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1987 European Championships - A Section

Date:
Saturday, May 2, 1987

Venue:
Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Test piece:
Frontier, Michael Ball

Adjudicator(s):
Michael Ball, Pascal Eicher, William Relton

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Black Dyke Mills
Contest Music
P. Parkes9/898[1]+97[3]=195
2Williams Fairey
Dances and Arias
R. Newsome1/691[4]+98[2]=189
3Whitburn
Blitz
A. Swainson8/792[3]+96[4]=188
4Desford Colliery
Year of the Dragon
H. Snell2/988[5]+99[1]=187
5BB Willebroek [Belgium]
Pageantry
F. Violet10/494[]+86[9]=180
6Eikanger Bjørsvik Musikklag [Norway]
Pageantry
H. Haukås4/1086[6]+94[5]=180
7BB De Waldsang [Holland]
Contest Music
B. Ijlstra6/585[7]+91[6]=176
8Cory
Dances and Arias
A. Kenney3/1184[8]+90[7]=174
9BB Treize Etoiles [Switzerland]
Dances and Arias
G. P. Moren5/282[9]+89[8]=171
10Agnes Street [N. Ireland]
Land of the Long White Cloud
E. Ruddock7/380[10]+84[10]=164
11Toolo Brass [Finland]
Dances and Arias
H. Kolvulas11/177[11]+80[11]=157

[SW] Set Work
[OC] Own Choice

Prizes:

1st Prize: £1500 plus The Boosey and Hawkes European Trophy. The band also received the Champion Band of Europe Plaque and an engarved souvenir goblet
2nd Prize: £1250 plus The Besson Salver
3rd Prize: £1000 plus The Boosey and Hawkes European Cup
4th Prize: £750 plus The North Midlands Area Committee Trophy
5th Prize: £500 plus the North Midlands Area Associations Shield

Each competing band received a souvenir plaque 



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David Hirst

MA, B.Ed (Hons), LTCL
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