2018 Brass in Concert Championships

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Sage Gateshead

Test piece:
Entertainment Programme

Nick Grace & Rieks van der Velde , Chris King, Jeremy Wise & Terry Carter Owen Farr

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Cory Philip Harper 3 60/60/38/19/20=197
2 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Paul Holland 10 57/54/36/18/16=181
3 Brighouse & Rastrick Dr David Thornton 2 48/57/40/13/18=176
4 Manger Musikklag Martin Philip Winter 7 54/51/34/16/19=174
5 Fountain City Dr Joseph Parisi 6 51/45/26/20/17=159
6 Foden's Michael Fowles 1 45/48/32/17/15=157
7 Flowers Lee Skipsey 8 42/39/28/15/14=138
8 Whitburn Leigh Baker5 36/42/30/14/13=135
9 Hammonds Morgan Griffiths 9 39/36/24/12/10=121
10 Reg Vardy Russell Gray 4 30/33/22/11/11=107
11 Atlantic Brass Band Salvatore Scarpa 11 33/30/20/10/12=105

Adjudicators marks appear in the following order:
Nick Grace/Rieks van der Velde (Music: Quality of Performance)
Chris King (Programme Content)
Jeremy Wise/Terry Carter (Entertainment)
Owen Farr: (Soloist and Individual Awards)

Don Lusher Trombone Award: Chris Thomas, Cory
Harry Mortimer Best Principal Cornet Award: Kirsty Abbotts, Carlton Main Frickley Colliery
The Fesa Trophy for Best Flugel Award: Helen Williams, Cory
The Gateshead MBC Trophy for Best Soprano Award: Ryan Sharp, Fountain City
The Louis and Colin Johnson Trophy for Best Percussion Section: Fountain City
Best Euphonium: Gary Curtin (Foden's)
Best Baritone: Paul Haigh (Carlton Main Frickley Colliery)
Best Horn: Emily Evans (Flowers)
John Fletcher Best Basses Award: Flowers
Best Entertainment and Presentation: Cory
Audience Entertainment Prize: Cory
Best Programme Content: Brighouse & Rastrick
Quality of Performance: Cory
Best Soloist: Paul Richards, soprano, Flowers
New Composition/Arrangement Award : Jacob Vilhelm Larsen
Winning MD: Philip Harper
Youngest Player: Keir Evans Brown, Hammonds Saltaire aged 17 

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Jonathan Corry

Ph.D, M.Mus, B.Mus (hons)
Conductor, adjudicator, teacher.


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