Results: 2011 Queensland Championships14-Jun-2011
Results from the 2011 Queensland Championships.
The 2011 Queensland championships were held at the Brolga Theatre, Maryborough over the Queens Birthday weekend June 11-13.
Brisbane Excelsior under the Musical Direction of guest conductor, Paul Andrews, won all of the stage events to take the overall championship by a convincing margin of 12 points.
Adjudicators for the weekend were Peter Walmsley and Anthony Timmins.
The Best of Brass Gala Concert attracted an 800 strong audience. Bands featured were Carindale Salvation Army Band, Brisbane Brass, Capricornia Silver, South Brisbane Federal and Brisbane Excelsior.
Brisbane Excelsior were presented with the QBA Award for the most entertaining band at the Gala Concert, dedicated to the memory of Pam and Casey Schryver.
Hymn+Test+Own Choice+Stage March=Total
Test: Year of the Dragon (Sparke)
1. Brisbane Excelsior (Paul Andrews), Journey to the Centre of the Earth (Graham), 47+192+194+47=480
2. Brisbane Brass 1 (Ian Wilson), Vienna Nights (Wilby), 45+185+192+46=468
3. South Brisbane Federal (Dylan Troyahn), Paganini Variations (Wilby), 42+182+186+43=453
4. Capricornia Silver (John Evenhuis), Tallis Variations (Sparke), 44+180+182+44=450
Test: Evocations (Ellerby)
1. Windsor Brass (Michael Purtle)
2. Brisbane Brass 2 (Josh McKechie)
3. Toowoomba 1 (Lorraine Fuller)
4. Sunnybank Brass 1 (Louisa Smith)
Test: Dimensions (Graham)
1. Sunshine Brass (Kevin Brown)
Test: Caledonian Journey (Fernie)
1. Brisbane Brass 3 (Bill Barker)
Steve Ridler (Eb Tenor Horn), won the QLD Champion of Champions, and will now represent Queensland at the 2012 Ern Keller International Soloist of the Year.
Soprano: Mitch Buckley (Brisbane Brass)
Bb Cornet: Paula Russell (St Marys Band Club Brass)
Flugel: Danielle Rich (Brisbane Brass)
Tenor Horn: Steve Ridler (Brisbane Excelsior)
Baritone: Ross Moloney (Brisbane Excelsior)
Euphonium: Josh McKechie (Brisbane Brass)
Tenor Trombone: Stuart Bent (Brisbane Excelsior)
Bass Trombone: Jonathan Germann (Yellow Cabs Bayside Brass)
Eb Bass: Julie Woods (Brisbane Excelsior)
Bb Bass: Dean Morley (Brisbane Excelsior)
For more results, go to the QBA website www.qba.org.au
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