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2002 Spring Festival - Grand Shield

Date:
Saturday, May 11, 2002

Venue:
Winter Gardens, Blackpool

Test piece:
Four Dances from Checkmate, Sir Arthur Bliss

Adjudicator(s):
Robert Childs, Nicholas Childs

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Cwmaman Institute John Hudson 11-
2 Besses o' th' Barn Lynda Nicholson 7-
3 Flowers Philip Harper 16-
4 Aveley and Newham Nigel Taken 13-
5 Ransome Peter Parkes 4-
6 Fishburn Graham O'Connor 6-
7 Sellers International Philip McCann 17-
8 Kibworth John Berryman 18-
9 JAG Mount Charles Bryan Hurdley 14-
10 Skelmanthorpe Kevin Wadsworth 12-
11 B.T. Michael Fowles15-
12 Seindorf Beaumaris Gwyn Evans 10-
13 Bodmin Russell Gray 2-
14 Newtongrange Ray Farr 8-
15 Rothwell Temperance David Roberts 1-
16 Peter Hawke Garages Lindley Neil Jowett 9-
17 Ashton Under Lyne John Maines 3-
18 Wingates James Gourlay 5-

Qualifiers for 2002 British Open:
Cwmaman Institute and Besses o' th' Barn.

No points were awarded.

The bottom six bands were relegated to the Senior Cup in 2003.

Only three of the four movements of the test piece were used. The Red Knights Mazurka, The Ceremony of the Red Bishops and the Finale, Checkmate.

Prizes:

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



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Mike Sheppard

B.A. (Hons) Music
Composer, conductor, teacher, author