Results: 2010 NABBA Championship

Fountain City wins a record 4th straight Championship Section Title and Central Ohio edges Georgia and Massanutten in the 1st Section to earn an invite to Butlins.



1.Fountain City Brass Band (Parisi) — 290.4
2.James Madison Brass Band (Stees) — 284.6
3.Brass of the Potomac (Bulla) — 281.6
4.Chicago Brass Band (Holman) — 275.0
5.Atlantic Brass Band (Hannevik) — 274.2

1st Section
1.Central Ohio Brass Band (Sneeringer) — 189.2
2.Georgia Brass Band (Johnson) — 188.2
3.Massanutten Brass Band (Stees) — 188.0
4.New England Brass Band (Bulla) — 182.6
5.Princeton Brass Band (Allen) — 180.0
6.Triangle Brass Band (Granados) — 174.8
*NOTE: Only two adjudicators

2nd Section
1.Spires Brass Band (Slezak) — 279.4
2.Chesapeake Silver Cornet Band (Murray Jr.) — 274.4
3.Brass Band of the Tri-State (Clark) — 256.8

3rd Section
1.Oakland University Brass Band (Kroesche) — 276.2

Open Section
Participating Bands
Triangle Youth Brass Band (Granados)
Triangle Youth Brass Ensemble. (Rackley)

Solo and Ensemble Contest
High Brass Technical
1. Andrew Malovance, Chicago
2.Cyndi Salata, Illinois
3.Peter Pirotte, Fountain City

Low Brass Technical
1. Brian Scott, Fountain City
2. Travis Anderson, New England
3. Grant Jameson, Central Ohio

High Brass Slow Melody
1.Matthew Vangjel, Fountain City
2.Lawrence Pennel, Rocky Mountain
3.David Mayo, Massanutten

Low Brass Slow Melody
1. W. Kermit Britt, Spires
2. William Berndt, Chicago
3. Helen Tyler, Fountain City

Adult Percussion Solo
1. Zach Wadsworth (James Madison University)
2. Theodore Musick (Fountain City)
3. Dewey Dowdy (Tri-State)

Youth Brass Solo
1. Dean Oaks
2. Dylan Castora (Triangle Youth)
3. Cameron Cobb (Triangle Youth)

Adult Brass Ensemble
1. JMU Cornet Ensemble (James Madison University)
2. Chicago Brass Band Players (Chicago)
3. NEBB Cornet Ensemble (New England)

Adult Percussion Ensemble
1. Fountain City Percussion Group (Fountain City)
2. JMU Brass Band Percussion (James Madison University)

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Result: 2021 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 1

September 18 • Kingdom Brass and Ian Porthouse are triumphant as they claim First Section honours


Result: 2021 National Championships of Great Britain: Section 3

September 18 • The return of competitive banding in the UK after the enforced Covid 19 break sees Tewitt Silver first past the finishing post at Cheltenham Racecourse.


2022 Area test pieces announced

September 18 • Works by Wilfred Heaton, Gilbert Vinter, Goff Richards, Gordon Langford and Stephan Hodel will test the qualification credentials of bands next year if they want to get to London and Cheltenham.

Steve Sykes

Adjudicator Covid-19 test result impacts National Final

September 17 • Steve Sykes will not adjudicate at the Section 1 National Final this weekend due to a positive Covid-19 test result.

Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Saturday 18 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Race Course, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL40 4SH

Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Sunday 19 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL40 4SH

Bodmin Town Band - Bodmin Town Band in concert

Friday 24 September • St Petroc's Church, Priory Road, Bodmin PL31 2DT

Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Central Band Brass Ensemble & Seraphim Consort

Thursday 30 September • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ

Regent Hall Concerts - Fulham Band

Friday 1 October • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ

Bollington Brass Band

September 16 • Looking for a new challenge? We are currently recruiting a Solo Cornet, E Flat Bass, Tuned and or Kit Percussionist. Friendly 1st section North West. Sensible contest and concert program throughout the year. Currently rehearsing Thursdays 8-10pm.

Chinnor Silver

September 15 • We are looking to strengthen the band and require PERCUSSION CORNET AND 2ND TROMBONE PLAYERS.. Rehearsals are on a wednesday in our own bandroom.. Good atmosphere in this ambitious friendly band so give us a call.. Concerts and contests planned

Ashton under Lyne Band

September 15 • SOPRANO CORNET: We are looking for a confident and competent player to join our experienced cornet bench. Rehearsals are on Monday nights 8-10pm and we have a sensible and good quality forthcoming concert and contest schedule.

Andreas Kratz

Mus.B (hons)
Conductor, Adjudicator, Teacher


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