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Results: 2012 scaba Entertainment Contest

Haverhill lead the way at Crawley to take scaba entertainment title.

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There was a full day of high quality entertainment to enjoy at the recent scaba entertainment contest at Crawley.

Dr Robert Childs adjudicated the 15 performances in what turned out to be a very good contesting day.

Haverhill Silver directed by Mark Ager took the top section honours ahead of London & Southern Counties rivals Regent Brass with West of England challengers Otterbourne Brass in third.

In the B Section, LGB Brass conducted by Ian Stewart claimed first prize ahead of rivals Crystal Palace, with Epsom & Ewell in third.

Haverhill Silver directed by Mark Ager took the top section honours ahead of London & Southern Counties rivals Regent Brass with West of England challengers Otterbourne Brass in third4BR

Results:

A Section:

Adjudicator: Dr Robert Childs

1. Haverhill Silver (Mark Ager)
2. Regent Brass (Alan Duguid)
3. Otterbourne Brass (Gareth Pritchard)
4. Yiewsley & West Drayton (Chris Cole)
5. Tilbury (Andrew Austin)
6. Chichester City (Ross Hunt)

Special Awards:

Highest Unplaced First Section Band: Yiewsley & West Drayton
Best Soloist: Tetsuro Okamura—Trombone (Regent Brass)
Best Performed March: Otterbourne Brass

B Section:

Adjudicator: Dr Robert Childs

1. LGB Brass (Ian Stewart)
2. Crystal Palace (Michael Gray)
3. Epsom & Ewell (Jack Smith)
4. St Sebastian Wokingham (Lee Woodward)
5. Denmead Brass (Estelle Flood)
6. Epping Forest (Denis Desmond)
7. Berkshire County Youth (John Watts)
8. Cobham (Robin Langdon)
9. Lingfield Silver (Roy T Fuller)

Special Awards:

Highest Unplaced Youth/3rd Section Band: Berkshire County Youth
Highest placed Youth Band: Berkshire County Youth
Best Soloist: Andy Hill—Trombone (Denmead Brass)
Best Trombone Section: Epsom & Ewell
Best Compere Conductor: Robin Langdon (Cobham)

Thanks to Sally Coleman, scaba Media



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