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2011 European Brass Band Championships — Championship Section Own Choice Gallery

Gallery of images from the Own Choice Contest

2011 European Brass Band Championship
Images of the Own Choice Contest

Pictures by Ian Clowes
Words by Iwan Fox

More great images from Ian Clowes of Goldy Solutions can be found at:
www.pbase.com/troonly/2011_ebbc


The EBBC Trophy - the final prize


Frank Renton gets proceedings underway


'A confident start has energy and detail'


MD - Selmer Simonsen - 'The musical intention is there'


Lyngby-Taarbaek [Denmark]


'There is detail and precision about this'


'a very cultured musical approach by MD' - Ivan Meylemans


Noord-Limburgse [Belgium]


'Plenty of wonderful playing and a super reading'


'MD takes some risks' - James Gourlay


Treize-Etoiles [Switzerland]


'certainly a big banger!'


'plenty left in the tank to really explode' - MD Erik Jannsen


Schoonhoven [Netherlands]


'virtuosi euphonium'


'Stunning percussion playing is so effective'


Fairey (Geneva) [England], - MD Russell Gray


'some stunning ensemble work'


'real sensuous feel to the playing'


Manger Musikklag [Norway], MD - Peter Szilvay


'well paced fugue sets band up for their best playing'


'there is some fine ensemble work'


Kingdom Brass [Scotland], MD - Andrew Duncan


'Excellent ensemble clarity'


'Plenty of wierd and wonderful effects'


Tredegar [Wales], MD - Ian Porthouse


'Wonderfully measured atmoshpheric start'


'The technique on display is stunning'


Cory Band [Wales], MD - Dr Robert Childs



Boarshurst Silver Band - Sunday Brass Concert - Phoenix Brass

Sunday 28 July • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane OL3 7EW


Dobcross Silver Band - Milnrow Band

Sunday 28 July • Dobcross Band Club. Platt Lane. Dobcross. Saddleworth. Oldham OL3 8AD


Regent Brass - 'Brass on the Grass' at Westminster Abbey

Wednesday 14 August • Great Peter House, Abbey Gardens, 2 Great College St, London SW1P 3SE


Boarshurst Silver Band - BOARSHURST HYMN AND MARCH CONTEST

Sunday 1 September • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane OL3 7EW


Contest: 170th British Open

Saturday 7 September • Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA


Haverhill Silver Band

July 24 • HSB has a vacancy for a first-class trombone player from mid-September due to relocation for university. With a busy concert programme and upcoming contests including Wychavon and the Senior Cup, this is a great opportunity for the right player!


Ratby Cooperative

July 23 • . To complete our line-up, Ratby Senior Band are looking to fill our 2nd Euphonium chair. This is a rare opportunity to join our Championship Band. . . Under the Direction of Musical Director Chris Jeans. Rehearsals Weds 8-10pm & Sun 7:15 - 9:15pm


Chinnor Silver

July 23 • Require a Bass player (Bb or Eb), Bass trombone, Soprano cornet and Percussionist. We are a friendly, ambitious 2nd section band that will start 2025 at the top of their Regional league table. We are located in South Oxfordshire and have our own bandroom in Chinnor


Gary Davies


Conductor, Band Trainer, Adjudicator


               

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