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2007 Spring Festival - Grand Shield

Date:
Saturday, May 19, 2007

Venue:
The Winter Gardens, Blackpool

Test piece:
The Night to Sing, Bramwell Tovey

Adjudicator(s):
Alan Morrison* and Frank Renton

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 PolySteel P. Harper 15-
2 Sellers International P. McCann 10-
3 Leyland R. Gray 12-
4 Tongwynlais Temperance Silver G. Pritchard 3-
5 Virtuosi GUS R. Wiffen OBE 11-
6 BTM (PHS) Band J. Katsikaris 6-
7 Tredegar A. Ramsay 17-
8 Staffordshire D. Maplestone 7-
9 Mount Charles G. Cutt 14-
10 Yorkshire Imperial Urquart Travel R. Farr 16-
11 BT M. Fowles 1-
12 Redbridge M. White 18-
13 Burry Port Town M. Thorne 13-
14 Newstead Welfare D. Beckley 5-
15 Pennine Brass I. Porthouse 19-
16 Sovereign Brass T. Jones 4-
17 Ashton-Under-Lyne P. Chalk 9-
18 Fishburn R. Evans 8-
19 Alliance Brass J. Clark 2-

Best soloist: Mark Bousie, Euphonium — Sellers International

Top two bands qualify for the British Open
Bottom three bands to be relegated in addition to Ransome who withdrew in advance of the contest
*Alan Morrison replaced James Gourlay as adjudicator 



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Dobcross Silver Band

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John Maines

BA (Hons)
Presenter, compere and conductor