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2003 European Championships - A Section

Date:
Saturday, May 3, 2003

Venue:
Grieghalle, Bergen

Test piece:
Aubade - Dawn Song of the Fabulous Birds, Torstein Aargaard-Nilsen

Adjudicator(s):
[SW] Torgny Hanson, Goff Richards, Jan van der Roost [OC] Jens T. Larsen, Isabelle Ruf, Thomas Wyss

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Yorkshire Building Society [England]
Concerto Grosso
D. King7/297[1]+96[2]=193
2Buy As You View Cory [Wales]
Revelation
R. Childs9/596[2]+97[1]=193
3Willebroek [Belgium]
Dove Descending
F. Violet2/995[3]+95[3]=190
4Brighouse & Rastrick
Masquerade
I. McElligott1/191[6]+92[5]=183
5Manger Musikklag [Norway]
Harmony Music
A. Withington11/1090[7]+93[4]=183
6Brass Band Fribourg [Switzerland]
Revelation
A. Duc8/892[5]+90[7]=182
7Provinciale Brass Band Groningen [Netherlands]
Tristan Encounters
S. Hoekstra6/794[4]+87[8]=181
8Kirkintilloch [Scotland]
Jazz
F. Renton10/685[10]+91[6]=176
9Lyngby-Taarbaek Brass Band [Denmark]
Montage
J. J. Sorensen4/388[9]+86[9]=174
10Brass Band Krohnengen [Norway]
Revelation
R. Farr3/489[8]+84[10]=173
11Brass Band Normandie [France]
Spectrum
P. Gervais5/1182[11]+80[11]=162

[SW] Set Work
[OC] Own Choice

Prizes:

1st Prize: 5000 Euros plus The Boosey and Hawkes Trophy plus embroidered plaque for conductor and banners for each player.
2nd Prize: 4000 Euros plus Besson Plate
3rd Prize: 3500 Euros
4th Prize: 2500 Euros
5th Prize: 2000 Euros
6th Prize: 1500 Euros

The winning band also received a stand banner plus 35 bannerettes.

The City of Bergen Soloist Prize of 25000 Krone was won by Gavin Saynor, Eb tuba of the YBS band.

Trophies were also awarded for the winners of the Set Work and Own Choice Sections of the contest 



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Cornet soloist, clinician, conductor and adjudicator