2018 British Open Championships

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Test piece:
A Brussels Requiem (Bert Appermont)

Paul Holland, Stephen Roberts, Rob Wiffin

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Cory Philip Harper 15 -
2 Valaisia Brass Band Arsène Duc 10 -
3 Brighouse & Rastrick Professor David King 3 -
4 Eikanger-Bjørsvik Musikklag Bjarte Engeset 8 -
5 Black Dyke Prof. Nicholas Childs 14 -
6 Leyland Thomas Wyss 19 -
7 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Luc Vertommen 9 -
8 Grimethorpe Colliery Allan Withington 16 -
9 Fairey Garry Cutt 18 -
10 Foden's Michael Bach 13 -
11 Desford Colliery Michael Fowles 5 -
12 Tredegar Ian Porthouse 11 -
13 Aldbourne Dr David Thornton 6 -
14 Flowers Phillip McCann 2 -
15 Wingates Paul Andrews 7 -
16 Hammonds Saltaire Morgan Griffiths 12 -
17 Whitburn Florent Didier 1 -
18 Rothwell Temperance David Roberts 4 -
19 Co-operative Funeralcare Frans Violet 17 -

Stanley Wainwright Memorial Trophy: Vincent Bearpark, Valaisia Brass Band
Brian Evans Memorial Trophy: Jon-Vega Sole Sundal, Eikanger-Bjorsvik Musikklag
The Geoffrey Whitham Memorial Trophy: Philippe Schwartz, Brighouse & Rastrick

Relegated to the Grand Shield: Co-operative Funeralcare, Rothwell Temperance 

Contest: Whit Friday March Contests

Friday 24 May • Saddleworth & Tameside OL3

Boarshurst Silver Band - Canning City Brass and Boarshurst Silver Band

Sunday 26 May • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane, OL3 7EW OL3 7EW


Friday 7 June • St. Michaels Church. Duke street. Wigan WN1 2BJ

Bellshill Salvation Army Band - Guest Soloist Tom Hutchinson (The Cory Band)

Saturday 8 June • Uddington Old Parish Church, Old Glasgow Road Uddington. G71 7HF

Wotton-under-Edge Silver Band - Foden's Band

Sunday 23 June • Renishaw Innovation Centre,. New Mills, Kingswood, Wotton-under-Edge,. Gloucestershire GL12 8JR

Mereside Brass

May 22 • MERESIDE BRASS (Rudheath,Northwich) are looking for a FRONT ROW CORNET & a 2nd EUPH to complete our line up. We are a friendly 4th Section band with a sensible calendar of jobs and band social events and enjoy occasional contests. Come and give us a try!

Audley Brass

May 20 • Audley Brass are seeking a Principal Cornet player to lead the band into the First Section in 2025. The band have several fantastic events in the diary including the National Finals and no less than 6 of our epic beer festival sing-along nights.

Linthwaite Band

May 20 • We currently have a vacancy for either a 2nd Euphonium or 2nd Baritone, we have a busy varied list of engagements lined up for the summer, and are a friendly 4th section contesting band based just outside of Huddersfield, and welcome any new players.

Morgan Griffiths

Dip. Performance
Conductor, Peripatetic Music Teacher, Lower brass specialist


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