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2006 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 9, 2006

Venue:
Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Test piece:
Vienna Nights (Philip Wilby)

Adjudicator(s):
Michael Ball, Nigel Boddice, David Read

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Black Dyke Dr. Nicholas Childs 11 -
2 Buy As You View Band Dr. Robert Childs 17 -
3 Desford Colliery (Aggregate Industries) Nigel Seaman 12 -
4 Scottish Co-op Allan Ramsay 15 -
5 Fairey Band Simon Stonehouse 8 -
6 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Russell Gray 19 -
7 Kirkintilloch Steve Bastable 2 -
8 YBS Band Prof. David King 3 -
9 Grimethorpe Colliery (UK Coal) Allan Withington 4 -
10 Whitburn Andrew Duncan 13 -
11 Hepworth (Lanson Homes) Mark Bentham 6 -
12 Brighouse & Rastrick Ian McElligott 17 -
13 Foden's Richardson Garry Cutt 9 -
14 Rothwell Temperance David Roberts 10 -
15 Sellers International Phillip McCann 5 -
16 Aveley & Newham Nigel Taken 18 -
17 Reg Vardy Ray Farr 7 -
18 Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart Travel Chris Houlding 1 -
19 Ashton-under-Lyne Philip Chalk 14 -

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 James Gourlay.

The Mortimer Medal was awarded to Paul Cosh.

The winning conductor, Dr Nicholas Childs was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy.

The Best Soloist, Joseph Cook, Eb bass, Black Dyke, won the Stanley Wainwright Memorial Trophy plus £100.

Brian Evans Memorial Trophy: Peter Roberts, Black Dyke

Relegated Bands: Ashton under Lyne, Yorkshire Imperial 



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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