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2010 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 4, 2010

Venue:
Symphony Hall Birmingham

Test piece:
On the Shoulders of Giants (Prof. Peter Graham)

Adjudicator(s):
Nigel Boddice MBE, Ronald Holz, William Reltom

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Tredegar Ian Porthouse 8 -
2 Fairey (Geneva) Russell Gray 12 -
3 Black Dyke Dr. Nicholas Childs 13 -
4 Foden's Howard Snell 17 -
5 Cory Dr. Robert Childs 1 -
6 Rothwell Temperance David Roberts 9 -
7 Desford Colliery Martin Winter 7 -
8 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Phillip McCann 11 -
9 Grimethorpe Colliery Allan Withington 15 -
10 Brighouse & Rastrick Prof. David King 2 -
11 Co-operative Funeralcare Michael Fowles 16 -
12 Leyland Philip Harper 6 -
13 Virtuosi GUS John Berryman 14 -
14 Tongwynlais Temperance Nigel Seaman 4 -
15 Hepworth (Cookson Homes) Brian Grant 5 -
16 Whitburn Frank Renton 3 -
17 Kirkintilloch Garry Cutt 10 -

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 Dr Stephen Cobb and Martin Mortimer

The Mortimer Medal was awarded to Brian Taylor.

The winning conductor, Ian Porthouse was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy

The Best Soloist, Stephen Sykes, trombone, Tredegar, won the Stanley Wainwright Memorial Trophy plus £100.
Brian Evans Memorial Trophy: Paul Duffy, Black Dyke plus £100
The Geoffrey Whitham Memorial Trophy for Best Euphonium: Gary Curtin, Fairey (Geneva) plus £100

Relegated Bands: Kirkintilloch, Whitburn 



Contest: 168th British Open

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


Contest: Lower Section National Finals

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.


Derek Renshaw

ABBA Member
Conductor, Band Trainer and Adjudicator.


               

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