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2011 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 3, 2011

Venue:
Symphony Hall Birmingham

Test piece:
Red Priest (Prof. Philip Wilby)

Adjudicator(s):
Dr Michael Ball, David Read MBE, Stephen Roberts

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

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 Frank Renton.

The Mortimer Medal was awarded to Michael Robertson.

The winning conductor, Dr Robert Childs was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy.

The Best Soloist, Tom Hutchinson, Principal Cornet, Cory, won the Stanley Wainwright Memorial Trophy plus £100.
Brian Evans Memorial Trophy: Christian Hollensteiner, Cory plus £100.
The Geoffrey Whitham Memorial Trophy for Best Euphonium: Toni Howden, Carlton Main Frickley plus £100.

Relegated Bands: Hepworth, Tongwynlais Temperance 



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John Durrant

MA LLCM TD CertEd (Dist)
Conductor, Band Trainer, Composer, Trumpet and Cornet Soloist, Arranger, Adjudicator