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2015 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 5, 2015

Venue:
Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Test piece:
Reflections on Swan Lake, Stephen Roberts

Adjudicator(s):
Derek Broadbent, Adrian Morris, Stephen Roberts

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Grimethorpe Colliery Dr Robert Childs 15 -
2 Brighouse & Rastrick Prof. David King 16 -
3 Cory Philip Harper 4 -
4 Leyland Thomas Wyss 11 -
5 Fodens Allan Withington 17 -
6 Black Dyke Prof. Nicholas Childs 8 -
7 Tredegar Ian Porthouse 7 -
8 Brass Band Burgermusik Luzern Michael Bach 18 -
9 Co-operative Funeralcare Allan Ramsay 9-
10 Flowers Paul Holland 2 -
11 Fairey Garry Cutt 1 -
12 Rothwell Temperance David Roberts5 -
13 Milnrow Mark Bentham 14 -
14 Desford Colliery Tom Davoren 13 -
15 Hammonds Saltaire Morgan Griffiths 12 -
16 Woodfalls Erik Janssen 10 -
17 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Phillip McCann 3 -
18 Kirkintilloch Russell Gray 6 -

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 Goff Richards.

The Mortimer Medal was awarded to Lee Rigg.

The winning conductor, Dr Robert Childs was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy.

The Best Soloist: Dr Roger Webster (cornet) — Grimethorpe Colliery
Brian Evans Memorial Trophy: Kevin Crockford, (soprano) — Grimethorpe Colliery
The Geoffrey Whitham Memorial Trophy: Glyn Williams (euphonium) — Cory

Relegated Bands: Carlton Main Frickley Colliery, Kirkintilloch

 



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Conductor, Band trainer, Adjudicator, Instrument Repairer - Brasstoff