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Results: Friendly Band (Sowerby Bridge) Solo & Quartet

A great turn out of competitors at Sowerby Bridge where the playing went on all day...

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There was a great turn out of competitors at the recent

It was an extremley long day for the adjudicator, Mr Sydney Swancott from Doncaster, because of the large entry. The contest commenced at 10.00am and ended at 6.30pm.

The MC for the event was the Yorkshire Regional Secretary, Mrs Peggy Tomlinson. Prizes were presented by one of the band's vice-presidents Lady Patricia Thompson.

Results:

11 years and under:


1. Dulcie Fieldhouse — Elland Silver Youth
2. Jacob Lusk — Friendly Band (Sowerby Bridge)
3. Charlotte Horsfield — Clifton & Lightcliffe Junior Band

Best cornet in Section: Dulcie Fieldhouse, Elland Silver Youth
Youngest Player of the Day: Nadia Long, Clifton & Lightcliffe Junior Band

13 years and under:

1. Jonathan Bates — Thurlstone
2. Nick Walker — Clifton & Lightcliffe
3. Jamie Smith — Grange Moor

Best Tenor Horn in Section: Jonathan Bates, Thurlstone

16 years and under:

1. Mark Crisp — Clifton & Lightcliffe
2. Nick Walker — Clifton & Lightcliffe
3. Jamie Smith — Grange Moor

Best Cornet in Section: Mark Crisp, Clifton & Lightcliffe

Veterans Section:

1. Jim Tew — Vernon BS (Poynton)
2. Ian Gill — YBC Concert Brass
3. Carol Caton — Friendly Band (Sowerby Bridge)

Veteran of the Day: Jim Tew, Vernon BS (Poynton)

Open Section:

1. Jim Tew — Vernon BS (Poynton)
2. Jonathan Bates — Thurlstone
3. Ian Gill — YBS Concert Brass

Junior Quartet:

1. Clifton & Lightcliffe Juniors

Open Quartet:

1. Clifton 'Pros'
2. The Clifton 'A' Team
3. Friendly Fillies

Instrumental Awards:

Best Euphonium of the day: Veterans Section: Ian Gill, YBS Concert
Best Bass of the day: Veterans Section: Jim Tew, Vernon BS (Poynton)
Best Trombone of the day: Veterans Section: Carol Caton, Friendly Band (Sowerby Bridge)
Best Baritone of the day: Veterans Section: Brian Haigh, Friendly Band (Sowerby Bridge)
Best Tenor Horn of the day: Open Section: Jonathan Bates, Thurlstone
Best Cornet of the day: Open Section: Mark Crisp, Clifton & Lightcliffe
Higest marks: Friendly Band: Veteran & Open: Carol Caton and Rae Nesbitt

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