After a very succesful 2007, Scottish Open Champion Whitburn named Alex Philip and Anne Crookston as their Player of the Year and Bandsman of the Year respectively.
Solo trombonist Alex Philip was recognised after a fantastic year on the stage. His solo contributions throughout the period, including a wonderful performance at the Brass in Concert championships were marked with the Player of the Year award.
Anne’s award was presented only a few days after she was named in 4barsrest’s Band of the Year for 2007Whitburn Band
Anne Crookston’s contributions to Whitburn in 2007 were also recognised with a trophy.
Her arrangement of Strauss’ 'Furioso Polka' was performed at Brass in Concert, while her performances at the Scottish Championships, British Open and National Finals on solo baritone were of the highest class.
Anne’s award was presented only a few days after she was named in 4barsrest’s Band of the Year for 2007.