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North American Brass Band Championships

Championship Summary

Year Winners Conductor Test piece
2013 Princeton Brass Band
Rococo Variations
Dr Stephen Allen Elgar Variations, Martin Ellerby & Own Choice
2008 Fountain City Brass Band Joseph Parisi St. Magnus, Kenneth Downie and Own Choice
2007 Fountain City Brass Band
Paginini Variations
Joseph Parisi Dances and Alleluias, Philip Sparke and Own Choice
2006 Brass Band of Columbus Tim Jameson Of Men and Mountains, Gregson
2005 Brass Band of Central Florida Michael Garasi Harrison’s Dream, Peter Graham
2004 Chicago Brass Band Colin Holman Chivalry, Martin Ellerby
2003 Stavanger Brass Band David King Montage, Peter Graham
2002 Brass Band of Columbus Paul Droste Cambridge Variations, Philip Sparke
2001 Illinois Brass Band Colin Holman Masters of Space and Time, Bruce Broughton
2000 Illinois Brass Band Colin Holman Whitsun Wakes, Michael Ball
1999 Brass Band of Columbus Paul Droste Isaiah 40, Roberth Redhead
1998 Illinois Brass Band Colin Holman Contest Music, Wilfred Heaton
1997 Illinois Brass Band Colin Holman New Jerusalem, Wilby
1996 Illinois Brass Band Colin Holman Trittico, James Curnow
1995 Brass Band of Columbus Paul Droste Essence of Time, Graham
1994 Hawthorne City Band Ken MacDonald Variations for Brass Band, Vaughn Williams
1993 Brass Band of Columbus Paul Droste no set piece
1992 Ohio Collegiate Brass Woods/Droste Ballet for Band, Horowitz, Connotations, Gregson or Variations on a Ninth, Vinter
1991 Brass Band of Columbus Droste Aspects of Praise, Himes
1990 Brass Band of Columbus Droste Introduction, Elegy and Caprice, Calvert
1989 WRAL British Brass Band Jack Stamp Plantagenets, Gregson
1988 Brass Band of Columbus Paul Droste Symphony of Marches, Vinter
1987 Brass Band of Columbus Paul Droste Connotations, Gregson
1986 Brass Band of Columbus Paul Droste Ballet for Band, Horovitz
1985 Gramercy Brass of New York John Lambert Jr. Vizcaya, Vinter
1984 Gramercy Brass of New York John Lambert Jr. Entertainments, Gilbert Vinter
1983 Smoky Mountain BBB Richard Trevarthen Sinfonietta, Langford

Gresley Colliery Band - Byrkley Park - Christmas Open Evening

Thursday 18 October • Byrkley Drive, Rangemore St, Burton upon Trent DE13 9RN DE13 9RN

Besses o' th' Barn Band - Celebration Concert

Friday 19 October • Shaw Playhouse 2. 2 Newtown Street, Oldham Ol2 8NX

Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Northern College of Music Brass Band

Friday 19 October • Regent Hall. (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street Opp. RESERVED. London. W1C 2DJ

Black Dyke Band - Elsecar Heritage Centre Barnsley

Saturday 20 October • Elsecar Heritage Centre Wath Road Elsecar Barnsley S74 8HJ

Woodfalls Band - Wellstead Community Choir

Saturday 20 October • Chandlers Ford Methodist Church. Winchester Rd, Chandler's Ford, Hants SO53 2GJ

Silver Spectrum Wind Band

October 16 • Sheffield based adult community wind band in Crookes. We welcomed several new brass players this term but still have vacancies for Trumpets/Cornets, Horns (Tenor or French) and a confident first Trombone. We also have vacancies for some wind instruments.

Crewe Brass

October 16 • Crewe Brass seek Eb and Bb bass, Euphonium and Baritone players. We are a friendly 1st Section Band and perform at a variety of events (including contests) under the baton of our MD Matt Pithers. Rehearsals are every Friday at 7.45pm in Shavington, Crewe.

Prospect Brass - Skelmanthorpe

October 16 • FLUGEL . Under MD Duncan Beckley, Prospect Brass are on the look out for a FLUGEL player. Rehearsals are Mon/Fri 7-9pm in our very own bandroom which is within easy reach of Huddersfield & Wakefield.

Duncan A. Beckley

Conductor, adjudicator, band trainer and teacher