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2006 Brass in Concert Championships

Sunday, November 19, 2006

The Sage - Gateshead

Test piece:
Entertainment programme

Geoffrey Whitham, Nigel Boddice (Music): Kevin Wadsworth, Lt-Col Chris Davis (Entertainment): Martin Winter (Soloist)

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Brighouse & Rastrick Richard Evans 4 255
2 Grimethorpe Colliery (UK Coal) Steven Mead 10 253
3 Sellers International Phillip McCann 12 246
4 Brass Band of Central Florida Michael Garasi 8 244
5 The Fairey Band Simon Stonehouse 6 243
6 Reg Vardy Ray Farr 2 243
7 Leyland Russell Gray 9 242.5
8 Fodens (Richardson) Garry Cutt 3 241
9 Scottish Co-op Allan Ramsey 7 238.5
10 Whitburn Andrew Duncan 11 231.5
11 Mount Charles Nigel Weeks 5 230
12 Polysteel Philip Harper 1 229.5


1st Prize: £4,000
2nd Prize: £2,000
3rd Prize: £1,500
4th Prize: £1,000
5th Prize: £500
6th Prize: £250
The remaining bands received £100

Presentation of Scores: Polysteel
Don Lusher Trombone award: Runar Vaernes, Leyland
Youngest player: Phillip Tait, 14, Reg Vardy
Soprano award: Nigel Fielding, Brighouse & Rastrick
Best Euphonium: Morgan Griffiths, Fairey
Best Principal Cornet: Iain Cullross, Sellers International
Best Percussion: Brass Band of Central Florida
Best Entertaiment performance: Brass Band of Central Florida
Own Choice March: Brighouse & Rastrick (New Colonial)
Best Soloist: Michael Dodd, Grimethorpe (Believe Me if all those Endearing Young Charms)
New Composition award: Leigh Baker, Brighouse (Bare Neccesities)
Quality of performance: Brighouse & Rastrick
Winning MD: Richard Evans

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

Blidworth Welfare Band - Organist Keith Hearnshaw

Saturday 23 June • St Andrews Church, The Green, Swanwick, Derbys DE55 1AN

Besses o' th' Barn Band - Charity Celebration Concert

Saturday 23 June • St Thomas Church, Warrington Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield WN4 9PL

York Railway Institute Band - Dan Thomas - Euphonium

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

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.

Lydbrook Band

June 22 • Lydbrook Band are recruiting a 2nd Trombone to our join our Championship section band . This is a great opportunity to be part of the premier band in the Royal Forest of Dean.

David Barringer

Conductor and Adjudicator