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National judges announced

The line-up of judges that will be in the box at Cheltenham and London later this year have been revealed.

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  The line-up of National judges has been announced

The panel of adjudicators who will make the all important decisions at this year's National Finals in Cheltenham and London have been announced by Kapitol Promotions.

The trio in the box at the Royal Albert Hall will be Wantage Band MD Paul Holland, former Association of Brass Band Adjudicators Chairman, Alan Morrison, and the highly respected Belgian conductor Luc Vertommen. The contest takes place on Saturday 6th October.

Meanwhile, an experienced team consisting of David Hirst, Roger Webster, John Maines, John Doyle and Gary Davies will make the decisions at Cheltenham on the weekend of 15th/16th September.

The trio in the box at the Royal Albert Hall will be Wantage Band MD Paul Holland, former Association of Brass Band Adjudicators Chairman, Alan Morrison, and the highly respected Belgian conductor Luc Vertommen4BR

Judges

Championship Section: Paul Holland, Alan Morrison, Luc Vertommen
First Section: David Hirst & John Maines
Second Section: David Hirst & Roger Webster
Third Section: John Doyle & Roger Webster
Fourth Section: Gary Davies & John Maines

For further information:

http:/­/­www.nationalbrassbandchampionships.com/­news/­461/­national-finals-2018-adjudicator-announcement

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David Hirst

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Conductor, adjudicator and arranger