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2001 Spring Festival - Grand Shield

Date:
Saturday, May 5, 2001

Venue:
Winter Gardens, Blackpool

Test piece:
Epic Symphony, Percy Fletcher

Adjudicator(s):
David Read, Derek Broadbent

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1KirkintillochAllan Ramsey13-
2Ever ReadyRay Farr11-
3BodminSteve Sykes8-
4Sellers InternationalAlan Exley20-
5Aveley and NewhamNigel Taken2-
6Point of AyrAlan Lawton17-
7Ashton-Under-LyneMartin Evans16-
8Rothwell TemperanceDavid Roberts4-
9WingatesBrian Grant19-
10FishburnIan Robinson18-
11Besses o' th' BarnGareth Pritchard12-
12B.T.Michael Fowles10-
13First City BrassJeremy Wise7-
14Mount CharlesBryan Hurdley3-
15Unison KinneilJohn Hinckley1-
16Rolls Royce CoventryDave Lea15-
17Thornton's BrassStephen Shimwell6-
18B.T.M.Gareth Pritchard14-
19Stalybridge OldDavid Hirst6-
20E.Y.M.S.Chris Hirst9-

Qualifiers for 2001 British Open:
Kirkintilloch and Ever Ready.

No points were awarded.

Bottom six bands were relegated to play in the Senior Cup in 2002.

Prizes:

1st: £800 plus the Grand Shield.
2nd: £600 plus the Midland Music Trophy.
3rd: £400 plus
4th: £300 plus  



Foden's Band - St Michaels & All Angels Church

Saturday 25 May • Egerton Road, Ashton on Ribble, Preston PR2 1AJ


St Pinnock Brass Band - Rock Choir Cornwall

Sunday 26 May • Sterts Theatre, . Sterts, . Liskeard, . PL14 5AZ PL14 5AZ


Contest: All England International Masters

Sunday 26 May • The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering Conference Centre, Thurston Drive NN15 6PB


Lewes, Glynde and Beddingham Brass Band - Eastbourne Bandstand - 1812 concert

Wednesday 29 May • Bandstand, Grand Parade, Eastbourne BN21 3AD


Black Dyke Band - George Lawton Hall, Mossley

Thursday 30 May • George Lawton Hall, Stamford St, Mossley, Ashton-under-Lyne OL5 0HR


Lindley Band

May 24 • FRONT ROW CORNET required to join our friendly band who enjoy a sensible mix of engagements and contests. Our inspirational MD Mike Golding takes rehearsals on Monday and Wednesday evenings in our own modern bandroom located only 1m from M62 Jcn 24.


Littleport Brass Band

May 24 • Littleport Brass are currently a second section band in Cambridgeshire and rehearse every Wednesday evening 7.30-9.30. We are looking for an Eb bass and tuned percussionist. We are a friendly, active band playing at a variety of exciting concerts.


Stannington Brass Band

May 23 • A rare opportunity has arisen to join one of Sheffield's leading bands with a vacancy for an EEb TUBA PLAYER to complete our bass section. We have a good band room atmosphere and a calendar of interesting concerts and contests.


Prof. Christopher Houlding

MMus, GGSM, LRAM
Conductor, Performer, Educator