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Report & Results: 2015 Truro contest

There was a great day of contesting to enjoy at the 60th anniversary Cornwall BBA Championship in Truro led by St Keverne

Lanner and District
 

The Cornwall Brass Band Association held its 60th anniversary Diamond Jubilee Championships at the Hall for Cornwall in Truro on the weekend.

There was a fine selection of music from Junior and Training bands through to Championship Section, with adjudicator John Berryman certainly enjoying himself.

Long Service Award

A Long Service Award was also made to Fred Angove of Bodmin Band in recognition of over 70 years dedication to banding in Cornwall. A second award was presented to John Berryman in recognition of his lifelong dedication to banding — which started at the Championship in 1955.

Results:

Championship Section:
Highest Placed Hymn Tune: Lanner & District
Highest Placed Championship Section Band: Lanner & District

First Section:
Highest Placed Hymn Tune: St Keverne Senior
Highest Placed First Section Band: St Keverne Senior

Second Section:
Highest Placed Hymn Tune: Bodmin Town
Highest Placed Second Section Band: Bodmin Town

Third Section:
Highest Placed Hymn Tune: St Stythians
Highest Place Third Section Band: Heyl Town

2. St Stythians

Fourth Section:
Highest Placed Hymn Tune: Lanner Academy
Highest Placed Fourth Section Band: Lanner Academy

2. Redruth Town

Training Section:
Highest placed Hymn Tune: The Reds
Highest Placed Band: The Reds

Junior Section:
Highest Placed Hymn Tune: St Dennis Junior
Highest Placed Junior Band: St Dennis Junior

2. St Keverne Juniors

Youth Section:
Highest placed Hymn Tune: St Keverne Youth
Highest Placed Youth Band: St Keverne Youth

2. St Austell Youth
3. St Dennis Youth

Ungraded Section:
Highest Placed Hymn Tune — Indian Queens
Highest Placed Ungraded Band -Indian Queens

2. Camelford Band


Special Awards:
Best Cornet Section: St Keverne Senior
Best Bass Section: St Keverne Senior
Best Cornet Player: Lanner & District
Best Euphonium: Lanner & District
Best Player of the Day: (flugel) — Lanner & District

Overall Contest Winners:
Best Hymn Tune of the Day: Lanner & District
Cornish Champions 2015: St Keverne Senior

2. Lanner & District
3. St Keverne Youth

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