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1991 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 7, 1991

Venue:
Free Trade Hall, Manchester

Test piece:
Paganini Variations, Philip Wilby

Adjudicator(s):
Vivian Dunn, Bram Gay, David Read

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Grimethorpe CollieryF. Renton14196
2Williams Fairey EngineeringP. Parkes17194
3Leyland DAFR. Evans11193
4Britannia Building Society FodensH. Snell16192
5Sellers EngineeringP. McCann5191
6Kennedy's SwintonK. Bolton1189
7Stocksbridge Engineering SteelsH. Megarrell9188
8=IMI Yorkshire ImperialM. Antrobus18187
8=Jaguar Cars City of CoventryB. Pope12187
10John Foster Black Dyke MillsD. King3186
11MarpleG. Cutt15185
12Desford Colliery CaterpillarJ. Waton8184
13=Asphaltic NewhamN. Taken19183
13=Sun Life StanshaweR. Newsome10183
15Hammonds Sauce WorksG. Whitham2181
16Brighouse & RastrickA. Withington4179
17CWS (Glasgow)C. Hardy20178
18Wallace Arnold RothwellJ. Roberts13177
19Besses o' th' BarnP. Hindmarsh6176
20Murray International WhitburnJ. Scott7175

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 winning conductor, Frank Renton was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy.

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

The Iles Medal was awarded to Peter Wilson.

Murray International Whitburn, Wallace Arnold Rothwell and Asphaltic Newham 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.


James Garlick

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


               

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