2019 British Open Championships

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Test piece:
Dynasty (Peter Graham)

Nigel Boddice MBE, Dr Stephen Cobb, Stephen Roberts

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Cory Philip Harper 16 -
2 Black Dyke Prof Nicholas J. Childs 12 -
3 Foden's Russell Gray 9 -
4 Desford Colliery (LMTF) Michael Fowles 8 -
5 Flowers Paul Holland 14 -
6 Brighouse & Rastrick Prof David King 11 -
7 Grimethorpe Colliery Dr David Thornton 18 -
8 Fairey Garry Cutt 5 -
9 Aldbourne Ivan Meylemans 17 -
10 the cooperation Band Phillip McCann 6 -
11 Tredegar Ian Porthouse 3 -
12 Valaisia Brass Band Arsene Duc 2 -
13 HammondsMorgan Griffiths 15 -
14 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Luc Vertommen 13 -
15 Leyland Thomas Wyss 1 -
16 Wingates Paul Andrews 7 -
17 NASUWT Riverside David Roberts 4-
18 Whitburn Florent Didier 10 -

Stanley Wainwright Memorial Trophy: Tom Hutchinson, Principal Cornet (Cory)
Brian Evans Memorial Trophy for Best Soprano: Richard Poole (Foden's)
The Geoffrey Whitham Memorial Trophy: Daniel Thomas, Solo Euphonium (Black Dyke)

Relegated to Grand Shield: Whitburn and Wingates  

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.

Michael Bennett

BSc, RNCM (Perf)
Performer, Composer, Arranger, Teacher


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