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2001 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 15, 2001

Venue:
Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Test piece:
Les Preludes (Liszt, transcribed Bram Gray)

Adjudicator(s):
James Scott, James Williams, John C. Iveson

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Yorkshire Building SocietyDavid King10-
2Black DykeNicholas Childs14-
3Buy As You View CoryRobert Childs20-
4Grimethorpe CollieryGarry Cutt13-
5WhitburnPhilip McCann9-
6Williams FaireyHoward Snell2-
7Foden'sBramwell Tovey3-
8Brighouse & RastrickAllan Withington8-
9LeylandBrain Grant5-
10Travelsphere HolidaysFrank Renton1-
11Todmorden OldDennis Hadfield18-
12Ever ReadyRay Farr11-
13TredegarSteve Bastable17-
14DUT Yorkshire Imerial RothwellDavid Evans16-
15CWS GlasgowJames Gourlay4-
16KirkintillochAllan Ramsey19-
17Carlton Main FrickleyJohn Hinckley6-
18MarpleDuncan Beckley21-
19Desford CollieryPeter Parkes12-
20Glossop OldGareth Pritchard7-
21FlowersPhilip Harper15-

No points were awarded.

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 Allan Withington.

The Mortimer Medal was awarded to Colin Duxbury.

The winning conductor, David King was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy.

The Best Soloist, John Doyle, Flugel, Black Dyke Mills, won the Stanley Wainwright Memorial Trophy plus £100.

Flowers, Desford Colliery and Marple were relegated. 



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