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2004 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 18, 2004

Venue:
Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Test piece:
Contest Music (Wilfred Heaton), Montage (Peter Graham), St. Magnus (Kenneth Downie)

Adjudicator(s):
Philip Sparke, Michael Ball, David Read

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Foden's Richardson
Contest Music
Garry Cutt 12 -
2 Buy As You View
St. Magnus
Dr. Robert Childs 2 -
3 Scottish Co-op
St. Magnus
Ian McElligott 18 -
4 Kirkintilloch
Montage
Steve Bastable 16 -
5 Sellers International
Montage
Phillip McCann 13 -
6 Black Dyke
Montage
Dr. Nicholas Childs 6 -
7 Desford Colliery
Contest Music
Major Peter Parkes 17 -
8 Reg Vardy (Ever Ready)
St Magnus
Ray Farr 19 -
9 Grimethorpe Colliery UK Coal
Contest Music
Frank Renton 9 -
10 Dalewool Auckland (NZ)
Montage
Nigel E. Weeks 4 -
11 Brighouse & Rastrick
Contest Music
James Gourlay 5 -
12 Fairey FP (Music)
Contest Music
Allan Withington 11 -
13 Whitburn
Contest Music
Andrew Duncan 10 -
14 Yorkshire Building Society
Contest Music
Prof. David King 8 -
15 Rothwell Temperance
Contest Music
David Roberts 8 -
16 Cwmaman Institute Silver (Tower Colliery)
Montage
John Hudson 1 -
17 Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart Travel
Contest Music
John Hinckley 3 -
18 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery
Contest Music
Brian Grant 7 -
19 Tredegar
St Magnus
Russell Gray 15 -

Prizes:

1st: £3,000 plus the British Open Challenge Trophy and the Belle Vue Challenge Cup.
2nd: £2,000 plus the Frank Parker Memorial Cup.
3rd: £1,500 plus the Harry Mortimer Trophy.
4th: £1,000 plus the Edrich Siebert Memorial Trophy.
5th: £500 plus the John Gladney Trophy.
6th: £400 plus the William Rimmer Trophy.

The Iles Medal was awarded to Philip Wilby.

The Mortimer Medal was awarded to Paul Fensom.

The winning conductor, Garry Cutt was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy.

The Best Soloist: Sellers International — Principal Cornet: Raf Van Looveren, won the Stanley Wainwright Memorial Trophy plus £100.

Relegated Bands:
Carlton Main Frickley Colliery & Cwmaman Institute Silver (Tower Colliery) 



Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Sunday 19 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL40 4SH


Bodmin Town Band - Bodmin Town Band in concert

Friday 24 September • St Petroc's Church, Priory Road, Bodmin PL31 2DT


Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Central Band Brass Ensemble & Seraphim Consort

Thursday 30 September • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Regent Hall Concerts - Fulham Band

Friday 1 October • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Regent Hall Concerts - Bone-afide Trombone Quartet

Friday 1 October • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Lindley Band

September 21 • SOLO HORN required in our friendly First Section band which enjoys a balanced mix of concerts and contests. We are located just 1 mile from M62 Jcn 24. Post Code HD3 3JE Rehearsals are Monday and Wednesday evenings 8.00 to 10.00pm.


Greenfield Brass Band

September 21 • We are looking for an MD to take the band forward into 2022 and beyond. We have a varied selection of concerts and contests in the diary including a trip to play at the Menin Gate in August 2022.. We currently rehearse Monday & Thursday (8pm-10pm)


Kippax Band

September 21 • Kippax Band have a vacancy for front row cornet players and percussionist. Fresh from the national finals and newly promoted to the 2nd section in the Yorkshire area. The band are keen to push on next year after the enforced layoff.


Paul Andrews


Conductor, Band trainer, Adjudicator, Instrument Repairer - Brasstoff


               

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