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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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Conductor and composer