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1999 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 11, 1999

Venue:
Birmingham Symphony Hall

Test piece:
...Dove Descending (Philip Wilby)

Adjudicator(s):
Michael Ball, David Read, Ken Smith

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Yorkshire Building SocietyDavid King16-
2Black DykeJames Watson22-
3Williams FaireyJames Gourlay12-
4Brighouse & RastrickAllan Withington14-
5Fodens CourtoisNicholas Childs4-
6Buy As You View CoryJeremy Wise10-
7TredegarJames Scott20-
8JJB Sports LeylandRichard Evans17-
9CWS GlasgowHoward Snell9-
10GUSMelvin White23-
11WhitburnPhilip McCann18-
12MarpleGarry Cutt15-
13Desford CollieryRoy Newsome3-
14Carlton Main FrickleyJohn Hinckley11-
15DUT RothwellTomas Wyss1-
16BTPhilip Bailey6-
17Sellers InternationalMajor Peter Parkes21-
18Grimethorpe CollieryAndreas Sporri7-
19FlowersBryan Hurdley19-
20NSK-RHP RansomeBrian Grant8-
21Besses o' th' BarnGareth Pritchard13-
22Rolls Royce (Coventry)Dave Lea5-
23WingatesJim Davies2-

Prizes:

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 Iles Medal was awarded to David King.

The Mortimer Medal was awarded to Lynda Nicholson.

The winning conductor, David King was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy.

The Best Soloist, Robert Childs, Euphonium, Black Dyke Mills, won the Stanley Wainwright Memorial Trophy plus '100.

No points were awarded.

Wingates and Besses o' th' Barn were relegated. 



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.


Craig Roberts

BA (Hons), MA
Conductor / Adjudicator


               

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