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2011 Spring Festival - Grand Shield

Date:
Saturday, May 14, 2011

Venue:
The Opera House, Winter Gardens

Test piece:
Titan's Progress, Hermann Pallhuber

Adjudicator(s):
David Read MBE and Frank Renton

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Reg Vardy Dr Nicholas Childs 9 -
2 Kirkintilloch Garry Cutt 3 -
3 Redbridge Jeremy Wise 17 -
4 Pemberton Old Wigan DW Mark Bentham 16 -
5 Flowers Paul Holland 18 -
6 B T M Tom Davoren 10 -
7 Wingates Philip Harper 12 -
8 Co-operative Milnrow Mareika Gray 15 -
9 Thoresby Colliery Ian McElligot 4 -
10 Jaguar Land Rover Dave Lea 19 -
11 Staffordshire Nigel Seaman 7 -
12 Exchange Communications Whitburn Ian Porthouse 20 -
13 Freckleton Paul Dalton 14 -
14 Mount Charles Russell Gray 5 -
15 Newstead Brass Duncan Beckley 2 -
16 Skelmanthorpe John Roberts 6 -
17 Woodfalls Gareth Pritchard 1 -
18 Dalmellington Raymond Tennant 13 -
19 Kingdom Brass Andrew Duncan 11 -
20 Hammonds Saltaire Morgan Griffiths 8 -

Soloist Prize:
Soprano Cornet — Kirkintilloch: Steve Stewart

Top 2 bands qualify for British Open
Bottom four bands relegated to The Senior Cup 



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Christopher Houlding

MMus, GGSM, LRAM
Conductor, Performer, Educator