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2012 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 1, 2012

Venue:
Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Test piece:
Electra (Dr Martin Ellerby)

Adjudicator(s):
Derek Broadbent, Stephen Roberts, Steve Sykes

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Foden's Allan Withington 9 -
2 Black Dyke Dr. Nicholas Childs 10 -
3 Cory Philip Harper 13 -
4 Grimethorpe Colliery Garry Cutt 17 -
5 Brighouse & Rastrick Prof. David King 5 -
6 Leyland Michael Bach 11 -
7 Co-operative Funeralcare Allan Ramsay 4 -
8 Virtuosi GUS John Berryman 7 -
9 Desford Colliery Nigel Seaman 8 -
10 Fairey (Geneva) Russell Gray 16 -
11 Hepworth Michael Fowles 6 -
12 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Phillip McCann 15 -
13 Seindorf Beaumaris Gwyn M Evans 1 -
14 Kirkintilloch Paul Holland 14 -
15 Tredegar Ian Porthouse 12 -
16 Reg Vardy Ray Farr 3 -
17 Rothwell Temperance David Roberts 2 -

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 Stan Kitchen.

The Mortimer Medal was awarded to Mark Bousie.

The winning conductor, Allan Withington was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy.

The Best Soloist, Stuart Lingard, Principal Cornet, Brighouse & Rastrick, won the Stanley Wainwright Memorial Trophy plus £100.
Brian Evans Memorial Trophy: Steve Stewart, Cory plus £100.
The Geoffrey Whitham Memorial Trophy for Best Euphonium: Glyn Williams, Foden's plus £100.

Relegated Bands: Kirkintilloch, Rothwell Temperance 



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May 20 • We currently have a vacancy for either a 2nd Euphonium or 2nd Baritone, we have a busy varied list of engagements lined up for the summer, and are a friendly 4th section contesting band based just outside of Huddersfield, and welcome any new players.


Kevin Wadsworth


Conductor, adjudicator, teacher (ABBA)


               

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