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2016 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 10, 2016

Venue:
Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Test piece:
The Triumph of Time (Prof. Peter Graham)

Adjudicator(s):
Dr Michael Ball, Rob Wiffen, Allan Withington

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Cory Philip Harper 16 -
2 Brighouse & Rastrick Prof David King 13 -
3 Black Dyke Prof. Nicholas J. Childs 15 -
4 Brass Band Willebroek Frans Violet 7 -
5 Grimethorpe Colliery Dr Robert Childs 11 -
6 Desford Colliery (LMTF) Michael Fowles 4 -
7 Leyland Thomas Wyss 14 -
8 Co-operative Funeralcare Allan Ramsay 12 -
9 Fairey Garry Cutt9 -
10 Rothwell Temperance David Roberts 6 -
11 Flowers Paul Holland 9 -
12 Milnrow Mark Bentham 17 -
13 Woodfalls Howard Evans 5 -
14 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Erik Jannsen 1 -
15 Tredegar Ian Porthouse 19 -
16 Wellington Brass David Bremner 18 -
17 Foden's Bramwell Tovey 2 -
18 Hammonds Saltaire Morgan Griffiths 3 -
19 Jaguar Land Rover Dave Lea 10 -

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 winning conductor, Philip Harper was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy.

The Best Soloist: Helen Williams (flugel) — Cory
Brian Evans Memorial Trophy: Steve Stewart, (soprano) — Cory
The Geoffrey Whitham Memorial Trophy: Glyn Williams (euphonium) — Cory

Relegated Bands: Hammonds Saltaire, Woodfalls

 



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.


Kevin Wadsworth


Conductor, adjudicator, teacher (ABBA)


               

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