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2010 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 4, 2010

Venue:
Symphony Hall Birmingham

Test piece:
On the Shoulders of Giants (Prof. Peter Graham)

Adjudicator(s):
Nigel Boddice MBE, Ronald Holz, William Reltom

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Tredegar Ian Porthouse 8 -
2 Fairey (Geneva) Russell Gray 12 -
3 Black Dyke Dr. Nicholas Childs 13 -
4 Foden's Howard Snell 17 -
5 Cory Dr. Robert Childs 1 -
6 Rothwell Temperance David Roberts 9 -
7 Desford Colliery Martin Winter 7 -
8 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Phillip McCann 11 -
9 Grimethorpe Colliery Allan Withington 15 -
10 Brighouse & Rastrick Prof. David King 2 -
11 Co-operative Funeralcare Michael Fowles 16 -
12 Leyland Philip Harper 6 -
13 Virtuosi GUS John Berryman 14 -
14 Tongwynlais Temperance Nigel Seaman 4 -
15 Hepworth (Cookson Homes) Brian Grant 5 -
16 Whitburn Frank Renton 3 -
17 Kirkintilloch Garry Cutt 10 -

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 Dr Stephen Cobb and Martin Mortimer

The Mortimer Medal was awarded to Brian Taylor.

The winning conductor, Ian Porthouse was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy

The Best Soloist, Stephen Sykes, trombone, Tredegar, won the Stanley Wainwright Memorial Trophy plus £100.
Brian Evans Memorial Trophy: Paul Duffy, Black Dyke plus £100
The Geoffrey Whitham Memorial Trophy for Best Euphonium: Gary Curtin, Fairey (Geneva) plus £100

Relegated Bands: Kirkintilloch, Whitburn 



Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Saturday 18 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Race Course, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL40 4SH


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


Bollington Brass Band

September 16 • Looking for a new challenge? We are currently recruiting a Solo Cornet, E Flat Bass, Tuned and or Kit Percussionist. Friendly 1st section North West. Sensible contest and concert program throughout the year. Currently rehearsing Thursdays 8-10pm.


Chinnor Silver

September 15 • We are looking to strengthen the band and require PERCUSSION CORNET AND 2ND TROMBONE PLAYERS.. Rehearsals are on a wednesday in our own bandroom.. Good atmosphere in this ambitious friendly band so give us a call.. Concerts and contests planned


Ashton under Lyne Band

September 15 • SOPRANO CORNET: We are looking for a confident and competent player to join our experienced cornet bench. Rehearsals are on Monday nights 8-10pm and we have a sensible and good quality forthcoming concert and contest schedule.


Michael Bennett

BSc, RNCM (Perf)
Performer, Composer, Arranger, Teacher


               

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