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1983 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Date:
Saturday, October 8, 1983

Venue:
Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
Ballet for Band (Joseph Horovitz)

Adjudicator(s):
Eric Ball, Roy Newsome, Sir David Willcocks

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1CoryMajor Arthur Kenny9197
2Black Dyke MillsMajor Peter Parkes12196
3GUSKeith Wilkinson17195
4GrimethorpeJames Scott11194
5Foden'sHoward Snell3193
6Jones & CrosslandStephen Roberts16192
7Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Geoffrey Brand14191
8Fairey EngineeringDenzil Stephens7190
9HanwellIan Johnson15188
10Parc & DareJames Watson6183
11Easington CollieryDavid Binding10182
12Murray International WhitburnAnthony Swainson2181
13Sun LifeWalter Hargreaves1180
14TredegarSteve Walkley18179
15Bon AccordS. Watson13176
16CamborneDerek Greenwood4174
17North SkeltonRob Wiffen8172
18Halls Oxford Concert BrassMichael Brand5170

The winners and runners up automatically qualified for the 1984 contest.

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

The winning band gave a "lap of honour" performance of the test piece.
The event was sponsored by the National Westminster Bank
 



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