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Result: 2017 Danish National Championship

Concord Brass makes a successful defence of its Danish title in Skanderborg with divisional honours picked up by Dania Brass, Hinnerup Garden and Selandia Brass.

Denmark
  Danish National titles were decided in Skanderborg on the weekend.

Concord Brass successfully defended its Danish National title in Skanderborg on the weekend.

Their performances of the set work, 'Actaeon' by Gareth Wood and their own-choice selection of 'Fraternity' gave them a clear victory over rivals Arhus Brass with former champions Lyngby-Taarbaek in third.

They will now represent Denmark at the 2018 European Championships in Utrecht.

More to follow...

Results:

Championship Section:

Set Work: Actaeon (Gareth Wood)

Adjudicators:
Mike Kilroy, David Thornton, John Doyle (test)
Mike Kilroy, David Thornton, Paul Duffy (own choice)
Set Work/Own Choice = Total

1. Concord Brass (Jesper Juul Windahl): 96/94.3 = 95.2
2. Arhus Brass (Michael Thomsen): 93/94.7 = 93.9
3. Lyngby-Taarbaek (Glenn Van Looy): 94/92 = 93.0
4. Nordvestjysk Brass (Niels-Ole Bo Johansen): 90/88.3 = 89.2
5. FDF Christianshavn Brass (Stig Maersk): 89/89.3 = 89.2

First Division:


Set Work: A Moorside Suite (John Ireland)
Adjudicators:
Mike Kilroy, David Thornton, Paul Duffy (test)
Mike Kilroy, Casper Schreiber, John Doyle (own choice)
Set Work/Own Choice = Total

1. Dania Brass (Dennis Aaberg Andersen): 91/88 = 89.5
2. Skanderborg Brass (Huw Thomas): 89/89.7 = 89.3
3. Frederiksberg Brass (Lars Peder Sorensen): 84/92 = 88
4. FDF Frederikshavn Brass (Anders Larsen): 87/87 = 87
5. Svogerslev Brass (Stanley Westh): 86/84.7 = 85.4

Second Division:


Set Work: The Graces of Love (Oliver Waespi
Adjudicators: John Doyle, Casper Schreiber, Mark Wilkinson
Set Work/Own Choice = Total

1. Hinnerup Garden (Anne Mette Tilsted Hansen): 92/90.7 = 91.4
2. Danfoss Orkestret (Gert Skovlod Hattesen): 90/88.7 = 89.4
3. Hvidovre Musikskoles Brass (Bo Fuglsang): 87.7/86.7 = 87.2

Third Division:


Set Work: Partitia (Edward Gregson)
Adjudicators: Paul Duffy, David Thornton, Mark Wilkinson
Set Work/Own Choice = Total

1. Selandia Brass (Jacob Vilhelm Larsen): 90/93 = 91.5
2. Greve Pigegarde (N/K): 87.3/88 = 87.7
3. Senex Brass (Boris Kertsman): 86.3/87.3 = 86.8
4. Balle Brass (Peter Deichgraber): 83.7/87.3 = 85.5
5. Sonderberg Garden (Jeppe Rasmussen): 85/83.3 = 84.2
6. Brass Band Da Capo (N/K): 82.7/84.7 = 83.7



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Composer and conductor