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2013 Spring Festival - Grand Shield

Saturday, May 11, 2013

The Opera House, Winter Gardens, BLackpool

Test piece:
Red Priest - Concerto after Vivaldi, Professor Philip Wilby

Allan Ramsay & Frank Renton

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Milnrow Mareika Gray 7 -
2 Kirkintilloch Phillip McCann 13 -
3 Aldbourne David Johnson 16 -
4 Rothwell Temperance David Roberts 9 -
5 Whitburn Ian Porthouse 5 -
6 Flowers Paul Holland 18 -
7 Newstead Brass Duncan Beckley 17 -
8 Tongwynlais Temperance Steve Sykes 8-
9 Co-operative Funeralcare Band North West Jef Sparkes 10 -
10 BTM Dewi Griffiths 19 -
11 Northop Silver Thomas Wyss 11 -
12 Jaguar Land Rover Dave Lea 8 -
13 Pemberton Old Wigan DW Stig Mearsk 13 -
14 Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart Travel David Nesbitt 20 -
15 Hammonds Saltaire Morgan Griffiths 3 -
16 Thorseby Colliery Brian Grant 2 -
17 Marsden Silver Prize Glyn Williams 12 -
18 Redbridge Jeremy Wise 1 -
19 Mount Charles Simon Dobson 14 -
20 Wingates Andrew Berryman 6 -

Milnrow & Kirkintilloch promoted to The British Open
Marsden Silver, Redbridge, Mount Charles, Wingates relegated to The Senior Cup

Best Instrumentalist: Andrew Smith, Cornet, Flowers 

Black Dyke Band - Wigan with Russ Abbott

Sunday 24 June • Wigan Youth Zone, Parson's Walk, Wigan WN1 1RU

The Fairey Band -

Sunday 24 June • Subscription Rooms. George St. Stroud. GL5 1AE. United Kingdom GL51AE

Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Friday 29 June • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street Opp. RESERVED. London . W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ

Thundersley Brass Band - TBB Summer Concert

Friday 29 June • Richmond Hall, Richmond Avenue, South Benfleet, Essex SS75HA


Friday 29 June • Mount Zion hall. Pemberton. Wigan WN5 8DZ

The Marple Band

June 24 • Lonely, single 2nd man down seeks her principal right hand man to accompany her at rehearsals, concerts, contests and more. Must be able to perform quality solos and be sociable too. Date nights are Friday night with occasional/regular weekends.

Frampton on Severn Silver Band

June 22 • We are a friendly non-contesting band in Gloucestershire looking for players, particularly cornets, baritone and basses, but all are welcome. We play at many local events and bandstand jobs, and practice on Tuesday evenings just off Junction 13 of the M5.

Crewe Brass

June 22 • Crewe Brass currently have vacancies for Eb and BBb Bass, Baritone, and Cornet. We are a friendly, social first section band with a good mix of concerts and contests, and rehearse on Monday and Friday evenings in Shavington, Crewe.

Mike Sheppard

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