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2009 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 12, 2009

Venue:
Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Test piece:
Titan's Progress (Hermann Pallhuber)

Adjudicator(s):
David Read MBE, Dr Michael Ball & William Relton

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Cory Dr. Robert Childs 6 -
2 Black Dyke Dr. Nicholas Childs 16 -
3 Grimethorpe Colliery Allan Withington 3 -
4 Leyland Jason Katsikaris 13 -
5 Brighouse & Rastrick Prof. David King 8 -
6 Foden's Garry Cutt 5 -
7 Desford Colliery James Gourlay 1 -
8 Co-operative Funeralcare Michael Fowles 12 -
9 Kirkintilloch Selmer Simonsen 2 -
10 Brisbane Excelsior Howard Taylor 10 -
11 Hepworth (Cookson Homes) Ian Porthouse 14 -
12 Fairey Band Philip Chalk 7 -
13 Hammonds Saltaire Morgan Griffiths 17 -
14 Virtuosi GUS John Berryman 15 -
15 Rothwell Temperance David Roberts 11 -
16 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Russell Gray 9 -
17 Whitburn Steven Mead 18 -
18 BTM Tom Davoren 4 -

1st: £3,000 plus the British Open Challenge Trophy and the Belle Vue Challenge Cup.
2nd: £2,000 plus the Frank Parker Memorial Cup.
3rd: £1,500 plus the Harry Mortimer Trophy.
4th: £1,000 plus the Edrich Siebert Memorial Trophy.
5th: £500 plus the John Gladney Trophy.
6th: £400 plus the William Rimmer Trophy.

The Iles Medal was awarded to Marie Smith

The Mortimer Medal was awarded to Alan Pope.

The winning conductor, Dr Robert Childs was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy.
The Best Soloist, Stephen Walsh, euphonium, Brighouse and Rastrick, won the Stanley Wainwright Memorial Trophy plus '100.
Brian Evans Memorial Trophy: Richard Evans, Desford

Relegated Bands: BTM, Hammonds Saltaire  



Contest: 168th British Open

Saturday 11 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA


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Saturday 18 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Race Course, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL40 4SH


Contest: Lower Section National Finals

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


Contest: National Brass Band Championship of Great Britain

Saturday 2 October • Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 2AP


Contest: Youth Brass in Concert

Saturday 20 November • St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR


Essex Police Band

May 11 • Percussionist required. Preferably with experience playing in Brass Band, Wind Band or Orchestra. We do not contest but play to a good standard and play a variety of contempory and historical music.


Essex Police Band

May 11 • Musical Director required. We are a friendly band, based in Chelmsford Essex with a core of competent players and perform at a variety of events across Essex and in surrounding areas. We rehearse every Wednesday evening at Police HQ Chelmsford


St Dennis Band

May 10 • The St Dennis Band - Cornwall (Championship Section/Grand Shield) invites expressions of interest for the position of PRINCIPAL CORNET. Based in Mid Cornwall and just 5 minutes off the A30, the band rehearses every Monday and Thursday at 19:45.


Dave Collins

BA (Hons) (Dunelm) I, FSCO
Composer and Arranger


               

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