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2010 Brass in Concert Championships

Date:
Sunday, November 21, 2010

Venue:
The Sage, Gateshead

Test piece:
Entertainment programme

Adjudicator(s):
Derek Broadbent, Rob Wiffin (Music): Brian Hilson, Stan Lippeatt (Entertainment): Chris Jeans (Soloist)

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Grimethorpe Colliery Allan Withington 8 196/7=203
2 Fairey (Geneva) Steve Sykes 4 192/10=202
3 Fodens John Wallace 10 194/5=199
4 Brighouse & Rastrick Richard Evans 9 190/8=198
5 Leyland Philip Harper 2 187/9=196
6 Tredegar Ian Porthouse 5 184/11=195
7 Carlton Main Frickley Philip McCann 6 179/6=185
8 Rothwell Temperance David Roberts 11 182/2=184
9 Redbridge Jeremy Wise 3 176/3=179
10 Reg Vardy Ray Farr 1 174/1=175
11 Flowers Garry Cutt 7 170/4=174

Individual Awards:

Don Lusher Trombone Award: Stephen Sykes (Tredegar)
Harry Mortimer Award for Best Principal Cornet: John Doyle (Leyland)
The Fesa Trophy for Best Flugel: Sam Fisher (Carlton Main)
The Shaw Trophy for Best Soprano: Kevin Crockford (Grimethorpe)
Best Euphonium: Glyn Williams (Fodens)
Best Baritone/Horn: Kristy Rowe (Leyland)
John Fletcher Best Basses Award: Rothwell Temperance
Best Percussion: Brighouse & Rastrick
Best Entertainment Performance: Tredegar
Own Choice March: The Wizard (Leyland)
Best Soloist: Matthew White — Fairey (Geneva)
New Composition/Arrangement: Legends of Cyfarthfa (Matt Hall) — Tredegar
Quality of performance: Grimethorpe Colliery
Winning MD: Allan Withington
Youngest Player: Keiron Johnson — Reg Vardy (aged 13)
 



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BA (hons), PGDip (RCM), ARCM, ALCM
Conductor, piano accompanist and educator