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2008 Spring Festival - Grand Shield

Date:
Saturday, May 10, 2008

Venue:
The Winter Gardens, Blackpool

Test piece:
Vienna Nights, Professor Philip Wilby

Adjudicator(s):
Major Peter Parkes and Dr Robert Childs

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Leyland Jason Katsikaris 14 -
2 BTM (PHS) Nigel Boddice 7 -
3 Tredegar Ian Porthouse 9 -
4 Virtuosi GUS John Berryman 5 -
5 Wingates Andrew Berryman 2 -
6 Reg Vardy Allan Ramsay 12 -
7 Stockport Brass Mike Fowles 3 -
8 Mount Charles Andrew Duncan 4 -
9 Redbridge Jeremy Wise 1 -
10 Kibworth Gary Wyatt 15 -
11 Tongwynlais Temperance Gareth Pritchard 8 -
12 Sovereign Brass David Maplestone 13 -
13 Aveley & Newham Nigel Taken 16 -
14 Pennine Brass Huw Thomas 10 -
15 Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart Travel William Rushworth 6 -
16 Thoresby Colliery Stan Lippeatt 11 -
17 Newstead Brass Duncan Beckley 17 -
18 Freckleton Paul Dalton 18 -
19 Burry Port Town Nigel Seaman 19 -
20 Staffordshire Simon Kerwin 20 -

Best soloist: Chris Doran, Bass — Leyland

Top two bands qualify for the British Open
Bottom four bands to be relegated to Senior Cup 



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Prof. Christopher Houlding

MMus, GGSM, LRAM
Conductor, Performer, Educator


               

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