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2006 US Open

Date:
Saturday, November 4, 2006

Venue:
St. Viator High School, Arlington Heights, IL, USA.

Test piece:
Entertainment programme

Adjudicator(s):
Alan Morrison, Curtis Metcalf, John Bell

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Brass Band of Central FloridaMichael J Garasi4352
2Jaguar (Coventry) Band David Lea8351
3Fountain City Brass BandJason Reinhart7347
4Prairie Brass BandDallas Niermeyer5336
5Eastern IowaEarle W Dickinson6331
6Motor City Brass Brass BandCraig Strain1314
7Sheldon Theatre Brass BandJames A Kurschner2308
8Milwaukee Festival BrassDr Patricia Backhaus3294

Compere:
Frank Renton

Best new composition/arrangement:
Lee Harrelson, Land of Make Believe

Best march performance:
Jaguar (Coventry), The New Colonial March

Best soloist:
Nate Gay, Euphonium, Euphonium Concert Mvt III (Cosma), Fountain City

Most entertaining programme:
Fountain City Brass Band

Busker award:
Jaguar (Coventry), The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Best Performance by a Cornet:
Eric Yates, Prairie
 



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