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2003 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Date:
Saturday, October 18, 2003

Venue:
Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
Theme and Eight Variations from the Enigma (Op.36) (Edward Elgar arr. Eric Ball)

Adjudicator(s):
David Read, William Relton, Geoffrey Whitham

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Fairey FP (Music) Band Allan Withington19 197
2Tredegar Steve Bastable11 196
3Buy As You View Cory Dr. Robert Childs12 195
4Black Dyke Dr. Nicholas Childs3 193
5Foden's Richardson Thomas Wyss2 192
6Brighouse & Rastrick Major Ian McElligott17 191
7Ransome Russell Gray16 190
8Kirkintilloch Frank Renton9 189
9Scottish Co-op James Scott8 188
10Desford Colliery Major Peter Parkes6 187
11Camborne Town Major Paul Murrell18 186
12Ever Ready Ray Farr15 185
13Stocksbridge Derek Renshaw10 184
14EYMS Gareth Pritchard13 183
15Redbridge Brass Melvin White20 182
16Flowers Philip Harper4 181
17Leyland Garry Cutt5 180
18Burry Port Town David Evans14 178
19Alliance Brass John Clark1 176
20Haydock Ian Brownbill7 175

Soloist prize:
Soprano cornet: Steve Barnsley—Buy As You View Cory

First four bands automatically qualify for 2004 competition.

Prizes:
First: £2500
Second: £1500
Third: £1000

Stanley Boddington Trophy Winner: Allan Withington

Only seven of the eight variations were used at the contest. Variation 12 was omitted. 



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Alan Widdop


Conductor, Brass teacher, Adjudicator (ABBA)


               

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