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2014 Spring Festival - Grand Shield

Saturday, April 26, 2014

The Opera House, Winter Gardens, Blackpool

Test piece:
On Alderley Edge, Professor Peter Graham

Derek Broadbent & David Read MBE

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Flowers Paul Holland 7 -
2 Hammonds Saltaire Morgan Griffiths 11-
3Whitburn Ian Porthouse 17 -
4 Reg Vardy Stephen Roberts 4 -
5 Tongwynlais Temperance Jeremy Wise 18 -
6 Rothwell Temperance David Roberts 19 -
7 Marsden Silver Prize Glyn Williams 12 -
8 East Yorkshire Motor Services Alan Morrison 14 -
9 Thoresby Colliery Brian Grant 13 -
10 Woodfalls Dr Nicholas Childs 2 -
11 Northop Silver Thomas Wyss 1 -
12 Burry Port Nigel Seaman 8 -
13 Aldbourne David Johnson 5 -
14 Pemberton Old Wigan DW Stig Mærsk 10 -
15 Unite the Union (City of Sheffield) David Hirst 15 -
16 Redbridge Alan Duguid 9 -
17 Newstead Brass Duncan Beckley 6 -
18 Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart Travel Mark Bentham 3 -
19 Jaguar Land Rover Dave Lea 16 -
w Co-operative Funeralcare Band North West Jef Sparkes - -

Flowers & Hammonds Saltaire promoted to British Open
Co-operative Funeralcare, Jaguar Land Rover, Newstead Brass, Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart Travel relegated to Senior Cup

Best Instrumentalist: Andrew Smith, Cornet, Flowers

First Prize: £800 and Grand Shield
Second Prize: £600
Third Prize: £400
Fourth Prize: £300  

Tredegar Town Band - Mussorgsky meets Mozart

Wednesday 20 June • ROYAL BIRMINGHAM CONSERVATOIRE, Birmingham City University, 200 Jennens Rd, Birmingham. B4 7XR

Black Dyke Band - Halifax Choral Society

Saturday 23 June • Victoria Theatre, 2 Fountain St, Halifax HX1 1BP

The Marple Band - The Marple Band presents Music from Musicals

Saturday 23 June • Stockport Grammar School. Buxton Road. Stockport SK2 7AF

Elland Silver Band - Elland Silver Band

Saturday 23 June • Blackley Blackley Church Prospect View Elland HX5 0TD

York Railway Institute Band - Dan Thomas - Euphonium

Saturday 23 June • Central Methodist Church. St Saviourgate. York. YO1 8NQ YO1 8NQ

Amington Band

June 20 • Amington band are looking for a Soprano player! We're a friendly, hard working bunch and welcome you to join us as we plough headfirst into a varied schedule of concerts and contests. We rehearse on Mondays & Wednesdays from 8-10pm in our own band room.

Witney Town Band

June 19 • A friendly 4th section band based in West Oxfordshire require Front row cornet and Second Horn. We rehearse from 7:30 - 9.30pm pm every Tuesday at Witney Methodist Church, High Street, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 6HG. .

Torbay Brass Band

June 19 • Torbay Brass Band is looking for trombone and cornet players to join their current set up. We are a friendly hard working group who really would welcome such players into our fold. So if you are looking to join a band or returning to playing....?

David Hirst

MA, B.Ed (Hons), LTCL
Conductor, adjudicator and arranger