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1972 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Date:
Saturday, October 14, 1972

Venue:
Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
A Kensington Concerto (Eric Ball)

Adjudicator(s):
Eric Ball, Havelock Nelson, Vilem Tausky

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Black Dyke MillsGeoffrey Brand796
2GUSStanley Boddington1593
3Grimethorpe CollieryElgar Howarth1491
4Hammonds SauceGeoffrey Whitham1689
5Cory Major Arthur Kenney888
6Desford CollieryErnest Woodhouse1287
7Wingates TemperanceDenis Smith1185
8Brighouse & RastrickWalter Hargreaves1784
9City of CoventryAlbert Chappell2083
10HanwellEric Bravington582
11Besses o' th' BarnFrank Bryce1381
12RochdaleJames Scott680
13St. AustellFred Roberts2179
14CamborneDavid Johnston2478
15FaireyKenneth Dennison177
16DalmellingtonAllan Street2576
17Yorkshire ImperialTrevor Walmsley2275
18Ever ReadyEric Cunningham1974
19Foden's Motor WorksRex Mortimer1873
20CWS (Manchester)Alex Mortimer371
21Morris ConcertWalter Hargreaves270
22Whitburn BurghAlex Fleming969
23RogerstoneC. Brian Buckley468
24Patchogue PlymouthCecil Peacock2365
25British Ropes ExcelsiorHaydn White1064

Prizes:

1st: £500
2nd: £200
3rd: £100
4th: £75

A Baton of Honour was presented to the winning conductor.
The Insignia of Honour was awarded to Norman Ashcroft. 



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James McLeod

BMus (hons)
Euphonium Soloist, Teacher and Conductor


               

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