facebook twitter rss vimeo shop label support us

*
banner

Report & Results: 2016 Ripon Cathedral Entertainment

Tewit Youth produce brilliant entertainment to claim the silverware ahead of senior rivals at Ripon Cathedral.

Ripon Entertainment

 

There was plenty of wonderful entertainment on show amid the glorious surroundings of Ripon Cathedral in Yorkshire on the weekend, as both youth and senior bands produced excellent performances for an appreciative audience as well as the adjudication team of Mike Kilroy, Malcolm Dibb and Ben Cauldwell.

Overall honours

After a splendid day of music making it was Tewit Youth Band (above) that left for home with the huge winner's Rose Bowl trophy to fill with celebratory lemonade, as they took the overall honours under the direction of their energetic MD, Martin Hall.

In what was a cracking contest, the young players beat off the strong challenge of Third Section rivals North Skelton and Eagley to take the overall honours.

Tewit's 'Best Entertainment' prize-winning set certainly wowed the audience, who were left cheering along as they delivered their 'Hootenanny, Down by the Riverside' finale, with all the players standing on their feet and the MD racing down the aisle in time for the last chord!

The band's solo horn player Nat Martin also won the 'Best Soloist' award for his fine rendition of 'And Everything is Still'.

20 minute programme

The popular event has been going since 1997, with bands having to produce a 20 minute programme. Once again this year there was a fine selection of music on offer with numerous excellent soloists and a wide variety of repertoire.

2013 champion North Skelton conducted by Kevin Moxon gave of their best as they ended runner-up, producing a fine rendition of 'Blaze Away' to take the 'Best March' prize, whilst third placed Eagley directed by Matt Ryan also claimed the 'Best Percussion' trophy.

Marske took the 'Best Hymn Tune' with their lyrical account of 'When the Stars Begin to Fall', whilst Neil Greenwood of Huddersfield & Ripponden claimed the 'Best Euphonium' prize for his lovely rendition of 'Donegal Bay'.

Tewit's 'Best Entertainment' prize-winning set certainly wowed the audience, who were left cheering along as they delivered their 'Hootenanny, Down by the Riverside' finale4BR

Results:

Adjudicators: Mike Kilroy (Music), Malcolm Dibb & Ben Cauldwell (Entertainment)
Entertainment + Music = Total

1. Tewit Youth (Martin Hall): 43+187 = 230
2. North Skelton (Kevin Moxon): 37.5+190 = 227.5
3. Eagley (Matt Ryan): 39+186 = 225
4. Leyburn (Rebecca Lundberg): 37+179 = 216
5. Marske Silver (Ian Langhorn): 33.5+181 = 214.5*
6. Houghton Area Youth (Glenis Smith): 41.5+173 = 214.5
7. Trimdon Concert (Tina Mortimer): 38+171 = 209
8. Huddersfield & Ripponden (Adam Bell): 32.5+176 = 208.5
9. Knaresbrough Silver (Steve Moreland): 37+172 = 208**
10. Murton Colliery (Tom Maddison): 28.5+177 = 205.5
11. Garforth Brass (James Beecham): 28.5+170 = 198.5
12. Garforth Jubilee (Charles Hindmarsh): 29+169 + 198

*Music marks takes preference
**1 point time penalty

Best 4th Section/Unregistered Band: Leyburn
Best Youth Section (not in the podium prizes): Houghton Area Youth
Best Entertainment: Tewit Youth
Best Hymn: Marske
Best March: North Skelton
Best Soloist: Nat Martin (horn)
Best Euphonium: Neil Greenwoood (Huddersfield & Ripponden)
Best Percussion sponsored by Durham Music: Eagley Band

Support us for less than a cup of coffee...

4BR wants to ensure that the brass band movement remains vibrant and relevant. We also want to be able to question, challenge and critically examine those who run and play in it, producing high quality journalism that informs as well as entertains our readers.

So if like us you value a strong, independent perspective on the brass band world - then why not consider becoming a supporter and help make our future and that of a burgeoning brass band movement more secure.

So one less cappuccino then?

Support us    



Roger WEBSTER

Webster and Schwartz head to Germany

March 21 • Roger Webster and Philippe Schwartz will be in Germany this weekend to lead three day course at Folkwang University of Arts Essen.


MEANTLA hEALTH

Wingates pioneer mental health workshop

March 21 • Wingates Band is linking up with health care professionals and the Coop to run a free mental health workshop linked to the benefits of playing a brass band instrument.


Cory

Cory announce 2019 Composition Prize details

March 21 • The fifth RWCMD & Cory Band Composition Prize competition is now open for 5 minutes of potential lasting fame...


Cross

Death of Gerald Harrison

March 21 • The death has been announced of Gerald Harrison, the man who brought brass bands into the homes of millions of people.


Black Dyke Band - Mirfield Parish Church

Thursday 21 March • Mirfield Parish Church, 38 Church Lane, Mirfield WF14 9HX


The Fairey Band - Ensembles from Bramhall High School

Friday 22 March • Seal Rd, Bramhall, Stockport SK7 2JT SK7 2JT


Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Brass Band

Friday 22 March • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street Opp. RESERVED. London . W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ


Woodfalls Band - Risca Male Voice Choir

Saturday 23 March • St Mary's Church Andover SP10 1ER


Grimethorpe Colliery Band -

Saturday 23 March • Wakefield Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, Wakefield WF1 2TE


The Corsham Band

March 21 • Due to work commitments, a vacancy has arisen for a Tenor Trombone player. First or Second position available. We are a newly promoted Second Section band with a friendly and enthusiastic team.


The GUS Band

March 20 • Following the band's 9th qualification for the National Finals in 10 years the GUS Band seeks applications for both a soprano and a solo cornet player. The band rehearses in Northampton on Monday and Thursday evenings.


Amesbury Town Band

March 20 • Players and beginners of any standard are always warmly welcomed especially solo cornets, horns, trombones and percussionists to help out existing players. Feel free to drop in even if you just fancy a blow or want to try another instrument


Alan Fernie

DRSAM, Dip.NCOS
Arranger, composer, adjudicator, conductor