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2006 Spring Festival - Grand Shield

Date:
Saturday, May 13, 2006

Venue:
Winter Gardens

Test piece:
Whitsun Wakes, Michael Ball

Adjudicator(s):
Dr Michael Ball & Geoffrey Whitham

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Aveley & Newham Nigel Taken 8-
2 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Allan Ramsey 15-
3 Staffordshire Steve Bastable 14-
4 Leyland Russell Gray 17-
5 Pennine Brass Ian Porthouse 9-
6 PolySteel Philip Harper 1-
7 Mount Charles Nigel Weeks 11-
8 Ransome Major Peter Parkes 10-
9 Burry Port Town Michael Thorne 4-
10 GUS Band David Stowell 6-
11 Tredegar Garry Cutt 13-
12 Redbridge Melvin White 5-
13 Fishburn David Roberts 18-
14 Wooley Pritchard Sovereign Brass Stephen Roberts 3-
15 BT Mike Fowles 2-
16 Cwmaman Institute Silver (Tower Colliery) Jonathan Corry 12-
17 Freckleton Paul Dalton 7-
18 Besses o' th' Barn John Hinckley 16-
w Beaumarism Gwyn Evans

Best soloist: Kirsty Abbotts, Cornet — Carlton Main

Top two bands qualify for the British Open
Bottom four bands to be relegated. Final decision pending from organisers due to Beaumaris withdrawing 



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.


Lt Col David Barringer MBE

BMus (Hons)
Conductor and adjudicator


               

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