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2012 Brass in Concert Championships

Sunday, November 18, 2012

The Sage, Gateshead

Test piece:
Entertainment Programme

Paul Cosh & Luc Vertommen (Music-Quality of Performance); Andrew Duncan (Programme Content); Steve Walker (Entertainment); Les Neish (Soloist)

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Cory Philip Harper 8 60/60/40/36=196
2 Leyand Richard Evans 6 54/51/24/40=169
3 TredegarIan Porthouse4 51/57/26/32=166
4 Fairey Reid Gilje 10 45/54/36/30=165
5 Grimethorpe Colliery Garry Cutt 5 48/48/38/26=160
6 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Paul Andrews 7 39/39/34/34=146
7 Brighouse & Rastrick Allan Ramsay 1 57/42/20/22=141
8 Virtuosi GUS John Berryman 11 36/45/30/24=135
9 Co-operative Funeralcare Paul Lovatt-Cooper3 42/33/22/38=135
10 Whitburn Simon Dobson 2 33/30/32/28=123
11 Reg Vardy Stephen Roberts 9 30/36/28/20=114

Points are allocated as follows:

Music/Music/Content/Entertainment = Total
Vertommen/Cosh/Duncan/Walker = Total

Individual Awards

Don Lusher Trombone Award: Chris Gormersall (Grimethorpe Colliery)
Harry Mortimer Best Principal Cornet Award: Stuart Lingard (Brighouse & Rastrick)
The Fesa Trophy for Best Flugel Award: Mike Eccles (Fairey)
The Gateshead MBC Trophy for Best Soprano Award: Steve Stewart (Cory)
The Louis and Colin Johnson Trophy for Best Percussion Section: Brighouse & Rastrick
Best Euphonium: David Thornton (Brighouse & Rastrick)
Best Baritone/Horn: Owen Farr (Cory)
John Fletcher Best Basses Award: Grimethorpe Colliery
Best Entertainment and Presentation Performance: Leyland
Best Programme Content: Cory
Own Choice March: On the Quarter Deck (Leyland)
Best Soloist: Steve Stewart (Cory), Live & Let Die
New Composition/Arrangement Award: Send in the Clown (Adam D Taylor)
Winning MD: Philip Harper
Youngest Player: Richard Kaye — Leyland (aged 15) 

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