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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 



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September 18 • We're looking to fill vacancies for Front Row Cornet, Tenor Horn and Bb Bass. And we are always on the lookout for competent Percussionists. But we are always happy to see new players on any instrument. Come down and see us for a blow.


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September 18 • following some very exciting signings on Bb Bass and solo cornet we require a FLUGEL PLAYER to complete our new look ahead of the new contest season.Good book of concerts and contests planned but we keep a realistic approach to modern banding.


Howard J Evans

MA (Dist), Mus.B (hons), ARCM (hons), LRAM, LTCL, PGCE
Conductor, composer, arranger, tutor and pianist


               

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