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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



Black Dyke Band - Macmillan Theatre, Bridgwater

Sunday 18 August • The McMillan Theatre, Bath Road, Bridgwater,Somerset TA6 4PZ


Regent Hall Concerts - Ensemble Sauterelle (french horns and male voices)

Friday 23 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London. SE7 8RE SE7 8RE


Sandhurst Silver Band - Music in the Memorial Park

Sunday 25 August • Sandhurst Memorial Park, Yorktown Road, Sandhurst GU47 9DP


Foden's Band - Sandbach

Monday 26 August • The Wheatsheaf, Sandbach, 1 Hightown, Sandbach CW11 1AG


Black Dyke Band - Scarborough Spa

Saturday 31 August • South Bay, Scarborough YO11 2HD


Stannington Brass Band

August 18 • A rare opportunity has arisen to join one of Sheffield's leading bands with a vacancy for an EEb TUBA player to complete our bass section. We have a good band room atmosphere and a calendar of interesting concerts and contests


Corby Silver Band

August 17 • We have vacancies for solo cornet, back row cornet and 1st horn. . We are a 3rd section band based in Northamptonshire in the East Midlands. . Rehearsals 8pm - 10pm Monday & Wednesday held in our own band club. We do not charge any subs.


Strata Brass

August 17 • FRONT ROW CORNET/TROMBONE/PERCUSSION in this Yorkshire Championship Band.. MD Jonathan Bates (Solo Horn - Fodens). Rehearsals currently MON/WED - bandroom 5 mins from J35/36 M1, lifts available from Manchester/Leeds/Sheffield/Huddersfield..


Kevin Wadsworth


Conductor, adjudicator, teacher (ABBA)


               

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