2002 Brass in Concert Championships

Sunday, November 17, 2002

Spennymoor Leisure Centre

Test piece:
Entertainment programme

Rob Wiffen, Nigel Boddice (Music): Roy Sparkes, Barry Thompson (Entertainment):

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Grimethorpe Colliery (UK Coal)Garry Cutt6256
2Fodens RichardsonRussell Gray1249
3JAG Mount CharlesBryan Hurdley9248
4Sellers InternationalPhilip McCann3242
5RansomePeter Parkes8240
6LeylandChris Davies2239
7KirkintillochAllan Ramsey10238
8Ever ReadyRay Farr4237
9Carlton Main Frickley CollieryWilliam Rushworth7230
10Yorkshire Imperial David Urquhart BandDavid Evans5229
11Besses o' th' BarnLynda Nicholson11228


1st Prize: £2,000
2nd Prize: £1,500
3rd Prize: £1,000
4th Prize: £500
5th Prize: £250

The remaining bands received £100

Winning Soloist: Shaun Thomas, JAG Mount Charles
Performing: Brilliante—Peter Graham

Best Soprano: Alan Wycherley, Fodens Richardson
Best Principal Cornet: Darren Stott, Sellers International
Best Euphonium: Michael Dodd, Grimethorpe Colliery UK Coal
Best March: 'The New Colonial', Grimethorpe Colliery UK Coal
Youngest Player: Michael Smith, JAG Mount Charles

Quality Performance Award: Grimethorpe Colliery UK Coal
New Music Award: Sellers International, 'You Raised Me Up', Andy Duncan
Entertainment and Presentation: Grimethorpe Colliery UK Coal
Winning Conductor Award: Garry Cutt, Grimethorpe Colliery UK Coal
Neatest Presentation of Score: JAG Mount Charles 

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Brett Baker

BSc (Hons), ARCM, PG Dip
Rath clinician, conductor, teacher, adjudicator, editor


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