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Result: 2021 Danish National Championship

Concord sets flight path to European after successful title defence.

Concord
  Concord Band celebrate their national title success

Concord Brass Band secured their place at the European Championships in Birmingham with a successful defence of their Danish National title in Arhus on the weekend.

Their performances of the set work, 'Songs of Ascent' by Jonathan Bates plus their own-choice test-piece selection of Philip Sparke's 'Music of the Spheres' gave them a two point margin of victory over rivals and local favourites Arhus Brass Band with former champion Lyngby-Taarbæk Brass Band in third.

Further details to follow

Result:


Adjudicators: Frode Rydland, Florent Didier, Jonathan Bates
Test piece: Songs of Ascent (Jonathan Bates)
Set Work/Own Choice = Total

1. Concord Brass (Reid Gilje): 95.3/95.0 = 95.2
2. Arhus Brass (Stig Maersk): 95.0/93.0 = 94.0
3. Lyngby-Taarbaek (Tim De Maeseneer): 94.7/92.0 = 93.4
4. FDF Christianshavn Brass (Robert Bang): 86.7/89.7 = 88.2
5. Nordvestjysk Brass (Huw Thomas): 87.3/88.7 = 88.0

Best Soloist in Set Work: Solo cornet (Lyngby-Taarbaek Brass)
Trophy for Highest Points in Own Choice: Concord Brass

First Division:


Adjudicators: Frode Rydland, Florent Didier, Jonathan Bates
Set Work/Own Choice = Total

1. Skanderborg Brass (Michelle Rakers): 94.0/93.0 = 93.5
2. Dania Brass (Dennis Andersen): 93.0/91.7 = 92.4
3. Hinnerup Gardens Brass (Anne Mette Tilsted Hansen): 91.0/92.0 = 91.5
4. Frederiksberg Brass (Mikkel Amsinck): 90.0/89.7 = 89.9
5. Danfoss Orkestret (Gert Skovlod Hattesen): 88.0/88.3 = 88.2

Best Soloist in Set Work: Flugel (Skanderborg Brass)

Second Division:


Set Work/Own Choice = Total

1. Aalborg Post Orkester (Henrik Juul-Brinkmann): 90.0/91.7 = 90.9
2. Flyverhjemmevaernets Musikkorps (Thomas Lorup Hylgaard): 91.0/89.0 = 90.0
3. Svogerslev Brass (Henrik Naeser Christiansen): 89.7/88.0 = 88.9

Best Soloist in Set Work: Cornet (Flyverhjemmevaernets Musikkorps)

Third Division:


Set Work/Own Choice = Total

1. Peder Most Garden (Bjarke Visby Andersen): 90.7/92.7 = 91.7
2. FDF Aarhus Musikkreds (Simon Saetre Kjaergaard): 87.7/88.3 = 88.0
3. FDF Gladsaxe Brass (Carl Viggo Jespersen): 85.3/89.3 = 87.3
4. Greve-Vedbaek Brass (Mathias Snejbjerg): 82.7/83.7 = 83.2

Best Soloist in Set Work: Horn (FDF Greve-Vedbaek Brass)

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