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2012 Brass in Concert Championship — The programmes

These are the programmes of the 11 competing bands at The Sage on the weekend.

band logo11. Virtuosi GUS (John Berryman)

Tortuguero6 (Jonathan Bates)

If (Michael Nyman arr. Andrew Berryman)
Flugel soloist: Thomas Fountain

Galop (Aram Khachaturian arr. Andrew Wainwright)
Distant Land (John Rutter arr. Andrew Wainwright)

The Smoke that Thunders (Andrew Wainwright)


band logo10. Fairey (Reid Gilje)

Stealing Apples (Benny Goodman arr. Reid Gilje)

Yiddish Dance No 1 Freylachs (Adam Gorb arr. Reid Gilje)
Jill’s Theme from Once Upon a Time in the West (Ennio Morricone arr. Reid Gilje)

Girl from Ipanema (Traditional arr. Reid Gilje)
Flugel Soloist: Mike Eccles

Jubilate (Tom Davoren)


band logo9. Reg Vardy (Stephen Roberts)

Monstrous Munch (Stephen Roberts)

Meditation on 'Be Thou My Vision' (Stephen Roberts)
Flugel Soloist: Stephen King

Nobles of the Mystic Shrine (John Philip Sousa arr. Stephen Roberts)
Grandfather’s Clock (Henry Clay Work arr. Stephen Roberts)

Finale from Symphony No 2 - Resurrection (Gustav Mahler arr. Stephen Roberts)


band logo8. Cory 
(Philip Harper)

Theme of Life Everlasting

The Great Summons (Gustav Mahler arr. Philip Harper)

Theme from Superman (John Williams arr. Ray Farr)
Lux Aeterna (Philip Harper)

Live and Let Die (Paul McCartney arr. Ray Farr)
Soprano Soloist: Steve Stewart

La Fiesta (Chick Corea arr. Philip Harper)

Finale from Symphony No 2 - Resurrection (Gustav Mahler arr. Philip Harper)


band logo7. Carlton Main Frickley Colliery 
(Paul Andrews)

God put a smile upon your Face (Coldplay arr. Adam DJ Taylor)

Send in the Clowns (Stephen Sondheim arr. Adam DJ Taylor)
Cornet Soloist: Kirsty Abbotts

Come What May (David Baerwald arr. Adam DJ Taylor)
Old Comrades (Carl Teike)

Toccata from Tombeau De Couperin (Maurice Ravel arr. Adam DJ Taylor)


band logo6. Leyland 
(Richard Evans)

Oh When the Saints (Traditional arr. Paul Duffy)
Soprano Soloist: John Doyle

God Only Knows (Brian Wilson & Mike Love arr. Leigh Baker)
Featuring: Flugel horn and four trombones

On the Quarter Deck (Kenneth Alford)

Black is the Colour of My True Loves Hair from Appalachian Mountain Folk Song Suite (James Curnow)
Finale from Symphony No. (Dvorak arr. Nicholl)

Excerpt from Hootenanny (Harold Walters)


band logo5. Grimethorpe Colliery 
(Garry Cutt)

The Storm (Jim Steinman)

Dark Eyes (Traditional arr. Bill Geldard)
Trombone Soloist: Chris Gommersall

Breathing the Night (Gareth Meek)
Beat 70 (Pat Metheny)

Simon Smith and his Amazing Dancing Bear (Randy Newman)

Call of the Mountain (Joseph Curiale)


band logo4. Tredegar Town (Ian Porthouse)
Anthems and Folk Songs

National Emblem (Eugene Bagley arr. Joshua T. Jameson)

Damba (Franco Cesarini)

Dark Eyes (Traditional arr. Bill Geldard)
Trombone Soloist: Stephen Sykes

Sea Fever (Kenneth Downie)
Little Hymn (Simon Dobson)

Calon y Ddraig (Heart of the Dragon) (Matthew Hall)


band logo3. Co-operative Funeralcare (Paul Lovatt-Cooper)

Sempre Fidelis (John Philip Sousa)

You’ve Been Warned (Paul Lovatt-Cooper)

Only For You (Paul Lovatt-Cooper)
Soprano Soloist: Caroline Tennant

Cause and Effect (Paul Lovatt-Cooper)
Percussion feature

Fire in the Blood (Paul Lovatt-Cooper)


band logo2. Whitburn (Simon Dobson)

Bust-out Brigade (The Go Team arr. Simon Dobson)

Clapp (Steve Reich arr. Paul McGhee)
Light from Torsion (Simon Dobson)

Finale - On Hope and Momentum, 3rd Movement from SHIFT (Simon Dobson)
Trombone Soloist: Alec Philip

Backlash (Simon Dobson)


band logo1. Brighouse & Rastrick (Allan Ramsay)

Phoenix (Peter Graham)

Por Una Cabeza (Carlos Gardel arr. Peter Graham)
Cornet Soloist: Stuart Lingard

Three French Renaissance Dances from the Suite: Rameau Revisited (Jean-Philippe Rameau arr. Peter Graham)
La Joyeuse
Rondeau
Tambourin

Porgy’s Spiritual Improvisation (various)

El Camino Real (Alfred Reed arr. Frode Rydland)



Black Dyke Band - Wigan with Russ Abbott

Sunday 24 June • Wigan Youth Zone, Parson's Walk, Wigan WN1 1RU


The Fairey Band -

Sunday 24 June • Subscription Rooms. George St. Stroud. GL5 1AE. United Kingdom GL51AE


Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Friday 29 June • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street Opp. RESERVED. London . W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ


Thundersley Brass Band - TBB Summer Concert

Friday 29 June • Richmond Hall, Richmond Avenue, South Benfleet, Essex SS75HA


PEMBERTON OLD WIGAN DW BRASS BANDS - WIGAN YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA

Friday 29 June • Mount Zion hall. Pemberton. Wigan WN5 8DZ


The Marple Band

June 24 • Lonely, single 2nd man down seeks her principal right hand man to accompany her at rehearsals, concerts, contests and more. Must be able to perform quality solos and be sociable too. Date nights are Friday night with occasional/regular weekends.


Frampton on Severn Silver Band

June 22 • We are a friendly non-contesting band in Gloucestershire looking for players, particularly cornets, baritone and basses, but all are welcome. We play at many local events and bandstand jobs, and practice on Tuesday evenings just off Junction 13 of the M5.


Crewe Brass

June 22 • Crewe Brass currently have vacancies for Eb and BBb Bass, Baritone, and Cornet. We are a friendly, social first section band with a good mix of concerts and contests, and rehearse on Monday and Friday evenings in Shavington, Crewe.


Duncan A. Beckley

BA, QTS, LTCL, FTCL, ARCM
Conductor, adjudicator, band trainer and teacher