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2007 Butlins Mineworkers - Championship Section

Date:
Saturday, January 20, 2007

Venue:
Butlins Skyline Resort, Skegness

Test piece:
Northern Light, Professor Philip Wilby & Entertainment

Adjudicator(s):
James Scott & Dr Nicholas Childs (Saturday):James Scott & Nigel Boddice (Sunday)

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Desford Colliery Nigel Weeks 6/9 192+191=383
2 Virtuosi GUS Band David Stowell 5/3 193+186=379
3 Tongwynlais Temperance Gareth Pritchard 3/5 191+188=379
4 PolySteel Phillip Harper 7/7 190+180=370
5 Yorkshire Imperial (Urquart Travel) Derek Renshaw 4/2 185+185=370
6 Thoresby Colliery Martin Heartfield 8/6 182+187=369
7 Tredegar Michael Fowles 1/11 184+184=368
8 Redbridge Melvin White 9/1 185+182=367
9 United Co-op Milnrow Andrew White 2/4 188+178=366
10 Wingates Andy Berryman 10/8 183+183=366
11 Fishburn Richard Evans 11/10 186+177=363

Best soloist: David Smith, Trumpet, Desford
Highest Placed Mineworkers Band not in the prizes: Thoresby
Most entertaining band:Virtuosi GUS Band

Desford Band's Entertainment Programme:
Comedy Tonight
La Virgen de la Macarena — Soloist David Smith, Trumpet
The Day Thou Gavest
Honey Pie
Fire

Virtusoi GUS Band Winning Programme:
The Heat is On
DL Blues, soloist Chris Jeans, Principal Trombone
Ave Maria
Bobby Shaftoe
Prelude on an Irish Folk Tune
Madrigalum 



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Sandy Smith


Conductor, teacher, adjudicator and arranger


               

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