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National Championships of Great Britain

Section 2 Summary

Year Winners Conductor Test piece
2021 Hebden Bridge Chris Binns Lions of Legends, Thierry Deleruyelle
2019 South Yorkshire Police Leigh Occasion, Edward Gregson
2018 Middleton Kevin Gibbs Firestorm, Stephen Bulla
2017 Boarshurst Silver James Garlick Music For a Legacy, Steven Ponsford
2016 Stannington Derek Renshaw Images for Brass, Stephen Bulla
2015 Ebbw Valley Gareth Ritter The Snaring of the Sun, Stephen Roberts
2014 Marple Sarah Groake-Booth Traversada, Oliver Waespi
2013 Goodwick Brass Matthew Jenkins Purcell Variations, Kenneth Downie
2012 South Milford Brass Martin Hall 'Academic Festival Overture' - Brahms arr. Dr Denis Wright
2011 Brunel Brass John Winterflood 'Portrait of a City' - Philip Sparke
2010 Tylorstown Gary Davies 'Psalms and Alleluias' - Philip Wilby
2009 City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) Gareth Ritter Scot's Miscellany, Alan Fernie
2008 Point of Ayr Michael Fowles Rhapsodic Variations - My Strength, My Tower - Dean Goffin
2007 Newbridge (Celynen) Paul Holland Toccata, Elegy and Scherzo, Darrol Barry
2006 St. Dennis Brian Minear Gothic Dances, Alan Fernie
2005 St Keverne Derek Greenwood Belmont Variations, Bliss arr Frank Wright
2004 Hathern D. Newman Chaucer's Tunes, Michael Ball
2003 Hatfield CoalPower G. O’Connor Sunset Rhapsody, Eric Ball
2002 Hade Edge S. Wood Danceries, Kenneth Kesketh
2001 Ammanford Town J. Davies Variations on a Swiss Folk Song, Philip Sparke
2000 Oldham Brass '97 A. White Abstractions, Torstein Aagaard-Nilsen
1999 Holme Silver D. Beckley Three Figures, Herbert Howells
1998 Ashton-under-Lyne M. Evans Caprccio, Kenneth Downie
1997 Bathgate H McKenzie Symphony for Brass 'Apocalypse', W. Gordon
1996 Berisfords Cardway H. Megarrell The Aeronauts, Goff Richards
1995 Glossop Old J. Cant The Plantagenets, Edward gregson
1994 Chapeltown Silver D. Beckley Cross Patonce, Goff Richards
1993 Torbay Brass B. Buckley Firestorm, Stephen Bulla
1992 City of Hull R. Childs Holiday Overture for Brass, Eric Ball
1991 Soveriegn Brass H. McNeil Chorale, Ray Steadman-Allen


Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Sunday 19 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL40 4SH


Bodmin Town Band - Bodmin Town Band in concert

Friday 24 September • St Petroc's Church, Priory Road, Bodmin PL31 2DT


Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Central Band Brass Ensemble & Seraphim Consort

Thursday 30 September • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Regent Hall Concerts - Fulham Band

Friday 1 October • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Regent Hall Concerts - Bone-afide Trombone Quartet

Friday 1 October • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Garforth Brass

September 26 • Garforth Brass (3rd section Yorkshire Area) is seeking cornet players (positions negotiable) as the band prepares for forthcoming concerts and contests. We are looking to build further following recent promotion and merger with Garforth Jubilee Band.


Shipston Town Band

September 25 • We are rehearsing covid safe in our refurbished band hall. We are looking to recruit Bb Cornets position negotiable Principal Trom Bass Trom Eb Bass and Bb Bass to bring the band up to full strength


Staines Brass

September 25 • Staines Brass are looking for , Soprano, and E flat Bass and B flat Bass players to join our ranks following the return to rehearsals. Our rehearsal nights are Thursday 8pm and we are based The Lammas Park, Staines, TW18 4XZ


Michael Bennett

BSc, RNCM (Perf)
Performer, Composer, Arranger, Teacher


               

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