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2015 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 5, 2015

Venue:
Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Test piece:
Reflections on Swan Lake (Stephen Roberts)

Adjudicator(s):
Derek Broadbent, Adrian Morris, Stephen Roberts

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Grimethorpe Colliery Dr. Robert Childs 15 -
2 Brighouse & Rastrick Prof. David King 16 -
3 Cory Philip Harper 4 -
4 Leyland Thomas Wyss 11 -
5 Foden's Allan Withington 17 -
6 Black Dyke Prof. Nicholas Childs 8 -
7 Tredegar Ian Porthouse 7 -
8 Brass Band Burgermusik Luzern Michael Bach 18 -
9 Co-operative Funeralcare Allan Ramsay 9-
10 Flowers Paul Holland 2 -
11 Fairey Garry Cutt 1 -
12 Rothwell Temperance David Roberts5 -
13 Milnrow Mark Bentham 14 -
14 Desford Colliery Tom Davoren 13 -
15 Hammonds Saltaire Morgan Griffiths 12 -
16 Woodfalls Erik Janssen 10 -
17 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Phillip McCann 3 -
18 Kirkintilloch Russell Gray 6 -

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 Goff Richards.

The Mortimer Medal was awarded to Lee Rigg.

The winning conductor, Dr Robert Childs was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy.

The Best Soloist: Dr Roger Webster (cornet) — Grimethorpe Colliery
Brian Evans Memorial Trophy: Kevin Crockford, (soprano) — Grimethorpe Colliery
The Geoffrey Whitham Memorial Trophy: Glyn Williams (euphonium) — Cory

Relegated Bands: Carlton Main Frickley Colliery, Kirkintilloch

 



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.


Craig Roberts

BA (Hons), MA
Conductor / Adjudicator


               

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