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1993 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 4, 1993

Venue:
Free Trade Hall, Manchester

Test piece:
Masquerade, Philip Wilby

Adjudicator(s):
Bram Gay, David Read, James Williams

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Williams FaireyP. Parkes16198
2Black Dyke MillsJ. Watson7194
3CWS GlasgowF. Violet2193
4MarpleG. Cutt17191
5BNFL LeylandR. Evans10190
6WingatesJ. Hudson14189
7StocksbridgeK. Bolton21188
8Rigid Containers GUSJ. Berryman11187
9Grimethorpe CollieryF. Renton18186
10Brighouse and RastrickA. Withington8185
11Britannia Building Society FodensH. Snell4184
12Yorkshire ImperialA. Exley15183
13Desford CollieryS. Roberts13182
14Yorkshire Building SocietyD. Marshall3180
15Sun LifeR. Newsome19179
16Sellers EngineeringP. McCann13178
17William Davis ConstructionK. Wilkinson9176
18Avesta Sheffield DodworthG. O'Conner5174
19Besses o' th' BarnT. Halliwell20173
20Point of AyrB. Sagstad12172
21Stalybridge OldD. Broadbent22171
22RhodianA. Lawton1170

Prizes:

1st: £2,500 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
6th: £400

The Iles Medal was awarded to Elgar Howarth.

The winning conductor, Major Peter Parkes was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy.

The Best Soloist, Ian Peters, Euphonium, Williams Fairey, won the Stanley Wainwright Memorial Trophy plus £100.

Stalybridge Old and Yorkshire Building Society were relegated. 



Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Sunday 19 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL40 4SH


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Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Central Band Brass Ensemble & Seraphim Consort

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Regent Hall Concerts - Fulham Band

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Regent Hall Concerts - Bone-afide Trombone Quartet

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Ellenbrook and Boothstown Brass Band

September 19 • Conductor Required. A small, non-contest S Mancs. band restarting after the recent long break looking for a conductor to replace ours who no longer has time. Also vacancies for a drummer and Bb Bass. Any other players also welcome. Rehearse Mon & Weds.


Bollington Brass Band

September 16 • Looking for a new challenge? We are currently recruiting a Solo Cornet, E Flat Bass, Tuned and or Kit Percussionist. Friendly 1st section North West. Sensible contest and concert program throughout the year. Currently rehearsing Thursdays 8-10pm.


Chinnor Silver

September 15 • We are looking to strengthen the band and require PERCUSSION CORNET AND 2ND TROMBONE PLAYERS.. Rehearsals are on a wednesday in our own bandroom.. Good atmosphere in this ambitious friendly band so give us a call.. Concerts and contests planned


John Ward


Conductor, Adjudicator


               

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