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Scottish Open Championships

Championship Summary

Year Winners Conductor Test piece
2019 Whitburn Prof Nicholas Childs Waverley, Berlioz arr Snell, Fanfare & March (Howard Snell)
2018 Whitburn Band
Rococo Variations
Prof Nicholas Childs Own Choice selection - Edward Gregson
2017 Whitburn
Metropolis 1927
Professor Nicholas Childs Selection from: Harrison's Dream/Metroplolis 1927/Montage/The Esssence of Time, Peter Graham
2016 Whitburn Prof Nicholas Childs Own Choice
2015 Whitburn Professor Nicholas Childs Gallery, Howard Snell
2014 Whitburn Michael Fowles Cantata for Brass Band and Percussion. Andrew Duncan
2013 Co-operative Funeralcare Garry Cutt Contest Music, Wilfred Heaton
2012 Co-operative Funeralcare
Electra
Dr. Nicholas Childs Own Choice
2011 Tongwynlais Temperance Philip Harper Music For Battle Creek, Philip Sparke
2010 Co-operative Funeralcare Michael Fowles .....and when the river told......Simon Dobson
2009 Fountain City
Dreams
Dr Joseph Parisi Own Choice
2008 Scottish Co-op Michael Fowles St Magnus, Kenneth Downie
2007 Whitburn Andy Duncan Macbeth, Peter Meechan
2006 Whitburn
Vienna Nights - P. Wilby
Andy Duncan Own Choice
2005 Fishburn Ray Farr Own Choice
2004 Hepworth (Persimmon Homes) Mark Bentham Dances and Arias, Edward Gregson
2003 Scottish Co-op Russell Gray Paganini Variations, Philip Wilby


Contest: 100thSpring Festival

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


Contest: 168th British Open

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


Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Saturday 18 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Race Course, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL40 4SH


Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Sunday 19 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL40 4SH


Contest: National Brass Band Championship of Great Britain

Saturday 2 October • Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 2AP


Crewe Brass

February 26 • Following the Government announcement, Crewe Brass are looking to resume COVID compliant rehearsals in the summer. We are looking for a Tuned Percussionist. We have all the gear & instruments and need someone to play them !! They are here waiting for you.


Chadderton Band

February 25 • Chadderton Band is a very friendly non contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are looking for players of any age and ability on all sections of the band + EUPH Drums. Please come along to one of our rehearsals give us a try.


Crewe Brass

February 25 • Following the Government announcement, Crewe Brass are looking to resume COVID compliant rehearsals in the summer. We are looking for Eb and Bb Basses. We have instruments and need someone to blow them !! Crewe Brass have a new home at the Heritage Centre


Chris King

MBA, BMus(Hons), LRSM, AoBBA
Conductor, Arranger, Adjudicator, Compere, Band Trainer


               

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