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2014 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 6, 2014

Venue:
Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Test piece:
Vita Aeterna Variations (Alexander Comitas)

Adjudicator(s):
John Berryman, Paul Cosh, Stephen Roberts

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Black Dyke Prof. Nicholas Childs 13 -
2 Cory Philip Harper 10 -
3 Flowers Paul Holland 5 -
4 Foden's Allan Withington 12 -
5 Desford Colliery Tom Davoren 4 -
6 Hammonds Saltaire Morgan Griffiths 17 -
7 Brighouse & Rastrick Prof. David King 14 -
8 Grimethorpe Colliery Dr Robert Childs 1 -
9 Fairey Garry Cutt 16 -
10 Tredegar Ian Porthouse 15 -
11 Leyland Michael Bach 6 -
12 Milnrow Mareika Gray 7 -
13 Virtuosi GUS Adam Cooke 8 -
14 Hepworth Mark Peacock 11 -
15 Co-operative Funeralcare Allan Ramsay 2 -
16 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Phillip McCann 9 -
17 Kirkintilloch David Roberts 3 -

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 John McCabe.

The Mortimer Medal was awarded to Helen MInshull.

The winning conductor, Professor NIcholas Childs was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy.

The Best Soloist, Zoe Hancock, Flugel, Black Dyke, won the Stanley Wainwright Memorial Trophy plus £100.
Brian Evans Memorial Trophy: Steve Stewart, Black Dyke plus £100.
The Geoffrey Whitham Memorial Trophy for Best Euphonium: Gary Curtin, Black Dyke plus £100.

Relegated Bands: Hepworth, Virtuosi GUS  



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


Regent Hall Concerts - Bone-afide Trombone Quartet

Friday 1 October • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Lindley Band

September 21 • SOLO HORN required in our friendly First Section band which enjoys a balanced mix of concerts and contests. We are located just 1 mile from M62 Jcn 24. Post Code HD3 3JE Rehearsals are Monday and Wednesday evenings 8.00 to 10.00pm.


Greenfield Brass Band

September 21 • We are looking for an MD to take the band forward into 2022 and beyond. We have a varied selection of concerts and contests in the diary including a trip to play at the Menin Gate in August 2022.. We currently rehearse Monday & Thursday (8pm-10pm)


Kippax Band

September 21 • Kippax Band have a vacancy for front row cornet players and percussionist. Fresh from the national finals and newly promoted to the 2nd section in the Yorkshire area. The band are keen to push on next year after the enforced layoff.


James Garlick

BMus (Hons), QTS
Conductor, Band Trainer, Adjudicator, Tutor


               

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