2022 British Open Championships

Saturday, September 10, 2022

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Test piece:
The World Rejoicing - Symphonic Variations on a Lutheran Chorale (Edward Gregson)

Martyn Brabbins, Dr Robert Childs, Stephen Roberts

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Brighouse & Rastrick Prof David King 13-
2 Foden's Russell Gray 14-
3 Aldbourne Ivan Meylmans 7-
4 Cory Philip Harper 15-
5 Tredegar Ian Porthouse 8-
6 Grimethorpe Colliery Michael Bach 9-
7 the cooperation band Glenn Van Looy 5-
8 Black Dyke Prof Nicholas J. Childs 2-
9 Northop Silver Gareth Brindle 18-
10 Hammonds Morgan Griffiths 17-
11 Leyland Thomas Wyss 10-
12 Flowers Paul Holland 12-
13 NASUWT Riverside Dr Ray Farr 11-
14 Paris Brass Band Laurent Douvre 4-
15 WFEL Fairey Arsene Duc 3-
16 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Allan Withington 1-
17 Desford Colliery (LMTF) Michael Fowles 6-
18 Rothwell Temperance David Roberts 16-

Stanley Wainwright Memorial Trophy: Chris Binns (trombone) — Grimethorpe Colliery
Brian Evans Memorial Trophy for Best Soprano: Richard Poole (Foden's)
The Geoffrey Whitham Memorial Trophy: Peter McDonough, Solo Euphonium (WFEL Fairey)

Relegated to Grand Shield: Carlton Main Frickley Colliery and NASUWT Riverside  

Contest: Whit Friday March Contests

Friday 24 May • Saddleworth & Tameside OL3


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

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

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

West Midlands Police Band - Sovereign Brass and Brett Baker (Trombone)

Sunday 23 June • Tipton Green Methodist Church. Park Lane West. Tipton. Sandwell. DY1 4QF

Brass Bands England - Youth Fest 2024

Friday 28 June • Barnsley Civic, Hanson Street, Barnsley S70 2HZ

The Hepworth Band

May 18 • The Hepworth band has vacancies for a percussionist and tenor trombone player.

Crewe Brass

May 17 • Crewe Brass are looking for a TENOR HORN (position negotiable) to join our highly motivated 4th section band. We are a very welcoming and sociable band, with a positive outlook and a reasonably busy calendar of engagements. Other enquiries are welcome.

Longridge Band

May 16 • The Longridge Band (NW Championship Section) has an exciting opportunity for a solo euphonium player to join us.. . The band rehearses on a Wednesday and Friday evening in our own bandroom in the centre of Longridge, 10 mins from J31A on the M6..

Ian Holmes

BA (hons), PGDip (RCM), ARCM, ALCM
Conductor, piano accompanist and educator


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