friday 18 December • Marple Conservative Club, church Lane, Marple, SK6 6AY


Black Dyke Band - Brighouse & Rastrick, Huddersfield Town Hall

Saturday 27 March • Corporation St, Huddersfield HD1 2TA


Contest: 100thSpring Festival

Saturday 8 May • 97 Church St, Blackpool, FY1 1HL


Contest: Whit Friday March Contests

Friday 28 May • Saddleworth & Tameside OL3


Contest: 168th British Open

Saturday 11 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA


Foss Dyke Band

November 30 • Front Row Cornet vacancy still up for grabs! Come and join Foss and enjoy our newly refurbished band room with newly appointed MD David Dernley. Foss Dyke are a 1st Section Band with a moderate contest and concert schedule.


Chadderton Band

November 17 • Chadderton Band is a non-contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are a friendly band looking for players of all ages and abilities on all sections + EUPH and percussion. Most welcome to come along and have a blow give us a try.


Crewe Brass

November 12 • Crewe Brass require an Eb or Bb Bass to complete the "engine room" line up. We are also seeking a Tuned Percussionist to complete our section.


Chris Wormald

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


               

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