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1998 British Open Championships

Date:
Sunday, September 6, 1998

Venue:
Birmingham Symphony Hall

Test piece:
Diversions on a Bass Theme, George Lloyd

Adjudicator(s):
Bram Gay, John Iveson, William Relton

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Williams FaireyJ. Gourlay16198
2Fodens CourtoisN. Childs18197
3Brighouse & RastrickA. Withington15196
4Grimethorpe CollieryP. Parkes17195
5MarpleG. Cutt4194
6JJB Sports LeylandR. Evans5193
7TredegarJ. Scott11-
8Black DykeJ. Watson7-
9BTG. O'Conner10-
10Yorkshire Building SocietyD. King8-
11NSK-RHP RansomeB. Grant21-
12CWS GlasgowH. Snell20-
13Just Rentals CoryJ. Wise19-
14FlowersB. Hurdley12-
15WingatesC. Wormald9-
16Desford CollieryF. Renton2-
17Besses o' th' BarnD. Broadbent13-
18Sellers InternationalA. Morrison14-
19RothwellS. Wood6-
20WhitburnA. Hutchinson3-
21GUSM. White1-

Prizes:

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 Edward Gregson.

The Mortimer Medal was awarded to Christopher Wormald.

The winning conductor, James Gourlay was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy.

The Best Soloist, Martin Irwin, Soprano, Brighouse & Rastrick, won the Stanley Wainwright Memorial Trophy plus £100.

Points were only awarded to the top six placed bands.

No bands were relegated. 



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