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1979 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Date:
Saturday, October 6, 1979

Venue:
Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
Volcano (Robert Simpson)

Adjudicator(s):
Eric Ball, Eric Bravington, Havelock Nelson

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Black Dyke MillsMajor Peter Parkes13190
2CoryDenzil Stephens8185
3Birmingham School of MusicRoy Curran1180
4Carlton Main Frickley CollieryDavid James19178
5Brighouse & RastrickGeoffrey Brand17175
6=TredegarDavid Thomas20174
6=Hammond Sauce WorksGeoffrey Whitham12174
8Besses o' th' BarnRoy Newsome7173
9Ever ReadyTrevor Walmsley14172
10Sun Life StanshaweRoy Newsome15170
11Bodmin TownAlan Jenkin6168
12Yorkshire Imperial MetalsDenis Carr11167
13Desford CollieryHoward Snell5165
14Kilmarnock Concert BrassAndrew Keachie9162
15Fairey EngineeringWalter Hargreaves3160
16=Hymac Works (Rhymney)Brian Buckley21158
16=CWS GlasgowNigel Boddice4158
18Solent ConcertWesley Garner10155
19Wingates TemperanceDennis Wilby18153
20CambridgeDavid Read2150
21Northumbria PoliceStan MacDonald16148

Prizes:
First: £650
Second: £450
Third: £300
Fourth: £200

The winning conductor also received a presentation score of the test piece.
 



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Craig Roberts

BA (Hons), MA
Conductor / Adjudicator


               

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