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1990 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 8, 1990

Venue:
Free Trade Hall, Manchester

Test piece:
Le Roi d'Ys, Edouard Lalo, arr. Frank Wright

Adjudicator(s):
Albert Chappell, David Read, William Relton

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Sun LifeR. Newsome13197
2Leyland DAFR. Evans18196
3Grimethorpe CollieryF. Renton14194
4Hammonds SauceG. Whitham15193
5Kennedy's Swinton ConcertM. Condron5191
6Williams Fairey EngineeringP. Parkes7190
7Britannia Building Society FodenH. Snell6-
8John Foster Black Dyke MillsD. King4-
9Brighouse & RastrickG. Brand16-
-Asphaltic NewhamN. Taken17-
-Ever ReadyD. Broadbent10-
-IMI Yorkshire ImperialD. Hirst2-
-Jaguar Cars City of CoventryB. Pope9-
-MarpleG. Cutt3-
-Sellers EngineeringP. McCann1-
-Besses o' th' BarnP. Hindmarsh12-
-British Aerospace WingatesJ. Scott8-
-Stalybridge Jones & BrotherM. Brownbill11-

Prizes:

1st: £2,500 plus the British Open Challenge Trophy.
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
6th: £400

The prize money was donated by Yorkshire Bank.

The Iles Medal was awarded to Norman Ashcroft.

The winning conductor, Roy Newsome was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy.

The Best Soloist, Billy Miller, euphonium, Grimethorpe Colliery, won the Stanley Wainwright Memorial Trophy plus £100.

Stalybridge Jones & Brother, British Aerospace Wingates and Ever Ready were relegated. 



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.


David Hirst

MA, B.Ed (Hons), LTCL
Conductor, adjudicator and arranger


               

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