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2008 English National Championship

Saturday, June 28, 2008

The Guild Hall, Preston

Test piece:
Infinity, Lt-Col Robert Redhead

Nigel Boddice MBE, David Read and Chris Wormald

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Grimethorpe Colliery Allan Withington 8 -
2 Black Dyke Dr Nicholas Childs 14 -
3 Brighouse and Rastrick Alan Morrison 13 -
4 Mount Charles Andrew Duncan 9 -
5 Fodens Richardson Garry Cutt 10 -
6 Hepworth (Cookson Homes) Ian Porthouse 4 -
7 Rothwell TemperanceDavid Roberts 11 -
8 Leyland Jason Katsikaris 5 -
9 Fairey Philip Chalk 2 -
10 Reg Vardy Steve Malcolm 15 -
11 YBS Band Morgan Griffiths 6 -
12 PolySteel Philip Harper 12 -
13 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Russell Gray 7 -
14 Redbridge Jeremy Wise 3 -
15 Fishburn Ray Farr 1 -

Best instrumentalist: Soprano, Kevin Crockford, Grimethorpe
Youngest player: Matthew Shaw [16], Hepworth

Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Sunday 18 November • St Alfege Church. 3 Greenwich Church Street. London SE10 9BJ

Contest: Brass in Concert

Sunday 18 November • St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays NE8 2JR

Meltham and Meltham Mills Brass Band - Atlantic Brass - No1 Brass Band from the USA!

Tuesday 20 November • Huddersfield Parish Church Office, Byram Street, Huddersfield, HD1 1BU. HD1 1BU

Black Dyke Band - Worsley Parish Church

Thursday 22 November • St Marks, Worsley Brow Worsley, Manchester M28 2YA

Roberts Bakery Band - Spirit of Christmas

Friday 23 November • Chester Cathedral, St Werburgh St, Chester CH1 2DY

Freckleton Band

November 17 • Freckleton Band have vacancies on Principal Cornet and Soprano Cornet, due to an upcoming retirement. The band will be promoted to the Championship section in 2019 and have a balanced concert and contest programme.

Cleobury Mortimer Concert Brass

November 16 • Cleobury Mortimer Concert Brass (3rd section) require a bass trombone, Eb bass, Euphonium (seat negotiable to the right player) and solo cornet player, but we welcome all players.

The Cobham Band

November 16 • Vacancies for Flugel, Baritone, Bass Trombone and Assistant Percussion exist in this friendly band. We have a good programme of band stand and concert engagements. The band contests in SCABA events and welcomes players of all standards and experience.

Craig Roberts

BA (Hons), MA
Conductor / Adjudicator