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2008 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Date:
Saturday, October 11, 2008

Venue:
Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
Concertino for Brass Band (Dr Kenneth Downie)

Adjudicator(s):
James Gourlay, Professor David King, David Read

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Black Dyke Dr. Nicholas Childs 11 198
2 Foden's Garry Cutt 6 197
3 Cory Dr. Robert Childs 14 196
4 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Russell Gray 20 195
5 Fairey Philip Chalk 5 194
6 Rothwell Temperance David Roberts 16 193
7 Grimethorpe Colliery Allan Withington 1 192
8 Leyland Jason Katsikaris 10 191
9 East Yorkshire Motor Services Frans Violet 9 190
10 Virtuosi GUS John Berryman 18 189
11 Reg Vardy Allan Ramsay 17 188
12 Whitburn Steven Mead 2 187
13 Kirkintilloch Selmer Simonsen 13 186
14 Aveley & Newham Nigel Taken 15 185
15 Tredegar Ian Porthouse 3 183
16 SWT Woodfalls Melvin White 7 181
17 Redbridge Brass Jeremy Wise 12 180
18 BTM Philip Harper 4 179
19 Desford Colliery Nigel Seaman 19 178
20 Mount Charles Andrew Duncan 8 177

Best Instrumentalist: Glyn Williams, Euphonium, Fodens

Pre-qualified for 2009: Black Dyke (Defending Champions), Fodens, Cory & Carlton Main 



Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Sunday 19 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL40 4SH


Bodmin Town Band - Bodmin Town Band in concert

Friday 24 September • St Petroc's Church, Priory Road, Bodmin PL31 2DT


Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Central Band Brass Ensemble & Seraphim Consort

Thursday 30 September • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Regent Hall Concerts - Fulham Band

Friday 1 October • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Regent Hall Concerts - Bone-afide Trombone Quartet

Friday 1 October • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Garforth Brass

September 26 • Garforth Brass (3rd section Yorkshire Area) is seeking cornet players (positions negotiable) as the band prepares for forthcoming concerts and contests. We are looking to build further following recent promotion and merger with Garforth Jubilee Band.


Shipston Town Band

September 25 • We are rehearsing covid safe in our refurbished band hall. We are looking to recruit Bb Cornets position negotiable Principal Trom Bass Trom Eb Bass and Bb Bass to bring the band up to full strength


Staines Brass

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


David W. Ashworth

RSCM, ABBA Exec Member, NABBC PRO.
Conductor, Band Trainer and Adjudicator


               

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