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1981 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Date:
Saturday, October 3, 1981

Venue:
Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
Blitz (Derek Bourgeois)

Adjudicator(s):
Geoffrey Brand, Eric Bravington, William Relton

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Black Dyke MillsMajor Peter Parkes6190
2Brighouse & RastrickDerek Broadbent14188
3WhitburnGeoffrey Whitham3187
4Yorkshire Imperial MetalsJohn Pryce-Jones10186
5Sun LifeChristopher Aidey9185
6Besses o' th' BarnRoy Newsome20183
7=GUSKeith Wilkinson21181
7=LoughboroughCharles Fisher11181
9Solent Concert BrassWesley Garner17180
10=Grimethorpe CollieryRay Farr5177
10=Leyland VehiclesRichard Evans19177
12Lewis MerthyrNigel Seaman11176
13=CoryDenzil Stephens16175
13=Newtongrange & Bilston CollieryNigel Boddice1175
15TredegarAlbert Meek13174
16Ever ReadyHoward Snell4173
17Point of Ayr CollieryGwyn Jones8172
18AlbourneDon Keene2171
19HendonDon Morrison12170
20Morris MotorsClifford Edmunds18169
21DalmellingtonArchie Hutchinson7168
22Northumbria PoliceJohn Foxcroft22165

Prizes:
First: £2000
Second: £1000
Third: £500
Fourth: £250

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

Due to the change in the way the Regional contests were to be run from 1982, both Black Dyke Mills and Brighouse and Rastrick were given byes to the 1982 final. From 1982 the winners and runners up would gain automatic qualification.

The event was sponsored by the National Westminster Bank
 



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Garforth Brass

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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


Chris King

MBA, BMus(Hons), LRSM, AoBBA
Conductor, Arranger, Adjudicator, Compere, Band Trainer


               

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