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2013 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 7, 2013

Venue:
The Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Test piece:
Arabian Nights - Fantasy on Rimsky Korsakov’s Scheherazade for Brass Band - Stephen Roberts

Adjudicator(s):
David Read MBE, Stephen Roberts, Rob Wiffin OBE

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Tredegar Ian Porthouse 8 -
2 Cory Philip Harper 16 -
3 Co-operative Funeralcare Allan Ramsay 14 -
4 Foden's Allan Withington 13 -
5 Fairey Garry Cutt 15 -
6 Black Dyke Dr Nicholas Childs 4 -
7 Kirkintilloch David Roberts 10 -
8 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Phillip McCann 9 -
9 Brighouse and Rastrick Prof. David King 5 -
10 Grimethorpe Colliery Luc Vertommen 2 -
11 Desford Colliery Nigel Seaman 17 -
12 Hepworth Michael Fowles 3 -
13 Milnrow Mareika Gray 7 -
14 Virtuosi GUS John Berryman 11 -
15 Leyland Michael Bach 6 -
16 Reg Vardy Russell Gray 12 -
17 Seindorf Beaumaris Gwyn M Evans 1 -

1st: £3,000 plus the British Open Challenge Trophy and the Belle Vue Challenge Cup.
2nd: £2,000 plus the Frank Parker Memorial Cup.
3rd: £1,500 plus the Harry Mortimer Trophy.
4th: £1,000 plus the Edrich Siebert Memorial Trophy.
5th: £500 plus the John Gladney Trophy.
6th: £400 plus the William Rimmer Trophy.

The Iles Medal was awarded to Phillip McCann.

The Mortimer Medal was awarded to Chris Jeans.

The winning conductor, Ian Porthouse was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy.

The Best Soloist, Dewi Griffiths, Principal Cornet, Tredegar, won the Stanley Wainwright Memorial Trophy plus £100.
Brian Evans Memorial Trophy: Ian Roberts, Tredegar plus £100.
The Geoffrey Whitham Memorial Trophy for Best Euphonium: Daniel Thomas, Tredegar plus £100.

Relegated Bands: Reg Vardy, Seindorf Beaumaris  



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Mike Sheppard

B.A. (Hons) Music
Composer, conductor, teacher, author