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Results: 2019 North of England Regional Championships

East Yorkshire Motor Services, J36 Brass, North Skelton, Bearpark & Esh and Tewit Silver claim the honours in Durham

  East Yorkshire Motor Services (above), J36 Brass, Bearpark & Esh and Tewit Silver lead the way in Durham also claiming honours


Championship Section:

Test Piece: Seascapes (Ray Steadman-Allen)
Adjudicators: Dr Brett Baker & Alan Morrison

1. East Yorkshire Motor Services (Stig Maersk)*
2. Reg Vardy (Russell Gray)*
3. NASUWT Riverside (David Roberts)
4. Easington Colliery (Daniel Brooks)
5. Fishburn (Paul Lovatt Cooper)
6. Shepherd Building Group (Richard Wilton)
7. Westoe (Jason Smith)
8. York Railway Institute (David Lancaster)
9. Harrogate (Leigh Baker)

*Top two bands qualify for National Final

Best Soprano: NASUWT Riverside
Best Principal Cornet: East Yorkshire Motor Services
Best Euphonium: East Yorkshire Motor Services
Best Trombone: East Yorkshire Motor Services
Best Tubas: East Yorkshire Motor Services
Best Percussion: Reg Vardy

First Section:

Test Piece: Symphony of Marches (Gilbert Vinter)
Adjudicators: Stan Lippeatt & Alan Fernie

1. J36 Brass (Andrew Warriner)*
2. Ripon City (Mark Sidwell)*
3. Kirkbymoorside Town (Sarah Woodward)
4. Houghton Brass (Tom Gibson)
5. GT Group Peterlee (Ian Langthorne)
6. Ashington Colliery (Nigel Steadman)

*Top two bands qualify for National Final

Best Trombone: J36 Brass
Best Basses: J36 Brass
Best Percusion: J36 Brass

Second Section:

Test Piece: Rise of the Phoenix (Darrol Barry)
Adjudicators: Alan Fernie & Anne Crookston

1. North Skelton (Lewis Wilkinson)*
2. Cockerton (Andrew Hunter)*
3. Felling (Jason Smith)
4. NASUWT Concert Brass (Andrew Hall)
5. Barton Community (Gary Oglesby)
6. Dunston Silver (Dean Jones)
7. Durham Miners Association (Stuart Gray)
8. Ferryhill Town (Gareth Sykes)
9. East Riding of Yorkshire (Gary Hallas)

*Top two bands qualify for National Final

Best Euphonium: North Skelton
Best Soprano: North Skelton
Best Basses: Cockerton

Third Section:

Test Piece: First Suite in Eb (Gustav Holst)
Saturday 16th March
Adjudicators: Dr Brett Baker & Stan Lippeatt

1. Bearpark & Esh Colliery (Phillip Tait)*
2. Trimdon Concert Brass (William Harrison)*
3. Ellington Colliery (Claire Winter)
4. Knaresborough Silver (Nick Garrett)
5. Jayess Newbiggin (Andrew Griffiths)
6. Cleethorpes (Brian Harper)
7. Billingham Silver (Vaughan Evans)
8. Swinton & District Excelsior (Robin Rutter)

*Top two bands qualify for National Final

Best Percussion: Bearpark & Esh
Best Cornet: Nicola Evans (soprano) — Bearpark & Esh

Fourth Section:

Test Piece: Stantonbury Festival (Ray Steadman-Allan)
Adjudicators: Benjamin Richeton & Anne Crookston

1. Tewit Silver (Martin Hall)*
2. Burneside Brass (Laurie Johnston)*
3. Penrith Town Band (Ian Butterworth)
4. Spennymoor Town (Fiona Casewell)
5. Marske (James Chisholm)
6. Backworth Colliery (Daniel Maverick)
8. Lanchester (John Weirs)
8. Craghead Colliery (Stephen Goddard)

*Top two bands qualify for National Final

Best Principal Cornet: Tewit Silver
Best Euphonium: Penrith

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