2009 British Open Championships - Gallery


Selection of photos from this year's British Open Championships from Symphony Hall, Birmingham.

Photos by Ian Clowes, Goldy Solutions. Go to www.pbase.com/troonly/brass

Steven Mead - Whitburn

"Interesting and persuasive"

Morgan Griffiths - Hammonds Saltaire

"Solid, unpretentious stuff"

Dr. Nicholas J Childs - Black Dyke

"Sweet Baby Moses!"

John Berryman - Viruosi GUS

"Tasteful playing"

Ian Porthouse - Hepworth (Cookson Homes)

Preparing to play with "a touch of panache"

Jason Katsikaris - Leyland

"Lyrical contrasts appeal"

Michael Fowles - Co-operative Funeralcare

"Strong opening is bold and colourful"

David Roberts - Rothwell Temperance

"Full of quality elements"

Howard Taylor - Brisbane Excelsior

"Good lyrical interludes"

Russell Gray - Carlton Main Frickley Colliery

"Heart on sleeve stuff"

David King - Brighouse & Rastrick

"Action packed and electrifying"

Philip Chalk - Fairey

"Enjoyable stuff"

Dr. Robert Childs - Cory

"Razor sharp!"

Gary E Cutt - Foden's

"Sophisticated black humour"

Tom Davoren - BTM

"Great percussion" in Farandole

Allan Withington - Grimethorpe Colliery

"It's Mahler folks!"

Selmer Simonsen - Kirkintilloch

"Has drive and purpose but not Mahler drama"

James Gourley - Desford Colliery Band

"Mahler meets Benny Hill...odd but effective"

British Open - Birmingham Symphony Hall - 12th September 2009


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